This is the first course of the Permaculture Design Certificate and acts as the foundation to understanding permaculture design in its application to creating regenerative foundscapes.
Some of the topics covered in the course include:
- Pattern Recognition: Exploring the form and function of patterns expressed within natural systems and some of the underlying concepts in how they develop.
- Permaculture Principles: Exploring the principles formulated by David Holmgren that underpin functional permaculture design.
- Sectors & Zones: Investigates the patterns and layout of a permaculture site.