Permaculture & Ecovillage Immersion
The Permaculture & Ecovillage Immersion is a two-month residency grounded in the integrated life of Earthen Ecovillage. You'll undertake a transformative, eco-cultural learning experience. The immersion lays the foundation for you to experience more happiness, vitality, deep listening, empathy, zeal for life, inner healing, & leadership on a daily basis. Click here for more details.
Permaculture Design Course
The Permaculture Design Certification (PDC) course at Earthaven Ecovillage provides a unique exploration of regenerative, nature-based design, grounded in a 22-year-old, community-scale permaculture demonstration site. This 18-day intensive course offers 120 hours of instruction & integrated, hands-on learning experiences. Click here for more details.
Eco & Natural Building Workshop
Learn about natural materials & techniques for designing ecologically sound buildings. Gain hands-on experience with natural building techniques & see sustainable possibilities for foundations, roofs, and wall systems, site selection, & passive solar design. This course empowers students to create energy efficient, beautiful, & Earth-friendly structures. Click here for more details.
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Quotes & Testimonials
We sense that ‘normal’ isn’t coming back, that we are being born into a new normal: a new kind of society, a new relationship to the earth, a new experience of being human.Charles Eisenstein
Sitting at our back doorsteps, all we need to live a good life lies about us. Sun, wind, people, buildings, stones, sea, birds and plants surround us. Cooperation with all these things brings harmony, opposition to them brings disaster and chaos.Bill Mollison
In Nature’s economy the currency is not money – it is life.Vandana Shiva
Just as water is the foundation of life, it must also be the foundation of design in the built environment.Betsy Damon, Founder of Keeper of the Waters
Most problems are simply missed opportunities. The flip side of every problem is a solution.Mark Lakeman, City Repair Institute
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.Buckminster Fuller
Permaculture land-use ethics invite us to protect intact ecosystems where they remain and, where ecosystems have been destroyed, to help restore them. Permaculture design also suggests that we take care of earth while taking care of people.Juliana Birnbaum Fox
Empowering people to solve problems in a practical and creative way, regenerate their environments, build resilient communities and create abundance while caring for the earth. Based on the earthcare ethics and ecological principles permaculture can be readily applied and adapted to specific cultures and climates.Robyn Francis, Djanbung Gardens