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Free Presentation on Permaculture & Our Community Training Course in Ithaca, NY.

The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute will hold a free public presentation about the Community Training in Ecological Design class. This is is a quick and no-cost way to learn about permaculture, the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute and how our short, 36-hour course can help you design your land and projects more sustainability. Continue reading

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Community Training in Ecological Design: Ithaca (Winter 2015)

Graduates of the Community Training in Ecological Design (CTED) leave with a new way to see their landscapes and a renewed sense of possibility for sustainable design. Students also walk away with a draft design of their property or project site. Continue reading

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Ithaca Authors Presenting “Farming the Woods” Book on Nov. 19th

Local authors, teachers and researchers Ken Mudge and Steve Gabriel–through the frameworks of forest farming and permaculture–present a way to see the forest for more than just the trees. They have published a new book from Chelsea Green Publishing (VT) called Farming the Woods. Continue reading

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Inclusive Leadership Sought at the North American Permaculture Convergence

It is not about being politically correct. As permaculture practioners, we know whole systems thrive when their parts function optimally, manifesting their highest potential. Continue reading

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Finger Lakes Summer Permaculture Course: Four weeks away…

There are at least a half-dozen confirmed openings for the upcoming Permaculture Design Certificate Course: July 25 through August 10, 2014 near Ithaca, N.Y. Join the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute for an intensive 15-day course with experienced permaculture designers. Continue reading

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FLPCI Alum’s choreography finds inspiration through permaculture

Maren reflects on how leaning about ecology through the lens of permaculture has influenced her choreography. Continue reading

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Teaching Permaculture with Experience & Evidence: Steve Gabriel (audio)

FLPCI students have benefited as co-founder and instructor Steve Gabriel has developed his permaculture experience and evidence-based teaching during the past ten years. Continue reading

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FLPCI Alum endorses permaculture for local culture & economy (video)

In this video, Finger Lakes Permaculture Inst. alum Mark Roland introduces “Wigwam: A Home Economy Journal” & describes the influence the permaculture course had in his efforts to regenerate his local economy. Continue reading

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