We offer transformative Permaculture Design Courses with some of the most experienced instructors in the world. Courses are held in the United States, with special opportunities abroad.

Our courses include opportunities for hands-on learning, nature exploration, real-world design projects, and visits to active demonstration sites.

We work with sustainability education centers in locations that provide meaningful context and inspirational settings.

Our instructors have issued PDC certificates in-person to over 10,000 students worldwide.

SAINT LOUIS PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE + URBAN RESTORATION

Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

One weekend a month, February – July 2020

$800-900

This inspiring course will be held at our new home on 240 acres above the confluence of the great Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. Tailored to regional participants, this course has a focus on urban and community-scale strategies, while also being steeped in the land. Students will learn from bottom-up neighborhood restoration efforts, urban agriculture projects, ecological and equitable business developments, and more.

PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE + REGENERATIVE LAND MANAGEMENT

Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

2021 TBA (postponed due to COVID-19)

$1350-$1550

Learn Permaculture on a bluff top above the Great Rivers confluence. With a theme of regenerative land management, we will explore in-depth strategies from market gardening to watershed repair to forest restoration on the 240-acre Confluence Farms. We will also engage with exemplary urban projects around neighborhood restoration and urban agriculture. This course will be a diverse study, activating participants to make change in their own unique places.

PERMACULTURE TEACHER TRAINING + LEADERSHIP RETREAT

Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Fall 2021 (rescheduled due to COVID-19)

$950

Permaculture teachers empower and equip people for creating potential in an oftentimes bleak world. We need good teachers and leaders to create the future we know is possible—this training is offered to help you do just that. This may be one of the last opportunities to take a teacher training with the legendary Scott Pittman who has extensively taught Permaculture for the last three decades all over the world. Location and exact dates pending…

ONLINE PERMACULTURE COURSE

Online at anytime

Filmed on location

$225 (not a certificate course)

Filmed on location at one of Scott Pittman’s Permaculture Design Courses in Costa Rica, viewers can learn from home and from one of the longest-practicing permaculturists in the world. While view only online Permaculture courses are not certificate bearing, one will find this a valuable at length exposure nevertheless. Full of useful information and stories, this is a good option to expose yourself to Permaculture when traveling is tough.

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