A New Year Message from our Board of Directors

We’re fortunate to live in an agriculturally-rich region with the social capital to organize around what matters: people and the planet. Now more than ever we need to channel our energy to creating more resilient communities. Here are three ways you can help nurture the permaculture movement in the Finger Lakes.

Gardening Like the Forest: Dave Jacke Workshops in Auburn, NY

The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute with support from Owasco Watershed Lake Association, Auburn Beautification Commission and Booker T. Washington Community Center presents a weekend of workshops with author and ecological designer Dave Jacke   Auburn, NY: June 9-11, 2017     Friday … Continued

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.

FLPCI teacher connects permaculture activists & patterns across borders (event) (audio)

Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute would like to highlight an upcoming event organized by Karryn Olson-Ramanujan for anyone interested in the international permaculture movement and offer a recording of her recent interview on The Permaculture Podcast show regarding her work on “A Pattern Language for Women in Permaculture.”