Tag Archives: Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute

Karryn Olson Ramanujan opens women’s leadership discussion

  Who Is At the Table? An Invitation.   The first day I heard the word “permaculture,” I was temping in a high-rise office building in downtown San Francisco. A coworker had asked me about my experience living and studying … Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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2012 Alumni Describe Our Summer Permaculture Course (video)

Samantha Mason, a film student at Ithaca College has been helping the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute document its work over the past year. She interviewed many and the following video captures the excitement and words of our students as they reflect back on two weeks of immersion into a hands-on, intensive permaculture course. Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Reduced Tuition Options for Summer Permaculture Course

From the beginning, the founding members of the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute articulated that a goal for the organization was to improve access to our programming, and in particular to our Permaculture Design Certification (PDC) course held each summer. We are proud to announce two initiatives to increase the affordability of this intensive and life-changing course. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Help FLPCI friends in Guatemala wage a “Seed Revolution.” (video)

Mesoamerican Permaculture Institute, a Mayan organization in Guatemala, offers training to small farmers to conserve native seedsand needs your support. Continue reading

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Michael Burns to speak at Just Food Conference 2013

Michael Burns of the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute will introduce the ideas and strategies used by permaculture-trained gardeners, farmers, and community activists to produce healthy food and sustainable landscapes. Continue reading

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