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Immerse yourself in 15 days of design and practice. Experienced teachers on a functioning permaculture site create a vibrant learning community. 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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(JULY 22, 2014) There is one seat in our octagonal classroom-in-the-woods still open. Sign up before we sell out!

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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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