2021 Permaculture Design Course

2-Week Intensive: August 12-24 2021

Join Boulder Permaculture for its 6th annual Permaculture Design Course! This year’s course will be a two-week residential at Sunrise Ranch. Nestled in the foothills, this 200+ acre ranch has been a hub for permaculture and human gatherings for decades. Some of the things to see on site include: Beautiful Facilities, Food Forest, Year-round Greenhouses, Geodesic Dome, Intentional Community, Organic Farm, Compost Toilets, Holistic Animal Husbandry, Wildcrafting Medicine, and moreā€¦


Introductory & Skills Based

Want to learn more about permaculture? Join us for a variety of workshops and free introductory classes. Introductory Classes are a great way to learn what permaculture and the design course are all about–and there is a $50 discount on the course for attending!


Ecological Design Methodologies & Integrated Systems

Growing Food in Small Spaces

Patterns & Invisible Structures

Natural Building Techniques

Aquaculture & Aquaponics Systems

Alternative Economics

Indigenous Knowledge

Raising Animals in Small Systems

Community Building & Appropriate Technologies

Cold Season Growing & Solar Greenhouse Design

Mushroom Cultivation

Water Catchment & Rainwater Harvesting

Food Forest & Companion Planting

Ecological Restoration

Preserving the Harvest

Secrets of Building Healthy Soil

Ecological Waste Management Systems

Urban & Suburban Permaculture