About Us & Profiles

About Us & Profiles


Learning Tree Permaculture specialises in Design, Teaching & Consultancy. Additionally assistance with the implementation of designs may also be available.
Qualified & experienced we work to professional standards and ecological guidelines.

This website is also a learning platform where not only access to learning can be accessed but also knowledge, guidance and articles. You will also find informative articles (Roots Blog), knowledge, guidance and links (Resources).

All services are regulated and guided by Permaculture Ethics & Principles.


Chris Hurst - Permaculture Designer & Teacher

PDC (Permaculture Design Certificate)
– 2010
Permaculture Association (undertaken at Keveral Farm – Cornwall).
AET 3 (Adult Education & Teaching Award) – City & Guilds
PToT (Permaculture Training of Teachers) – GreenLandServices
Currently studying for DAPD (Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design
Permaculture Association

About Us & Profiles - Chris Hurst

Using the skills and knowledge gained from my Grandparents as a child. Then several years working for tradtional farmers & smallholders in my later teens and early twenties. I have spent a lifetime growing my own food using ecological practices, spending many years studying ecology. I have always taught and passed this knowledge on to others.
For the last 10 years I have worked full time; designing edible ecosystems, foodscapes and regeneratve landscapes, and assisting in their implementation. During this time I have also taught in a professional capacity through courses, workshops and talks. I am now able to offer these services on a consultancy basis.

Simon Sherriff - Woodsman, Arborist & Wildlife Landscaper


About Us & Profiles

We also work with other trusted freelance designers, teachers, consultants and specialists on a as needs basis.

Learning Tree Permaculture is a member of the Permaculture Association
The Permaculture Association works to radically and positively change the way we live in the UK and actively supports a worldwide movement.

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