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

May 1 approaches: summer permaculture course discount

There are just a few weeks left to save money on our annual summer Permaculture Design Certificate course. The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute invites you to join us this year from July 25th through August 10th, 2014 at our off-grid permaculture learning community. We encourage you to signup early. Plan your summer now and help us plan ours.
Immerse yourself in 15 days of instruction by qualified, practicing permaculture teachers at real permaculture sites.

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.

Permaculture Work Trade Opportunity, Summer 2014

Mature, patient and communicative people who will be living together in labor, study, eating, and camping are needed to set up for our permaculture camp. Social skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to work hard, are a plus. Earn your PDC.

Save $400 on tuition for our summer Permaculture Design Certificate course.

This summer, in the beautiful, abundant Finger Lakes region of New York, learn permaculture methods and principles to design a more just and sustainable future. During January sign-up for a discounted $1000 tuition to our 12th Permaculture Design Certificate course.

High School Teaches Permaculture with Michael Burns

New Roots High School is a public charter high school committed to social justice and ecological sustainability. Learning permaculture design is a natural fit for New Roots students who are accustomed to learning about many of the same struggles and solutions to meet human and ecological needs that permaculture designers address in their work.