Courses

North American Full Permaculture Design and Introduction to Permaculture Courses are listed FREE in Permaculture and on this page for approximately 3 months. Overseas Permaculture Courses and Special Courses listings cost $20 per entry.

Contact us 3, 6, or even 9 months before your course takes place, to ensure it appears. The pages inside the print version of Permaculture magazine are of course limited but we do aim to share the coverage around. Contact cassie AT permaculturemag DOT org to get your course listed.

 

Permaculture Design Courses

 

USA

 

California

Course: Permaculture for Resilience: A PDC for People Working in International Development
Venue: Quail Springs Permaculture near Ventucopa, CA
Dates: April 29 – May 12, 2018
Led by: Warren Brush, Pandora Thomas, Thomas Cole, Susan Cousineau, Brenton Kelly
Email: jenya@quailsprings.org
Web: http://www.quailsprings.org/programs/permaculture/pdcid/

California
Course: Permaculture Design Course
Venue: Quail Springs Permaculture near Ventucopa, CA
Dates: October 28 – November 11, 2018
Led by: Warren Brush, Sasha Rabin, Brenton Kelly, Alex Vincent, and guest instructors
Email: jenya@quailsprings.org
Web: http://www.quailsprings.org/programs/permaculture/pdc

California
Venue: Lucidity Festival, Live Oak Campground, Santa Barbara
Dates: April 2-5, 2018
Led by: Connor Jones & Avery Hardy

 

Colorado

Venue: Across the Divide, Boulder

Dates: April 14 – October 14, 2018

Led by: Avery Ellis, Kate Miller, Marco  Chung-Shu Lam, Tara Rae Kent

Web: boulderpdc.com

 

Kansas
Venue: Buck Creek Schoolhouse and various permaculture sites near Lawrence
Dates: Aug 22, 25, 29; Sep 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29; Oct 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31; Nov 3, 7, 10, 14 (Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons)
Led by: Amber Lehrman, Carol Barta, Bill Price, and Laura Odell
Web: https://www.kansaspermaculture.org/get-certified

Florida
Course: Intensive Permaculture Design Course
Venue: Permaculture Farm, Brooksville, FL
Dates: April 11-22, 2018
Led by: Koreen Brennan and Jono Neiger
Massachusetts
Venue: Sowing Solutions Permaculture Design & Education, Community Hub in Shelburne Falls, Western MA
Dates:  April 20, 21, 22, 23, May 18, 19, 20, June 8, 9, 10, 11 in 2018
Led by: Kay Cafasso, Keith Zaltzberg, Jono Neiger, Llani Davidson, Walker Korby

 

Maine
Course: Permaculture Design Course (Weekend Format)
Venue:Common Ground Education Center, Unity

Dates:May 5-6, June 9-10, July 13-15, August 3-5, August 24-26.

Led by: Lisa Fernandes, Jesse Watson and many other regional guest professionals.
Email: info@resiliencehub.org
http://resiliencehub.org/pdc-overview-general-info/

 

Maine

Course:  Participatory Permaculture Design Course, Maine
Venue: George Perley House Gray, Maine 04039
Dates: August 6 , 2018  – May 19, 2018
Led by: Rachel Lyn Rumson
Web: https://carefulprocess.eventbrite.com

 

Missouri
Venue: EarthDance Organic Farm School, Ferguson, MO
Dates: Nov. 11-12; Dec. 9-10; Jan. 13-14; Feb. 24-25; Mar. 10-11; Apr. 14-15
Led by: Jason Gerhardt, Pandora Thomas, Molly Rockamann, Gibron Jones, Matt Lebon
Web: www.permaculture.org

 

Missouri
Course: Permaculture Design Course
Venue: Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage, Rutledge, Missouri
Dates:  September 21-30
Led by:  Sharon Bagatell, Erik Peterson, Olivia Peterson

 

Montana

Homesteaders PDC
Venue: Wheaton Labs near Missoula, MT
Dates: June 23 – July 7, 2018
Led by: Alan Booker

 

Montana
Peasant PDC
Venue: Wheaton Labs near Missoula, MT
Dates: May 22 – June 21, 2018
Led by: Erica Wisner

 

North Carolina

Course: Permaculture Design Certification Course
Venue: Earthaven Ecovillage near Asheville, NC
Dates: July 5–26, 2018
Led by: Patricia Allison, Zev Friedman, Courtney Brooke Allen, and guest instructors
Email: info@schoolofintegratedliving.org
Web: http://www.schoolofintegratedliving.org/programs/permaculture-design-course/

 

Oregon
Venue: Institute of Permaculture Education for Children, Jean’s Farm, Portland, OR
Course: Permaculture for Educators Teacher Training
Dates: July 22-28, 2018
Led By: Patty Parks-Wasserman, Matt Bibeau, Kelly Hogan, Emily Zionts
Email:Info@permaculture.us.com
Web: www.permaculture.us.com

 

Oregon

Course: PDC over 12 consecutive Wednesdays
Venue: Lost Valley Educational Center, Dexter, OR
Dates: May 30 – August 15, 2018; again August 29 – Nov. 14
Led by: Brian Byers and guest instructors from around Oregon

 

Tennessee

Venue: Spiral Ridge Permaculture Farm
Dates: June 16-27, 2018 and September 22 – October 3, 2018
Led by: Cliff Davis, Jennifer Albanese, and guest instructors

Wisconsin

Venue: Mastodon Valley Farm, Driftless
Dates: June 16-24, 2018
Led by: Peter Allen, Lindsay Rebhan, Grant Schultz, Eliza Greenman, & Maureen Allen

Web: https://mastodonvalleyfarm.com/2018-mastodon-valley-permaculture-design-course/

 

Washington

Course: WSU Inland Northwest Permaculture Design Certification Course
Venue: CHI Farms, Cheney, Washington
Dates: April 28 – May 12, 2018
Led by: Jeremy Cowan, Ryan Herring, and local guest instructors and speakers
Email: wsu.permaculture@wsu.edu
Web: http://extension.wsu.edu/spokane/event/inland-northwest-permaculture-design-certificate-pdc-course/

 

Washington
Course: Permaculture Design Course
Venue: Bullock’s Permaculture Homestead, Orcas Island, WA
Dates: July 14 – 28, 2018
Led by: Douglas & Samuel Bullock, John Valenzuela, Dave Boehnlein & more.
Email: info@permacultureportal.com
https://permacultureportal.com

Washington
Course: The Farmcraft Permaculture Internship
Venue: The Dirt Rich School at Compass Rose Farms, Port Townsend
Dates: Spring Term: April 2-June 29. Fall Term: July 30-Oct. 26
Led by: Kateen Fitzgerald

CANADA

 

Venue: Seven Ravens Permaculture Academy, Salt Spring Island, BC
Dates: April 9-May 18- 6 week Spring course
Led by: Michael Nickels
Website: www.seven-ravens.com

Venue: Farms and Gardens in Vancouver and the Sunshine Coast
Dates : September 2018 – October 2019  + June 2018 – September 2019
Led by: Delvin Solkinson & Kym Chi

 

INTERNATIONAL

 

Africa

Venue: Seven Ravens Permaculture Academy, Salt Spring Island, BC
Dates:September 17-November 9 – 8 week Course ( 4 weeks in Africa)
Led by: Michael Nickels
Web site: www.seven-ravens.com

 

Peru
Course: PermaPeru Immersion Journey
Venue: Sacred Valley, Peru
Proyecto Ecológico Rijch’ariy
Dates: July 31st-August 9th
Led by: Talia Morales

 

Portugal

Venue – Terra Alta Permaculture
Dates – Dates: 15th July  – 29th July  2018
Led By Pedro Valdjiu, Henrik Ellerbrock, Catherine Griggs
Web – http://terralta.org/permaculture-design-course-2018-july/

 

Portugal

Venue – Terra Alta Permaculture
Dates – Dates: 5th August  – 19th August  2018
Led By Pedro Valdjiu, Henrik Ellerbrock, Catherine Griggs
Web –http://terralta.org/permaculture-design-course-august-2018/

 

ONLINE

Venue: Online at Organic Life Guru!
Dates: Open enrollment
Led by: Scott Pittman, Durga
Web: http://organiclifeguru.com/course/permaculture-design-course/

 

Venue: Online. Accredited in 30 countries
Dates: Open enrollment
Led by: Various
Web: www.permaculturevisions.com

 

Venue: Online
Dates: Open enrollment
Led by: Caroline Aitken
Web: www.patrickwhitefield.co.uk

 

Venue: Online
Dates: Open enrollment. 100 hours
Led by: ACS Distance Education
Phone: 08003 284 723
Web: www.acsedu.co.uk

 

Venue: Online
Dates: Open enrollment
Led by: Dr. Alan Enzo, Jessica Enzo, Nashville Permaculture Guild
Email: info@PermacultureEducation.com
Web: permacultureeducation.com

 

 

Introduction to Permaculture Courses

 

Tennessee

Venue: Spiral Ridge Permaculture Farm
Dates: June 16-17, 2018 and September 22-23, 2018
Led by: Cliff Davis, Jennifer Albanese
Washington
Course: Intro to Permaculture Weekend Workshop
Venue: Bullock’s Permaculture Homestead, Orcas Island, WA
Dates: May 25 – 27, 2018
Led by: Douglas & Samuel Bullock, & Dave Boehnlein
Email: info@permacultureportal.com
https://permacultureportal.com

British Columbia

Introduction to Permaculture Course: Sust 120

Venue: Northwest Community College, Prince Rupert. BC

Dates: June 11 to 27, 2018

Led by Ken Shaw & Delvin Solkinson

Email: kshaw@nwcc.bc.ca

https://nwcc.bc.ca/program/permaculture-design-field-school

International
Guatemala
Venue: Atitlan Organics, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, Central America
Dates: June 3-9, 2018
Led by: Shad Qudsi
Web: www.atitlanorganics.com/introduction-to-permaculture

 

Online

Course: The Permaculture Student Online
Venue: Online
Dates: Open Enrollment
Led By: Matt Powers
Web: http://www.thepermaculturestudent.com/course-signup/

 

Online

Course: Introduction To Permaculture Design
Venue: Online
Dates: Open enrollment
Led by: Dr. Alan Enzo, Jessica Enzo, Nashville Permaculture Guild
Email: info@PermacultureEducation.com
Web: permacultureeducation.com

 

Specialty Courses

Montana
Edible Windbreaks, Hedges and Linear Food Forests
Venue: Livingston, MT
Date: April 21st
Led By: Paradise Permaculture Institute , Mona Lewis

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/edible-windbreaks-hedges-linear-food-forests-tickets-44112878808

Oregon
Venue: Wilson Creek Garden, Cottage Grove
Dates: July 22-28, 2018
Led by: Jude Hobbs with guest Andrew Millison
Web: http://cascadiapermaculture.com/advanced-trainings/current-trainings/

 

Tennessee
Course: Agro-Ecosystems Series: A Practicum on Earthworks, Agroforestry & Mushrooms (take together or separately)
Venue: Spiral Ridge Permaculture Farm
Dates: October 14-21, 2018
Led by: Cliff Davis for Earthworks & Agroforestry, Tradd Cotter for Mushrooms, Molds & Mycorrhizae
Web: www.spiralridgepermaculture.com

 

Washington

Course: Advanced Permaculture Design Course
Venue: Bullock’s Permaculture Homestead, Orcas Island, WA
Dates: August 18 – 25, 2018
Led by: Douglas Bullock, Samuel Bullock, Dave Boehnlein & Paul Kearsley
Email: info@permacultureportal.com
https://permacultureportal.com

Canada

British Columbia

Course: Advanced Permaculture Design Course
Venue: Locations across Southern BC, Canada
Dates: August 2018 – September 2019
Led by: Delvin Solkinson & Kym Chi

Online

Course: Advanced Permaculture Design Tools for Climate Resilience
Venue: Online
Dates: April 2 – June 11, 2018
Led by: Andrew Millison
Email: pace@oregonstate.edu
Web: https://pace.oregonstate.edu/advanced-permaculture

International

Portugal

Natural Building Course
Venue – Terra Alta Permaculture
Date: 16th June to July 1st, 2018
Led by: Josh Roxendal, Henrik Ellerbrock, Pedro valdjiu
Web: http://terralta.org/natural-building-workshop/