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.
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
There are just a few weeks left to save money on our annual summer Permaculture Design Certificate course. The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute invites you to join us this year from July 25th through August 10th, 2014 at our off-grid permaculture learning community. We encourage you to signup early. Plan your summer now and help us plan ours.
Immerse yourself in 15 days of instruction by qualified, practicing permaculture teachers at real permaculture sites.
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.
As long as Steve Gabriel has been learning, practicing, and teaching permaculture, he has been in the woods. His search for sustainable agricultural practices kept bringing him back to the temperate forests that cover the Finger Lakes and much … Continued