Jungle to Babylon to Jungle

Jungle to Babylon to Jungle

Jungle to Babylon to Jungle
2 day course on permaculture for the city
17-18 May 2014

During this course, Permaculture concepts will be taught and experienced on site, at the mature permaculture settings of magnificent Bahrija Oasis Center. This is unique opportunity to learn adaptive permaculture techniques which you can include in your life. You will learn to use permaculture as a lifestyle while gain from direct exposure of a functional permaculture farm.

What is permaculture? Why are we doing it? How is permaculture working for communities? Why do I need to know such skills? Can I grow my own food? Such questions and much more will be covered in a fun way during this weekend course.

We will teach you to cultivate observation skills vital for the permaculture way of living. You will have a design exercise and also some hands-on activity in the gardens of the Oasis.

In addition to becoming more attuned to our beautiful Mother Earth, the opportunity to interact with like-minded individuals and to get involved in ongoing projects makes these two days a life changing experience for many participants.

You can expect a weekend spent in nature, with amazingly fresh air, lovely vegetarian meals, a lot of laughter and fun as well as learning by doing.

What you will learn:

  • Observation skills for permaculture lifestyle
  • Techniques to grow your own food
  • Growing methods in small spaces
  • Urban design
  • Small scale hydroponics
  • Composting and soil making
  • Efficient methods for food production & lots more

Investment:

Regular price 120 euros (Including vegetarian meals cooked by our Chef and camping at the Oasis)

Early Bird price 100 euros If booked & paid by 8th May

Early bird for a group of three: 240 euros for three people if booked & paid by 8th May

Please email: courses@permaculturemalta.org – to book and ask any additional questions. 

Tutors

Peppi Gauci
Peppi Gauci holds an MSc in Architecture, Advanced Environment and Energy Studies,  (AEES, University of East London) Center for Alternative Technology Wales. He is also a very experienced permaculture dry lands designer and teacher. Peppi Has taught a number of courses on permaculture and ecological living as well as  worked on a number of projects from Australia to Bali, Malta & UK. He has taught numerous courses to a wide range of students. from different backgrounds and walks of life as well as delivered lectures in University on subjects related to sustainability and permaculture design. He is also the Chairperson of the PRFM.