Permaculture Institute of North America

Permaculture Pathways to Professional Development

2018 NatureWise Permaculture Design Contest!

Member Voting Starts March 15th.  

The Contest has closed and judges are reviewing submissions now. Finalists will be announced March 15th.  Everyone will be able to see the five finalist designs.  Voting will require members to log in to the site.


The Permaculture Institute of North America (PINA) supports students and experienced practitioners of permaculture in North America and Hawaiʻi.

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