Our Permaculture Events

Past Events

When: Saturday, October 1, 2016 -- 10am to 3pm Where: Sudbury, ON

Curious about “food forests”?

Come learn about:
• What are food forests?
• Basic principles in ecological design (permaculture)
• What food forests can provide: food, medicine, craft materials, fuel, habitat, soil-building, nitrogen-fixation and more
• Examples of useful plants in cold climates... Read more

September 14-18, 2016 Northern California

Join us for the North American Permaculture and Building Resilient Communities Convergence, September 14-18 in Northern California, bringing together an estimated 1000 permaculture designers, social and environmental justice activists, community organizers, and educators. We’ll gather with a common goal: to design, build, and strengthen communities... Read more

Sunday, September 11, 2016 -- 9:00am to 5:30pm. Where: Ottawa. Cost: $69, includes HST.

Buy tickets online now!  http://pc-tour-ottawa2016.eventbrite.ca.

Carpool!  Go to sign-up sheet.

Join us for a detailed tour of four permaculture sites, featuring: bees, biochar, wildcrafting, mushrooms, maple syrup, urban gardening and so much more! We'll start the day with a quick... Read more

Cancelled -- We are very sorry that Agapé Gardens had to cancel.  We have cancelled the Perth Tour (as the Agapé site was half of the tour).  

Sunday, August 7, 2016 -- 1pm to 5:30pm.

Where: Perth, ON.

Cost: $35, includes HST.

Join us for a detailed tour of two permaculture sites, featuring: water-harvesting, hugelkultur beds, a chicken tractor, edible and medicinal plants... Read more

Saturday, July 23, 2016 Where: Perth Cost: FREE

Visit several vegetable gardens on this biking tour.  There will be a short tour (15-20 minutes) of Bonita & Sébastien's suburban permaculture site as part of the tour circuit in the afternoon.

Read more details about the event.  Hosted by Transition Perth.


May 26 to 29, 2016 Where: Manitoulin Island, ON 4 days of Anishnaabek skills & knowledge.

Preference will be given to Aboriginal participants.

4-days of Anishnaabek Knowledge: Foundation Teachings, including the 4 Axes: planting, building, harvesting & hunting Foraging traditional foods Traditional medicines & healing Manoomin (wild rice) Time in the bush And more...... Read more
May 14 to 29, 2016 Where: Manitoulin Island, ON 10-day Permaculture Design Course (PDC). Plus 4 days of Anishnaabek skills & knowledge.

Preference will be given to Aboriginal participants.

Do you want to learn: From Mother Earth, the plants & animals as the teachers? To grow food, while taking care of the water & soil? To create or rebuild healthier communities, forests... Read more
5 weekends in 2016:

April 30-May 1 (Perth); August 6-7 (Perth); September 17-18 (Ottawa); October 22-23 (Ottawa); November 5-6 (Ottawa)

Are you: Seeking an engaging learning experience and practical knowledge to apply to your land, work, community and life? Interested in growing food, taking care of the water and soil, sustaining your livelihood, building community, and deepening your... Read more

March 31 to April 1, 2016

Where: Harvard - Cambridge, Massachusetts

WORKSHOP: Lessons from Indigenous Knowledge & Permaculture: Planting, Building, Harvesting & Hunting

At The Spirit of Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Indigenous knowledge and permaculture are mutually reinforcing. They are rooted in the preservation of the Earth and humanity; they offer a... Read more

Sunday, November 15, 2015 ~ 9:30AM to 4:30PM


Monday, December 7, 2015 ~ 9:30AM to 4:30PM

Workshop Fee: $100 (includes lunch and digital materials on workshop content)

Where: Circle Organic Farm Community Farm, Millbrook, ON

The workshop will cover theoretical material explaining the design process, water harvesting approaches applicable in Ontario, as... Read more