Cornell University College of Agriculture & Life Sciences Extension and Outreach Program along with the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute are offering an online Permaculture Design Certificate program.
There are at least a half-dozen confirmed openings for the upcoming Permaculture Design Certificate Course: July 25 through August 10, 2014 near Ithaca, N.Y. Join the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute for an intensive 15-day course with experienced permaculture designers.
In this video, Finger Lakes Permaculture Inst. alum Mark Roland introduces “Wigwam: A Home Economy Journal” & describes the influence the permaculture course had in his efforts to regenerate his local economy.
They want to demonstrate that young farmers with intelligence and drive but no start-up funds or land can “crowdfarm” their way into a successful business. They are offering a lifetime discount for any donation over $10!