Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute

1st Annual Finger Lakes Permaculture Tour

The practice of permaculture design in our region is burgeoning. See concrete examples of sites that demonstrate permaculture principles. Network with others in our region seeking ecological design solutions to strengthen environmental and economic sustainability. Read more...

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Community Training in Ecological Design

Learn to design your own landscape, home or project during this 36 hours course. Offered October through December in Ithaca, NY.

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We have started an occasional series of blog posts about the permaculture practices of our outstanding graduates.

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I have been involved with 5 PDC's, 2 Forest Garden Design Intensives, and a Pc Teacher Training. FLPCI's course is phenomenal and at the top of my permaculture education experience. I heart FLPCI!!! (Juliette Jones,

“It was really great to have a lot of people come in and have a really enormous temporary community... It was fun doing all the work, but also being with the people that were part of the program. We were a good group of folks. I remember them as fondly as I remember some of the times spent in the classroom talking about mushrooms and compost.” (Peter Sutera,

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