21.00 - Penny Pyatt - Australia

Penny Pyatt on Growing Local

Penny Pyett is the founder of National Permaculture Day in Australia. She is also the director of the Permaculture Sydney Institute, an institute she is currently developing with others as a Permaculture Education and Demonstration Centre on 55 acres in St Albans on the outskirts of Sydney. Penny has extensive knowledge and experience in Permaculture, horticulture, community development, management and business. Over the last ten years Penny has been teaching Permaculture and Horticulture courses for community organisations and at various colleges for TAFE NSW including Permaculture Introduction; Permaculture Design Certificate Courses; and Gardening for People with disabilities. Through Tafe outreach she also teaches Permaculture design courses for school and community garden groups, facilitating groups with the design and development of their own school or community garden.

Follow Penny online:http://www.permaculturesydneyinstitute.org/

Penny on starting Permaculture Day in Australia

(the origins of International Permaculture Day)