Sustainable Abundance Permaculture

(S.A. Permaculture) is a small, design enterprise that offers sustainable solutions for the public and private sectors.

OUR THINKING

By applying the problem-solving methodology of Permaculture we can address the following:

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Site Water Management

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Food Security

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Waste Management

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Land Rehabilitation
(Regenerative Farming)

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Community Development

We aim to create sustainable systems and people.

VISION & MISSION

 

Our mission is to promote sustainable, healthy systems, lifestyles and people.

 

By educating individuals and communities on how to implement Permaculture design and techniques into their lives, households and environments; everybody can learn to meet all the needs of a modern lifestyle and live in abundance.

 

Refocusing people’s perception to take responsibility of one’s own consumption, opens their eyes to how simple it is to create a life of abundance.

 

Through the application of Permaculture design, training and implementation, S. A. Permaculture strives to illustrate how all this can be achieved in all sectors and demographics and with minimum overall input.

Our Services

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SUSTAINABLE DESIGN >

Food Systems

Complete Permaculture design for various property scales; spaces as small as balconies or kitchen gardens, to hectares of farmland or food forests.

 

Water Management

Efficient utilisation of water in a system; water capture and storage; irrigation and reticulation; water harvesting earthworks, ponds and dams, grey & black water systems.

Waste management

Composting, worm bins, chicken systems, up-cycling, recycling, consumption reduction. There is no such thing as waste in nature.

Energy systems

Solar, biogas, wind, micro-hydro

TRAINING (WORKSHOPS/COURSES) >

Introduction to Permaculture

 

Weekend course including both theoretical knowledge and practical skills of the basic ethics, principles and methods for creating sustainable abundance in the small to medium-sized space.

One day workshops

 

  • Water Management Workshop
  • Home and Personal Sustainability
  • Small Space Permaculture techniques
  • Permaculture Nursery Systems
  • Permaculture Organic Gardening
  • Permaculture Organic Farming
  • Soil building and Compost production
  • Health management, Nutrition, Diet and Useful plants
  • Indigenous, Wild and Survival/famine foods
  • Aquaculture systems and Aquatic foods
  • Permaculture Building techniques
  • Animal systems and Animal management
  • Container growing and Aquaponics

PDC – Permaculture Design Course

 

12 day, in-depth design course covering everything from the basic ethics, principles and methods of Permaculture to large-scale farm design, renewable energy and building solutions (currently run in Drakensburg with Drakensburg Mountain Retreat)

Modular PDC (6 x 2-day course)

 

A 12 day PDC broken up into a modular format of weekends (both Sat & Sun) once a month for 6 months, run in the Gauteng & Free State area

CORPORATE FUNDED SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT (CSI) >

Workshops (as above):

 

  • School Teacher PDC
  • School Supplementary Teaching techniques
  • Community Garden training
  • Cash crops and Medicinal plants

 

Community development of market gardens

 

Long term process

CONSULTATION & MAINTENANCE >

Design consultation

 

Consultations charged at R300/hr.
Sites further than 15km from Randburg will be invoiced for travel (standard AA rates)

 

Maintenance

 

Seasonal maintenance plan optional on projects we have installed

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