Permaculture Design Programs occur pretty incessantly in South Africa, as do Intro to Permaculture programs, however the place do you discover out about them? There would not appear to be a spot the place you could find out what’s occurring and the place!
So, after quite a few readers contacted me requesting info on programs in SA, I made a decision to place collectively a “Permaculture Design Programs South Africa” (now there is a mouthful!) web page myself.
I will do my greatest to maintain the knowledge up to date, however please do share it with anybody who may be . Good luck together with your permaculture journey!
Permaculture Design Programs: Jap Cape
Permaculture Design Programs: Western Cape
Permaculture Design Programs: Gauteng
Permaculture Design Programs: North West
Permaculture Design Programs: KZN
Permaculture Design Programs: Mpumulanga
Naturally I’ve to start out with my homeland and the legacy of my very first permaculture trainer, Hazel Mugford. Although Hazel lately handed away, her son Andrew continues her unbelievable work, with a number of enjoyable video games, sensible work and actions. Andrew’s ardour and enthusiasm is boundless and really inspirational.
Intro and 12-day permaculture design course:
Dates: 13-15 March 2016
Venue: Stellenhof Farmstay B&B, Addo, Jap Cape
Price: R9150 all inclusive
Be part of them at their website in Addo, Jap Cape to embrace Permaculture rules impressed by Internationally certified facilitators.
They’ve a number of websites designed and dealing in response to the Permaculture Design system from neighborhood gardens, restaurant gardens, dwelling gardens, Tremendous Adobe Domes, meals forests, swales – all reside and thriving.
Course Subjects will embrace:
Ethics of Sustainability, Ideas of Permaculture, Creation of soils, Sample & design – (Zoning and Sectors), Mapping, Water administration, 12 months Spherical Meals safety, Optimum animal husbandry, Meals forests, Different power, Eco constructing Designs, Neighborhood Economics, Enterprise modelling for the longer term.
Andrew Mugford +27 (0)76 452 4025 firstname.lastname@example.org
A permaculture farm in East London, Hope Farm presents a wide range of permaculture programs. Their PDC begins with Introduction to Permaculture (2 days) after which these doing the total PDC will proceed on from there.
Introduction to Permaculture and 12 day Permaculture Design Programs:
27 February – 12 March – Introduction and Design Course
13 March – 19 March – Facilitators course
Venue: Hope Permaculture, Natural and Coaching Centre, East London
Price: Each programs R10 500.00 – all inclusive of three meals per day, teas and lodging.
Contact : Belinda on +27 (0) 79 367 7151 or email@example.com
Terra Khaya Backpackers, Hogsback
I’ve stayed at Terra Khaya and love the work they’re doing – it is intuitively in concord with nature. Pure buildings, permaculture gardens, compost bogs – it is sustainable residing in a nutshell. They soak up volunteers and sometimes run permaculture programs.
Course dates are depending on variety of individuals (group bookings most popular). They’re additionally promoting plots of land for communal residing. Try their website for extra
SEED’s established Permaculture programs on the Rocklands City Abundance Centre supply fabulous educating alternatives within the coronary heart of Mitchell’s Plain. They’re providing absolutely accredited programs.
Utilized Permaculture Coaching, Rocklands City Abundance Centre
Date tbc in early 2016
Contact:+27(0) 21 391 5316, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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Berg-en Dal – Tahir Cooper and Alex Kruger
Stay the permaculture life-style when you be taught with a 13-day PDC.
13 day Permaculture Design Course specialising in city permaculture design to be held in CAPE TOWN, Noordhoek.
Date: 4-16 April 2016
Venue: Love Inexperienced City Permaculture, Noordhoek
Common Price: R7500 excluding lodging (together with lunch and teas)
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, name (023) 614 3024 or go to this website
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Ukuvuna City Farming – John Nzira
John Nzira of Ukuvuna City Farming might be probably the greatest lecturers I’ve come throughout but (and I’ve met a number of!). He educated with Invoice Mollison himself and his data is complete. He runs common one-day intro workshops and is operating a PDC this 12 months (extra information coming quickly). When you can organise to go to one in every of his workshops or programs, he’s superb.
Contact Engela J v Rensburg on email@example.com or +27 (0)83-445-2072 for extra info.
Permaculture Backyard Structure and Design Workshops – Jamie Shepherd
I have not but met Jamie Shepherd, although we now have corresponded, however I visited the 188 meals gardens undertaking in Khula Village and was impressed with Jamie Shepherd’s model. He runs permaculture design programs and workshops within the Joburg space.
12 day Permaculture Design Course, Correspondence – Any time
Price: R 4181(tuition solely)
Sensible weekends: Personal lodging and lunch
This 12-day Permaculture Design Course, facilitated by Jamie Shepherd, is run as a Correspondence Course, which incorporates sensible and interactive weekends the place you possibly can apply what you have learnt. Basically, when every group of eight college students have accomplished all their assignments and have an excellent understanding, they are going to be invited to the weekend workshops in Fourways, Gauteng.
Lectures and assignments will likely be despatched to you over a interval of eight weeks, and there isn’t any time-limit for finishing assignments. What this implies, is that Jamie will proceed teaching you till you absolutely perceive the speculation and apply!
Blissful Toes Permaculture Farm – Byron Moriarty
I personally visited Blissful Toes, simply outdoors of Zeerust and the quirky little city of Groot Marico. You may’t assist however be swept away by Byron Moriarty’s enthusiasm – an attribute that may make him an amazing trainer. Dwelling off-the-grid and treading flippantly, you will be taught loads at Blissful Toes.
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Sadly there aren’t very many programs that I am conscious of in KZN. Please do inform me if you recognize of something occurring in 2016, and naturally I will endeavour to search out out as nicely 🙂
Durban Botanical Gardens
Information coming quickly. Do contact Thami Mbele on the info workplace for extra particulars on +27 (0)31 322 4021 or firstname.lastname@example.org
I visited Dovehouse Organics as we travelled by the Midlands and was fascinated to see large-scale natural farming primarily based on permaculture rules in motion. It is in all probability probably the greatest examples of a holistic permaculture undertaking – there’s the farm which sells produce throughout KZN, a well being store and restaurant specialising in wholesome, natural and uncooked meals, in addition to an schooling centre.
Proprietor Paul Duncan and his facilitators are doing unbelievable work coaching native, small scale farmers in permaculture, in addition to learners, lecturers, college students, NGOs and different events.
In addition they run quite a few workshops, uncooked meals lessons, inexperienced drinks evenings and extra.
Go to their website to search out out extra or contact Paul Duncan: 084 292 4354 or e mail email@example.com
Lebombo Village PDC, Mpumulanga
Permaculture professional Lawrence Qholloi Strydom will take you thru the basic rules and ethics of Permaculture, how you can create built-in programs and designs by observational evaluation in addition to patterns in nature, soil composition and soil assessments, composting, worm farms, meals forests and edible gardens, companion planting, water administration and harvesting and different power.
Additionally included on this course will likely be an introduction to homeopathy by Chamilla Sanua, the proprietor of Weleda Pharmacies and Naturally Yours Integrative Wellness Centre in Johannesburg.
Dates: 27 April to 11 Could 2016.
Price: R9,00Zero together with lodging, breakfast, lunch and snacks. Bookings earlier than 01 April 2016 will obtain a R1000.00 low cost! Pupil worth is R6000.00/particular person.
Contact: Chamilla on 082 456 1897 or mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Or contact Holly on 084 8281 804 or mail: email@example.com.