Finger Lakes Permaculture Education in 2015

In 2015 we are offering more accessible, advanced and introductory courses for gardeners, farmers, extension educators, and landowners throughout the Northeast and beyond.

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.

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.

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.

Finger Lakes Permaculture Tour Maps Published.

Choose your sites and tour at your own pace from 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. Meet us at the Ithaca Beer Gardens for a reception at  6 p.m. Printed copies of this map will be available at both GreenStar Coop … Continued

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.

Finger Lakes Permaculture Site Tour Announced: September 6, 2014

Presenting the 1st annual Finger Lakes Permaculture Tour Showcasing the burgeoning practice of permaculture design in our region of New York. Saturday, September 6th, 2014* Tour: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reception: 6:00 p.m. See concrete examples of permaculture theory in … Continued