Permaculture Design Certificate


Be part of creating a better future.

Expected Learning Outcomes:

Gain a thorough understanding of permaculture origins, ethics, principles, and design methodologies.

Enhance your ability to build soil, capture water, reduce energy consumption, generate energy, grow and store food, read the landscape and create edible perennial ecosystems.

Become a resource for your family and neighborhood, building resilience at the personal, household, enterprise and community levels.

Be able to approach any property and apply a permaculture design methodology and set of applied techniques to achieve increased resilience and true sustainability.

Please fill in the registration form and take a look at our guidelines to get started.

PDC Applicationguidelines

Course Information

Course Dates and Times:

August 6th to August 18, Course will end with on August 18 NH Permaculture Gathering at Cite Ecologique of New Hampshire Ecovillage (the course fee include the registration to this event).The course will begin Monday, August 6th: Breakfast served at 8 am, Class begins, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and will end Saturday, August 18 5:00 pm. For lodging: Teepees,  small dorm cabins or camping option provided on-site. (included in your course fees)

Course Meals:

The course will include fresh cook organic breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. *Please let us know your preferences and restrictions before the start of the course.

Program Cost:

$975 if registered by 4/15/18 ( 25% security deposit $243.75)

$1,050 registered after 4/15/18 (25% deposit $262.50)

$100.00 cancellation fee until 4/1/18, no refunds after 4/15/15

Financing the Course:

Student loans may be available from the Permaculture Credit Union and other sources.

For more information, please call Leonie Brien at (603)331-1669 or email at


Course size is limited. To reserve your space, please mail the application with full 25 % security deposit payment, payable to The Ecovillage Institute, 3 Angels Road Unit A, Colebrook NH, 03576