What we're about

We bring you practical solutions to the complex problems of today. From empowering and informing you to create your own self reliant Homes, Farms and Communities, to inspiring you to redesign NYC , and the entire Northeastern Corridor to be more food and energy self reliant, to be healthier and more green.

Andrew Faust brings together a wealth of personal life experience from living off the grid for 8 years designing and creating the Center For Bioregional Living and teaching Permaculture design in New York City for over ten years. The Center For Bioregional Living is the only Permaculture program issuing certifications from a 72 hour program, they run free lance, graduating over 600 graduates in the city in the last decade.

Anyone interested in health and well-being and comprehensive holistic thinking and solutions to health and quality of life issues, should attend these meetups!

By Joining us you will gain invaluable life skills and perspectives for navigating the complex ecological realities of our modern lives and cityscapes.

Upcoming events (5)

Brooklyn Permaculture Meetup

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Brooklyn Permaculture Meetup
Every Third Friday at The Commons
7pm-9pm
$5 Suggested donation - no one turned away!

Permaculture is a whole systems design science that is positively changing the way people think and interact with Earth. Turn problems into solutions by joining us in the discussion, design and implementation of projects in and around Brooklyn and the surrounding region. We are looking to create an active group of motivated beings that want to contribute to all the positive change that is happening in our region and the world. This Meetup will be lead by Andrew Faust and occasional visiting friends. Andrew is director at Center for Bioregional Living which since 2007 has been training permaculture designers in NYC and starting June 1st 2012 at their rural campus in Ellenville, NY. A certificate in Permaculture Design is very helpful but not necessary. Click HERE to join Brooklyn Permaculture Meetup.

Permaculture Design Certification

Online event

If you are interested in taking this class online please let us know!

Each one of us wants to contribute to positive change in the world.
Getting trained in Permaculture Design is the perfect place to start to learn to build the world we all know is possible. Deepen your understanding of the patterns in nature by studying permaculture design with us!

Register today at www.permaculturenewyork.com
or email [masked]

What is Permaculture?
Permaculture is a design tool and worldwide movement that is helping to regenerate local ecologies and economies by addressing our social justice and environmental issues from a whole systems perspective.

Permaculture Design Certification
at The Brooklyn Commons
begins August 28th.
https://www.facebook.com/thecommonsbrooklyn

11 SESSIONS - 10 am - 5 pm
August 28, 29
September 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
October 2

• Payment Plans and Paypal
• Flexible Scheduling
• Experienced Teaching Team
• Continued Mentoring
• Excellent Field Trips
• Learn to Apply Permaculture to Properties, Business Models, Social Structures and Regional Scale Designs.

This course is the foundational 72 hour Permaculture Design Certification program, endorsed by PINA the Permaculture Institute of North America. We've adapted our course to the northeastern corridor and to contemporary social and ecological issues in the United States and the world.

Our Permaculture design certification course imparts a positive and empowering vision for social and ecological transformation. We will train you to be a permaculture consultant enabling you to apply the permaculture principles to a diversity of landscapes, scales, and issues from rural to urban, from temperate to tropical environments.
The certification connects you to an international world of designers, architects, organic farmers, and communities who all recognize a permaculture design certificate as a legitimate passport to another level of knowledge.

Come find out why our graduates call our Permaculture Design Certification course LIFE CHANGING! We have been holding space for everything permaculture in the greater NYC metropolitan area for over ten years! Come and learn with us and join our hundreds of students who have set upon their permaculture journey to positively impact life on earth.

Register today at www.permaculturenewyork.com
or email [masked] See Less

Brooklyn Permaculture Meetup

Location visible to members

Brooklyn Permaculture Meetup
Every Third Friday at The Commons
7pm-9pm
$5 Suggested donation - no one turned away!

Permaculture is a whole systems design science that is positively changing the way people think and interact with Earth. Turn problems into solutions by joining us in the discussion, design and implementation of projects in and around Brooklyn and the surrounding region. We are looking to create an active group of motivated beings that want to contribute to all the positive change that is happening in our region and the world. This Meetup will be lead by Andrew Faust and occasional visiting friends. Andrew is director at Center for Bioregional Living which since 2007 has been training permaculture designers in NYC and starting June 1st 2012 at their rural campus in Ellenville, NY. A certificate in Permaculture Design is very helpful but not necessary. Click HERE to join Brooklyn Permaculture Meetup.

Brooklyn Permaculture Meetup

Location visible to members

Brooklyn Permaculture Meetup
Every Third Friday at The Commons
7pm-9pm
$5 Suggested donation - no one turned away!

Permaculture is a whole systems design science that is positively changing the way people think and interact with Earth. Turn problems into solutions by joining us in the discussion, design and implementation of projects in and around Brooklyn and the surrounding region. We are looking to create an active group of motivated beings that want to contribute to all the positive change that is happening in our region and the world. This Meetup will be lead by Andrew Faust and occasional visiting friends. Andrew is director at Center for Bioregional Living which since 2007 has been training permaculture designers in NYC and starting June 1st 2012 at their rural campus in Ellenville, NY. A certificate in Permaculture Design is very helpful but not necessary. Click HERE to join Brooklyn Permaculture Meetup.

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