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Nick Huggins

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  • Joined: 02/02/2011
  • Last Updated: 09/02/2011
  • Location: Tarago , New South Wales, Australia
  • Climate Zone: Cool Temperate
  • Gender: Male
  • Web site: www.permaculturebusinessworld.com



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    PRI Zaytuna Farm, NSW, Australia Milkwood Permaculture Southern Beaches Community Garden Pinnacle Creek Farms Mexico Corn - Demonstrating a Soil Microbiological Approach Permablitz Gold Coast Maungaraeeda Permaculture Noosa Purple Pear Farm Permaculture Gold Coast Ashmore Community Garden Permaculture at the Botanic Gardens Kamiah Permaculture Institute Istituto italiano di permacultura Permaculture College Australia Brogo Permaculture Gardens Jacmarall Farm Grasslands, LLC Our Tomorrow Permaculture Homestead Terra Perma Perth - Education, Consultation and Design The Permaculture Research Institute of Hellas (Greece) Sunningdale The Transformation of Our Urban Home Mudlark Permaculture Tiger Hill Permaculture Free-Range Food Gardens Terre & Vie Dehesa Felix

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About Nick Huggins

Nick Huggins has over 15 years experience in Horticulture, Landscape design, construction & maintenance. Undertaking projects in eastern Australia and south east Asia, from high end residential to medium sized commercial development projects up to $1m & now many years in the Business of Permaculture Design, Regenerative Farm Land Planning.

LINK TO PROFESSIONAL PROFILE: https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B4mOI60kByfeZkFZdFk1a1g5SXM

Running a multi stream business, the coordination of staff, projects and budgets has given Nick the experience and management skills needed to build profitable and sustainable business & Farms.

Studying Permaculture Design with (PRI) Permaculture Research Institute of Australia director Geoff & Nadia Lawton. With the vision for a more for filling career and life in earth care and lifestyle transition.

After the completion of an Internship at the P.R.I, Nick stepped in to his first Permaculture projects.

Since then Nick has been involved in more Rural - Broad-acre land repair projects and getting involved with detailed comprehensive designs based on Equine Permaculture and Regenerative farming, Holistic Management - Graze & Financial Planning for Profitable farms.
Working with companies such as Global Land Repair in Canberra, Permaculture Sustainable Consulting, Mulloon Farm Pty Ltd, Twynam Agriculture NSW, Mariette van den Berg from MB Equine Services in the NSW Southern Tablelands just to name a few!

Nick’s primary focus and drive in Permaculture is to guide and mentor fellow Permaculture consultants into building businesses inline with the ethics and principals set out by Bill Mollison & David Holmgren.

www.permaculturebusinessworld.com - is now online and open for business.
Permaculture Business World is in the process of being developed - a new business for Nick and a new direction for Permaculture. Growing People, Permaculture & Business will be at the core of www.permaculturebusinessworld.com

MISSION: Provide business education & information to the Permaculture community worldwide. Mentoring and guiding self starting Permaculture business people on proven methods of ethical business practices for an abundant career while growing Permaculture and greening the financial desert.

Other streams of the business will include:

Mentoring partnerships in Permaculture business ideas, startup, planning and management. Not from a coach, but from people like Nick and other successful Permaculture business owners from Australia and around the world. Personal one on one with a mentor to get you on the path to ethical business.
Professional Permaculture Marketing Consultancy: A clear marketing and communications strategy is like planting legumes! It will fast-track awareness of your services and the speed up the growth of your business. This is a universal rule that should be a part of any well thought out business plan - including Permaculture businesses.  It doesn't have to be complex but it does need to be thought about and written down.
Websites, flyers & business cards,Marketing & Communications.

Courses in Permaculture (Landscape) Design:

With in this course will be many variations from learning to design, running your own design and consultancy business, project management, costing and estimation of projects for construction.
The Aim of the Program:
We are committed to training creative, confident and professionally superior PERMACULTURE Designers. On completion of your studies you will be entitled to design with in the permaculture field. Fully competent to undertake the following tasks:
Creating sustainable Permaculture designs.
Designing concepts and plans for Urban, Rural and aid project with water, access, structures.
Producing Concept Plans, Planting Plans, and site maintenance schedules.
Preparation of concept drawings for land re-contouring and retaining
Preparation of construction and working drawings for hard landscaping items (not requiring specialist engineering and when permitted by law)
Managing the contractor bidding and the installation of the design on behalf of the Client
Running a professional Permaculture design business.

You will learn all the aspects of running your own business in a professional manner. This includes dealing with clients, effective communication, getting new business, industry protocols, working to a client's budget, bidding and tendering, and writing technical specifications.

These courses have been running at the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia. Please see courses tag at www.permaculture.org.au for more information.

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PRE - Permaculture Urban Landscape Design Course Practicum

Open to 10 persons (only) with PDC in hand that are keen to learn & assist in the design and planning of a kitchen garden, main-crop and animal system design for a young family in the beautiful town of Bangalow, Northern NSW, Australia, as a preamble to t

Posted over 2 years ago (1 comments)

Permaculture Urban Landscape Design Course - by Craig Mackintosh PRI Editor January 16, 2012

I’d love to take this course myself, but alas, I’m unable to make it. Those of you who’re itching to get started, or to do better, with your urban patch (or with someone else’s urban patch!), should seriously consider jumping on this course.

Posted over 2 years ago (0 comments)

ABC Rural Talks to Matt Kilby About Farm Restoration Through Installing Trees and Swales (Podcast).

By Craig Mackintosh, PRI Editor... Matt Kilby, the ‘man of a thousand trees‘, shares thoughts with ABC Rural on his work (with Nick Huggins alongside) over the last 18 months at Nambrock, a property in Gippsland, southern Victoria, Australia.

Posted over 2 years ago (2 comments)

Permaculture Site Assessment Practicum - Nick Huggins

Wanted – 2 persons (only) with PDC that are keen to learn and assist on a 15 acre farm that is undergoing re-design in Northern NSW, Australia.

Posted over 2 years ago (3 comments)

Looking At The Urban Permaculture Landscape Design Course

A PREVIEW OF WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM OUR UP COMING COURSE AT THE PRI.

Posted over 2 years ago (2 comments)

The Business of Consultation - David Spicer & Nick Huggins Out on the Job

I just purchased a farm in the New South Wales Southern Tablelands, 30min south of Goulburn and 50min east of Canberra, the Australian Capital, and a good friend of mine and of permaculture, David Spicer, has set his sights on the development of his consu

Posted over 2 years ago (0 comments)

Designers & Consultants Resources Page

Since I starting teaching at the PRI with the new Urban Landscape Design Course there have been calls to make the information from the course available to students and interested people out there in the world that can’t jump on a plane and get to The Chan

Posted over 2 years ago (1 comments)

Permaculture Urban Landscape Design Course

The course will be run at the PRI’s Zaytuna Farm, under the expert hands of Nick Huggins. See Nick’s author profile here, and his WPN profile here.

Posted almost 3 years ago (0 comments)

PERMACULTURE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

Professional development for permaculture consultants is one of the biggest opportunities moving forward — expanding permaculture into a business/energy transfer system.

Posted almost 3 years ago (1 comments)

Permaculture Design for Horses, People & Habitat

I want to share with you a few things about a permaculture design project I finished in late October 2010. Details of the design, some details of working with clients on design projects, basic costing and what to be aware of when doing so. I also outline

Posted about 3 years ago (7 comments)

Courses in Permaculture (Landscape) Design:

With in this course will be many variations from learning to design, running your own design and consultancy business, project management, costing and estimation of projects for construction.

Posted about 3 years ago (4 comments)

Permaculture Business World

Nick’s primary focus and drive in Permaculture is to guide and mentor fellow Permaculture consultants into building businesses inline with the ethics and principals set out by Bill Mollison & David Holmgren.

Posted about 3 years ago (6 comments)