Opportunities within the UK

Permaculture Project Internship(s)

We're looking for a person or two people to come and get involved getting our project properly off the ground. Ideally you'll come and stay here for a while (a season, a year or whatever), working with an experienced Permaculturalist (Dip. Perm. Des.) and getting your PDC if you don't already have one; putting in the energy we're short of, learning lots and having the chance to start your own projects.

You'll definitely need a sense of humour and be prepared to start from scratch. If you might be interested then please email us.

Our project is located in West Wales.

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12 week funded course tutor

Hello - My name is Carole and I manage a day opportunity project in Flintshire, North Wales for adults with learning disabilities.
I am almost sure that I have secured a grant to employ a permaculture tutor to run a funded course for us.
We are new to permaculture but would love to get more involved, learn and promote the principles in our everyday lives.

We are looking for an introduction to permaculture course that would be held on-site, particularly interested in no dig beds.

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss further.

Thanks

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WWOOFING at Mere Brow Farm

Mere Brow are delighted to announce that we are now signed up as WWOOF Hosts.

WWOOF stands for WorldWide Opportunities on Organic Farms. A worldwide movement linking visitors with organic farmers to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and non-monetary exchange thereby helping to build a sustainable community.

We have a new purpose built bunkhouse that sleeps 6 dormitory style, with separate bathroom and kitchen/diner/lounge area. Most importantly its toasty warm in the winter months!

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Talk to design and architecture studio

There is a opportunity to give a talk with an overview on the principles and ethics of permaculture, to a multidisciplinary design practice based in London. The studio has projects both in the UK and internationally.

Please contact Ryan, Permaculture Association strategic communications coordinator if you are able to take up this opportunity.

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Community Medicinal Garden Project

Hi guys, we are looking for help and advice on terracing a steep bit of land we will be using for a non profit project that we are running. Is there anyone you could recommend who would perhaps like to volunteer their skills and help project manage?

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The Community Medicine Chest at Rockaway Park

A Botanical Medicine Chest for all

An exciting new venture bringing people & plants together for helping & healing people & the land

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New tenant for Oakcroft Organic Estate

Organic since the early 1960s, Oakcroft Organic Gardens in Malpas, Cheshire has been owner, Mehr Fardoonji’s, life’s work.

The land has provided organic food for the local community for over 50 years and Mehr is dedicated to ensuring Oakcroft will always be available for organic growing. That’s why she has pledged it to the Soil Association Land Trust, of which she is a Trustee.

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BeyondHere Fellowship Programme - Wellbeing in Community Leadership

The BeyondHere Fellowship Programme is a small grants programme (£2,000) to fund individual fellows to undertake research that connects people and places with new economic models and approaches across the UK. Stir to Action are partnering with Power to Change to drive new approaches to mental health and wellbeing in community leadership. Apply by 1 September 2019. Full details: https://www.stirtoaction.com/beyondhere
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Erw Fach, Capel Cynon, Ffostrasol, Ceredigion

I own 3.74 hectares of land at Capel Cynon, Ceredigion, and have
recently begun preparations to use it for permaculture, including
making it available for grazing at the right times each year. I am not
expert in the relevant matters, and am nearing 80 years old. I
therefore need enlightened help from totally honest people, who would
be granted the full profits from their activity in getting
permaculture going. As I am a pensioner the government is bound by its
own laws to keep me alive, so I do not need to profit from my own land

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