Permaculture Events in North America

PINA endorses the offerings of our diplomates, and lists them on this calendar to help you find quality education. All gatherings are either supported directly by PINA or have one of our diplomates or board members working on the organizing team.  

All PINA-recognized PDCs meet or exceed the 72-hour curriculum standard. Our listings highlight unique qualities of each course. Click here to learn about the Permaculture Design Course.

North American scale gatherings, advanced certificate courses, and online PDCs may be found in our Continental listings. Regional gatherings, PDCs, and workshops can be found using the interactive map.

Continental listings

Advanced Permaculture Design Certification Course

Join us for an inspiring three weekend Advanced Permaculture Design course, 9 days, appropriate for anyone wanting to deepen into permaculture design. Now is the time! Meaningful and timely design projects, both physical and invisible structure work. Beautiful Colorado sites are hosting. For more Information: www.pikespeakpermaculture.org 719-685-0290

Date
31 March
-
31 August
2019
Location
Abbot Lane, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Organizer(s):

Marco Lam, Jason Gerhardt, Becky Elder, Michael Alcazar, Michael Brownlee,

Price

$800, Some scholarship money available.

Permaculture Teacher Training

Join us for a unique three weekend teacher training course with energized, experienced instructors. Classes will focus on developing teaching skills, organizational skills and plenty of hands-on to build confidence and ease of presenting. Teaching children, how adults learn, how to manage a class and much more. Students will help table events and create their own programs. Beautiful Colorado sites are hosting. Course size is limited. For more Information: www.pikespeakpermaculture.org 719-685-0290

Date
1 April
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31 August
2019
Location
Abbot Lane, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Organizer(s):

Marco Lam, Becky Elder, Barak BenAmot ,

Price

$800, Some scholarship money available.

Advanced Permaculture Design for Climate Resilience

As the climate shifts around the globe, it is increasingly important for the permaculture designer to understand global trends and incorporate sound design to mitigate negative impacts. This course focuses on teaching you to build climate change resilience as a design layer, provided you’re already experienced in permaculture and ecological design.

Date
8 April
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4 May
2019
Location
Online through Oregon State University
Organizer(s):

Andrew Millison, Javan Bernakevitch, Neil Bertrando, Jamie Wallace,

Price

$550, limited scholarships available

Global Earth Repair Conference

A comprehensive summit, co-sponsored by PINA, on the challenges facing permaculture activists and allies over the next decade: context, strategies for mobilizing work, design thinking, techniques, and unparalleled networking. Five hundred participants are expected to meet at Ft. Worden, a converted military base overlooking Puget Sound NW of Seattle to build social movements, consider funding, and learn of each others’ work. Contact: Michael Pilarski, Friends of the Trees Society, 360-643-9178.

Date
3 May
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5 May
2019
Location
Port Townsend, WA, USA
Organizer(s):

PINA , Friends of the Trees,

Price

$13 - $440

Permaculture Teacher Training Course

Empower yourself to advocate for change through whole systems teaching and design. In this dynamic and interactive course, you will learn teaching techniques to communicate and apply Permaculture (Pc) principles and strategies to a wide variety of audiences and educational settings. Our goal is to encourage and inspire your unique strengths and abilities by demonstrating diverse teaching styles including effective use of lecture, storytelling, class discussions, interactive experiential activities, visual aids and hands-on skills. As a group we facilitate a safe setting of active learning, building confidence by experiencing essential practice via preparing and co-teaching multiple presentations.

Date
27 July
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2 August
2019
Location
Aprovecho Research Center, Hazelton Road, Cottage Grove, OR, USA
Organizer(s):

Jude Hobbs,

Advanced Permaculture Design Course, Washington

Do you want to gain more permaculture design experience? This 8-day Advanced Design Course is an excellent follow-up to a Permaculture Design Course. Join the team of Terra Phoenix Design and the Bullock's Permaculture Homestead while we practice together and share what we've learned over the years.

Date
10 August
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17 August
2019
Location
Orcas Island, WA, USA
Organizer(s):

Dave Boehnlein, Doug Bullock, Sam Bullock, Paul Kearsley,

Price

$1200 ($1100 before May 1st), includes delicious, mostly organic meals & materials. Camping space is provided.

Social Forestry – Hands-on Workshop

Reconnect with forests through ecological knowledge, the use of hand tools and woodcrafts, seasonal festivals, children’s stories, ecological assessment, carbon sequestration methods, restoration forestry, and the crafts and products that can be enjoyed while we re-establish our heart space and wonder in the woods.

Date
1 February
-
6 February
2020
Location
Jacksonville, OR, USA
Organizer(s):

Hazel, aka Tom Ward, Siskiyou Permaculture,

Price

$675 includes camping

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