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Salina Duncan

Salina DuncanBoard MemberGuatemala Salina is a community health educator with a focus on sharing local nutritious food and nature-based experiences with youth. Salina lived and worked in Guatemala for 10 years, providing access to education and health resources in...

Matt Bibeau

Matt BibeauBoard MemberOregon Matt has worked in the field of garden-based education since 2005. A graduate of Portland State University’s Leadership in Ecology, Culture & Learning program, Matt’s work has focused on the development and implementation of school...

Patterns in Permaculture

Understanding nature’s patterns within a specific landscape gives a framework for sustainable permaculture design. Permaculture is a philosophy not only for agriculture but to human interaction with nature. Its focus is to work with its natural systems and or build...

Permaculture Principles

Permaculture is built on the ethics of earth care, people care and fair share, and is practically applied through 12 different principles. These principles provide the outline for which to begin and continue permaculture as a system and lifestyle to work with nature...

Permaculture Ethics

Permaculture design has the power to influence every aspect of design, whether that be construction or reforestation approaches; community development, or urban planning. It reaches far beyond agriculture and considers the long-term effects on the planet, on people,...

Introduction to Permaculture

“Permaculture has come to mean more than just food sufficiency in the household. Self-reliance in food is meaningless unless people have access to land, information, and financial resources. So in recent years it has come to encompass appropriate legal and financial...

The Top 5 Chainsaws of 2023 for Forestry and Professionals

Whether your work in forestry, agroforestry, professional permaculture, or you are living the homestead life, getting the best chainsaw is key to efficient, safe, and successful work. The right chainsaw makes tasks such as manging woodlots, thinning wooded areas, and...

PINA Interview & Speakers Bureau

With the recent new hires and bolstered capacity of PINA, we are capable of hosting interviews, creating podcasts, and livestreams. Our goal is to feature PINA Members, with an emphasis on Diplomates (PINA Diploma holders) to showcase the highest quality permaculture...

Member and Diplomate Benefits List

What are the benefits of being a PINA Diplomate? Increase your effectiveness, credibility, and knowledge by acquiring a Professional diploma in an area of Permaculture Practice PINA’s Diploma Program is designed to help you learn and achieve excellence through a...

Sean Jennings

Sean JenningsCommunications Coordinator Hawaii Sean first found Permaculture as a way to design a simple life. He went on to develop his own off grid Homestead from the ground up at the age of 23 (44 now!) and continued to do the same for others across California...

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