Here is a 3.5 min video, with an explanation of why permaculture is so important worthy of study.

Why study permaculture?

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Permaculture Now! The International Permaculture Convergence comes to UK this year, the Green party is surging in membership, the climate debate is escalating as the evidence mounts and mounts – the times they are a changin! Seriously though this is no time for triumphalism, we have serious challenges ahead of […]

Next up, Llanidloes in June

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We will be based in the Tanat/ Cain Valley in the Welsh borders for this 2 week intensive PDC which will be running in September, after the International Permaculture Convergence in London. As well as covering the full curriculum as usual, this course will have focus on community ventures such […]

PDC: Community permaculture, housing coops and local food.

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This two week course will be a huge experience and the perfect introduction for anyone interested n working in East Africa in the future. We are partnering up with Dolen Ffermio, the farmers link charity that for the last 20 years has been building mutually beneficial links with the Eastern […]

PDC in Uganda, November 2015

Permaculture and Africa go well together. Resource awareness, food security, organic growing,energy efficiency these are instincts to most rural Africans and they have much to teach the West about low carbon lifestyles and local food security. On a recent visit to Uganda with Dolen Ffermio (Wales – Uganda farm link […]

Permaculture Uganda

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Here at Sector39 we are really excited to announce that our next Permaculture Design Course will be based at RISC in Reading, the epicentre of voluntary action n Reading and the UK leading Development Education Centre. I have strong personal link with the area, as it is where I took my degree in […]

Next up! 6 part PDC in Reading

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Our aim is make permaculture design as accessible as possible, by doing everything we can to make our courses ans affordable as possible. Recently we tried a Crowdfunder campaign to raise some money to this end and although we have many generous pledges we failed to reach our target. So […]

Support our bursary fund: Help us take permaculture to new audiences.

We have had a lot of interest in our courses this autumn.. with a fantastic group coming to the Newbridge on Wye PDC, we completed last month.. and now our thoughts have turned to our winter programme. Pics from the Newbridge course will be posted soon… but meanwhile.. the main […]

October PDC.. changes to the programme and a plan for the summer