Past Events

Permaculture is an approach to planning and decision-making that looks to nature as the teacher. It can be applied to our gardens and homes, as well as to our communities, organisations and businesses. It helps us be more effective with and take care of our resources, while creating health and abundance. Permaculture aims to meet the needs of people in more sustainable ways, while... Read more

Introduction to Permaculture Module - September 13 & 14

Design Your Land Module - September 27, October 25 & November 8

Would you like your land to provide bountiful food, fuel and other products, while taking care of the soil, water and air? Do you want your land to be able to withstand natural disasters, such as drought, flooding and intense storms? Are you interested in (... Read more

Saturday all day & evening, and Sunday all day

Permaculture - the ethics, principles and design process - is based on living systems.  Permaculture draws upon both traditional and scientific knowledge.  It can be applied to physical systems (eg. farms, gardens, cities) and to social systems (eg. organisational flows, business models, school curricula) anywhere.  These courses focus... Read more

If you're up for travelling a bit farther, there will be a North American Permaculture Convergence (NAPC) in Minnesota this year. The NAPC will help connect and advance North American networks of permaculture practitioners. The NAPC will create opportunities for in-person and virtual connections, sharing resources and help to define the structure, function, and organization of our collective... Read more


Join us for this webinar and learn about:

Permaculture, a holistic approach to design based on nature Permaculture principles Basic design process and land observation Common and pressing problems on a piece of land Some useful strategies to address these problems

Registration is now closed for this webinar.  Please join our email list to receive announcements about our... Read more

with Chad Clifford

Bushcraft skills include techniques for starting fires without matches; wayfinding and lostproofing techniques including in-depth map and compass; survival basics, clothing, simple shelters and animal traps; and many other bushcrafts that can be used to supplement your nature outings. Nature interpretation includes reading and understanding animal sign and tracks;... Read more

Visit two diverse and unique gardens that have been designed with permaculture. These sites are also part of Transition Perth's Veggie Garden Tour. Join the Veggie Garden Tour, and/or meet up with the community for a potluck lunch.



28 Church Street, Perth

What can you do on a small piece of land in the city or in the suburbs? How... Read more


This class in Kirkfield, Ontario will give students a practical understanding of the water-harvesting earthworks techniques used in permaculture. A theoretical section will be taught in which a variety of approaches will be introduced, including dams, swales, ripping, and more. This section will also cover site assessment, design, and cautions. Students will have practical... Read more

The folks that hosted last year's Northeast Permaculture Convergence is hosting another big event this year!  Check it out.

Heron Park’s Community Orchard Set to Grow in 2014
by Sarah M.L. Walker from Permaculture Ottawa

You may already be aware of the four fruit trees planted at Heron Park. A couple of years ago these trees were planted just north of the basketball court and they are no ordinary trees: they are the first fruit trees planted with the City’s permission by community members on park land... Read more