PINA’s Diploma Program combines advanced study and mentorship to increase your effectiveness, credibility, and knowledge in an area of permaculture practice. Work with a Field Advisor to follow through with a plan for advanced study in one of six disciplines over the course of up to 3 years.
Already have years of experience in applying Permaculture to your field? There’s a fast-track option for you, too!
**We also help our members and diplomates find careers in Permaculture with our Job Board.
PINA supports on-the-ground implementation of projects that repair land, mitigate climate stress and build resilient communities. PINA does this in several ways:
- Through the annual Permaculture Design Contest
- PINA incubates new projects through development support and grant administration. See PINA’s on-the-ground Projects
Learn more about the Fund For Regeneration and how you can help fund more projects like these.
PINA sponsors convergences, webinars, and short courses and provides access to recordings to Members. PINA also produces educational videos and documentaries based on our Regenerative Projects.
- Attend a PINA-affiliated event.
- Explore PINA’s Media Library.
- Download PINA’s Annual Permaculture Summit
- Watch PINA’s Fire Ecology Restoration Project
- View Educational Webinars
- Read our informative Newsletters
The Permaculture Design Course (PDC) is a 72-hour program that teaches the principles and application of permaculture design. The PDC includes a standard core curriculum adapted to local needs and conditions.
PINA is developing an association of regional organizations to provide mutual benefits and collaborate on continental Permaculture initiatives. As more Regional Hubs are added, representatives from these organizations will comprise PINA’s Board of Directors.