Schedule 

Weekly resources

Link to YouTube channel with videos

Week 1

 

 

Getting to Know Each Other

What is Permaculture?

Ethics, Principles & Patterns

  • Reading: www.permacultureprinciples.com. Read PP Intro Material –  Essence_of_Pc_EN.pdf 
  •  Mollison Intro 3.1, 3.2.pdf 
  •  Patterns Design Exercise.pdf 
  •  Leverage_Points.pdf , 
  • Mollison  Mollison Intro Ch 1.pdf 
  •  Climate Cooling Argument.rtf 
  •  Climate and Biogeography.pptx 

 

Week 2

Reading the Landscape

Water

 

Week 3

Trees & Forests

Week 4

Microclimates & Design Methods 1

Week 4 

Home System: elevation, sectors, & zones

Week 5

Food & Nutrition

Week 5 

Mapping

Week 6

Building Science & Natural Building

Week 6 

Energy & Appropriate Technology; Waste

Week 7

Fire & Catastrophe; Earthworking

Week 7 

Animals & Aquaculture

Week 8

Agroforestry & Design Projects

    • no class recording
    • slides
    • Second meeting – Time working together

Week 9

Information Gathering, Interview; Scale of Permanence

Week 10

Social Permaculture; Pattern Language; Conceptual Design; Settlement Patterns

    • see recording link above, there were no slides for these discussions
    • slides

Week 11

Economics & Money

Week 12

Villages; wrap up

  • villages pdf