Introduction to Permaculture and Low Impact Sustainable Living Course: 3rd September, 2016

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Course Type:

Introduction to Permaculture

Summary:

Many people have attended this course with a view to setting up their own farms or communities in different countries of the world. They have been inspired by the innovative and low impact systems that we offer. The world has reached peak oil, peak phosphorus and peak potassium now the world is facing a food disaster if we don’t start recycling and growing food without the oil based chemicals NPandK (Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium). While many people are leaving the land to join cities we are teaching how to live off the land sustainably and avoid food insecurity.
We demonstrate how to make your own NPK with the HH-2 Superfast Composting system and grow abundant food while increasing your SOIL FOOD WEB. This is how to feed humanity and preserve and regenerate the environment at the same time, but with very high yields and with ‘very little work’,  A constant theme in Permaculture.

Come and see Permaculture in action. Ethics and principals talked about in an informal setting with Richard Higgins who teaches in Africa and other countries. We are on an old part of the 120 acre High Canons Estate – informal walks through our mature woodland and forest edibles, over the stream to our 1 acre Micro-farm. This is the home to our new post & rail/straw bale kitchen. See our new Bee hives. View our own design raincatcher polytunnels and our own design clay rocket stoves that make biochar. Contour raised beds for water management and the HH -2 moveable compost factory that permanently digests all wastes from the local cattery and kitchens, our HH -3 compost toilets. That you can build yourself. This will prepare you for a full design course, as these principles apply from the temperate zones to the Tropical.
People Care, Animal Care, Land Care.
This is fare shares.
This is Permaculture.
This is the future.
Julie Felix is our Patron.
This course is held near the beginning of every month, so if you can’t make this one plan for a future one by calling our office for more information

0044 (0) 7983439171  if there is no answer it probably means I am out of the country teaching, so please apply by email. see contact form below.

Please bring your lunch, but we will supply hot drinks and a heated classroom.

Directions information:

We’re on main line from Kings Cross – Elstree and Borehamwood station, and a 5 minute taxi ride. Or arrive for a 9.30 am start. Course finishes at 4.30 pm. Please bring your own lunch. We will provide hot drinks and/or soup. Full directions available upon receipt of your payment – please email for payment details.

Teacher
Richard Higgins NDA.,
Co Chair of WG05 Sanitation to Agriculture (SuSanA)
Booking cost:
Cost:  £60 each, £45 consessions. We need at least three people for this course.
 please email rhiggins@ggi.org.uk for payment instructions.
Location
South Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. We are in the green belt of north London. We will email you full directions upon receipt of your booking.
Contact name:

Richard Higgins

Telephone number:

07983 439 171

Further reading

100 years later… Farming Today

Some of the principles that Howard wrote about 100 years ago are just being talked about in this broadcast of Farming Today. From the Groundswell

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