PDC 2022

Ready to Take Action for a More Livable world?

We love the permaculture Design course

This is a practical, empowering course that connects you to the Earth and a community of practice

Contact us to be notified when registration is open

Details about the course



In-person class, video, reading, practice, small group work, discussion, reflection, and fun are all incorporated into this dynamic, participatory course. Each weekend, we will work with small groups to guide you through the material we’ve covered between sessions.



$850-$1,350 sliding scale. Payment plans available. Deposit policy – $250 secures your place in the course.


Registration process

Please complete the contact below. We will send you a registration form and invoice you for a deposit. Once that is paid, your registration is set and we will connect you with your cohort of learners and your schedule of classes (unless otherwise arranged).

This course does cover the 72-hour content including ecological, built, and social systems. We also include additional blocks on key skills we find critical in implementing permaculture into your life.

  • Soil building for ecological success and nutrition
  • Water management, supply, and care
  • Forest patterns, tree care, and plant communities
  • Designing for food production throughout the year
  • How to integrate animals into your system (and work with the ones already there)
  • Permaculture in different climates — and adaptation to climate changes
  • Natural patterns and emergent cultural patterns
  • Skills which connect us with nature deeply
  • Building structures and retrofits
  • Small building projects that make a difference in the system
  • Energy conservation and production systems
  • Regional and urban permaculture
  • Farm and rural permaculture
  • Home and community economics that transform lives
  • Decision-making and governance –with a special focus on sociocracy
  • Village life and how your neighborhood is a village in the making
  • Making a life with permaculture
  • Support and networks after the PDC