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Foundations of Permaculture course, 12 sessions

May 22, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


In 12 on-line sessions.

(firsts session is free for anyone to attend)

Connect and stay connected and trade with local and like minded people!
Enjoy learning to observe like a PRO by enjoying your free admission to the nature connection program. Two programs for the price of one!

enjoy opportunities to come and learn in person on our Permaculture project on Rubha Phoil.
AND a lifetime membership to the Village, a subscription to Permaculture Magazine, discounts, free resources, 20 Rubha Rocks… Read more details below.
Free access to this program: Nature connection with Otter and Bear Which makes it 16 sessions!


£175, Bursaries available, contact to ask,
£100 discount for Highlanders and Islanders! Only £75 for 12 sessions and all these benefits listed below on top! At check out, use code ‘highland’
We are keen to not let money be an issue and are willing to come to a personal arrangement if that is needed. Contact Ludwig to discuss. Bursaries available for anyone that needs it!
The course starts Sat May 22st at 15h, for 1,5 to 2 hours once a fourth-night. 12 sessions in 14 weeks. The session is free for anyone to attend and to taste.
Recordings and support will be available to catch up if you miss it.
Ludwig is a registered permaculture teacher of the Permaculture association of Britain. He has more than 30 years of experience of all things permaculture (regenerative culture) related. He has taught many courses and many people and has more than 15 years of experience growing food and creating soil on the West Coast and North of Scotland. Ludwig lives on the Isle of Skye and runs Rubha Phoil, a registered ScotLAND centre. More about him here.

The Permaculture Foundation program includes:

– Introduction to Permaculture certificate, awarded on completion of the course. This can open the door to the follow up Permaculture design mentor-ship with Ludwig.
– 12 on-line zoom sessions, including:
* what is permaculture (regenerative culture)
* Ethics and Principles, tricks, hacks and tools of how to make your life permaculture
* Observation techniques (along side this course is the nature connection and observation course which is included in this program for free)
* Permaculture design, what is that? How do you do it? Introducing some design frameworks. With plenty of design examples.
* Soil, what is it, how do you build it?
* Plants, what to they need to be happy?
* Forest Gardening
* Maps, how to use one and how to create one.
* Plenty of space to bring forward personal questions and situations to study together.
* A chance to discuss a small design project of your own with the class and the teacher.
This program is enough to get you started with permaculture and to play with your own designs. If you want to create your own elaborate design after that and be rewarded a Design Certificate, you are welcome to continue in the next program.
Further includes
– Off line support for the program in the group in the Village and exercises.
– Free resources, pdf’s, video, e-books,…
– A year long digital subscription to Permaculture magazine
– A discount code for the shop of the Permaculture magazine publishers
– Lifelong membership to Rubha Phoil’s virtual Village (subject to T&C’s) Which is a growing grass roots resilience network.
Which includes the possibility to take part in the market place and sell, swap and trade with local people in our own Rubha Rocks.
– Free access to the nature connection program with Otter and Bear
– 20 Rubha Rocks in your account in the Village, (value equal to £20), to spend in our shop or to purchase additional personal tuition. (if you use a discount code this will be 10 Rubha Rocks)
Sessions are recorded, so you can catch up if you miss one. Support to catch up can be made available.


May 22, 2021
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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