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It's time to Reconnect

Permaculture is only one of our tools to help you re-imagine your life, home, farm or business in a way that brings you closer to the Earth and provides more resilience in uncertain times.

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Care of the Earth

Key Practical Actions for Permaculture

Care of the Earth is the primary ethic of permaculture, and we know we live in a time when the Earth’s systems are out of balance. How we relate to the land matters today more than ever. We can meet you where you are and mentor you in taking the next practical action to improve this relationship.

Let's Find a way together

Whether you want to engage in implementing a permaculture design, learn more about the practice, or delve beyond the PDC into caretaking and connecting practices, we can support you. 

Decades of poor management means that our soils, waterways, forests, and biodiversity are in critically failing conditions. By working with nature, you are repairing the Earth AND improving your health.

Personal Wholeness

Decades of poor management means that our soils, waterways, forests, and biodiversity are in critically failing conditions. By working with nature, you are repairing the Earth AND improving your health.

A Better Tomorrow

While there are many challenges in our world, everything we do to bring our lives, our homes, and our communities into balance with the natural world helps to ensure a more vibrant and hopeful tomorrow.

GERC

What if?

It is late January. While walking around a consulting client’s property yesterday, I saw the early bulbs just beginning to peek up above the soil.

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Facing the Day

[Note: This blog first appeared as the initial section of my editorial for Permaculture Design magazine’s November 2019 issue. In that issue, several authors spoke

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IU students in the garden

Why invest in a PDC?

This post is likely to change over time…just as our understanding of how permaculture fits in the world changes over time.  It is often said

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Leaders in North American Permaculture for the past 15 years

Learn Our Story

There are many kinds of leadership, and we have been using community-building practices and shared experiences to guide individuals, organizations, and community groups for more than 20 years. Our focus on permaculture for the past 15 years includes co-originating or guiding several projects as well as teaching hundreds of students.

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Our connections for creating permaculture

Explorations and endorsements we've invested in

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