This summer, in the beautiful, abundant Finger Lakes region of New York, learn permaculture methods and principles to design a more just and sustainable future. During January sign-up for a discounted $1000 tuition to our 12th Permaculture Design Certificate course.
The 11th Permaculture Design Certificate course scheduled to begin on July 26, 2013 appears to be sold out.
Potential students who still have a strong desire to take our course are encourage to sign up for the waiting list. Most years one or more students have been unable to attend and space becomes available to those on the waiting list.
As you may know, spring is an especially intense time for agriculture, including agroforestry production like mushrooms. Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute instructors Steve Gabriel and Michael Burns are exceptionally busy sowing and tending animals, plants, trees, and infrastructure at their respective permaculture projects. Your help is sought to get a large harvest of logs inoculated with shiitake in exchange for experience with inoculation skills and a couple take-home logs.
New Roots High School is a public charter high school committed to social justice and ecological sustainability. Learning permaculture design is a natural fit for New Roots students who are accustomed to learning about many of the same struggles and solutions to meet human and ecological needs that permaculture designers address in their work.
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