Earn A Permaculture Design Certificate at Home

Due to popular demand we have opened a second course beginning January 14th, 2019. There is room for four more students! Cornell University College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Extension and Outreach Program along with the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute are offering an online Permaculture Design Certificate program.

Study Online. Practice at home with Cornell University

Study Online. Practice at home. Cornell University along with the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute offer a 4-part Permaculture Design Certificate course (Oct 2018 – April 2019)

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.

Urban Permaculture Presentation with Jonathan Bates in Ithaca, May 13th

Jonathan Bates, contributing author of “Paradise Lot: Two plant geeks, one-tenth of an acre, and the making of an edible garden oasis in the city,” speaks about his 10-year-old edible forest garden in Holyoke, MA.

FLPCI cofounder Steve Gabriel writing “Farming the Woods” book (video)

  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

Ivy League Permaculture Flourishes at Cornell University

Permaculture is alive and growing at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The university recently offered its first Permaculture Design Certification course in the Department of Horticulture. Organized by FLPCI instructor and cofounder Steve Gabriel. the course was full.

Design (y)our Future: Community Trainings in Ecological Design

Learn how to ask and answer the questions that come up when designing sustainable systems. Using ecological and permaculture principles, learn how plan, assess and design your land, home or community to become more efficient, resilient and productive. Create a design of your own land, home, or community project to solve problems and meet human and environmental priorities.