Course Dates 

The course includes two seven day blocks with a weekend off in the middle, based in and around a beautiful farm in Central Victoria. Below is a tentative daily timetable.

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Yandoit Farm venue

Autumn 2021

Friday Mar 26 5pm: Introductions and camping set up

Mar 27 – 29: Introduction to permaculture, the permaculture design process and design project site visits

Mar 30: Climate, landforms and patterns in nature:

Mar 31: Water and access.

Apr 1: Group design work

Apr 2: Trees. Site visit to David Holmgren and Su Dennett’s place in Hepburn

Weekend off

Apr 5: Soils

Apr 6: Crops.

Apr 7: Animals. Site visit to David Holmgren and Su Dennett’s place in Hepburn

Apr 8: Alt-economics and livelihoods

Apr 9: Appropriate technology, bioregions and community organising

Apr 10: Design time, and final presentations & party

Apr 11: Final breakfast with a bit of where to from here and wrap up

Note: If you choose to camp, you’ll need your own camping gear. Otherwise you can organise your own accommodation in the area, such as in Hepburn.

Download the full outline here