Sustainable living made simple
- 2.5 hours on-demand video
- 41 downloadable resources
- Full lifetime access
- Access on mobile and TV
- Certificate of Completion
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- Overview of sustainable land design
By the end of the course, participants will have basic knowledge of strategies to apply at sustainable farm projects
This course includes information in a Permaculture Design Course (PDC), a practice of sustainable living
- It's helpful if you have a piece of land, mainly a desire to learn
Sustainable living made simple: Basics of permaculture design provides a general outline to living off the land. This course presents dozens of strategies for how we can be responsible custodians of earth.
In two and a half hours of content, participants may gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles and practices of sustainable living.
This course follows a book, The Permaville Handbook: Strategies of Permaculture Design and is based on the certified Permaculture Design Course (PDC). Learn design strategies from real life examples from sustainable projects around the world.
COURSE UPDATE MARCH 2019: New Material Added! Quick startup farm strategies added in the last three sections.
COURSE UPDATE FEBRUARY 2018: Raps about sustainable living added in the downloadable materials.
COURSE POSTED FEBRUARY 2016: Course originally posted on Udemy, including links to The Permaville Handbook.
Some reviews of this best-selling course:
The best permaculture course I have so far visited online out of four...Ahmed Alalawi
He gets it what's going on in our world today and is presenting a master plan solution...Bill Halford
Very simple and non-threatening… superb, relevant, usable and jam-packed... Clarence Garay
Brian may have the most comprehensive view on permaculture. ....Paul Kim
I really enjoy your outlook - I don't find it as utopian as I was expecting. Rather I feel it to actually be a realistic outlook. ...Peter Stuart Turner
I have Permaculture One. This is a better discussion point stimulator. ....Joseph Van Wyck
Perfect for preparing to attend an in-person Permaculture Design Course ...Patrick Kniesler
Einfach gut geklärt (Simply well clarified) ...Petra Panglisch-Breuer
In this course you may learn how to:
Build with natural materials
Raise fish, insects and animals
Quick steps to start a farm
Learn how to live off the land with strategies of permaculture design.
Who is the target audience for this course?
This course is for people interested in learning the basics of sustainable living. No experience required.
Does the Permaville Course count as a Permaculture Design Course certificate?
This course meets requirements for a certified Permaculture Design Course (PDC) and may help prepare for an in-person workshop.
What is permaculture
Story of permaculture
Story of humans
Principles and Ethics
Zones and sectors
Climates and microclimates
Patterns in nature
Earth and structures
Paths and access
Water and soil
Microorganisms fungi and worms
Plants and creatures
Insects and animals
Field (NEW MATERIAL ADDED MARCH 2019)
Field map and field log
Crops (NEW MATERIAL ADDED MARCH 2019)
Spring and summer crops
Fall and winter crops
Farm (NEW MATERIAL ADDED MARCH 2019)
Sales and harvest log
- For folks interested in living off the land
- For folks interested in starting a farm
Learning objectives. In this chapter you will learn about:
What permaculture is
Definitions of permaculture