Permaculture is a holistic design science for the creation of sustainable and regenerative human habitats.
The Taranaki Permaculture Design Certificate is 13 days over an 8 month period. Learning is through a mixture of lessons, activities, and hands-on projects to enhance learning and have fun…
Topics include ecology, landscapes, water, climate change, food production, forestry, farming, urban living, building, resilience, nutrition, energy, technology, community and financial structures.
During the final weekend, participants apply their skills and knowledge to a design project of their choice.
Kama Burwell is the lead tutor for the course. She is a professional permaculture designer and ecological engineer, has over 15 years experience as an educator, and is a Permaculture in NZ affiliated teacher.