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.
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.
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.
Spend a month of labor, learning and community in a permaculture camp. Earn your Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC). Help set-up the off-grid campus for the the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute’s PDC. We need hard workers who will raise and revive … Continued
Learn how to ask and answer the questions that come up when designing sustainable systems. Using ecological and permaculture principles, learn how plan, assess and design your land, home or community to become more efficient, resilient and productive. Create a design of your own land, home, or community project to solve problems and meet human and environmental priorities.
The Tompkins Weekly, a newspaper distributed in Ithaca and the surrounding county published a thoughtful piece by Eric Banford that explores the social, methodological, and ongoing connections between Rony Lec Ajcot’s work in Central America and the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute. Eric interviewed Michael Burns and Karry Olson Ramanujan in advance of Rony Lec’s visit to the region.