Course Dates 

The course includes two seven day blocks with a weekend off in the middle, based in and around Yandoit Farm, in Yandoit, Central Victoria.

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Yandoit Farm

Friday Oct 27 5pm: Introductions

Oct 28 – Oct 30: Introduction to Permaculture, The Permaculture Design Process and Design Project Site Visits

Oct 31: Climate, Landforms and Patterns in Nature:

Nov 1: Water and Access.  Site visit to Darren Doherty and Lisa Heenan’s place in Bendigo

Nov 2: Group design work

Nov 3: Trees. Site visit to David Holmgren and Su Dennett’s place in Hepburn TBC.

Weekend off

Nov 6: Soils

Nov 7: Crops

Nov 8: Animals. Site visit to David Holmgren and Su Dennett’s place in Hepburn TBC.

Nov 9: Alt-economics and Livelihoods

Nov 10: Appropriate Technology, Bioregions and Community Organising

Nov 11: Design time, and final presentations & party

Nov 12: 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