Humble Choko Permaculture Course

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Humble Designs Permaculture provides education in Permaculture. Under the choko tree provides “how to” information on a range of permaculture related and sustainable living issues. Together we provide a unique style of permaculture course which gives you the tools design and live a more sustainable lifestyle.

Permaculture courses bring together the best of traditional culture and contemporary advances in technology and agricultural practice, under an ethical design framework that is about caring for people, caring for the earth and caring for future generations. The course numbers are strictly limited to maximize each person's involvement in practical as well as theoretical work.

Learn how to make a difference in your home, your life & your community on this 72-hour PDC.

The syllabus will include: the ethics and the principles of permaculture; concepts and themes in design; reading your land and reading maps; design methods; Understanding and using patterns; climates and micro-climates; trees, waters and soils; plants and seeds; zones O-V: from homes to forests; farming; earth forms and earth works; tropical, dryland, humid and cold climates; working in other cultures; aquaculture; pest management and living with weeds; living with wildlife; designing for disaster; money, livelihood and community building; participate in a group design project. Read more


$720 ($700 for Permaculture Sydney West members)


The Secret Garden - University of Western Sydney - Hawkesbury (Richmond, NSW) and other venues.

Dates and times

The course runs one day a week, usually Saturday, for 12 weeks. Classes are held 9am-5:30pm.


Autumn PDC:  Begins late March
Spring PDC:  Begins August

For details or to book your place email –

Danielle Wheeler – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Nev Sweeney – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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