Santa Cruz Permaculture
Learn skills, build community resilience.
Santa Cruz Permaculture nurtures a thriving, just and sustainable world through courses, consulting and farming.
We operate a network of sites in the region including a 26-acre farm and wilderness center. Built and led by master designers and teachers from around the world, we provide hands-on learning and community development through our programs to prepare people with the knowledge, skills, and whole systems strategies that allow them to implement resilient and beautiful permaculture designs.
most popular courses
A weekend course spanning 6 months which includes the internationally recognized 72-hour curriculum, augmented by an additional 38-hours of hands on practice and field trips.
A weekend course to learn the best practices for orchard establishment and management, designing year round productive vegetable farms & gardens, and preserving the harvest.
A 6-month in-depth experience for those looking to apply permaculture principles to agriculture, land stewardship, and personal projects and development.
8 courses to choose from for all experience levels