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Upcoming Online Permaculture Certification Courses Fall 2024

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Begins September 21 & 22, 28 & 29, October 5 & 6, 12 & 13, 19 & 20

Design presentations October 26th

$600 early bird special book before August 15th

 

Exceptional course, low cost, incredible teachers, every session recorded to replay at your convenience with a reduced price, 10% off for all of our PDC graduates in any of our hands-on courses.

Getting trained in Permaculture Design is the perfect place to start to learn to build the world we all know is possible. Deepen your understanding of the patterns in nature by studying permaculture with our internationally known teaching team.

• Payment Plans available
• Flexible Scheduling
• Experienced Teaching Team
• Continued Mentoring
• Learn to Apply Permaculture to Properties, Business Models, Social Structures and Regional Scale Design


 

This course is the foundational 72 hour Permaculture Design Certification program, endorsed by PINA the Permaculture Institute of North America. Our course offers systemic solutions to the contemporary social justice and ecological issues of our times.


We will train you to be a permaculture consultant enabling you to apply the permaculture principles to a diversity of landscapes, scales, and issues from rural to urban, from temperate to tropical environments.

Our certification connects you to an international world of designers, architects, organic farmers, and communities who all recognize a permaculture design certificate as a legitimate passport to another level of knowledge.

Come find out why our graduates call our Permaculture Design Certification course LIFE CHANGING! We have been holding space for everything permaculture in the greater NYC metropolitan area for over 14 years!

Come and learn with us and join our thousands of students who have set upon their permaculture journey to positively impact life on earth.

Topics Covered:

  • History & Origins of Permaculture 

  • Sustainable Cities

  • Natural Building

  • Best Places To Live & Start Communities and Homesteads

  • Climate Resilience

  • Off Grid Energy

  • Ecological Water Solutions

  • Agroforestry Tropical to Temperate & Starting Nurseries

  • Bio-intensive, Organic & Regenerative Farming

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Our Permaculture design certification course imparts a positive and empowering vision for social and ecological transformation.

Hands-on Permaculture Classes - Summer 2024 Ellenville. NY

Come on up to Ellenville! 

These are the workshops that many of you have been waiting for! They will be relaxed, very informative, fun and a great way to have an immersion educational experience on our permaculture campus.

 

Andrew Faust and Adriana Magaña at our Center for Bioregional Living are proud to present a series of advanced permaculture and ecological design courses this spring/summer 2024.

We have thoughtfully crafted each of these offerings to extend your fundamental Permaculture design skills and advance them strongly, with these hands on trainings taking you forward on the wings of true experience!

 

Our themes this season are:

  • Biodynamic Gardening

  • Whole site Design

  • Forest Gardens/Tree Crops

  • Natural Building

All the courses in this series function as stand alone teachings and they build off of each other when taken together.  Come participate in the co-evolution of our Center for Bioregional Living while learning to live well with how the earth works.  Everything that we will be working on here will be used and enjoyed by future visitors and students for many years to come. Camping is encouraged, in designated areas on our land, and taking in the natural beauty of the area at one of the many nearby hiking areas (Lake Minnewaska State Park, Sam's Point, Peter's Kill to name a few...) All classes 10am and go till 3pm

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Natural Building

Cob Oven Outdoor Kitchen

Saturday July 13 and 14 - $200

Learn to build a cob oven for sourdough pizzas and bread and more!  Learn basic carpentry and framing building an outdoor cooking area, which will cover the cob oven and create an exquisite cooking space in a natural setting. We will be doing flat work and teach you how to set stone for patios too.

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Permaculture Property Design

(Ideal for PDC graduates)

Saturday, July 27 and 28 - $200

This course will focus on laying the groundwork for an entire land development project such as establishing ecological businesses, community farms, eco-villages, co-housing and homesteads.

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FREE ONLINE PERMACULTURE COURSES
INTRODUCTION TO PERMACULTURE 
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Center for Bioregional Living courses educate and inform our students  to create true health, wealth and regional self-sufficiency through cooperating with nature. We offer permaculture design courses and consultation services, inspiring hundreds of  graduates in the northeast, and New York’s Five Boroughs.   With over 20 years of experience in design for a wide range of clients, we are your source for permaculture design education and consultation.

 

Permaculture is an ecological design science based on the resilient patterns found in nature.  It  is a vision of what we would rather see in the world and how to achieve it in a step by step manner.  The ethics, tools and techniques of Permaculture are focused on creating vibrant bioregional cultures and economies providing long term comfort and security for our families, communities and future generations.

 

OUR WORLD CLASS PERMACULTURE TEACHING TEAM

Adriana Magana Co Founder and Permaculture Instructor

Adriana Magaña is an interdisciplinary artist and designer  living with her family in Ellenville, NY. Adriana is inspired by her commitment to co-create a sustainable world with integrity and ethical values; a world based in nature and justice. 

David Harper Permaculture Instructor, Co Director of the Permaculture Lands Trust

Co Director of Permaculture Living Lands Trust has more than 30 years of work with conservation  land trusts, community land trusts and local food and farming organizations, resulting in permanently  preserving 8,000+ acres of farmland, natural areas, and cultural and historic sites in Pennsylvania.

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Co Founder | Instructor

David Harper 

Rhamis Kent Permaculture Consultant

Rhamis Kent is a consultant with permaculture-based  regenerative whole systems design serving as a registered certified Permaculture Design instructor with PRI Australia. He is a former co-director of the Permaculture Research Institute (PRI) 

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​Larry Santoyo Permaculture Instructor

Founder of the Permaculture Academy and lead instructor. He has been a teacher and practitioner of Permaculture Design for the 28+ years and spent over a decade studying and teaching with Bill Mollison.

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JOIN OUR ON LINE MONTHLY PERMACULTURE MEETUP

Friday, June 14th 2024

Permaculture Agroforestry
A Diversified food forest for the future, today!... is what we are talking about that is owned by the community and cooperatively maintained.

Permaculture Student Testimonials and Reviews

Begins Feb 22 ends Apr 4

11 Weekend Sessions

Permaculture Design is :

 

  • A design science that provides a new model for economic development.

  • Addressing the major social justice and environmental issues of our times from a whole systems perspective.

  • A worldwide movement that is helping to regenerate local ecologies and economies.

 

The certification connects you to an international world of designer’s, architects, organic farmers, and communities who all recognize it as a legitimate passport to another level of knowledge.

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Permaculture Design Certification Course NYC 2020

This course is the foundational 72 hour Permaculture Design Certification program, endorsed by PINA the Permaculture Institute of North America.We adapt our course to the northeastern corridor and to contemporary social and ecological issues in the United States and the world.

 

Our Permaculture design certification course imparts a positive and empowering vision for social and ecological transformation. We will train you to be a permaculture consultant who can apply the permaculture principles to a diversity of landscapes, scales and issues from rural to urban, and temperate to tropical environments.

Come be inspired by the possibilities of today and not by the fear of tomorrow! 

We look forward to working with the next group of amazing humans ready to transform the world!

 

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• Flexible Scheduling

 

• Experienced Teaching Team

 

• Continued Mentoring

 

• Excellent Field Trips


• Learn to Apply Permaculture to Properties, Business Models, Social Structures and Regional Scale Designs.

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Introduction to Permaculture with Andrew Faust

The Brooklyn Commons - 

Saturday February 1st - 10-5pm - $40

  • Healing Yourself With Vital Foods and Conscious Living

  • Eating Locally And In Season

  • Doing More with Less-Making Your Own Ferments

  • Choosing Healthy Products For Your Home and Family

  • Holistic Solutions For City and Country Living

Permaculture is an ecological design science that offers insights and practical techniques for living fruitful and abundant lives.   

Permaculture is addressing the major issues of our day from a whole systems view. It is a worldwide movement that is helping to regenerate local ecologies and economies.

 

Permaculture incorporates traditional methods, intuition, and in-depth site analysis. Learn how to create beneficial interrelationships in landscapes and infrastructures,create microclimates and design cultivated ecosystems.

 

Come and learn how to design an ecologically integrated and highly self sufficient Community Supported Farm, ecovillage, homestead, town or region. The confluence of climate change, economic collapse, peak oil and wide spread pollution are all pointing to a need for an articulate and comprehensive alternative.

 

Learn to live well with the earth!

Andrew Faust, one of New York City’s leading Ecological Design teachers, will describe a beautifully simple and effective way to transition from an inherently inefficient and polluting economy to a healthy and prosperous economy and infrastructure.

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