#FLXpermaculture Tour Weekend Updates

This weekend is an unprecedented series of events bringing together the local Finger Lakes and regional permaculture community.   Friday, 7 p.m. The weekend begins with the free screening of the permaculture movie Inhabit at Press Bay Alley in downtown Ithaca. The … Continued

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.

Pigstarter: Network of FLPCI graduates bootstrap new venture with “crowdfarming”

They want to demonstrate that young farmers with intelligence and drive but no start-up funds or land can “crowdfarm” their way into a successful business. They are offering a lifetime discount for any donation over $10! , , , , , , , ,

Digging for the Keystone: Permaculture + Pennsylvania (video)

I love this land and these people and I had the strong sense that I was being called to act… I think I can be of great service to this community on the edge of a real resurrection. Permaculture has a vibrant role to play here and people are ready to receive it.

FLPCI Alum practices permaculture for food & justice.

Anna McCown was raised as a Southern Baptist in subtropical Alabama. Yet now we find her as a queer southerner surviving the cold winters of upstate New York learning how to appreciate summertime while honing her permaculture organizing skills. Through Giving Ground Farm, she is working with the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute to support permaculture education.

FLPCI Alum builds his farm with apples & permaculture

Peter participated in the apprentice program for FLPCI back in 2010. Since then, he has started his own farm in Hammondsport, NY. He says working with FLPCI and those involved with the institute was one of the main influencers in his decision to farm after graduating college. Saturday, March 22, 2014, Peter will be giving back to the community, friends and family by offer a workshop on apple tree pruning. If you live in the region contact Pete at . The class is expected to begin at 10 a.m.

Why study with FLPCI? (video)

If you have ever wondered why you should study permaculture design, please watch this. If you have ever considered taking a PDC with FLPCI this video describes why you will be happy if you do. Watch another video with interviews of … Continued