Category Archives: Useful Resource

Regenerative Leadership Institute

The Regenerative Leadership Institute Community Foundation offers a free online 72 hour Permaculture Design Training course that you can take at your own pace.  There is unlimited access to videos and lectures ranging from urban applications of permaculture, watersheds, plants,

Regenerative Leadership Institute

The Regenerative Leadership Institute Community Foundation offers a free online 72 hour Permaculture Design Training course that you can take at your own pace.  There is unlimited access to videos and lectures ranging from urban applications of permaculture, watersheds, plants,

Permaculture Patio Design, Santa Cruz, CA

This patio was a great size for a week long project! The design includes:  hugelkultur garden beds, trimming back bushes to allow more sun into the patio, rock blanket for drainage leading to basin planter bed, setting flagstone, setting posts

Permaculture Patio Design, Santa Cruz, CA

This patio was a great size for a week long project! The design includes:  hugelkultur garden beds, trimming back bushes to allow more sun into the patio, rock blanket for drainage leading to basin planter bed, setting flagstone, setting posts

International Society of Arboriculture

The International Society of Arboriculture, or, ISA, is an organization that provides qualifications, certifications and continuing education for arboriculture professionals.  The website features everything from tree climbing to tree biology, as well as resources about how to get certified in

International Society of Arboriculture

The International Society of Arboriculture, or, ISA, is an organization that provides qualifications, certifications and continuing education for arboriculture professionals.  The website features everything from tree climbing to tree biology, as well as resources about how to get certified in

Solar Energy International

Solar Energy International, or, SEI, is an industry leader in photovoltaics.  They offer online workshops in both English and Spanish, as well as a free introductory course online.  You can also connect to workshops in your local area through them.

Solar Energy International

Solar Energy International, or, SEI, is an industry leader in photovoltaics.  They offer online workshops in both English and Spanish, as well as a free introductory course online.  You can also connect to workshops in your local area through them.

Living Mandala

Living Mandala is a very informative and comprehensive permaculture web page.  They have resources about permaculture courses, consultation and projects.  The page on facilitators, trainers and consultants is particularly informative.  Here you can find information on pioneers and world-changers in

Living Mandala

Living Mandala is a very informative and comprehensive permaculture web page.  They have resources about permaculture courses, consultation and projects.  The page on facilitators, trainers and consultants is particularly informative.  Here you can find information on pioneers and world-changers in

Plants for a Future

Plants for a Future, or PFAF, is a great online resource!  A tool that they offer for free that is particularly useful is the database of medicinal and edible plants, found here.  Using this research tool, you can search for

Plants for a Future

Plants for a Future, or PFAF, is a great online resource!  A tool that they offer for free that is particularly useful is the database of medicinal and edible plants, found here.  Using this research tool, you can search for

Permaculture Research Institute of Australia

The Permaculture Research Institute of Australia, or PRI, is the permaculture site founded by Bill Mollison himself!  I have heard stories of this site having an abundance of water during Australia’s worst droughts on record because of keyline damn construction.

Permaculture Research Institute of Australia

The Permaculture Research Institute of Australia, or PRI, is the permaculture site founded by Bill Mollison himself!  I have heard stories of this site having an abundance of water during Australia’s worst droughts on record because of keyline damn construction.