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Caroline Aitken

Caroline Aitken

Caroline Aitken

Caroline is the director of Patrick Whitefield Associates. She is the leading teacher on our residential and online courses and is our primary design consultant. Caroline originally trained with Patrick before working along side him, and has a background in design, organic food growing and horticulture and used to work as an eco-cook.

Her experience includes managing 2 acres of intensive organic vegetable production, managing 5 acres of ornamental and food gardens at a meditation retreat centre, and catering for groups, courses and retreats. Caroline has taught with other well-respected permaculture teachers both in Britain and Europe and runs her own courses at centres around the country including The Sustainability Centre and High Heathercombe.