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: Resiliency Design Training
Venue: Qual Springs Permaculture,Maricopa
Dates: May 21, 2017 – June 4, 2017
Led by: Warren Bush, Pandora Thomas, Lindsay Allen, Brenton Kelly, Rafter Sass Ferguson
Web: http://www.quailsprings.org/programs/permaculture/pdcid

 

California

Venue: The Ecology Center, San Juan Capistrano
Dates: June 10th to August 19, 2017
Led by: Lucian Toma
Email: lucian@theecologycenter.org

 

California

Venue: Commonweal Gardens, Bolinas
Dates: Oct 2016 – Sept 2017
Led by: Penny Livingston, Lydia Neilsen, Spencer Nielsen
Web: http://www.regenerativedesign.org/programs/four-seasons-permaculture-design-certification#109

 

Colorado

Venue: The Growhaus and other locations throughout Denver
Dates: Oct 2016-Apr 2017 1st weekend on the month
Led by: Adam Brock, Kelly Simons, Isabel Sanchez, Creighton Hoefditz
Email: info@denverpermacultureguild.com
Web: https://denverpdc.com/

 

Kentucky

Course: Vegan Permaculture Design Course
Venue: Wild Earth Farm and Sanctuary, Irvine
Dates:July 16-28, 2017
Led by: Graham Burnett, William Faith, Bob Hattier, Heather Patrick, and Joe Kilcoyne
Email: WildEarthFarm@Gmail.com
Web: http://www.wildearthfarmandsanctuary.com/2017-vegan-permaculture-design-course/

 

Massachusetts

Venue: Sowing Solutions Permaculture Design & Education
Course: 2017 Permaculture Design Certification Course
Dates: Weekend Series Courses will be offered Summer 2017 (May 20-23, July 15-17, Aug 18-21) or Fall 2017
Led By: Kay Aihla McGrenaghan Cafasso with Keith Zaltzberg, Llani Davidson, Walker Korby, and special guests
Email: PermacultureSeries@gmail.com
Web: www.PermacultureSeries.org

 

Massachusetts

Venue: Sowing Solutions Permaculture Design & Education
Course: 2017 Permaculture Design Certification Course
Dates: Weekend Series Courses offered Fall 2017 (Sept 9-12, Oct 14-16, Nov 10-13)
Led By: Kay Aihla McGrenaghan Cafasso with Keith Zaltzberg, Llani Davidson, Walker Korby, and special guests
Email: PermacultureSeries@gmail.com
Web: www.PermacultureSeries.org

 

Minnesota

Venue:  Various Locations/South Minneapolis
Course:  2nd Annual 5 Month Urban PDC course
Dates: One Weekend/Month April – Sept. 2017
Email: tcurbanpdc@gmail.com
Web: facebook.com/bigriverpermaculture

 

Montana

Course: Practical Permaculture Design Course
Venue: Sage Mountain Center, Whitehall, Montana, USA
Dates: June 16-30, 2017
Led by: Warren Brush, Kareen Erbe, Jessica Peterson, Caroline Wallace and local teachers
Email: montanapdc@gmail.com
Web: http://www.brokengroundpermaculture.com/montana-pdc.html

 

Montana

Course: Homesteaders Permaculture Design Course
Venue: Near Missoula, MT
Dates: Sunday, May 28th through Saturday June 10th, 2017
Led by: Tim Barker, Paul Wheaton, Thomas J. Elpel, Ernie Wisner, Erica Wisner, Helen Atthowe, Jacqueline Freeman
Web: https://richsoil.com/pdc

 

New Hampshire

Venue: Village Roots Permaculture in Alstead
Dates: One weekend per month, March to July 2017
Led By: Marty Castriotta, Tom Wessels, Leon Malan, Jonah Ruhl, David Wichland, Brian Felice
Web: http://villageroots.org/permaculture-design-and-certification-course.php

 

Oregon

Course: 2-Week Intensive PDC with Cascadia Permaculture
Venue: Aprovecho Center for Research and Education in Sustainability
Dates: May 17the to May 29th, 2017
Led by: Jude Hobbs, Abel Kloster, and Marisha Auerbach
Web: http://www.aprovecho.net/2-week-pdc-with-cascadia-permaculture/

 

Oregon

Course: 6-Week Permaculture Design Course and Sustainable Living Immersion
Venue: Aprovecho Center for Research and Education in Sustainability
Dates: August 6th to September 16th, 2017
Led by: Aprovecho
Web: http://www.aprovecho.net/programs/permaculture-design/permaculture-design-course-and-sustainable-living-skills-immersion/

 

Tennessee

Course: Permaculture Design Course
Venue: Trevecca University Urban Farm
Dates: March 4-6, 11-12, 25-26, April 8-9 and April 28-30
Led by: Jennifer Albanese, Cliff Davis, Jason Adkins and many guest instructors
Web: http://www.spiralridgepermaculture.com/permaculture-design-course/

 

Tennessee

Course: Permaculture Design Course
Venue: Spiral Ridge Permaculture Homestead
Dates: May 18-31, 2017
Led by: Jennifer Albanese & Cliff Davis, plus guest instructors
Web: http://www.spiralridgepermaculture.com/permaculture-design-course/

 

Washington

Course: The Farmcraft Permaculture Internship
Venue: The Dirt Rich School at Compass Rose Farms, Port Townsend
Dates: Spring term runs April 3rd-June 30th. Fall term runs July 31st-October 27th
Led by: Kateen Fitzgerald
Email: thedirtrichschool@gmail.com
Web: thedirtrichschool.org/

 

INTERNATIONAL

 

Peru

Course: SHAMANIC PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE (PDC)
Venue: Paititi Institute’s Larapata mountain sanctuary, Machu Picchu Region, Andes, Peru
Dates: October 11 – November 12, 2017
Led by: Andrew Jones
Web: http://paititi-institute.org/events/266/shamanic-permaculture-design-certificate-course/

 

India

Course: Expanded 72 Hour PDC Program – Four focus streams to choose from: Agriculture, Water and Earthworks, Urban, Social
Venue: Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Led by: Robyn Francis with an Indian and International team of Permaculturists
Dates: Nov. 3 – 22, 2017
Web: http://ipcindia2017.org/

 

ONLINE

 

Venue: Online at Oregon State University
Dates: April 3, 2017 – June 5, 2017 (90 to 100 hours of coursework)
Led by: Andrew Millison
Web: https://pace.oregonstate.edu/catalog/permaculture-design-certificate-online
Phone: 541-737-4197

 

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

 

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

 

California

Course: Introduction to Cob and Natural Building
Venue: Quailsprings Permaculture, Maricopa
Dates: April 10-15, 2017
Led by: Sasha Rabin
Web: www.quailsprings.org/programs/natural-building/cob-intro/

 

Montana

Course: Create a Food Forest in a Day!
Venue: Livingston Location, address provided upon registration
Dates: April 22, 2017 Earth Day!
Led by: Mona Lewis
Web: www.paradisepermaculture.org

 

Oregon

Course: Permaculture Practicum in Forestry and Water Systems
Venue: Aprovecho Center for Research and Education in Sustainability
Dates: September 24th to November 11th, 2017
Led by: Aprovecho
Web: http://www.aprovecho.net/programs/permaculture-design/water-and-forestry-practicum/

 

Oregon

Course: 17th Annual Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching
Venue: Wilson Creek Gardens, Cottage Grove
Dates: August 1 – 8, 2017
Led by: Jude Hobbs, with Guests including Andrew Millison, Tao Orion & Abel koester
Web: www.cascadiapermaculture.com
Email: cascadiapc@gmail.com

 

Virginia

Course: Mid-Atlantic Advanced Permaculture Design Course
Venue: Cricket Cove Farm, Victoria
Dates: June 16-19, 2017
Led by: Rico Zook, Andrew Millison, and Jenny Pell, Permaculture Design International
Phone: (434) 372-1627
Email: marianne@twigsandberries.com
Web: http://www.cricketscove.net/midatlantic-apd/

 

International 

 

Sweden

Course: Farm-Scale Permaculture
Venue: Ridgedale Permaculture
Dates: May 31- Jun 10th 2017
Led by: Richard Perkins
Phone: +46704052899
Web: www.ridgedalepermaculture.com

 

Sweden

Course: 2 Month Farm Scale Permaculture Internship
Venue: Ridgedale Permaculture
Dates: 31st May -July 29th 2017
Led by: Richard Perkins
Phone: +46704052899
Web: www.ridgedalepermaculture.com

 

Peru

Course: Shamanic Permaculture Work Study Track
Venue: Paititi Institute’s Larapata mountain sanctuary, Machu Picchu Region, Peru
Dates: March 12 – April 10, 2017
Led by: Anthony Bossler
Web: http://paititi-institute.org/events/237/shamanic-permaculture-work-study-service

 

Peru

Course: Shamanic Permaculture Work Study Track
Venue: Paititi Institute’s Larapata mountain sanctuary, Machu Picchu Region, Peru
Dates: April 15 – May 14, 2017
Led by: Anthony Bossler
Web: http://paititi-institute.org/events/237/shamanic-permaculture-work-study-service

 

Peru

Course: Shamanic Permaculture Work Study Track
Venue: Paititi Institute’s Larapata mountain sanctuary, Machu Picchu Region, Peru
Dates: May 20 – June 18, 2017
Led by: Anthony Bossler
Web: http://paititi-institute.org/events/237/shamanic-permaculture-work-study-service

 

India
Course: India’s First Permaculture Teacher Training
Venue: Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Led by: Robyn Francis, Jude Hobbs, Rico Zook, Roman Eisenkoelbi
Dates: October 21st to 30th, 2017
Web: http://ipcindia2017.org/