Backyard Permaculture Living Laboratory Byron Community College

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Backyard Permaculture Living Laboratory

Backyard Permaculture Living Laboratory

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Want to get your children into the garden? Your backyard may be the most essential learning space your family can have. In this course, you will learn how to use whole-systems thinking strategies to create a living-learning laboratory where children can play, eat healthily and understand nature.

Learn how to apply permaculture principles within curriculum guidelines to support homeschooling, nature-based learning or caring educators.

Join our experienced permaculture tutor Lucy Legan - Lucy has walked the permaculture and sustainable living talk for over 20 years. A best-selling author of educational books on sustainability literacy, public speaker, and long time ecologist, Lucy is passionate about encouraging children, educators and individuals to take environmental actions to make a difference.

Her timely book, Planet Schooling - How to create a permaculture living laboratory in your backyard, supports families to become more resilient in their home space.

What to bring:

  • Journal

  • Pencils

  • Photos of your backyard

  • Own lunch and refreshments

  • Please note - although this course is aimed at teaching children about their backyard, it is designed for adults to learn how to teach their children, so we request for insurance purposes childern under the age of 15 don't attend.

Important information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you.

Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

Students are required to be 15 years old and above at the time of enrolment.

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We keep our class sizes small so that you get a better experience. Avoid disappointment, enrol early!