Past Events

Introduction to Permaculture with Certified Permaculturist: Douglas BarnesWhere: Green Cup Roastery, 11 Main Street North, Brampton, ONWhen: 11-4pmAreas Covered: Permaculture ethics, Assessing sustainability, Principles, Designing with energy in mind: Zones and Sectors, Design process overview, Connecting elements in design, Introduction to patterns in nature, Design exercise.Register HERE


Gathering the local permaculture community

Sponsored by Permaculture Institute of Eastern Ontario

The Event:  The Permaculture Institute of Eastern Ontario (PIEO) is holding a convergence to gather the local permaculture community.  This is an opportunity to learn from local permaculture teachers and students, to share about and start up permaculture-related projects in... Read more

1 evening, 2 full days • Ottawa, ON

Permaculture is an eco-logical approach to design based on observing nature. Permaculture design can be applied to physical things - like gardens and landscapes - as well as to invisible things - like business models and our personal lives.

Learn permaculture ethics, principles, and the basic design process for any type of application,... Read more

How can ecological design confront oppression and foster social justice?

Bonita will be one of the panelists for this evening.  Come out and connect with the growing permaculture community in Ottawa.

Contact: permaculture{dot}project{dot}ottawa{at}gmail{dot}com


Holistic approach to design - for gardens, farms, lifestyles, communities - based on nature.  Bonita Ford and Sébastien Bacharach will give a presentation on permaculture at the Arbor Gallery in Vankleek Hill, ON.

For more information on the Arbor Gallery, visit

Bonita will be giving a short talk and showing photos highlighting three permaculture principles at Seedy Sunday in Perth.  Admission is free!  Come check it out!