Monthly Archives: June 2016

Pikes Peak Permaculture Design Course kicks off this weekend, June 2016!

From Pikes Peak Permaculture:


This two-week PDC hosted by Pikes Peak Permaculture with instruction by Peter Bane, Marco Chung-Shu Lam, Becky Elder and Sandy Cruz is taking place June 18-July 2, 2016, at the foot of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains near Westcliffe, CO, on a private off-grid ranch.

Something extra special for current permaculture design certificate holders:

Members of the Pikes Peak Permaculture Guild and other previously certified permies may audit this course at no cost on days 4-11.  Auditors need to bring their own food.  For more information, email Steve or call seven one nine six eight five zero two nine zero.

Southwest Institute for Resilience Permaculture Design Course, July 31- August 13, 2016

Southwest Institute for Resilience 7th Annual PDC: Permadynamics!

A marriage of permaculture, biodynamics with a splash of holistic management.  New tools in the toolbox for a resilient future.

When: July 31st through August 13th, 2016.  Residential class with camping space and food provided as well.

Instruction from Kris Holstrom, Wind Clearwater and Pat Frazier (with perhaps some special guests).

Where: One week in the North Fork Valley atPeace and Plenty Farm and one week at Tomten Farm near Telluride.

Cost: $1300 with $100 off if registered by June 1st.

Contact for more info and to sign up!

Rainwater Harvesting Workshop, June 25 & 26, 2016

Rainwater Workshop 2016

Date: June 25 & 26, 2016

Time: 10 am- 5 pm

Location: Longmont, CO

Investment: $160, $120 for DPG members

To register for this course, go to:

Sunrise Ranch Permaculture Design Course, July 2016

From Avery Ellis of the 2016 Sunrise Ranch PDC:

Sunrise Ranch Permaculture Design Course, 4th of July week 2016

Location: 100 Sunrise Ranch Rd, Loveland, CO 80538

Dates: July 1-12, 2016

Tuition: $1150 before June 15

Accommodations & Camping available on site

For more information and to register, go to

Or contact Patrick Padden at nine seven zero nine nine nine four three zero six

Sunrise PDC Flier!

Permaculture Teaching Training Course and Mentorship Program for Colorado in early 2017

From Sandy Cruz of High Altitude Permaculture:

Dates Weekends: January 28-29, February 11-12 and June 17-18, 2017

Plus three days at spring events

Location Various venues along the Front Range and in South Colorado

Description Regionally-based 6-month program for Permaculture Teacher’s Certification, providing classroom work, support and opportunities to present at public events with experienced instructors. Winter classes focus on developing teaching and organizational skills, with hands-on exercises that build confidence and ease. In spring, participants will assist at diverse programs offered to the Colorado community, have an individual conference with the instructors, and explore possibilities for future collaboration among participants. Course size is limited.

Instructors Sandy Cruz, Becky Elder and guests

Prerequisite Permaculture Design Course Certification

Cost $800 if paid in full by 12/20/16; $950 after 12/20/16

Super early-bird rate will be available soon; pre-payment plan also available

Contact Please call Sandy at seven one nine five three nine seven six eight five before registering

More info Coming soon at