Terra Perma Perth - Education, Consultation and Design
Terra Perma Perth - Education, Consultation and Design
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Commenced:
01/01/2009
Submitted:
01/08/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Innaloo, Perth, Western Australia, AU
Phone:
0466633275
Website:
http://terraperma.com.au
Climate zone:
Mediterranean





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Terra Perma Perth - Education, Consultation and Design

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Urban, Rural, Residential, Balcony Garden, Commercial, Community, School Projects, Educational, Permaculture Local Group Transition Town Permablitz

Project Summary

Terra Perma is a family run Permaculture Education and Design business in Perth, Western Australia.

Project Description

Terra Perma Design (ABN: 77 119 779 590) is a Permaculture business based in Perth, Western Australia. Our personal and business aim is to educate WA's folks, both urban and rural, in Permaculture design and sustainable living by running the 72 hour life changing Permaculture Design Courses (PDC) and 2-3 hour special interest sustainable living workshops. We also run sustainable living, gardening & home design workshops for councils, community gardens and when we have spare weekends. See some of our topics on our workshops tab. You can request a workshop, a design consult or help with a private or community Permaculture projects. We do our best to accommodate individual requirements - Just Ask! Terra Perma was set up in 2011, and is run by prominent Perth Permie Charles Otway with wife Jolene recently settling in to help manage the small business. Education is our focus (rather than us designing your gardens), as we prefer to teach you how to create your own unique Permaculture systems and lifestyle, and mentor that evolution over time (as required). When designing a detailed Permaculture system for someone else, there is a big risk that the home owner won't understand the concepts and thus can't manage the system. Charles Otway is a passionate edible plant garden designer. Growing up in Pemberton on small farm Permaculture rootstock, he has seen, applied and eaten through much of the theory and techniques Permaculture has to offer. He is a fully qualified trainer and experienced sustainability and food garden designer.

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Permie Plants for Perth

Tod and Charles will be running a one-day workshop on permaculture plants for Perth on Saturday Jan 28th.

Posted almost 6 years ago (0 comments)

Upcoming Intro to Permaculture

We're running an Intro to Permaculture & an Energy Descent Future November 12th & 13th (sat/sun).

Posted about 6 years ago (0 comments)
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