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 on the left. Regional gatherings, PDCs, and workshops can be found using the interactive map on the right. To see selective lists, for example to compare PDCs, use the buttons above each group. PINA diplomates organizing or leading the events are linked within each listing to their biographies.

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Continental listings

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

Polycultures and Permaculture International Conference

Free Conference on international blended research and practice of biodiversity-based agriculture and designing crop polycultures. We invite researchers and practitioners to share knowledge, experience, and co-produce policy recommendations record video lectures, end establish research team to develop software for farmers.  We offer several session on different dates and venues, and option for online participation to best meet everyone's needs.  Several events Feb. 1-8, 2020.

Date
1 February
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1 February
2020
Organizer(s):

PINA ,

Price

Free

Cascadia Permaculture Teacher Training

Empower Yourself to Advocate for Change through Teaching Permaculture. In this fun and interactive course, you will learn teaching techniques to apply Pc principles and strategies to a wide variety of audiences. Our goal is to encourage and inspire your strengths by demonstrating teaching modalities including; effective use of lecture, storytelling, discussions, co-creative activities, visual aids and hands-on skills. As a class, we create a safe setting of active learning and build confidence through preparing and co-teaching multiple presentations for essential practice. Participants build strong networks to support one another. Sharing Knowledge is Regenerative, Empowering, and Part of the Permaculture.

Date
14 March
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21 March
2020
Location
O.U.R. Ecovillage, Baldy Mountain Road, Shawnigan Lake, B.C., Canada
Organizer(s):

Jude Hobbs,

Price

$900

International Permaculture Convergence 2020 (Argentina)

The theme for the 14th International Permaculture Convergence is Children, Youth and Regenerative Education. The International Permaculture Convergences (IPCs) are epic gatherings of permaculture practitioners from around the world (with over 600 participants and more), to share knowledge and expertise and strategize about the future of the permaculture movement. They have been active since 1985 and bring together inspiring and experienced permaculturists to deliver diverse and engaging programmes. International Permaculture experts, teachers and practitioners talk and teach at these events.

Date
28 November
-
4 December
2020
Location
Colonia El Paraiso, Misiones Province, Argentina
Organizer(s):

Price

TBD

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