Spiral Garden Seedlings is a fun and immersive program aimed to help families learn about permaculture and build practical skills for living more sustainably. The program uses a wide range of resources and media to explore 12 permaculture principles through family-centred workshops, covering topics such as composting, food forests, renewable energy, nature appreciation, community building and more!
lifetime enrolment with full access to all course materials at all times. You may enrol at any time and work at you own pace. Materials can be accessed on computer, mobile phone or tablet, and are fully printable.
Seedlings has been helping hundreds of families, kindergartens and schools worldwide, explore permaculture in their own time, since 2015.
Course membership includes access to a private Facebook group so you can share your permaculture journey with others. Your permaculture community awaits!
What the course gives you:
A basic theoretical understanding of the 12 principles of permaculture, as defined by David Holmgren, co-originator of the permaculture concept.
Conversation starters, relating to the 12 permaculture principles, as a guide to introducing the concepts to your children.
More than 100 activities to pick and choose from, helping you explore the permaculture principles and have loads of fun!
Practical skills and permaculture techniques, including; food forests, composting, animals in a system, worm farms, companion planting, no-dig gardening, foraging, harvesting water, seed saving, preparing a meal from the harvest
And so much more!
A fantastic list of book titles and resources to enhance your understanding of permaculture and the world we live in.
Seasonal and age appropriate options for fun and creative activities that will reinforce your permaculture exploration, as a family.
A supportive, small community of fellow participants sharing information, thoughts, questions and inspiration from their corner of the world. We'll be there to guide and help with that too!
A series of Minecraft prompts, challenges, meet ups and inspiration to help your child think about putting the principles theyre learning into practice. We think Minecraft is a terrific tool to put permaculture principles into play while meeting children where they are at. You might like to get involved too!
A certificate on completion of the course, for your family or for each participating child.
After you've purchased the course, you'll receive an automatic link with instructions to log into view all course materials. You'll also find this information in your account area on the Spiral Garden website.
For each Seedlings membership purchased in October 2019, we will donate 10% to Seed : Australia's Indigenous Youth Climate Network