The start of January marked the beginning of something very exciting in my neck of the woods: a brand new… Read more New Permaculture Design Diploma Program on Vancouver Island
Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) has a 5-credit full 72-hour PDC that is usually offered 3 times a year. It… Read more School Profile: Santa Barbara City College
This article appears in the Spring 2017 issue of Permaculture Magazine North America. In permaculture, we’re always looking for ways… Read more Permaculture in Universities: A Navigation Guide
Things have been buzzing with the University of Victoria permaculture course! After an incredible three month journey creating designs for community groups in… Read more The Permaculture Field School at Linnaea Farm
Article published in the May 2016 issue of Permaculture Design Magazine. Four years ago, I was finishing my Environmental Studies degree… Read more Teaching Permaculture in Universities
As the daffodils bloom and the pollinators begin to buzz, permaculture education is blossoming at the University of Victoria.
I’ve found at least 35 schools that have offered a full permaculture design course for academic credit!
The story behind my research is my own story of finding permaculture at a time when, frankly, I was in desperate need of a pick-me-up.
Where and how is permaculture appearing in education at universities and colleges?
This site will serve as an information hub on permaculture education at universities.