Courses

Beginning Botany for Permaculturists

1 Day Workshop Learn about the plant kingdom from a professional botanist. We will learn and practice identifying plants by their leaf patterns, flowers and fruits. We will focus on plants and plant families that are important to permaculturists for food, medicine, nutrient accumulators, supporting pollinators and other uses. We will also identify some... [Find out more...]

Permaculture Day Tour Tampa – April 10, 2018

Visiting regenerative sites with a veteran permaculture designer as the tour guide can be a rich and deep experience. See the elements of permaculture in action while having them explained and getting your questions answered about them , etc. We will tour three different regenerative sites in Pinellas County to get a good overview of what is being done... [Find out more...]

Free Introduction to Permaculture 9am-noon, Jan 6 & Jan 27, 2018

The workshop is given on two days for those who cannot make the first one. Want to get a better idea of what permaculture really is and what it can do? Permaculture design is an effective tool to help you really make a difference, whether by gaining access to healthier food, reducing pollution, healing the earth, creating more economic stability, or... [Find out more...]

Urban Permaculture Design Course Tampa Bay – Jan 6-June 3 & Jan 27-28 Urban Permaculture Design Course Tampa Bay – Jan 6-June 3 & Jan 27-28

The first weekend class is being repeated on Jan 27-28 for those who could not make it. The course is designed to offer multiple opportunities including career mentoring and pathways, community building opportunities, resource networking, and skill building. It is extended over five months to give students maximum time to absorb the information and... [Find out more...]

Intensive Permaculture Design Course, Florida – April 11-22, 2018 Intensive Permaculture Design Course, Florida – April 11-22, 2018

Our spring Intensive Permaculture Design Course will be held April 11-22, 2018. This is an intensive two week course held at our permaculture farm north of Tampa about 20 minutes from Weeki Wachee, FL. Students will have the opportunity to participate with and observe permaculture systems installation and operate in an immersive environment, including... [Find out more...]

Intensive Permaculture Design Course Florida, Oct 21- Nov 1, 2016 Intensive Permaculture Design Course Florida, Oct 21- Nov 1, 2016

Our fall 2016 course will be Grow Permaculture’s 17th internationally recognized Permaculture Design Course, to be held Oct 21-Nov 1, 2016. This is an intensive two week professional-level course held at our permaculture farm north of Tampa about 10 minutes from Brooksville, FL. Students will have the opportunity to participate with and observe farm-scale... [Find out more...]

Urban Permaculture Design Course Tampa Bay 2016-2017

This is Grow Permaculture’s 16th internationally recognized Permaculture Design Certification Course, based on Bill Mollison’s work. This course will unfold 1-2 weekends per month over six months, from Oct, 2016, to March 2017. Permaculture design offers regenerative techniques, tools and design principles to enable you to live abundantly while... [Find out more...]

Urban Permaculture Design Course Fall, 2015-2016 Urban Permaculture Design Course Fall, 2015-2016

This six month course starts on November 14, 2015. This is Grow Permaculture’s 14th internationally recognized Permaculture Design Certification Course, based on Bill Mollison’s work. This course will unfold 1-2 weekends per month over six months, from Nov 14, 2015, to March 2016. Permaculture design offers regenerative techniques, tools and... [Find out more...]

Detailed breakdown of dates and topics for Tampa Bay weekend PDC

Below you will find a schedule of Fall 2015 PDC, and some of the highlights that we will cover for each weekend.  We provide glossaries, outlines, additional written materials, self-testing material, videos and more, to assist you to access and absorb the information. Please note that there are sometimes changes in this line up based on needs of students/instructor... [Find out more...]

Financial Permaculture – Miami – May 31-June 4 Financial Permaculture – Miami – May 31-June 4

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Projects

Benefit Corporations – are they a solution?

What if corporations had to prove they were having a net and material positive impact... 

Kickstarter campaign for Pine Ridge

We’re doing another Kickstarter campaign for Pine Ridge this year to pay for... 

Pine Ridge reservation food forests

It’s almost May, there is two feet of snow in the swales we dug in 2011 at... 

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Grads in Action

A Permaculture Farm in the Miami area

Graduates Mario Yanez and Elena Naranjo run a wonderful project in Homestead, near... 

Bill Bilodeau: urban permaculture and community building Bill Bilodeau: urban permaculture and community building

Bill and Grow Permaculture student volunteers at the Faith House Bill is a real pioneer... 

Jayne Cobb does it at school Jayne Cobb does it at school

Jayne Cobb and Ellen Teeter got their permaculture garden going strong after the... 

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