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)

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.

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.

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

Experienced teachers + diverse students = quality permaculture design course (video)

With just a month before our early sign-up discount deadline, please examine the qualities that have kept our Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course going strong the past eight years.

The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute’s (FLPCI) summer course offers a curriculum, experienced teaching crew, and hands-on immersion that feels like more than just a class to our many graduates.

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.