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Santa Cruz Permaculture


(831) 216-8208

Permaculture can be described as “An ethically based whole-systems design approach that uses concepts, principles, and methods derived from ecosystems, nature connected communities, and other time-tested systems to create human settlements and institutions." Santa Cruz Permaculture puts it more succinctly, saying it's like "saving the planet while throwing a better party"

Santa Cruz Permaculture offers courses and events that explore the principles of permaculture.

Courses include:

  • Permaculture Design Course
  • Advanced Permaculture Design Course
  • Permaculture Immersion
  • Permaculture Institute for Educators 
  • Permaculture Food Forests 
  • Permaculture Campouts
  • Work that Reconnects 

The organization has a permaculture farm on the Central Coast, where it hosts courses and other events.  Additionally, Santa Cruz Permaculture iffers design consulations and fruit tree care as we as a bi-monthly newsletter.

Mission Statement

Santa Cruz Permaculture provides courses, consulting, and farming for a thriving, just and sustainable world.

Connecting With Community Groups in Santa Cruz County

Santa Cruz County community groups and nonprofits play a fundamental role in making this a safe and thriving place.

Consider getting involved by volunteering your time, donating money, or both. Above you can learn about what services Santa Cruz Permaculture provides to the community and easily volunteer, donate, register for services, or connect with them on social media. Visit the Santa Cruz County Community Groups directory to see a comprehensive list of organizations on all subjects that are relevant to creating a vibrant local community.

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