Delivered through a partnership between Food Forest NZ and and Otago Polytechnic’s Centre for Sustainable Practice.
South Island – July to November
You will design and begin implementing a food forest project, and be guided through the process through a series of 4 block courses and online support between. The cost for this 19 week course is $3,500.
If you choose this course, you will connect to the lively and growing food forest community of practice.
Between each Block Course you will apply the learning to your project. If you want a sense of the workload read this.
Note: This block course outline was originally focussed around a North Island intake. It will be shortly be modified to suit the South Island locations.
Understand the system conditions for successful food forest design in a chosen place (ecological, governance, social and economic).
Develop an implementation plan for a food forest in a chosen place and begin to implement it.
Share the chosen food forest development with an audience, using relevant engagement and dialogue tools and processes.
Identify a barrier to the successful implementation of the chosen food forest development and design and begin to implement a strategy to remove that barrier.￼￼￼￼
Apply – Level 5 Certificate in Sustainable Practice
Simply call or email James Samuel, and he will answer any questions you have, and guide you through the process.
021 2520 653
Meet the Tutors
A few words from some of the tutors who will guide your learning.
Note: The Tutor list will be different for the South Island course.