To celebrate International Women’s Day events are taking place around the UK and the rest of the world. You can find a full list of events on the IWD website. In addition we’ve picked a few events, big and small, to promote the continuing dedication and positive contribution that women are making to drive forward developments in creating a greener economy. Join International Women’s Day events worldwide and make your mark…
Introduction to Permaculture – 10th & 17th March 2012
Led by Nicole Freris, permaculture teacher, GP and holistic health practitioner, this course takes a look at the practice of permaculture as an ‘ethical, creative and inspiring response to the global challenges of climate change and peak oil’.
Practical Permaculture Gardening – 31st March
This course takes a look at permaculture design and how this can be used to create ‘beautiful, productive and wildlife friendly gardens’. The tutor, Pippa Johns, is one of the founding members of the Brighton Permaculture Trust and has over ten years’ experience in designing and creating gardens using Permaculture Design. She is also a diploma tutor for the Permaculture Association.
Co-operative Membership International Women’s Day: Swap & Shop Till You Drop – 4th March
Daisy Green, a group of women promoting a green economy, will be hosting the event that will bring together 60 local ethical and small businesses selling their homemade and Fairtrade products. Daisy Green will host their signature event The Clothing Swap to encourage the recycling of materials.