COURSES & INTERNSHIPS

First, get up to speed with our two-week, 72-hour, fundamentals of ecological design course, an intensive, hands-on Permaculture Design Course (PDC). Then, gain practical permaculture experience through our 4-week internship program. In a series of workshops that apply the PDC course information. Participants are prepared to implement or lead a permaculture design project.  

 
 
 

PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE 2017 - 2018

The Fundamentals of Ecological Design

A two-week, 72-hour, fundamentals of ecological design course. An intensive permaculture design certificate course (PDC)  taught by experienced instructors. Learn the strategies and techniques that can provide a permanence of human life on earth in harmony with nature. Topics include organic farming, food forestry, water management, renewable energy, viable architecture, beneficial waste systems, local economies and how to transform to an alternative global nation.

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Next Available Course

Enrollment open - Summer: Sunday, July 30, 2017 – Sunday, August 13, 2017

 
 
 

PERMACULTURE INTERNSHIP 2017 - 2018

Practical Permaculture Experience

Three times a year, following the Permaculture Design Course (PDC), a 4-week Permaculture Internship Program is offered, with the only requirement of having a PDC certificate, from Finca Tierra or other permaculture center. This hands-on experience includes a series of workshops designed to prepare participants to implement or lead permaculture projects. Some of this projects have been bamboo building, solar dehydrator, creation of an aquaculture system and raised beds. The internship program uses lectures, followed by practical applications, to thoroughly cover the techniques of project development and maintenance.  

Next Available Course

Enrollment open - Summer: Sunday, July 30, 2017 – Saturday, September 9, 2017

 

PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE & INTERNSHIP 2017 - 2018

Fundamentals & Practical Experience

$250 discount when registering for the Course and Internship

 

COURSE & INTERNSHIP DATES:

SOLD OUT - Summer: Sunday, July 30, 2017 – Saturday, September 9, 2017

Enrollment open - Winter: Sunday, January 7, 2018 – Saturday, February 17, 2018

Enrollment open - Spring: Sunday, March 4, 2018 – Saturday, April 14, 2018

Next Available Course

Winter: Sunday, January 7, 2018 – Saturday, February 17, 2018

 

Permaculture Design Course & Internship Reviews

Testimonials can be found here https://www.facebook.com/FincaTierra/reviews/