A New Year Message from our Board of Directors

We’re fortunate to live in an agriculturally-rich region with the social capital to organize around what matters: people and the planet. Now more than ever we need to channel our energy to creating more resilient communities. Here are three ways you can help nurture the permaculture movement in the Finger Lakes.

Earn A Permaculture Design Certificate at Home

Due to popular demand we have opened a second course beginning January 14th, 2019. There is room for four more students! Cornell University College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Extension and Outreach Program along with the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute are offering an online Permaculture Design Certificate program.

Gardening Like the Forest: Dave Jacke Workshops in Auburn, NY

The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute with support from Owasco Watershed Lake Association, Auburn Beautification Commission and Booker T. Washington Community Center presents a weekend of workshops with author and ecological designer Dave Jacke   Auburn, NY: June 9-11, 2017     Friday … Continued

Study Online. Practice at home with Cornell University

Study Online. Practice at home. Cornell University along with the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute offer a 4-part Permaculture Design Certificate course (Oct 2018 – April 2019)