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.

Digging for the Keystone: Permaculture + Pennsylvania (video)

I love this land and these people and I had the strong sense that I was being called to act… I think I can be of great service to this community on the edge of a real resurrection. Permaculture has a vibrant role to play here and people are ready to receive it.

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.

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