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Maria Carvalho
London, United Kingdom
Climate Zone:
Warm Temperate

My Projects

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Zaytuna Farm, The home of the permaculture Research Institute   Internatinal permaculture research centre Quinta dos Melros Projeto Reflostar Monte do Carrascal Parque Agricola da Alta de Lisboa (Lisbon's Uptown City Farm) New School Permaculture Young & elderly care in Croatia
Cloves Machado Grifen Hope Jon Holland Juliano Riciardi Polly Higgins Tomas Remiarz
Bruno Tambellini Christopher Paul Ripley Geoff Lawton Grifen Hope James Piers Taylor Juliano Riciardi Lesley Anne Martin Richard Perkins Tomas Remiarz
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About Maria Carvalho

I have a PDC (Permaculture Association of Britain), a management degree and a looong experience in many areas: been an activist and volunteer for a number of NGOs on animal welfare, social justice and environmental issues; worked on the education sector, cultural institutions, done web admin, grant management, events management, publishing (as an entrepeneur), etc.

I became strongly interested on permaculture when looking for a model which would work simultaneously for people, animals and environment as a whole. It's not enough to fight against injustice, we need a constructive alternative model that we can prove as being functional, inclusive, intelligent, abundant and offering quality of life without depleting but benefiting and making the best out of local resources.

I am Portuguese, been living in London for the last 4 years and plan setting up a permaculture site in the next couple of years - preferably back in the southwest coast of Portugal though I am open to other locations as long as by the sea and in a temperate/warm weather. I am currently looking for a property that I can buy myself or share with other people. I am flexible on the model.


My Badges
Consultant I'm female, single, and looking for a permaculture partner
My Permaculture Qualifications
PDC (Permaculture Design Course)
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Verifying teacher: Tomas Remiarz
Other Teachers: Nicole Frerris, Ru Litherland, Sean, Pilar, Marlene, Sarah, Claire, Anaelle, Nicole D.
Location: Organiclea (Chingford, London)
Date: Aug 2010

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