Specialized Courses

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We offer a range of specialized courses on related subjects such as bee-keeping, natural building, earthworks, integrated pest management and composting. These courses are offered at the Nairobi Arboretum as well as at our partner sites around East Africa.


Upcoming Courses

Note that a 50% deposit is required to fully secure your place and the balance no later than the course start date.


 1005410_10152865580210538_1541932448_nIntroduction to Permaculture Courses ~ One day and Two day Courses

When:  To be confirmed (Can contact Fargo House – Langat on 0722 996 578 / 0754 548 842 for one day courses)

Where: Fargo House and Tree, Centre at the Nairobi Arboretum

Details: This one or two day Intro to Permaculture Course is designed to give you a basic framework of how to apply the ethics, principles and techniques of Permaculture and how to put these practices to full use in your own backyard, offering practical solutions. This course is ideal for home-dwellers, those interested in sustenance security, gardeners, farmers, students, design professionals, entrepreneurs, community activists and business owners.

Cost: To be confirmed for both venues. (Fees include tea, lunch and certification and excludes transport to and from the course)

perma-regenerationOne Day Nutrition Course in Athi River

When:  To be confirmed

Where: Nurisha, Swara Plains in Athi River

Cost: 10,500 KSH

Details: This is a unique course bringing in chefs and experts from the slowfood movement, and permaulture experts who will share stories, recipes, herbal medicine and a holistic nutrition approach as well as designing small urban gardens. You will also get to see a permaculture demo site in action run by one of PRI Kenya’s founding member’s Gai Cullen. Her demo home boasts abundant gardens, food forest, herb gardens and livestock management just 50 min from JKIA!


jess-yummyTwo Day Bee Keeping Certification Course

(in partnership with Jess de Boer, part of the Urban PDC schedule which will be out very soon too)

When: To be confirmed

Where:  Nairobi

Cost: To be confirmed

Details: To be confirmed


Advanced Earthworks Certification 2018rock_water_catchment2_Laikipia

When: January 22nd -26th, 2018

Where: North Laikipia

Details: We have organised a FIVE day Advanced Earthworks Certification with renowned facilitator Warren Brush from Quail Springs and Cuyama Valley, California! This course takes place January 22-26th 2016 in Laikipia at Naatum Women’s Group – a group we work very closely with. This course is primarily for those who have already taken a Permaculture Design Certification Course (PDC). According to Warren Brush, who has worked in challenging areas around the World, including the Kalahari desert, this is one of the worst degraded areas he has come across and now wants to demonstrate the incredible potential this site has, to fully transform for the women! Don’t miss out on this super special course with Warren and the community! Read more here

Cost: 85,000 Kshs / 850 USD

(Fees include all meals, accommodation (camping) and certification and excludes transport to and from the course)



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