December 2017 Newsletter

Permaculture Institute of North America
PINA Newsletter, Issue #1, December 2017
Serving our members with news and information for the professional permaculture practitioner.

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Articles in this issue
  • International survey of permaculture education A summary of initial findings and analysis from IPEN – November 2017 The International Permaculture Education Network (IPEN) is pleased to share the following initial results from its first international survey of permaculture education. Derived from two similar versions, the survey represents the  views of 115 experienced permaculture educators from around ...
  • Experienced Track added to Diploma Program The Permaculture Institute of North America supports pathways to professional development for practitioners, students, and professionals in our wide territory. PINA’s professional diploma recognizes achievement and excellence in the field based on self-directed and documented work, coupled with peer review and support. We believe that PINA offers something new to our ...
  • PINA Hubs – What, Why, and Where By Peter Bane, Darrell Frey, and Bob Randall The Permaculture Institute of North America is growing. As a national professional organization, PINA officially launched three years ago. Our list of PINA diplomates has continued to grow and we are working to expand Diploma offerings beyond Permaculture Education and Permaculture Site Design. ...
  • Interview with Rhonda Baird – Great Rivers and Lakes Permaculture Institute Great Rivers and Lakes Permaculture Institute is the first PINA regional hub to be formed in North America. We interviewed Rhonda Baird, its Executive Director, to find out more about the process of creating and managing a hub and what advantages there are to it. Why did you want to be ...