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.

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.

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.

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