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CA, OH, NH,WA
Antioch University seeks to nurture their students’ knowledge, skills and habits of reflection to excel as lifelong learners, democratic leaders and global citizens who live lives of meaning and purpose.
Santa Fe, NM
EcoVersity is a non-profit educational center, which explores and demonstrates sustainable living, ecological design and responsibility for the wise stewardship of the Earth.
Evergreen State College
Evergreen offers a dynamic curriculum that focuses on solving problems, themes and experiences in the world.
Gaia University International
GaiaU offers undergraduate and graduate degrees for real-world "action learning" related to EcoSocial regeneration. RDI is a GaiaU regional center! You can take your GaiaU courses at RDI, and get credit for RDI courses through GaiaU. See Gaia RDI's webpage for more information.
New College of California
San Fransisco, CA
New College of California is committed to education in support of a just, sacred, and sustainable world.
Students are encouraged to think critically and act ethically with sensitivity to both the human community and the biosphere.
San Francisco Institute of Architecture
San Fransisco, CA
SFIA was created to offer new alternatives in design education while retaining the best features of exceptional traditional schools.
Build It Green
Build It Green offers training for building professionals involved in the design and construction of residential buildings, as well as professionals that support and develop the market for green building. Opportunities include the Certified Green Building Professional training, Advanced Training, Certified GreenPoint Rater Training, and various workshops.
Ancient Earth School of Natural Building, WA
Whidbey Island, WA
Ancient Earth School of Natural Building is an organization dedicated to experiential education through building sustainable structures with natural materials.
Contains online discussion forum for aquaponics, instructional materials and supplies
Bioneers is a forum for connecting the environment, health, social justice, and spirit within a broad progressive framework.
Builders without Borders
Builders without Borders is an international network of ecological builders who advocate the use of straw, earth and other local, affordable materials in construction.
Cob Cottage Company
Cob Cottage teaches one to eight week workshops — teaching practical skills to people who want to apply natural building to their lives.
Collective Heritage Institute
Collective Heritage Institute (CHI) seeks to cultivate both a material and a spiritual basis for their ongoing conservation through practical and visionary solutions.
Commonweal conducts programs that contribute to human and ecosystem health — to a safer world for people and for all life.
Earth Activist Training
EAT courses weave magic, nature awareness, ritual, and activism into rigorous permaculture programs.
Fox Haven Ecological Retreat
Global Eco-Village Network
The Global Ecovillage Network is a global confederation of people and communities dedicated to restoring the land and living "sustainable plus" lives by putting more back into the environment than we take out.
A collaborative group of educators, designers, builders, and artists who educate and empower people to build sustainable water culture and infrastructure.
Heartwood institute offers immersion message courses with a focus on learning and healing.
Institute of Noetic Sciences
Institute of Noetic Sciences is a nonprofit membership organization that conducts and sponsors leading-edge research into the potentials and powers of consciousness.
Lost Valley Educational Center
Lost Valley Educational Center is an intentional community and nonprofit educational center dedicated to learning, living, and teaching sustainable, ecologically-based culture.
Native Voices Foundation
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center
OAEC works to address the challenges of creating democratic communities that are ecologically, economically and culturally sustainable.
Ocean Arks International
Ocean Arks International’s mission is to disseminate the ideas and practices of ecological sustainability throughout the world.
Organic Volunteers post a variety of Educational work trade and internships in sustainability
Paleotechnics teaches courses in the ancient art and technologies of early peoples.
Permaculture Credit Union
Santa Fe, NM
The Permaculture Credit Union pools the financial resources of people who believe in the ethics of Permaculture and apply those resources to earth-friendly and socially responsible loans and investments.
Permaculture Institute USA
Permaculture Institute’s mission is to promote sustainable living skills through education, networking and demonstration projects.
Portland Office of Sustainable Development
The Office of Sustainable Development's mission is to provide leadership and contribute practical solutions to ensure a prosperous community where people and nature thrive, now and in the future.
Riekes Center for Human Enhancement
Menlo Park, CA
The Riekes Center for Human Enhancement is a nonprofit mentoring organization that utilizes a multidisciplinary approach to provide students the resources and opportunity for the joy of self-enhancement.
Solar Living Institute
The mission of the Solar Living Institute is to promote sustainable living through inspirational environmental education.
All about water efficiency, and rainwater, stormwater, greywater and blackwater recycling, you've got a one stop shopping source for your info. One feature
is a calendar with water-related events all over CA.
Willing Workers on Organic Farms (WWOOF)
WWOOF is dedicated to helping those who would like to volunteer on organic farms.
Wilderness Awareness School
Wilderness Awareness School's dynamic courses combine ancient and modern ecological wisdom, and empower people of all ages to become stewards, mentors, and leaders.
YES! - Youth for Environmental Sanity
YES! is a nonprofit organization that connects, inspires and empowers young changemakers to join forces for a thriving, just and sustainable way of life.
PC Planetary Directory
The Permaculture Activist Directory contains resource links to permaculture articles, products and employment.
Permacultura Americana Latina
Permacultura America Latina (PAL) in Santa Fe, NM, is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization supporting grassroots sustainable development initiatives and low impact economic practices in poor and indigenous communities throughout Latin America.
Permaculture Institute Australia
The Permaculture Research Institute (PRI) works to expand the knowledge and practice of integrated sustainable agriculture using the whole-systems approach of Permaculture Design.
Indonesian Development for Education in Permaculture
Indonesian Development of Education and Permaculture (Yayasan IDEP) is an Indonesian non-profit foundation established to respond to urgent needs for sustainable food production and resource management, while conveying the importance of environmental education for sustainable living.
Sustainable Harvest is building a global network of local partners working towards environmental, economic and social sustainability.
Bountiful Gardens, Willits, CA
Ecology Action, Willits, CA
Forest Farm Nursery, Williams, OR
Harmony Farm Supply, Sebastopol, CA
Horizon Herbs Strictly Medicinals, Williams, OR
Larner Seeds, Bolinas, CA
Oikos Tree Crops, Kalamazoo, MI
One Green World, Molalla, OR
Peaceful Valley Farm Supply, Grass Valley, CA
Raintree Nursery, Morton, WA
Sandy Bar Ranch Nursery, Orleans, CA