Food Forest & Agroforestry Course Portugal

Event Details

Learn everything you need to know about starting your very own food forest, agroforest and experience living on an off-grid farm on a permaculture project in Portugal. Aso the opportunity to join the Permaculture Design course the week before this course and the Natural Building course the week after.

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  1. Day 1: Arrival and settle in
  2. Day 2: Tour of farm and off-grid living induction. Tour includes Natural buildings, silvopasture with pigs, agroforest with sheep and our chicken food forest
  3. Day 3: Organic fertilising. Make and apply various fertilisers such as compost, manure, biochar, vermicomposting, bio fertilisers, compost teas and cover cropping.
  4. Day 4: Food Forests
  5. Day 5: Agroforests
  6. Day 6: Silvopasture
  7. Day 7: Departure

Full 4-week Permaculture, Food Forest & Natural Building course 2022

Join us for 4 weeks to learn about all aspects of permaculture, growing food and natural building. Experience living off-grid in nature, eating healthy food, yoga classes and weekends to explore the local area or enjoy nature. Suitable for those with no experience or with a lot of experience. Ideal for someone who would like to start their own project one day.

Book your place

  • EUR 50 non-refundable deposit per course to confirm your place
  • The rest is payable on arrival:
    • €650 PDC
    • + €35 for a PDC certificate from the Permaculture Association  (PA) and 1-year membership to PA
    • €350 Food Forest Course   (Full – join the waiting list incase someone drops out)
    • €350 Natural Building Course  (Full – join the waiting list incase someone drops out)
  • Bring your own tent for free or book a tipi or caravan (€80 for a tent or €150 for a caravan)