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    Invitation to the European Permaculture Convergence 2014

    April 17th, 2014

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    We invite you to the European Permaculture Convergence 2014 in Bulgaria this summer! — an event designed for the cross-pollination of transition networks throughout our diverse and abundant continent.

    5 fun-filled days of learning, laughing and laying in the sun — enjoying the fruits of our labor to date and discussing the future of permaculture in Europe. This convergence immediately follows the final meeting of the European Permaculture Teacher’s Partnership, an initiative to better spread permaculture education throughout Europe. Read the rest of this entry “

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    IPC 11 :: Sponsorships needed

    August 15th, 2013

    Sponsorships needed for International Delegates for International Permaculture Congress (IPC)

    11 November to 6 December 2013 To be held in Cuba -

    Screen shot 2013-08-15 at 12.09.41Dear friends of permaculture and sustainable living, We need your help in raising funds to assist people in low income countries in learning what Cuba has achieved.

    Have you heard about Cuba and what happened there in the late 20th century? If you don’t remember, check out this video: “The Power of Community - How Cuba Survived Peak OilRead the rest of this entry “

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    IPC11 :: Cuba - November/December 2013

    July 16th, 2013

    The IPC11 Cuba Organizing Group

    The 11th International Permaculture Conference & Convergence (IPC11), Cuba (Nov/Dec 2013)

    Community Projects, Conferences, Courses/Workshops, Presentations/Demonstrations, Social Gatherings

    Cuba, that started using Permaculture in 1993, brought in solidarity by Australian activists, has been accumulating experience and our Permaculture movement has integrated efforts with other important groups in the country, like Agroecology, urban agriculture, traditional knowledge rescue and others. This is also all within the framework of an environmental policy that puts priority on conservation and reforestation, promoting development with low energy use and low greenhouse gas emissions, and a dignified form of life for Cubans based on universal access to basic services like health, sports, culture, education and healthy food. Read the rest of this entry “

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    EUPC12: 2014 in Bulgaria

    June 5th, 2013


    EUPC is a 5-day gathering of permaculturists. The program is made by the participants offering a wide range workshops, lectures, action, presentations, and dialogues.
    This creates a diversified landscape of permaculture in Europe and to network and exchange ideas.

    We will be pleased to welcome you in 2014.
    As soon as the exact venue and date is decided, you will find more information here.
    At the bottom you find the RSS Feed symbol.

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    Invitation to attend European Convergence 2012

    March 22nd, 2012

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    Teachers Training course in Portugal April 2012

    March 3rd, 2012

    Permaculture Teacher Training Course  with Rosemary Morrow

    • 1st COURSE: 9th-14th April 2012 - English with Portuguese translation
    • 2nd COURSE: 18th-23rd April 2012 - English without translation

    The Permaculture Institute of Vale da Lama is happy to have Rosemary Morrow visiting us this April. In two Teacher Training Courses Rosemary will share her 26 years of experience in setting up sustainable systems. These courses are for people who attended a PDC -Permaculture Design Course-. It will enable you to pass on your knowledge and empower others with life-changing skills.

    About the teacher: Rosemary Morrow is one of the premier Permaculture teacher trainers. She is known for her pragmatic and effective approach to creating Permaculture systems across an incredibly broad range of environments. With her experience she brings all the qualification to train others in becoming Permaculture teachers. Born in Australia Rosemary has successfully implemented community-scale Permaculture systems in such diverse bioshperes as Uganda, Somalia, Thailand, the Middle East, Bhutan, Australia and northern Europe, to name but a few. Read the rest of this entry “

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    PDC 2012 :: Statia Economy of Happiness

    November 16th, 2011

    : 1 May 2012 - 22 May 2012

    Date: 10 - 31 July

    Location: Congo Preserve, Statia — Oranjestad, Sint Eustatius

    From the Comenius – Grundtvig Training Database reference number NL-2012-273-002.

    A new Aardwerk PDC course in a 3-week tropical island format. A unique opportunity for Europeans to get up close and personal with the challenges of tropical climate, limited resources and the realities of a shrinking world economy. In a relaxed and exotic location in the Dutch Caribbean. Historically significant for the development of European and US affluence and economic power in the Golden Age, Sint Eustatius (Statia) is a place to rediscover both the past and future of prosperity  & happiness in a world with material limits.

    This is an opportunity to meet people from all over Europe under the inspiring guidance of a team of local experts and internationally experienced permaculturists like Fransje de Waard, Claudio Madaune, Mauricio Deliz, John Button and others. Read the rest of this entry “

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    EUPC11: Eschenrode, Germany

    May 28th, 2011

    The next European Permaculture Convergence EUPC11 will take place in Germany August 1-5, 2012 at the ecovillage “Gastwerke” in Escherode near Kassel.

    At the moment we are developing the concept for the convergence.

    In Autum 2011 you will find more detailed information on this website. Please visit our website again and share the news.

    If you have any questions of comments please email us at:

    The organizers have started a web site especially for EUPC11 at

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    3rd Permaculture Educators’ Course

    March 8th, 2011

    Living Houses Denmark

    will be hosting a

    Permaculture Educators’ Course

    October 28th - November 4th 2011

    During eight interactive and information-filled days, we will be offering a course to enhance your skills in teaching Permaculture and to add new information to your curriculum.  Permaculture offers key solutions to the environmental, economic and social challenges facing human occupation of the planet.

    The course is suitable for anyone teaching, or interested in teaching Permaculture Read the rest of this entry “

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    Rosemary Morrow: second Teacher Training course in Austria

    March 8th, 2011

    Dear friends of Permaculture!

    The first course “Training of Teachers” with Rosemary Morrow is fully booked already - but we are glad to offer you a second course from 19th to 25th July. Please see the details attached.

    Liebe FreundInnen und Freunde der Permakultur!

    Der erste Kurs “Training of Teachers” mit Rosemary Morrow ist seit Jänner ausgebucht.

    Wir konnten Rosemary für einen zweiten Kurs gewinnen - siehe angefügte Informationen.

    Falls Sie Interesse haben - es gibt noch Plätze.

    Best regards,

    Liebe Grüße,

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