Past Events


Get a good start this Spring and learn how to make compost! Composting encourages beneficial organisms and gives your garden a healthy boost. We will have fun in this hands-on class and will learn about backyard and worm composting.

Facilitator: Sébastien Bacharach, a composting educator with over 10 years of experience.

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7:30pm Atlantic Time / 6:30pm Eastern Time

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Interested in permaculture, edible forest gardens, eco-villages, natural building, sustainable living, community building and more? Join us for an engaging conversation between Bonita Ford and David Cameron.

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March 13-15, May 22-24, August 7-9, September 11-13, 2015

PDC+ is a 12-day course dedicated to practical skills and active learning in permaculture. You’ll interact and observe nature over 4 seasons; each session will be held in a different and inspiring location, about 1 hour from Montreal. Develop your competencies and your project with a multidisciplinary teaching... Read more

Experience Cuba's Sustainable Food Revolution!
Ever since the collapse of the Eastern Block in the early 1990's, Cuba has undergone a fascinating transformation of it's food system, embracing agro-ecology and urban agriculture as the two key steps in walking down this new path. Permaculture has played an integral role in this process and organizations like the Antonio Nunez Jimenez... Read more


Registration is required. 

Contact or call (613)699-6850 x12 to reserve your spot.


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... Read more

Join Karryn Olson-Ramanujan in a 6-month transformational program to:

Discern your unique skillsets and define your thriving livelihood Replace the scarcity-based, “business model” mindset with “abundance models” Learn about thrivelihoods from leaders in the wider permaculture community Design a regenerative business that can be part of a socially-conscious, permaculture-based... Read more


Edible Landscapes & Gardening Like Nature

WORKSHOP: Sunday, November 9, 1pm to 7pm
Vankleek Hill Curling Club
Edible gardens with annuals & perennials
Simple, small-scale techniques
Mimicking nature
Planning with permaculture


Follow-Up Calls & Online Forum: winter 2014
Garden Planting Demo:... Read more

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