‘Instead of feeling hopeless about our beautiful planet, permaculture opened my eyes to the many simple solutions that can be adopted and applied to create a better world’

Mel Chambers (PDC Graduate)
design your site with permaculture

new online course: step-by-step support to create your own permaculture design

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New to permaculture?
What's it all about and how can it help you improve your life?

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Ready to design?
Aranya's step by step guide may be just what you need!

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Upcoming courses

  • Design Your Site with Permaculture

    Design Your Site with Permaculture

    Online: 40+ hours of video and practical activities
    This course will teach anyone who wants to live a more sustainable life how to effectively design their home or garden and increase their personal resilience
     
    Options for 1-2-1 sessions with Aranya

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  • Introduction to Permaculture

    Introduction to Permaculture

    The Sustainability Centre,
    nr Petersfield, Hampshire
    16th - 19th October 2020
    This 4 day course is designed to introduce permaculture principles but with an emphasis on supporting participants with designing their own homes and gardens.
    (Non-residential, with various accommodation options)

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  • Permaculture Design Course

    Permaculture Design Course

    High Heathercombe Centre,
    Manaton, Devon
    10th - 24th April 2021
    A 2-week residential on the edge of the moors on beautiful Dartmoor that provides an overview of the application of permaculture in many aspects of our lives.
    (Residential / non-residential options)
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  • Permaculture Design Course

    Permaculture Design Course

    Ourganics Evolving Systems,
    nr Bridport, West Dorset
    6th February-16th May 2021
    A design course spread over 6 weekends at one of Britain's best examples of local-scale permaculture food production that provides an overview of the application of permaculture in many aspects of our lives.
    (Non-residential options, with glamping / camping options)

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  • Permaculture Design Course

    Permaculture Design Course

    Hoerhaven,
    Fuglebjerg, Denmark
    12th to 26th June 2021
    A 2-week residential course at a permaculture farm in beautiful rural Denmark. A rare chance to learn with Aranya outside the UK. This course is certified by the Permaculture Association (Britain).
    (Residential / non-residential options)

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  • Permaculture Design Course

    Permaculture Design Course

    Ourganics Evolving Systems,
    nr Bridport, West Dorset
    24th July - 7th August 2021
    A 2 week residential design course at one of Britain's best examples of local-scale permaculture food production. Come and celebrate 22 years of this inspiring project and learn how to apply permaculture in your own life.
    (Camping / glamping / non-residential options)

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  • Permaculture Design Course

    Permaculture Design Course

    Trelowia, Widegates,
    Looe, East Cornwall
    21st August - 4th September 2021
    A 2-week residential course at Aranya's own home near Looe in East Cornwall. Come and see what permaculture can do in a variety of small spaces.. There will be extra emphasis on home food production and  small-scale forest gardening.
    (Residential / non-residential options)

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  • Permaculture Design Course

    Permaculture Design Course

    High Heathercombe Centre,
    Manaton, Devon
    6th - 20th November 2021
    A 2-week residential on the edge of the moors on beautiful Dartmoor that provides an overview of the application of permaculture in many aspects of our lives.
    (Residential / non-residential options)
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'The authenticity enhances the outstanding quality of the Permaculture Design Course'

- Trish Taylor (PDC Graduate)

 

Aranya's blog

Aranya's blog
A random collection of Aranya's thoughts around the topic of permaculture.

Diploma portfolio

Diploma portfolio
The designs that earned Aranya his Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design.

Salad mandalas

Salad mandalas
Yes, really! A selection of Aranya's photos of his celebratory salads.
 

 

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