Regional Events

Permaculture Design Certification in Brooklyn,NYC

This course is the foundational 72 hour Permaculture Design Certification program, endorsed by PINA the Permaculture Institute of North America.We adapt our course to the northeastern corridor and to contemporary social and ecological issues in the United States and the world. Our Permaculture design certification course imparts a positive and empowering vision for social and ecological transformation. We will train you to be a permaculture consultant who can apply the permaculture principles to a diversity of landscapes, scales and issues from rural to urban, and temperate to tropical environments. Come be inspired by the possibilities of today! (Weekend format)

Date
22 February
-
4 April
2020
Location
The Brooklyn Commons, Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Organizer(s):

Andrew Faust,

Price

$900

Permaculture Design Course in Southern Oregon

Weekend PDC every other weekend starting Feb. 22nd. Learn from acclaimed permaculture elder Hazel aka Tom Ward along with Siskiyou Permaculture's Karen Taylor and Melanie Mindlin. This course emphasizes forestry, whole systems thinking and transition culture. Participants will be introduced to full menu of permaculture solutions and look at methods for creating persistence, resilience and becoming a people of place within a culture of celebration.

Date
22 February
-
3 May
2020
Location
Ashland, OR, USA
Organizer(s):

Hazel, aka Tom Ward,

Price

$775

St. Louis Permaculture Design Course

This course is an exciting opportunity to learn Permaculture Design in an urban environment with like-minded individuals. St. Louis is full of potential, as well as amazing work happening right now, and we uncover what it looks like to create a sustainable and equitable city through group design projects, local and global showcases, and hands-on practice on the land—all in conjunction with the paradigm-changing Permaculture Design Course curriculum through renowned Permaculture Institute instructorship.

Date
29 February
-
26 July
2020
Location
Conlfuence Farms, St. Louis, Missouri
Organizer(s):

Jason Gerhardt,

Price

$900

Indigenous-Focus Permaculture Design Course

This is a full Permaculture Design Course run through a grant from Native American Agriculture Fund and hosted by Northeastern State University. The teaching staff is Kelda Lorax (non-Native) who is mentoring JR Morgan and Sunshine Claymore (who are both Native) to get more experience in full PDC teaching through PINA diploma work, as well as many other guest teachers (also Indigenous) in a variety of topics. Most of the permaculture course will happen during NSU's spring break at a campground run by American Indian Resource Center on Lake Tenkiller near Tahlequah, Oklahoma, with a few additional days.

Date
7 March
-
28 March
2020
Location
Camp Sevenstar, Park Hill, OK, USA
Organizer(s):

Kelda Lorax,

Price

Free to Qualifying Native Americans

Hands On Permaculture Design Course on a Permaculture Farm

Take a Permaculture Design Course. Become a part of the worldwide movement to heal the earth. Learn how we can heal the damage done by the chemical and fossil fuel industries. Learn to create healthy soil sponges that sequester carbon and grow food. Meet good-hearted people like yourself to work with. You will be inspired by what you learn about living in harmony with nature and full of hope to act by seeing examples of what others have accomplished worldwide. We are creating real change. As the old decayed corrupt system collapses, we are creating a new world of collaboration.

Date
21 March
-
14 June
2020
Location
Rough and Ready, CA, USA
Organizer(s):

Cathe' Fish,

Price

$1100 plus discounts

Permaculture Design Course at OAEC

Spend two weeks with Brock Dolman and Kendall Dunnigan in one of the nation's best examples of a working permaculture site that is set up as a holistic, well-functioning organism at every level. We teach Resilient Community Design - where ecosystem meets "ego-system." Our work comes out of years of community organizing at the intersection of social justice and ecology - groups complete a real design project for a local community group. $1800 or $1700 if registered 30 days in advance, includes three organic meals a day and accommodations overlooking our beautiful gardens.

Date
28 March
-
10 April
2020
Location
Occidental Arts & Ecology Center, Coleman Valley Road, Occidental, CA, USA
Organizer(s):

Brock Dolman, Kendall Dunnigan,

Price

$1700

Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm Permaculture Design Course

This all-inclusive course is offered at the Sivananda Yoga Farm in the beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills in Grass Valley, California. The daily rhythm of the course includes morning and evening meditations, chanting and spiritual lectures. Yoga classes and high quality organic vegetarian meals are provided. Come connect with the earth, with yourself, and with community. Network with like-minded individuals. Experience the great outdoors in a whole new way through hands-on permaculture practice. Rekindle a deeper meaning in life and a new vision. This is a two-part Course: April 2-7, and June 5-11, 2020

Date
2 April
-
11 June
2020
Location
Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm, Ballantree Lane, Grass Valley, California, USA
Organizer(s):

Lydia Neilsen,

Price

$1,300 plus accommodation

Weekend Format Permaculture Design Course

This Permaculture Design Course is co-hosted by the Beacon Food Forest and Tilth Alliance. We will meet one weekend per month for eight months at the Beacon Food Forest and/or the Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands in Seattle. The course will be co-taught by Dave Boehnlein and Jessi Bloom, authors of Practical Permaculture. This course will include a variety of guest instructors who will offer an emphasis on social permaculture concepts.

Date
4 April
-
8 November
2020
Location
Beacon Food Forest, South Dakota Street, Seattle, WA, USA
Organizer(s):

Dave Boehnlein,

Price

$1535

2020 Maine Permaculture Design Certificate Course

Be part of creating a better future. Change the way you see the world. Join The Resilience Hub as we approach our 21st internationally-recognized Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course offered in Maine. This one-weekend-per-month format is ideal for anyone who would not typically be able to take two weeks off from life/work to take an “immersion” PDC. The Resilience Hub is one of the most experienced permaculture design and education groups in the Northeast US, though there are many other great ones! We strive to achieve very high quality in our programs and are committed to continuous improvement.

Date
16 May
-
30 August
2020
Location
Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Crosby Brook Road, Unity, ME, USA
Organizer(s):

Jesse Watson,

Price

Sliding scale https://resiliencehub.org/pdc-sliding-scale/

Linnaea Farm Summer PDC

Creating Resilient Systems During Climate Chaos Permaculture Design begins and ends with profound observation of the natural world. It's all about turning problems into solutions! We're in a time of great transition and climate chaos – what an opportunity to ally ourselves with Nature and learn the skills of how to create positive, lasting, and fruitful change in our landscapes and communities. Explore processes of ecological regeneration in the wake of human disturbance, and learn how to assess, design and implement systems that are truly sustainable. Instructors: Oliver Kellhammer, Hannah Roessler, Adam Huggins and Leila Darwish plus many special guests!

Date
20 June
-
4 July
2020
Location
Linnaea Farm, Manson's Landing, Cortes Island, BC, Canada
Organizer(s):

Oliver Kellhammer,

Price

$1200 CAN

Permaculture Design Course

Our 3rd Annual PDC offers PINA-recognized curriculum by diplomates Peter Bane and Keith Johnson—veterans of over 100 courses, and features guest and regional instructors from the Great Lakes. Renewable energy, multi-functional hedgerows, rotational pasturing, energy-efficient buildings, regenerative forestry, composting toilets, year-round greenhouse yields, aquatic systems, and high quality food production and storage make Blue Sky Farm a standout demonstration. Join us for warm days, cool nights, good company, and swimming in the big lake. Tuition, organic meals, and camping included; sliding discounts for early payment. Skilled facilitation; satisfied graduates.

Date
5 July
-
18 July
2020
Location
West Michigan Lakeshore Region
Organizer(s):

Keith Johnson, Peter Bane,

Price

$1,395

Permaculture Design Course at OAEC

Spend two weeks with Brock Dolman and Kendall Dunnigan in one of the nation's best examples of a working permaculture site that is set up as a holistic, well-functioning organism at every level. We teach Resilient Community Design - where ecosystem meets "ego-system." Our work comes out of years of community organizing at the intersection of social justice and ecology - groups complete a real design project for a local community group. $1800 or $1700 if registered 30 days in advance, includes three organic meals a day and accommodations overlooking our beautiful gardens.

Date
18 July
-
31 July
2020
Organizer(s):

Brock Dolman, Kendall Dunnigan,

Price

1700

2020 Northeast Permaculture Convergence

Permaculture Convergences happen all over the world. The last Regional Northeast Permaculture Convergence was in 2014 at the MOFGA Fairgrounds in Unity, Maine. Permaculture Association of the Northeast (PAN) and regional permaculture organizers have joined together with DAcres in Dorchester, NH to make it happen next summer!

Date
24 July
-
26 July
2020
Location
D Acres Permaculture Farm, Streeter Woods Road, Rumney, NH, USA
Organizer(s):

Jesse Watson,

Price

TBD

Permaculture Design Course

This full Permaculture Design Certificate Course will start by covering the basic nuts & bolts of permaculture design (principles, process, methods, etc.) and provide you with the tools you need to see the world through holistic lenses. Then the course will provide you with a variety tools that you can use when creating your own designs. For full details or to register: https://www.pearlstonecenter.org/programs-events/all-programs-events/permaculture-design-course/

Date
8 August
-
8 August
2020
Location
Pearlstone Conference & Retreat Center, Mount Gilead Road, Reisterstown, MD, USA
Organizer(s):

Dave Boehnlein,

Price

$1535

Permaculture Design Course – Confluence Farms

Join us to earn your Permaculture Design Course certificate! Learn a variety of practical farmsteading skills, immerse into the flow of land-based lifestyle, and steep yourself in the design process of Permaculture at the Great Rivers Confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. We will be residing and learning at Confluence Farms, the new home of the Permaculture Institute. This land is at the early stages of development, and participants will experience a course packed with details of how to regenerate forests, watersheds, and soils while interacting with this rolling, beautiful landscape.

Date
9 August
-
22 August
2020
Location
Confluence Farms, St. Louis, Missouri
Organizer(s):

Jason Gerhardt,

Price

$1350-$1550

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