2021 AWARD FINALIST
Sponsored by MAS
Auckland Permaculture Workshop provides training in permaculture and a community of practice focused on building a better future for Auckland. Its main training programme is a year-long modular and bioregional Permaculture Design Certificate.
The workshop is a collaborative education initiative run by a network of professionals and practitioners who teach and inspire with innovative approaches to enriching the Auckland bioregion through ecological design, social innovation and the appropriate use of technology. It provides tools and techniques for redesigning the way we live, work and play in an ecologically regenerative way, restoring our natural environment.
As part of the workshop programme students need to apply permaculture ethics and principles to a real-world project of their choosing. Past students have implemented a range of empowering initiatives including the foundation of a raw fermented food business, an organic gardening business, changing of business practices towards zero waste and starting community gardens.