Join Graham Bell ,author of The Permaculture Garden and The Permaculture Way, Jillian Hovey, founder of the Sustainable Living Network, Mark Boyle, aka ‘The Moneyless Man’ and the ecovillage’s resident experts of permaculture, gardening, farming, perma-facture and green building for this unique (yearly) opportunity to learn invaluable design and practical skills. This is Cultivate’s 6th consecutive year holding the Full (UK Permaculture Association accredited) Permaculture Design Certificate (“PDC”) Course at Cloughjordan Ecovillage.
By Cath Harris | Reprinted from guardian.co.uk,
Sharon Watkins wasn’t the first to be offered one of two new council houses in an isolated village in Lincolnshire. “Other people refused and I could have said no because I don’t drive and it’s in the middle of nowhere,” she recalls.
Join us at Ireland’s EcoVillage, 19th – 28th August 2011, for a fully accredited, immersive, cutting edge ‘ PDC ‘ (Permaculture Design Certificate Course). All detail on www.cultivate.ie.
List by Graham Strouts | www.zone5.org
BOOKS – SUGGESTED READING
General permaculture and design
Permaculture-A Designers’ Manual, Mollison et al. The Original Designers’ manual, huge in scope, emphases on tropics and drylands.
Introduction to Permaculture, Mollison, Reny Mia Slay. Good summary, accessible form of the Manual.
The Earth Care Manual, Patrick Whitefield. First Designers’ manual written for temperate zones Permaculture Activist- US Quarterly Journal. www.permacultureactivist.net.