Introduction to Permaculture

Join a two-day Introduction to Permaculture course in Bali at The Kul Kul Farm. You will learn the basics of permaculture design and get you started on your permaculture journey. The course will take you through the principles of permaculture and will include both theory and a hands on activity in the afternoons. Over the weekend you will gain skills and knowledge to create more resilience and abundance in your homes and communities.

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What is Permaculture?

Permaculture is a design process and set of principles that guides us to live and work in ecologically responsible ways. It can be applied to managing land, growing food, designing structures, improving landscapes, and living in community. The term Permaculture (Permanent + agriculture) was coined as a method of agriculture by Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in 1978. It has since grown into a global community focused on using natural systems and ecological design to create communities that live in harmony with the natural world.

This course will serve to further your knowledge, expertise and experience in the field of sustainability, regenerative agriculture and permaculture design and is suitable for anyone who is interested in Permaculture and would like to understand the basic principles and get some hands-on experience.

This course is structured into the first two days of a longer Permaculture Design Course being held at the Kul Kul Farm at the same time. The Introduction to Permaculture course is non-residential. If you’d like to spend the night please send us an email at maria@kulkulfarm.com

Your Teachers

ORIN HARDY | PERMACULTURE IN PRACTICE

_HER9990Orin was first introduced to Permaculture when he was 16 years old by Penny Livingston and James Stark. Since then he has done courses in Permaculture with Dave Jackie at Milkwood, Penny Livingston and James Stark at the Regenerative Design Institute and Paul Taylor at Jambaroo Farms. After graduating from the Evergreen State College in Olympia Washington, he returned to Bali in 2012 and started IBUKU Gardens, a landscape design group that is part of IBUKU. His goal was to replace landscaping plants with edibles in homes and resorts around Bali. Over the past 2 years he has bestowed vegetable gardens on a variety of private and resort gardens. Orin is the son of Green School co-founder John Hardy and is the younger brother of Elora Hardy, creative director of IBUKU (design firm behind the magic and beauty of everything bamboo in Bali). The Kul Kul Farm is a culmination of his years of studying permaculture and implementing regenerative food systems here in Bali and exploring its relationship to people and communities.

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