2023 Permaculture Design Contest

Submission Period: EXTENDED ‘TILL OCT 22

Join The Best Permaculture Designers In Creating This Years Top Design

This is the 4th year of PINA’s popular Permaculture Design Contest!  Permaculture Designers from across North America compete for the top prize of Best Permaculture Design.  Will you be the one?

Top Design
Grand Prize

The Grand Prize Winner will also receive a complete set of back issues of Permaculture Design Magazine, an over $500 value!

New Designer


The New Designer Winner will also receive a complete set of back issues of Permaculture Design Magazine, an over $500 value!

Various Prizes

See the list of prizes at the bottom of this page!

🎁Free Gift for ALL Design Entrants🎁

All entrants to the Permaculture Design Challenge will receive a FREE Premium Membership to the Natural Capital Plant Database for 1 full year, a $50 value that will fully offset your annual PINA membership.

Enter the contest and add this valuable tool to your design kit.

Submission Period Closes:








Have a design that you’re thinking of entering into the contest?

Contest is open to PINA members only so if you’re not a member, why not sign up?

Rates are reasonable.  You’re supporting a good cause. And you can win a lot of money to implement your best design ideas!

Past Winners

One way to inspire your winning design is to see some of the past winning designs.

Our past winners have submitted designs that encompass a wide array of permaculture ideas. 

Take inspiration from the best.

See The Winning Designs

Contest Rules

Interested in entering the 2023 Permaculture Design Contest?  Then check out the full rules to be sure you don’t miss anything.

Learn More

Submit Your Design

The submission period is now OPEN!!

Submit your Permaculture Design for the chance to win up to $5000 in cash prizes and bragging rights as 2023’s Best Permaculture Design.

Submit Your Design Today

Key Dates

All the relevant dates from Submission to Voting to the Announcement and more can be found here.

Learn More

The Jury

Peter Bane
PINA Director

Gloria Flora
PINA Staff

Matt Bennett
PINA Board Member

Bob Randall
PINA Board Member

Prizes for Honorable Mention Winners Include