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Mastering Your Permaculture Vision

Life changing adult education and Workshops around #sustainability

As permaculturists We live what We teach

The facilitators of the course are also developers, teachers or students of the Australian Permaculture Research Institute (PRI).

The Permaculture Research Institute (PRI) is located on a Permaculture demonstration site in The Channon NSW, and is headed by Geoff & Nadia Lawton. We specialize in education & training worldwide. We also provide daily Permaculture news and information via permaculturenews.org. The Permaculture Research Institute is a not-for-profit organisation, limited by guarantee.

The Permaculture Wave

  1. International Permaculture Day – May 6-7
  2. Permaculture Social Weekend – May 19-20-21
  3. Permaculture Design Course (PDC) – May 19-June 2
  4. Sustainable Soil Management– June 5-9
  5. Permaculture Teacher Training – June 12-16

Meet our Teachers

Earth Environmental Education partners with some of the most legendary earthkeepers on the planet, merging their teachings with great technology and design to create support programs that truly change lives and transform you into the greatest activist of the sustainability in the name of the #FairShare.

The knowledge i wished i had years ago

Mary Reynolds


Landscape designer, Author of The Garden Awakening: Designs To Nurture Our Land and Ourselves

“Mary Reynolds weaves a wonderful tapestry in which the garden is not only a resilient, productive and healthy space that provides food, it is also a magical place of beauty, peace and inner nurture. She shows you step by step how to design that special place both practically and spiritually so that you can co-create your little patch of heaven.” Maddy Harland. She teaches how to deepen your connection with the land and how to create healing gardens which sustain life. Mary Reynolds is an Irish garden and landscape designer known for her wild garden at Kew Royal Botanical Gardens in London (2003 – 2008). She is the youngest ever woman to win a gold medal at Chelsea Flower Show and her life has been the inspiration for the film Dare to be Wild .

Suzie Cahn


Educator, Mum of 4, Permaculture designer, Natural builder, Nature lover, Artist, Art & eco therapist

Niall McCoitir

Author of Myths, Legends and Folklore /Irish Trees, Ireland’s Animals, Ireland’s Wild Plants, Ireland’s Birds

Paul Taylor


Lead Facilitator Paul has owned and operated more than a dozen organic properties as a 3rd generation organic farmer, gardener and horticulturist, and is the managing director of Trust Nature Pty Ltd and the Co-founder of Hidden Garden Sustainable Farms. He is a Permaculture Consultant with the Permaculture Research Institute, and has worked as an educator, designer, trainer and biological soil consultant for the past 25 years. Paul is an energetic and engaging teacher. His courses are dynamic, fun, hands-on and full of knowledge.

Adam Afuollouss

Earth Environmental Education

Adam grew up in Ireland, but his roots lie also in Morocco, in his early days he completed an apprenticeship as a mechanic but later found his passion for Permaculture. First starting his work in organic vegetable and fruit production in Spain and from there going on to completing a two year degree in Sustainable Horticulture and Permaculture in Ireland.

Adam then joined the Internship Team, designing, teaching and practicing permaculture at the Permaculture Research Institute under the management of Geoff and Nadia Lawton. There he gained his International Management Certificate and gained valuable experience managing a place like Zaytuna farm and working together with Geoff Lawton on Consultancies, Designs and Implementation. Learning also from many others who are leading the way in their field, like Paul Taylor, Graham Bell and David Spicer.

Adam is proud to say that he has a wide base of connections to draw upon to offer a high quality, his experience lies within the sub tropic and cold/warm temperate climate zones, his passion is visible in all aspects of his work, it has been said by many who have learned from him that his enthusiasm is incredibly contagious. Adam is now in the process of establishing one of the first Consultancy Services based in Europe which is recognized by the Permaculture Research Institute, offering Consultation, Design and Implementation work.

Istvan Márkuly

Earth Environmental Education

Lead Facilitator Local community developer who is working on establishing and growing the permaculture network in West Cork, Ireland and initiating Permaculture Waves across the country! He has taken PDC’s and Permaculture workshop internationally and continues to grow his knowledge. He’s co founder of Earth Environmental Education. He provides easy understanding through the principles of permaculture which might make people feel motivated, zestful and dinamic.

Andrew st Ledger

Bill Liao


WeForest.org

Global reforestation initiative. In this module we give an introduction to global reforestation projects, with guest speaker and Reforest CEO, Bill Liao presenting this key example of routes to applied permaculture at landscape scale.

Eimhin David Callanan

Earth Environmental Education

Founded The Growery in Birr which is a community based commons initiative garden In this module we focus on the self starting projects in Ireland looking into land access, funding, insurance, legal structures, resourcing, and partnerships for community based permaculture projects.

Jim Cronin


Lead Facilitator My course content will be as follows: 1 Site selection for a herb and vegetable garden and we will also talk about making a living from market gardening. 2 Fertility sources. 3 Seed sowing. 4 In the afternoon we will select a site ,add fertility and plant a no dig garden which will go on to provide food for humans , birds ,insects and create a rich diverse eco system. My course will be practical hands on ,using permaculture principles in an Irish setting.

“To give a guide to a form of a future in which at least our children have at least a chance of a reasonable existance.” Bill Mollison

What You’ll Learn

  • a complex design exercise – elements and their function
  • managing natural energy: water, trees, earth-work – strategies for self-reliance
  • all the natural patterns – to read nature
  • all the climates zones – strategies to design anywhere
  • preserving and extending natural systems – to harvest and sustain energy (no-waste)
  • and many more in the name of #sustainability

We support local people

“Think global act local.”

  • we purchase the ingredients of the meals from local growers
  • the design exercises will take place in West Cork County.
  • 400€ discount of the PDC (and many more)d

Everything you get when you order

Huge discounts for locals in West Cork County

  1. Permaculture Design Certificate
  2. 72 hours of education – based on the “Permaculture Designers Manual” by Bill Mollison, the founder of permaculture
  3. Becoming part of the global network of permaculture community
  4. 4 GB of curriculum that supports Your further education
  5. Accommodation: bed in shared rom or camping (private rooms are also available)
  6. Wholesome meal 3 times a day from local ingredients (all day tea and coffee available)
  7. 30% discount for the following two courses:
  8. Free access to our permaculture workshops 3 times in this year
  9. Group and person to person healing sessions from a professional Healer
  10. Every day Morning yoga and Evening meditation!
  11. A complete home made, biodegradable sanitary package – soap, shampoo, tooth paste
  12. Camp fire Party

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We support students with 50% off from the PDC
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