Permaculture course 2: permaculture in the Secret Garden

Downstairs Meeting Room, Aberdeen University Chaplaincy

Wednesday 18 September 2019 at 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Permaculture course 2: permaculture in the Secret Garden

This event is the second in our AberGreen Permaculture skills training series.

Come and learn about the principles of permaculture and how they can be used in designing spaces for sustainable food growing. No previous gardening experience required. Certificate of completion will be provided.

Permaculture is a set of design principles cantered on whole systems thinking simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and resilient features observed in natural ecosystems. It uses these principles in a growing number of fields from regenerative agriculture, rewilding, and community. As a design process, it helps design intelligent systems that meet human needs whilst enhancing biodiversity, reducing our impact on the planet and creating a fairer world for us all.
People across the globe are creating thriving communities with permaculture.

If you missed the first one, we invite you to still sign up for the second and third training events, but you must email alan.carter@abdn.ac.uk before attending this course so information from the first session can be sent to you.

What will I learn at this event:
Find out how the permaculture principles are put into practice in the Secret Garden. We are meeting in the Chaplaincy Centre at 3.30pm and will walk down to the Secret Garden together.

The Secret Garden is the community garden for students and staff of the University of Aberdeen.

As a gardening volunteer who completes this training series, you could be eligible for the University's STAR Award scheme. Click here to find out how: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/careers/skills-attributes/star-award.php

The event series will finish off with a visit to a local sustainability community.

Those completing all three courses will be acknowledged by a certificate of competition provided by AUSA AberGreen.


To sign up to Class 1. Click here.
To sign up to Class 3. Click here.

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