Sustainable Rural Development at Rainbow Valley Farm

Sustainable Rural Development Level 3

NorthTec / Rainbow Valley Farm, Matakana

Wednesdays 9am - 2:30pm, July 22, 2009 - June 29 2010
Tutor: Dion Workman


Course papers include
- Operating a Permaculture System
- Forest Gardening
- Wild Foods
- Practicum

This is a year long (part-time/one day per week) practical course aimed
at developing skills related to the design and implementation of
permaculture systems. The course will be held on the most well known
permaculture farm in Aotearoa, Rainbow Valley Farm, where sustainable
practices have been developed and taught for over 20 years.

Dion Workman is the farm manager at Rainbow Valley Farm and holds an
International Permaculture Design Certificate from the Permaculture
Research Institute in Australia. He has studied Terraquaculture/Dao
Natural Farming at the Watershed Systems Research Centre in Twizel and
is a founding member of the Brooklyn Permaculture Group, New York where
he practised urban permaculture, roof-top and community gardening and
inner-city wild food foraging.

As there are only 7 places remaining on this course prompt enrolment is
strongly advised.

eNROL online at
Qualification = Certificate in Sustainable Rural Development Level 3
Place of Study = Other, Rainbow Valley Farm, Matakana

Location / Venue: 
Rainbow Valley Farm, Matakana