Permaculture Weekend September 28 - 30, 2012

Provision hosts a 

Permaculture Weekend   

September 28 - 30, 2012            

with Charlie Headington from Greensboro, USA.

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About Charlie:

Charlie teaches at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and in the Greensboro community. At UNCG his graduate courses include Livable and Sustainable Cities, Simple Living in a Complex Age, The Meaning of Gardens, and Slow Food in a Fast Food Nation. His favorite undergraduate course in Religious Studies was Religious Traditions and Care of the Earth.

In the community he directs a large Permaculture garden at Greensboro Montessori School and advises numerous projects pertaining to food gardens, local food, and ecological design. He has advised gardening programs in Durham (SEEDS) and Asheville (City Bountiful), completed a Permaculture garden project at Elon Home for Children, and most recently was the co-designer and Director of the Edible Schoolyard at the Greensboro Children’s Museum. 

Charlie specializes in home and urban design. His own home has been called an urban farm. There he grows 15 kinds of fruit and four seasons of vegetable and herbs as well as captures rain water in handmade ponds. Thousands have attended his workshops and open houses while out in the community he teaches a Perma-culture Design course and consults with homeowners, businesses and schools.


Friday evening: arrival. Dinner together at 20:00 hours.

Saturday: A whole day around Permaculture with a presentation from Charlie about his work, explanation about the principles of Permaculture and a project on which we will work together.

Sunday: Time for leisure and to enjoy the natural beauty of Alunisu and surroundings.


For the course we operate on a donation basis. This means that whatever your personal situation allows is dear to us. 

For food and lodging we ask a donation of 30 Euros if you bring your own tent and 45 Euros if you make use of a room. All meals are organic and locally grown.

Please make your reservation latest by September 23rd.

For more information contact Provision by e-mail or telephone +40 (0)751.482.203