"When we design, we are always building for future floods, future fires, future droughts, and planting a tree a few inches tall that will be future forest giants, throw future shadows. Future populations will need future soils and forest resources, shelter, security. So somebody needs to range ahead in time, scout out the next century. We are not daydreaming. We are time scouts."
Bill Mollison (1928- 2016)
Up and coming
Design Practice event at Whitehouse Farm, Dunham Massey, Cheshire on Saturday 25th March and Saturday 8th April 2017. Find out more.
Internsive Permaculture Design Course at The Gathering Fields, Over Wyresdale, Lancashire now confirmed as 4th September - 15th September 2017 Read more
Design Course at The Parsonage, Didsbury, over 12 months, starts 23rd September 2017 e-mail us
Details of other events will follow. e-mail us
What the students say: graduates from the recent Design Course at Chorley talk about the course:
Graduates from our 2014 PDC course at Chorley talk about their projects and how the course has helped them
Video release "Agriculture vs Permaculture" from Jack Hill featuring interviews from the Northern School.
The oldest permaculture food forest in Britain - from our friends Graham and Nancy at Coldstream in Scotland