Our urban permaculture workshop is designed to introduce
participants to the ethics, principals and design tools which will help our
communities work towards a more sustainable, resilient, positive future. The
workshop will be a lively, fun packed, thought provoking experience. We will
look at the issues we as individuals and our communities face today, and discuss
through participatory methods how to utilise permaculture principals and design
tools to resolve them, especially in an urban context.

Workshop will take place on 26+27 Feb, from 9:30 to 5pm,  at Sprouting 56, 56b
Peckham Road, London, SE5 8PX.

The cost will be on an ability to pay sliding scale, from £40 up to the full
£90. (we can also accommodate a lesser fee in exchange for some of your time as a volunteer.)
Contact us at: if you have questions about this.
For community groups, we are offering 3 places at £100 (i.e. under £35 each)

Topics  covered will include
– A brief history of permaculture and the birth of green movements (including
transition towns)
– Solutions thinking for urban living
– Ethics of permaculture
– Permaculture principles
– Recognising inputs and outputs of a system
– Observation skills
– Recognising and utilising patterns in nature
– The intricate web of life (why we should value diversity)
– Effective design tools
– Understanding your energy zones and sectors
– Reducing your energy consumption by designing your day to day life efficiently
– Design practical

The last few hours of the weekend culminate in a design practical. This is an
opportunity to work in small groups to put all the design and analysis tools you
have learnt throughout the day into practice. If you have a project you wish to
present as a potential design case, please bring it with you.

If there is interest will also do some wild food foraging, and have a
permaculture question and answer session

To register your interest, please fill in the following form

Bring food for lunch to share, either vegetarian or vegan.

If you have problems with the form or if you have any other questions, please

Mobile: 07575 009 322


Owen & Ella
Mobile: 07912321386