Center for Bioregional Living courses educate and inform our students to create true health, wealth and regional self-sufficiency through cooperating with nature. We offer permaculture design courses and consultation services, inspiring hundreds of graduates in the northeast, and New York’s Five Boroughs. With over 20 years of experience in design for a wide range of clients, we are your source for permaculture design education and consultation.
Permaculture is an ecological design science based on the resilient patterns found in nature. It is a vision of what we would rather see in the world and how to achieve it in a step by step manner. The ethics, tools and techniques of Permaculture are focused on creating vibrant bioregional cultures and economies providing long term comfort and security for our families, communities and future generations.
Andrew Faust offers the following services at your site. Helping you to realize your dreams with ecological integrity; increase abundance and self-sufficiency by cooperating with nature. This includes an initial meeting, site visit a narrative/report Full site design concept rendering and detail drawings.
- Permaculture pre-purchase site assessment
- Master design plans and whole site design
- Installation and Implementation of Permaculture Designs
- Prospecting for land for self sufficient ecovillages and communities
- Biointensive and Biodynamic vegetable garden designs
These are some of our favorite organizations, institutes and sources of information you may find useful in understanding Permaculture living
Permaculture Activist Magazine
The Ecologist Magazine
Earth Island Institute
The Weston A. Price Foundation
Adbusters Magazine and more
Speaking at the Sustainability Forum -
OWS Zucotti Park NY
Costa Boutsikaris Filmmaker
June 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 (Four three day weekends)
Revisioning Permaculture An interview with Andrew on applying Permaculture to retrofitting the northeastern corridor and developing ecological regional economies.
Join us every third Friday of the month - 17 May 2013
Permaculture Design Certification Course Ellenville NY - Summer 2013
Two new series of workshops by Permaculture designers and educators - Andrew Faust and Adriana Magana.
Food and Vitality
Local and seasonal foods and their preparation:
Next dates TBD - “Food and Vitality” - from 1 to 3pm @ 225 South 2nd, Brooklyn NY
In this workshop, the broad spectrum of eating right for your region, season and maximum vitality will be addressed through the demonstration of sprouting whole grains and beans; growing wheat grass, sunﬂower, buckwheat and ﬂax, micro greens; culturing raw dairy; using slow and low heat cooking methods to preserve vitality.
Next dates TBD - “Whole Grain Organic Sourdough” - from 5 - 7pm @ 225 South 2nd, Brooklyn NY
Next dates TBD - “Herbal Tinctures and Remedies” from 12-2pm @ 225 South 2nd, Brooklyn NY
Please register at least one week in advance so we can insure the correct amount of ingredients. This is sure to ﬁll up fast!
Come and learn how to live well and in harmony with the earth while boosting immunity and increasing longevity!
Permaculture classes in Brooklyn Winter 2013
Naturally Built Fully Off Grid Tiny House series
HealthyBuildings = Healthy People
Natural, local and bioregionalbuildings create ecologically sound local economies and beautiful, healthy homes. In this workshop series come and learn hands on how to create healthy, natural reasonably sized homes.
- Criteria for analyzing building materials to determine how ecologically safe and sound they are.
Passive solar hot water systems for domestic heating needs; identifying and eliminating household sourcesof Electro-Magnetic Fields and other indoor air pollutants.
- Learn to create a building from the ground up and set it up to be fully off the grid
if you complete this entire series.
We will offer the ﬁnal class of the naturally built tiny house series, including earthen plasters and installing wood stoves this fall.
Weekend Classes (Ellenvile Campus):
- Framing and Rooﬁng a Naturally Built tiny house
- Roofing , Flooring and Siding The Naturally Built Tiny House
Saturday May 11- 9-5pm
Sunday May 12 - 9-5pm
- Earthworks, Ponds, springs and Edible forest gardening
Saturday May 18 - 9-5pm
Sunday May 19 - end by 3pm
Advanced Hands-on Permaculture Classes Ellenville - Spring 2013
Learn more about permaculture and our celebrated
Permaculture Design Certification course.
Watch this video!
I took a permaculture course presented by The Center for Bioregional Living at the end of last year, and it truly effected me. The teacher, was amazing, and the group was diverse and inspiring. I highly recommend this to anyone wanting to improve their quality of life, and quality of life on earth!
$40.00 per 2 hour class
For more information contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Permaculture Water Systems a Workshop with Andrew Faust
Green Light Plants - Landenberg, PA
May 24 - 26
REGISTRATION LIMITED TO 20 STUDENTS
$175 TICKET INCLUDES FOOD
Empower yourself with the know-how to optimize your use of water in the landscape. Water is an essential factor in creating healthy ecosystems - without it plants can’t grow and animals can’t thrive. Permaculture - an ecological design science based on the patterns found in nature - offers a myriad of opportunities for maximizing our use of water.
Sliding Scale Tuition
$900 No Meals
$1050-$1250 With Meals
Incredible, beyond organic, nutrient dense meals sourced from on-site or locally. Handmade sourdough breads baked daily, fermented foods and drinks, sprouted and
soaked grains and beans, pastured meats and dairy and so much more!
Camping is available in our 10 acre meadow. We have off grid facilities featuring a composting toilet and gravity fed, wood fired, hot water shower.
Families welcome! Ask about our Kids Permaculture Summer Camp option. Parents can focus on learning and your children will be immersed with outdoor activities and games with a permaculture focus.
$200.00 including incredible food and beautiful camping
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