With over 72 hours of classroom and hands-on instruction, the PDC is the international standard for permaculture certification. You’ll discover the principles for designing and implementing regenerative human habitat, for a fraction of the cost of a conventional environmental degree. We’ve added an online introduction course, interactive student forum, and countless other unique features to create an information-dense and unparalleled learning experience. The 12 or 13 days of instruction are offered in several formats: (i) as a 2 week-long intensive, or (ii) split up over 4 extra long weekends. Visit our Main PDC Listing Page for detailed info and/or see below for current offerings:
January 1, 1970 12:00 am
May 9, 2021 05:00 pm
Based on over 20 years of combined engineering, farming, and permaculture consulting design experience, we’ve developed & packaged three incredible tools into a BRAND NEW land design program called The Adaptive Habitat Program. There is a free self-study version of the program as well as a paid version, where Rob Avis & Takota Coen guide you through the design of your property. However, if you have DIY drive and motivation and if you’re clear that what you want isn’t a consultant, but the process and tools to bring your dream to life, The free Self-Study Program gives you nearly everything that we provide in our Guided & Guaranteed Program… just no personalized hand-holding.
IMAGINE ADDING MONTHS TO YOUR GARDENING SEASON…NEW FOODS TO YOUR DIET…A HOT TUB…A CANNING KITCHEN…DOLLARS OFF YOUR HEATING BILL…DOLLARS IN THE BANK?! ALL THIS AND A GREENHOUSE TOO?
INTRODUCING VERGE’S ONE-OF-A-KIND PASSIVE SOLAR GREENHOUSE DESIGN SUITE… Three unique products to give you the knowledge, skills, tools, resources, and perspective for designing your dream greenhouse right the first time – whatever your goals and skill level!
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Looking for in-person courses, or hands on skills in growing food, harvesting water, or building community? Some of our students also offer courses. Check them (& their websites!) out by following the links below: