Friday

Arrival train: Paris Montparnasse 18:06 – 19:55 La Ferté Bernard
20:30 Dinner, introductions, outline of weekend
22:00 Permaculture 1 (principles of permaculture)

Saturday

07:00 Meditation (optional)
08:00 Breakfast preparation (Team 1 + Blanche)
08:15 Breakfast
09:30 Tour of the farm
10:30 Plant variety exercise and soil demonstration
11:00 Vegan Cooking 1: how to create a healthy and complete vegan menu ; foraging for wild edible plants ; preparation of lunch
13:00 Lunch (washing up – Team 2 + Blanche)
14:30 Permaculture 2: practical workshops e.g. how to create a lasagne composter, how to build a “Hugelkultur” raised bed, the importance of mulching, how to construct a mini‐greenhouse, how to build an insect hotel, natural beekeeping etc
17:00 Afternoon tea
18:00 Vegan Cooking 2: vegetable protein workshop; preparation of dinner
19:00 Preparation of dinner (Team 3 + Alexis + Blanche)
20:00 Dinner
21:30 Permaculture 3 – film

Sunday

07:00 Meditation (optional)
08:00 Breakfast preparation (Team 3 + Blanche)
08:15 Breakfast
09:30 Permaculture 4 – theoretical session (zones, specifics of site, external influences, resources)
10:30 Permaculture 5 (observation of nature exercise)
12:00 Vegan Cooking 3: How to deal with B12 in a vegan diet; foraging; lunch preparation
12:30 Foraging for lunch (optional)
13:00 Lunch (washing up – Team 4 + Blanche)
14:30 Permaculture 6 (design of an aspect of the farm in groups)
16:00 Afternoon tea, presentations by groups, debrief of weekend, tips for practicing urban permaculture
17:30 Departure for the station (train: La Ferté‐Bernard 18:03 – 19:55 Paris Montparnasse)

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