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

Spring 2020

Friday Oct 30 5pm: Introductions and camping set up

Oct 31 – Nov 2: Introduction to permaculture, the permaculture design process and design project site visits

Nov 3: Climate, landforms and patterns in nature:

Nov 4: Water and access.

Nov 5: Group design work

Nov 6: Trees. Site visit to David Holmgren and Su Dennett’s place in Hepburn

Weekend off

Nov 9: Soils

Nov 10: Crops.

Nov 11: Animals. Site visit to David Holmgren and Su Dennett’s place in Hepburn

Nov 12: Alt-economics and livelihoods

Nov 13: Appropriate technology, bioregions and community organising

Nov 14: Design time, and final presentations & party

Nov 15: Final day, 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