Waiting List Begins for 2013 FLPCI Permaculture Course

The 11th Permaculture Design Certificate course scheduled to begin on July 26, 2013 appears to be sold out.

Potential students who still have a strong desire to take our course are encourage to sign up for the waiting list. Most years one or more students have been unable to attend and space becomes available to those on the waiting list.

2012 Alumni Describe Our Summer Permaculture Course (video)

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.

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

Reduced Tuition Options for Summer 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.

Experienced teachers + diverse students = quality permaculture design course (video)

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.

Ivy League Permaculture Flourishes at Cornell University

Permaculture is alive and growing at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. The university recently offered its first Permaculture Design Certification course in the Department of Horticulture. Organized by FLPCI instructor and cofounder Steve Gabriel. the course was full.

Design (y)our Future: Community Trainings in Ecological Design

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.

Early Bird Discount for Summer PDC Course

Are you ready to learn permaculture? Do you need an affordable Permaculture Design Certificate course? Sign up before January or May 1st to enjoy a generous discounts on the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute’s paradigm-shifting, hands-on, intensive course.