Hello everyone. I hope this is the space for the online PDC. I’m a 53 old single man living in Brisbane. I have 3 adult kids from a past relationship. I’m a complete beginner with permaculture and my interest springs from understanding the precarious nature of the current global systems, how they will deteriorate or collapse and therefore there is a need to move to regenerative practices, truly sustainable and regional practices and ways of living. I am currently living in the inner city in a small old unit so my opportunities to apply Permaculture are fairly limited but along with my children I am thinking about ways of forming and/or joining or building community/ies for the future.
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“I would recommend Tom Kendall’s PDC to anyone looking to learn or become part of the Permaculture Community. I really enjoyed the course. It was also an excellent opportunity to learn from someone who has always worked with the land and who has spent a long time developing that relationship into what it is now. I learned a great deal about the agricultural systems from a practical and solutions based perspective. And yes, they are lovely people too.
It means a lot to me that they offered the course as pay-as-you-can and as self catered. I am in the position where I can only find sporadic work and rather than waste my time feeling stuck I was able to learn and find new opportunities with this course. The sense of community it gives was also really important to me and I am great full to them for being generous with their time. It is something that will give more value as time goes on and I hope to return this fully when I’m able. ”
Marni, PDC 02/2020
“ Unlike all the other students I had no previous knowledge in permaculture and it far exceeded my expectations. I was happy to see the ethics related to this topic were one of your criteria. I would highly recommend this course and have done so already multiple times and will continue to refer people to you in all my travels
To be able to do the course by donation has meant to me that I’ve been able to upskill myself for an affordable amount in a time of current unemployment.
It also meant I could please my curiosity on this topic and dip my toes in the water with the little knowledge I had in this field where as a full price course would have not lead me down this path. I thank you both so kindly for your contribution in getting this knowledge out there in our current global situation.”
Todd Dent, PDC 02/2020
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