We offer transformative Permaculture Design Courses with some of the most experienced teachers in the world. Courses are held throughout the United States, Central America, Canada and beyond.

Our courses include opportunities for hands-on learning, field trips, real-world design projects, and visits to permaculture demonstration sites.

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

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

PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE + CULTURAL IMMERSION

TBD 2019

Longo Mai, Costa Rica

$1750

Join us in beautiful Costa Rica for this unforgettable permaculture adventure. This course is held in the friendly village of Longo Mai Refugee Community south of San Isidro de El General. Located inside a rainforest preserve with abundant agroforestry, this community is full of tropical fruit and incredible people that will have you inspired and invigorated for the future of humanity.

PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE + BIODIVERSITY PRESERVATION

TBD 2019

Monteverde, Costa Rica

$1950

Come learn Permaculture Design at a biodiversity preserve and finca in the world-renowned cloud forest of Costa Rica. Gorgeous scenery abounds at Valle Escondido Preserve with tropical agro-ecosystems designed and built by a graduate of Permaculture Institute. Comfortable settings will make learning and helping with farm projects in this course a delightful experience.

PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE + URBAN RESTORATION

TBD 2019

Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

$950

This inspiring weekend course is held at multiple community organizations one weekend a month in St. Louis and Ferguson, MO. With a focus on urban strategies, students learn within case studies of bottom-up neighborhood restoration and urban agriculture while earning permaculture certificates. The equitable permaculture city is waiting to be born by you in this class.

PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE + FARMSTEADING SKILLS

TBD 2019

Northern New Mexico, USA

$1750

Learn the internationally acclaimed permaculture design course curriculum in the enchanting landscape of Northern New Mexico. With a focus on the resilient home we go into great depth with garden-scale strategies from small animal raising to orcharding and water harvesting. As more places on earth experience climate extremes, this locale provides a valuable lens to look through.

PERMACULTURE TEACHER TRAINING + RETREAT

TBD 2019

$1,100

Permaculture teachers empower people with actionable tools for problem solving and potential creating. The world needs good teachers and community leaders to solve for and create the future—this teacher training is offered to help you be just that. Larry Santoyo and Scott Pittman extensively taught Permaculture for the last three decades in a dozen countries and are mentoring the next generation of great instructors. Learn from some of the best!

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, viewers can learn from home. While view only online Permaculture courses are not accepted as certificate bearing, one will find this a valuable at length exposure to Permaculture. Full of useful info and anecdotes, this is a good option to get exposed to the Permaculture Design Course while traveling is tough.

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