NW Permaculture Convergence 2015 in Oregon
Venue and Dates still to be decided

Our yearly event will return to Oregon next summer or fall with a grand renewed event of presenters, skillshare, hands-on activities, and much more. If you know of good venues in either Oregon or Washington, we are currently compiling all of that data to make venue searches easier in the future.
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Thank you!
NW Permaculture Convergence Board

Permaculture Directory for the Maritime Pacific Northwest

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By Michael Pilarski

DRAFT, Version 2, November 22, 2014

In the three days since Version 1 went out, 21 people have sent feedback resulting in one deletion and 11 additions to this  2nd edition.

The following is the tip of the iceberg, but it is a start. For the time being this directory focuses on Washington and Oregon west of the Cascade crest.  There is some information for western British Columbia as well and a bit in northern California. While northern California and coastal BC are part of the Cascadia bioregion, they have other permaculture organizations serving them and I am not as familiar with the permaculture situation there. Ideally, someone from those areas will put together a list for their regions. The long-term goal is to have credible directories for all regions of North America.  I made a first edition of a nationwide list to take to NAPC. This first edition of the maritime PNW is another baby step forward. Let us inspire each other.

I have already done a Permaculture Directory for the Inland Northwest (Columbiana bioregion). Montana, Idaho and Washington and Oregon east of the Cascade Crest. It can be found at:

http://inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com/ click on INPC Directory.

This is not a list of permaculture design course graduates, which would be many times larger. It is a listing of people and entities who are publicly promoting permaculture.  It is based on my personal knowledge (albeit incomplete memory) and some internet searching. I hope not too many people get mad at me for forgetting them in this first edition or for adding them to this list or misspelling names or getting numbers wrong. I did the best I could this first round and it can only get better.

Please send additions and changes.

If you are listed and wish to be removed let me know.

Michael Pilarski, Friends of the Trees Society
friendsofthetrees@yahoo.com

DIRECTORY ONLINE

The next step is to install input forms on one of the websites, so that people can add themselves, modify their listings, and add a photo if they wish. The Directory will become an expanding, crowd-sourced, public project.

PERMACULTURE CONVERGENCES

Inland Northwest Permaculture Convergence
http://inlandnorthwestpermaculture.com/

Northern California Permaculture Convergence
https://www.facebook.com/TheNorthernCaliforniaPermacultureConvergence

Northwest Permaculture Convergence
http://northwestpermaculture.org/

SE Portland Permaculture Convergence
http://www.kailashecovillage.org/se-portland-permaculture-convergence-2014/

Village Building Convergence, Portland, Oregon
http://vbc.cityrepair.org/

West Coast Women's Permaculture Gathering
http://westcoastwomenspc.weebly.com/

Western Canada Permaculture Convergence
http://vergepermaculture.ca/blog/events/2013-western-canada-permaculture-convergence/

 

REGIONAL PERMACULTURE ORGANIZATIONS

Eugene Permaculture Guild
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/epguild/info

Portland Permaculture Guild,
www.thedirt.org/ppg

Seattle Permaculture Guild
 http://www.seattlepermacultureguild.org/

Seattle Permaculture Meetup
http://www.meetup.com/Seattle-Permaculture-Guild-Meetup/

Kitsap Permaculture Guild, Kitsap Peninsula, WA
https://www.facebook.com/KitsapPermacultureGuild

Siskiyou Permaculture Resources Group
The Siskiyou Permaculture Resources Group, SPRG,  is a guild of individuals in the Southern Oregon/Northern California Siskiyou bioregion, who meet monthly in Southern Oregon and are passionate about permaculture.
http://www.sprg.info/

Sno-Isle Permaculture Network, Everett and Snohomish County
http://www.meetup.com/SIPN-Sno-Isle-Permaculture-Network/

Sustainable Northeast Seattle
http://sustainableneseattle.ning.com/group/permaculturedesign

Tacoma Permaculture Meetup
www.meetup.com/Tacoma-Permaculture-Meetup/

Vancouver BC Permaculture Network
https://ca.groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/vanpermaculture/info

+ Transition Town groups across the region

 

PERMACULTURE LISTSERVES

Bellingham
https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/BellinghamPermacultureClub/info

Vancouver, BC
https://ca.groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/vanpermaculture/info

Eugene
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/eugene-pdc

Portland
https://lists.riseup.net/www/info/ppg

Seattle ?

Others ?

 

UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES WITH PERMACULTURE PROGRAMS

Antioch College, Seattle, WA

Bastyr University, Seattle, WA

Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA

Humboldt University, Arcata, CA

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

Pacific University, Portland, OR

South Seattle Community College, Seattle, WA

Others?

 

PERMACULTURE ORGANIZATIONS, BUSINESSES, FARMS & SERVICES

For this 1st edition I have included name, city, url, and in some cases, people associated with, email contact, phone numbers and addresses. In the future editions we can include more contact info if people want and an introductory paragraph for each. Many of these are incomplete. Almost all of this is public information which can be found online.

21 Acres, Woodinville, WA
13701 NE 171st St., Woodinville, WA 98072. 425-481-1500.
generalinfo@21acres.org
http://21acres.org/

Agro-Ecology Northwest, Cottage Grove, OR
Jude Hobbs. A land use consulting firm providing environmental design solutions for landowners–including a diverse variety of farms–as well as assessments for Salmon-Safe and Low Impact Viticuture and Enology (LIVE). 
agroecologynw@gmail.com
http://cascadiapermaculture.com/agro-ecology/

Alderleaf Wilderness College and Farm, Monroe, WA
Alderleaf Wilderness College, 18715 299th Ave SE, Monroe, WA 98272. 360-793-8709.
http://www.wildernesscollege.com/

Ananda Farm, Camano Island, WA
Hailey Anderson, Zachary Abbey. hailey@anandafarms.com  Zachary.abbey@gmail.com,
http://anandafarms.com

Aprovecho Institute, Cottage Grove, OR
Abel Kloster, Rosie Kirincic, Tao Orion, Matthew Hall, Mike Hatfield, Mujahid Abd Allah, Christopher Ryan Foraker,
80574 Hazelton Rd., Cottage Grove, OR 97424. 541.942.8198.
aprovecho.mail@gmail.com
http://www.aprovecho.net/

Barrett Ecological Services, Portland, OR
Leonard Barrett, (503) 233-4337.

Beacon Food Forest Permaculture Project. Beacon Hill, Seattle, WA
Jacqueline Cramer
j.cramer@beaconfoodforest.org

Glenn Herlihy
g.herlihy@beaconfoodforest.org
http://www.beaconfoodforest.org/

Bev’s Place, Vancouver, WA
Beverly Doty is in her 70s or 80s and continues with her active permaculture gardening and educating. A round of applause  for Beverly for setting an example of where we all hope to be someday. 

Blue Heron Farm & Nursery, Rockport, WA

Ann Schwartz and Michael Brondi.
als@fidalgo.net
http://www.marblemount.com/blueheron/

Bullock Brothers Homestead, Orcas Island, WA
Douglas Bullock, Sam Bullock, Joe Bullock. Website has an extensive set of links.
http://www.permacultureportal.com/

Burnt Ridge Nursery, Onalaska, WA.
Michael Dolan.
mail@burntridgenursery.com
http://www.burntridgenursery.com/

Camas Permaculture, Camas, WA
Tom Gibson. (360) 954-9818
http://camaspermaculture.blogspot.com/

Cascadia Edible Landscapes, Seattle, WA
Michael Seliga-Soulseed
Michael@eatyouryard.com
http://eatyouryard.com/

Cascadia Permaculture Institute, Cottage Grove, OR
Jude Hobbs. Jude is one of our senior permaculture teachers. Jude is a co-founder of the Permaculture Institute of North America and Cascadia Permaculture Institute. These are professional development organizations focused on creating a standard platform for Permaculture Design Course (PDC) certification, and a mentoring system to assist PDC graduates in their journey toward professional practice.
cascadiapc@gmail.com 
Her website has an extensive set of links.
http://cascadiapermaculture.com/

Circle of Children Village School, Blachly, OR
Blackhorse Shasta, (541) 632-3140.
PO Box 43, Blachly, OR 97412
director@circleofchildren.org
http://circleofchildren.org

City Repair Organization, Village Building Convergence, Portland, OR
Mark Lakeman
P.O. Box 42615, Portland, OR 97242 
info@cityrepair.org
http://www.cityrepair.org

Cob Cottage Co., Coquille, OR
Ianto Evans and Linda Smiley, 541-396-1825
PO BOX 942, Coquille, OR 97423
cob@cobcottage.com
http://www.cobcottage.com/

Community by Design, LLC
http://www.communitybydesignllc.org/

Cougar Mountain Farm, Oregon Permaculture Resort,
Noah and Anna Wemple.
http://www.youcaring.com/other/oregon-permaculture-resort/49127

Dharmalaya, Eugene, OR
rlogan@igc.org  info@proutinstitute.org
http://dharmalaya.org

Divine Earth Gardening Project, Puyallup, WA
Kelda Lorax
kelda@riseup.net

Earthwise Excavation, Snohomish, WA

Albert Postema.
www.fromthegrounddown.com

EcoLiving. Seattle, WA
John Schinnerer.
info@eco-living.net
http://eco-living.net

Eco-Logic Permaculture and Landscape Design, Portland, OR,
Jadene Mayla
http://ecologiclandscape.com/

Emerald Grove Intentional Community, Eugene, OR
Margot Rawlinson, Pete Benson, 310-704-4870,
cocreativelivingfoundation@gmail.com
http://emeraldgroveic.org/

Fern Hill Nursery, Eugene, OR
Devon Bonady
devon@fernhillnursery.com
http://www.fernhillnursery.com/

Fertile Ground Guesthouse, Olympia , WA
Gail Sullivan and Karen Nelson. 311 9th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501.
360 352-2428.
info@fertileground.org
http://www.fertileground.org/

Full Cycle Farm, Whidbey Island, WA
fullcyclefarm@gmail.com
http://www.fullcyclefarm.com/

GaiaPunk, Olympia WA
A cooperative design and consultation firm based in lovely Olympia WA and the primary sponsor of Punk Rock Permaculture E-zine.   We offer a range of services including graphic, web, and permaculture design and consultations at reasonable rates.  Founded by Evan Schoepke in 2009 we have extensive experience in web strategy, permaculture, and visual media.
http://punkrockpermaculture.wordpress.com/about-gaia-punk-designs/

Gaia Rising Farm, Anacortes, WA
360-293-2980
gaiarisingfarm@gmail.com
http://www.gaiarisingfarm.com/

Gorge Permaculture Guild, Hood River, OR
http://groworganics.org/content/gorge-permaculture-guild

Gridless Studio, Bainbridge Island, WA
Gridless Studio is a unique interdisciplinary studio providing holistic design solutions including permaculture master planning, sustainable architecture, and unique handmade products. We offer design and permaculture classes and events in the Seattle area and maintain a 2-acre permaculture teaching garden on Bainbridge Island.
Emily Scali, (206)678-2989.
gridlessstudio@gmail.com
www.gridless-studio.com

Heartstad, Vashon Island, WA,
Doug Dolstad, Barbara Larson, (206) 715-3805,
12108 SW 148th St, Vashon Island, Washington 98070
heartstad@gmail.com
http://www.heartstad.com/

Herbn’ Wisdom, Portland, OR
Marisha Auerbach
queenbee@herbnwisdom.com
http://www.oly-wa.us/HerbnWisdom/

Homestead Habitats, Holistic Landscape Contractors, Bellingham, WA
Seth June, Paul Kearsley. Dyana Fiediga
dyana.marie.fiediga@gmail.com
360-473-9774, 206-355-9912
P.O. Box 545, Bellingham, WA 98225
http://www.homesteadhabitats.com

Hood River Middle School Outdoor Classroom Project, Hood River, OR
An inspirational project with Michael Becker since 1998. See the reports.
mbecker@hoodriver.k12.or.us
http://clearingmagazine.org/archives/881
http://living-future.org/case-study/hrmsmusicandsciencebuilding

Horneholdia Seattle Urban Permaculture Homestead, Seattle, WA
Karle and Laurie Horne
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Horneholdia-Seattle-Urban-Permaculture-Homestead-Seward-Park-neighborhood/199464546778759

Imagine Permaculture Forest, Whidbey Island, WA
http://www.imaginepermacultureforest.org

Inspiration Farm. Bellingham, WA
Brian Kerkvliet
gg@inspirationfarm.com
http://www.inspirationfarm.com

Integral Permaculture, Bellingham WA,
David McLeod
http://integralpermaculture.wordpress.com

Jocelyn’s Events,
One calendar, combining eco educational and skills-based events from over 100 sources and growing! Hands-on workshops in all shades of green for Seattle, Puget Sound, Northwest and Cascadia regions.
Jocelyn Campbell.
www.jocelynsevents.com

Kailash Ecovillage, Portland, OR
kailashecovillage@gmail.com
http://www.kailashecovillage.org

Living Systems Design, Seattle, WA
Hydrological restoration in the built environment.
Michael Broili, (206) 546-3119.
mike@harvestrain.net
http://www.harvestrain.net 

Lost Valley Intentional Community & Educational Center, Dexter, OR
(541) 937-3351.
colin@lostvalley.org  simon@lostvalley.org
http://www.lostvalley.org

Me Lucky Farm, Blaine, WA
http://meluckyfarm.blogspot.com/

Mother Earth School, Portland, OR
Matt Bibeau. PO Box 82124, Portland, OR, 97282.
503-893-9774
503:351.2075.
info@motherearthschool.com 
http://www.motherearthschool.com/index.shtml

N.W. Bloom Ecological Landscapes, Seattle, WA
Jessi Bloom.
info@nwbloom.com
http://nwbloom.com/

Olympia Light House Homestead, Olympia, WA
https://www.facebook.com/OlympiaLightHouse

One Green World Nursery, Molalla OR
Jim Gilbert,
https://www.onegreenworld.com/

Permaculture Now, Seattle, WA and Mauai
Jennie Pell
(206) 949-0496
jennypell@gmail.com  
Photos and bios of 16 permie teachers.
http://www.permaculturenow.com/

Permaculture Rising, On-line permaculture course.
Andrew Millison, Marisha Auerbach, Jason Gerhardt, Heiko Koester.
http://www.permaculturerising.com/

PlanetShifter.com Magazine
Willi Paul. A large amount of podcast interviews including many permaculture people.
www.planetshifter.com

Port Townsend EcoVillage, Port Townsend, WA
info@ptecovillage.org
http://www.ptecovillage.org

Punk Rock Permaculture E-Zine, Olympia, WA
 http://punkrockpermaculture.wordpress.com/

Quimper Cob & Homestay, Port Townsend, WA
Rebecca and Adam,
http://quimpercob.wordpress.com

Raintree Nursery, Morton, WA
Sam Benowtiz,
http://www.raintreenursery.com/

Raw Institute of Permaculture Education. Bellingham, WA
Bruce Horowitz. rawpermaculture@yahoo.com
www.rawpermaculture.org/

Restoration Seeds, Ashland, OR
1133 Old Highway 99 South, Ashland, OR 97520
Chuck Burr,
541 201-2688.
info@restorationseeds.com
www.restorationseeds.com

Rose City Permaculture, Portland, OR
Max Floyd
Max@RoseCityPermaculture.com
http://rosecitypermaculture.com

Sacred Earth Institute, Ashland, OR
110 8th St, Ashland, OR 97520.
541.488.0248

Sahale Community – Seattle and Belfair, WA
John and Collette Hoff.
hoff@goodenough.org
www.goodenough.org/Sahale.htm

Salt of the Earth Urban Farm, Portland, OR
https://www.facebook.com/SaltoftheEarthUrbanFarm

Seattle Homestead, Seattle, WA
Kane and Kristina Jamieson.
Kane@SeattleHomestead.com
http://www.seattlehomestead.com

Sense of Place Permaculture,
Nick Bezzerides. nick@sop-permaculture.com
http://www.sop-permaculture.com/

Seven Fires Foundation, Bandon Oregon
Working with/for indigenous peoples. Recently we have partnered with Cob Cottage Company and their instructors and alumni to support teaching others the art of Natural Building.
Tammy and Bob Van, 541-347-7801
dir@7fires.org
http://www.7fires.org/projects.html

Seven Seeds Farm, Williams, OR
Don Tipping
don@siskiyouseeds.com
http://www.sevenseedsfarm.com

Shambala Permaculture Farm, Camano Island, WA
Permaculture Farm, food forest gardens, and perennial/edible organic nursery are open by appointment, 360 387 4110. Also see Shambala Bakery.
395 E. North Camano Dr., Camano Island, WA 98282
Nancy Chase
360-387-4110
nancy@shambalafarm.com 
http://shambalafarm.com/

Shambala Bakery, Sedro Woolley, WA
A Farm to Fork gluten free ancient grain bakery and vegetarian bistro that is provisioned by ours/other regional farm.
303 State St, Ste, H, Sedro Woolley, WA, Nancy Chase,
425-923-7688
Bakery: 360-854-2253.
info@ShambalaBakery.com 
www.ShambalaBakery.com 
www.facebook.com/ShambalaBakery

Siskiyou Permaculture, LLC
Tom Ward, Melanie Mindlin & Karen Taylor. Bios and photos of all three principals.
Southern Oregon Permaculture Workshops, Training, Walkthroughs, Talks and Charettes. siskiyoupermaculture@gmail.com
http://siskiyoupermaculture.com/

Skipley Farm, Snohomish, WA
Gil Schieber
206-679-6576
Gil@SkipleyFarm.com 
http://skipleyfarm.org/

Songcroft, Snohomish, WA
Marilene Richardson,
http://songcroft.com/

Southern Oregon Permaculture institute,
Chuck Burr, Cynthia Care, Gene Griffith.
info@sopermaculture.org
www.sopermaculture.org

Suburban Permaculture, Eugene, OR
Jan Spencer.
janrspencer@gmail.com
www.suburbanpermaculture.org

SustainbableU, Bandon, OR
Tammy and Bob Van,
541-347-7801
blackfoot@kittymail.com

Sweet Earth Farm, San Juan Island, WA
http://sweetearthfarm.com/

Temperate Climate Permaculture,
Lots of resources. John Kitsteiner
http://tcpermaculture.blogspot.com

Terra Phoenix Design,
Dave Boehnlein, Douglas Bullock, Paul Kearsley
http://terraphoenixdesign.com

Thornbush Farm, San Juan Island, WA
Roger Ellison,
360-370-5795
http://thornbushlandscape.com/

TransTerraForm, Eugene, OR
Clayton Glasser and Brian Beyers,
http://transterraform.com/

Tryon Life Farm, Portland, OR
11640 SW Boones Ferry Rd, Portland, OR 97219
503-245-3847.
farm@tryonfarm.org
http://tryonfarm.org/

Twin Brooks Farm, Chehalis, WA
Carl Nelson, Lorna Smith.
360.262.3169
twinbrooks@lewiscounty.com
http://www.twinbrookpermaculture.com/

Ubuntu Gardens, Idleyld Park, OR
ubuntugardens11@gmail.com
http://www.ubuntugardens.com

Victory Gardens for All, Eugene, OR and India
Charlotte Anthony
victorygardensforall@gmail.com

WE-Design, Seattle, WA
Michael Lockman
Michael@wedesign.net
http://www.we-design.net

White Oak Farm & Education Center, Williams, OR
PO Box 450 • Williams, OR 97544
info@whiteoakfarmcsa.org 
http://www.whiteoakfarmcsa.org/

White Sage Gardens, Ashland, OR
Scott McGuire,
665 Clay St., Ashland, OR 97520. 541-488-7489

Winslow Food Forest, Boring, OR,
Teague and Melissa Cullen.
winslowfoodforest@gmail.com
http://winslowfoodforest.com

Village Design Institute, Seattle, WA
PO Box 85884, Seattle, WA 98145,
360-927-2224
Christopher Mare, Tyrone LaFay.
ecmare@villagedesign.org
http://www.villagedesign.org

Wild Thyme Farm, Oakville, WA
John Henrickson
www.wildthymefarm.com

Willapa Hills Nursery, Raymond, WA
Brent Naylor
brentn@willapabay.org

Wise Earth Permaculture, Snohomish, WA
Albert Postema.
www.fromthegrounddown.com

 

SOME PERMACULTURE PEOPLE IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST

Note that some of these people may not be active at this time. Some may have moved out of the region.  More permaculturists are moving to the Northwest all the time from other parts of the country and the world. I list the primary (or secondary affiliation) of the people where known. Some I have contact info for and others not.  Again this is just the first draft. Help fill in the details.

[Further contact info for many of these people can be found under the organization/company index where their affiliation is noted.]

Bill Aal, Seattle, WA
Williamaal@gmail.com

Zachary Abbey, Ananda Farm, Camano Island, WA.
Zachary.abbey@gmail.com

Mujahid Abd Allah, Aprovecho Institute, Cottage Grove, OR

Tom Allen, Sustainable Northeast Seattle,
thallen@nwlink.com

Hailey Anderson, Ananda Farm, Camano Island, WA

Charlotte Anthony, Victory Gardens for All, Eugene, OR and India

Marisha Auerbach, Herbn’Wisdom, Portland, OR and Permaculture Rising,
queenbee@herbnwisdom.com

Lacia Lynne Bailey, Seattle, WA
LLB@consultant.com

Jeremy Baker, Childs Creek Farm, Sedro Woolley, WA
www.childscreekfarm.info

Leonard Barrett, Barrett Ecological Services, Portland, OR

Michael Becker, Hood River Middle School, Hood River, OR
mbecker@hoodriver.k12.or.us

Sam Benowitz, Raintree Nursery, Morton, WA
www.raintreenursery.com  sam@raintreenursery.com

Pete Benson, Emerald Grove Intentional Community, Eugene, OR

Brian Beyers, TransTerraForm, Eugene, OR

Nick Bezzerides, Sense of Place Permaculture,

Matt Bibeau, Mother Earth School, Portland, OR
info@motherearthschool.com 
http://www.motherearthschool.com

Erik Blender, Orcas Island, WA
erikblender@gmail.com

Jessi Bloom, N.W. Bloom Ecological Landscapes, Seattle, WA
She and David Boehnlein are coming out with a 2015 book Practical Permaculture Design.
info@nwbloom.com

Chip Boggs, Coquille, OR

Dave Boehnlein, Terra Phoenix Design, Orcas Island and Seattle, WA
permaculture.dave@gmail.com

Heidi Bohan, Carnation, WA
(425) 549-0093, PO Box 141, Carnation, WA 98014
hbohan@peoplepc.com
http://www.heidibohan.com/

Devon Bonady, Fern Hill Nursery, Eugene, OR
devon@fernhillnursery.com

Mike Broili, Living Systems Design, Seattle, WA
206-546-3119.
mike@harvestrain.net

Douglas Bullock, Bullock Brothers Homestead, Orcas Island, WA
bullock_orcas@hotmail.com

Joe Bullock, Bullock Brothers Homestead, Orcas Island, WA

Samuel Bullock, Bullock Brothers Homestead, Orcas Island, WA
sam@permacultureportal.com

Kevin Burkhardt,

Tyler “Ty Ty” Burns, WA and Africa.

Chuck Burr, Southern Oregon Permaculture Institute, Restoration Seeds, Ashland, OR

Ted Butchart, Greenfire Permaculture, formerly of Seattle, WA

Al Cairns, Jefferson County Farm to School Coalition
http://jcfarm2school.org/

Jocelyn Campbell, Jocelyn’s Events,
www.jocelynsevents.com

Nancy and Nick Chase, Shambala Farm, Camano Island, WA
nancy@shambalafarm.com 

Chris Chisholm, WOLF College, Puyallup, WA
The Wolf College is a conservation teaching college with special expertise in wilderness survival; wild foods and herbal medicine; wildlife tracking and birding; and traditional technologies like bow making, hide tanning, and basketry.
chris@wolfcamp.com
http://www.wolfcollege.com/

Jacqueline Cramer, Seattle, WA
Cramerjacqueline99@gmail.com

John Cruickshank, deceased.

Teague and Melissa Cullen, Winslow Food Forest, Boring, OR,

Emet Degirmenci, Vashon Island, WA and Turkey
emetdeniz@yahoo.com

Douglas Demers, Sahale Retreat Center, Belfair, WA and Okanogan valley, WA
douglas@douglasdemers.com

Deston Denniston, Abundance Permaculture, Vet’s Café
abundancepc@gmail.com

Laura Donahue

Michael Dolan, Burnt Ridge Nursery, Onalaska, WA

Doug Dolstad, Heartstad, Vashon Island, WA,

Beverly Doty, Bev’s Place, Vancouver, WA

Colin Doyle, Lost Valley Center, Dexter, OR

Administrator of Permaculture Education
colin@lostvalley.org  (541) 937-3351 ext. 202

Laura Dvorak
lauradvorak@hotmail.com

Roger Ellison, Thornbush Farm, San Juan Island, WA

Diane Emerson, Vashon Island, WA
dianeemerson@yahoo.com 206-234-4813
Seeking members for Vashon Island community in 2013.

Greg Estes, Shambala Farm, Camano Island, WA

Chuck Estin, Bainbridge Island, WA and Kauai.  
Chuck@biosdesign.us

Ianto Evans, Cob Cottage Co. Coquille, OR

Dyana Fiediga, Homestead Habitats, Bellingham, WA

Jordan Fink, Portland, OR
http://jordanfink.com/

Heather Coburn Flores
heathercflores@gmail.com

Max Floyd, Rose City Permaculture, Portland, OR

Christopher Ryan Foraker, Aprovecho Institute, Cottage Grove, OR

Jadene M. Fourman, Eco-Logic Permaculture and Landscape Design, Portland, OR

Brandy Gallagher, O.U.R. Ecovillage, Vancouver Island, BC

Jeff Gee, Willapa Bay, WA

Jim Gilbert, One Green World Nursery, Molalla OR

Clayton Glasser, TransTerraForm, Eugene, OR

Matthew Hall, Aprovecho Institute, Cottage Grove, OR

Kirk Hanson, Northwest Natural Resource Group, Olympia, WA
kirk@nnrg.org

Mike Hatfield, Aprovecho Institute, Cottage Grove, OR

Peter Hayes, Hyla woods, Portland, OR
peter@hylawoods.com   
www.hylawoods.com

Emily Heindsmann, Seattle, WA
emily@phinneycenter.org

Simon Henderson, Deceased

John Henrikson, Wild Thyme Farm, Oakville, WA
john@wildlogic.com

Brian Hindman, Bellingham, WA
mrjumbly@hotmail.com

Jude Hobbs, Cascadia Permaculture, Cottage Grove, OR
cascadiapc@gmail.com

Laurie Horne, Horneholdia, Seattle, WA

Bruce Horowitz, The Sun Kitchen, Raw Spirit Fest, Bellingham, WA
thesunkitchen@hotmail.com
http://www.rawspiritfest.com http://www.thesunkitchen.com/

Derek Hoshiko, Whidbey Island, WA
derek@climatesolutions.org

Lindsay Huettman, Lady Botanica
https://www.facebook.com/ladybotanicawa

Zane Ingersoll, Herbn’Wisdom, Portland, OR

Sego Jackson, Clinton, WA

Kane and Kristina Jamieson, Seattle Homestead, Seattle, WA

Kristan Johnson, Port Ludlow, WA

Seth June, Homestead Habitats, Bellingham, WA

Rahmana Karuna aka Karen Beesley, Eugene, OR
Kbeesleycnm@gmail.com

Paul Kearsley, Kearsley Design, Bellingham, WA

Brian Kerkvliet, Inspiration Farm. Bellingham, WA

Rosie Kirincic, Aprovecho Institute, Cottage Grove, OR

John Kitsteiner, Temperate Climate Permaculture,

Abel Kloster, Aprovecho Institute, Cottage Grove, OR

Jason Knight, Alderleaf Wilderness College and Farm, Monroe, WA

Heiko Koester, Urban EcoGardens, Eugene, OR
(541)-485-7245. urbanecogardens@gmail.com

Larry Korn, Natural Way of Farming, Masanobu Fukuoka translator, Ashland, OR,
ldkorn@gmail.com

Jeff Kraus, Oasis, Bellingham and Woolley Mammoth, Sedro Woolley, WA
oasistobe@gmail.com

Taryn Krueger, Portland, OR

Tyrone LaFay, Village Design Institute, Bellingham, WA and California.

Mark Lakeman, City Repair, Portland OR

Rick Landt, Ashland, OR

Rowan Maya Lang, Seattle, WA
rowaninthemoonlight@gmail.com

Howard Langeveld, Seattle, WA

Barbara Larson, Heartstad, Vashon Island, WA,

Kimberly Leeper, Seattle, WA
kimberly@mariposanaturescapes.com

Pam and Joe Leitch, Portland Permaculture Institute, Columbia Ecovillage, Portland, OR
pamleitch@spiritone.com

Neil Huckleberry Leonard, Hoquiam, WA

Karen Litfin, Sky Root Community and Farm, Whidbey Island, WA
litfin@whidbey.net

Michael Lockman, Windycliff Environmental Design, WE Design, Seattle

Kelda Lorax, Divine Earth Gardening Project, Puyallup, WA
kelda@riseup.net

Mike Maki, Hoquiam, WA
agrofor@localaccess.com

Christopher Mare, Village Design Institute, Global Ecovillage Network, Seattle, WA
PO Box 85884, Seattle, WA 98145, 360-927-2224
ecmare@villagedesign.org
http://www.villagedesign.org

Jadene Mayla, Eco-Logic Permaculture and Landscape Design, Portland, OR,

Eric McCool, Gateway Gardens, Glendale, OR and Texas

Sue McGann, Seattle, WA

Dan McGrath, OSU Dept of Horticulture,
daniel.mcgrath@oregonstate.edu

Scott McGuire, White Sage Gardens, Ashland, OR

David McLeod, Integral Permaculture, Bellingham WA,

Andrew Millison, Permaculture Rising, Corvallis, OR
amillison@gmail.com

Melanie Mindlin, Siskiyou Permaculture, Ashland, OR
siskiyoupermaculture@gmail.com

Curt Mitchell, Forest Care. LLC, Eugene, OR
2400 Charnelton St, Eugene, OR 97405 (541) 683-2974

Maria Morehead, Seattle, WA
spiralmother@gmail.com

Jamie Mulligan-Smith, Youth Permaculture Camp, San Juan Islands, WA
Bio on the Permaculture Now website.
mulligoon@hotmail.com

Mark Musick, Tilth Producers of Washington, Vashon Island, WA
mark-musick@comcast.net

Susan Navrotsky, Columbia Ecovillage, Portland, OR
snavrotsky@gmail.com

Brent Naylor, Willapa Hills Nursery, Raymond, WA
brentn@willapabay.org

Christy Nieto, Bellingham, WA
Demonstration garden and permaculture site
fieldofgreens@earthlink.net

Karen Nelson, Fertile Ground Guesthouse, Olympia, WA

Terry O’Day, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
odayt@pacificu.edu

Jeremy O’Leary
jeremy@PREPoregon.org

Tao Orion, Aprovecho
 taoorion@gmail.com

Willi Paul, PlanetShifter.com Magazine
Large amount of podcast interviews
www.planetshifter.com

Jenny Pell, Permaculture Now
jennypell@gmail.com

Amber Peoples
Amber.m.peoples@gmail.com

Michael Pilarski, Friends of the Trees Society,
Maritime and Inland Pacific Northwest.
friendsofthetrees@yahoo.com
www.friendsofthetrees.net

Albert Postema, Earthwise Excavation, Wise Earth Permaculture, Snohomish, WA
postema@nwlink.com
www.fromthegrounddown.com

Pat Rassmussen, Eugene, OR
Patr@crcwnet.com

Margot Rawlinson, Emerald Grove Intentional Community, Eugene, OR

Marilene Richardson, Songcroft, Snohomish, WA

Melanie Rios, Cultivating Community through Social Permaculture, Portland, OR
541-543-9885.
Recently finished  8 months of residential consultant work with Columbia Ecovillage in Portland.
melanie@rios.org

Chris Roth, Lost Valley Center and Communities Magazine, Dexter, OR
Communities Magazine Editor.
editor@ic.org
nature@lostvalley.org

Nick Routledge, Eugene, OR

Thalia Ryer, Duvall, WA
culturaltherapy@hotmail.com

Emily Scali, Kitsap Permaculture Guild, Gridless Studio, Bainbridge Island, WA
emilyscali@gmail.com

Jonathan Scherch, Antioch University, Seattle, WA
jscherch@antioch.edu

Gil Schieber, Skipley Farm, Snohomish, WA
gil@skipleyfarm.com
http://skipleyfarm.org/

John Schinnerer, EcoLiving. Seattle and Hawaii

Ann Schwartz, Blue Heron Farm & Nursery, Rockport, WA

Michael Seliga-Soulseed, Cascadia Edible Landscapes, Seattle, WA

Ankar Shah, Olympic Peninsula and India

Blackhorse Shasta, Circle of Children Village School, Blachly, OR

Linda Smiley, Cob Cottage Co. Coquille, OR

Joshua Smith, Eugene, OR
541-344-4378.

Josho Somine, Seattle, WA and California
josho23@yahoo.com

Jan Spencer, Suburban Permaculture, Eugene, OR

Paul Stamets, Fungi Perfecti, Olympia, WA

Henry Stanley, Portland, OR
henry_indy@hotmail.com

Gail Sullivan, Fertile Ground Guesthouse, Olympia, WA

Sarah Sullivan, Gorge Grown Food Network, Hood River, OR
sullivanseed@gmail.com  
www.gorgegrown.com/

Laura Sweany, Seattle, WA
lauraflora@msn.com   
www.floralaura.weebly.com

Karen Taylor, Siskiyou Permaculture

Filip A. Tkaczyk, Alderleaf Wilderness College and Farm, Monroe, WA

Steve Tracy, Seattle, WA
Geodesic.steve@gmail.com

Rick Valley, Eugene, OR
rick@lostvalley.org

Tammy and Bob Van, Seven Fires Foundation and SustainableU, Bandon Oregon
541-347-7801
blackfoot@kittymail.com

Matt Van Boven, Feral Farm Agroforestry, Rockport, WA
360-708-8832.

Connie Van Dyke, Tabor Tilth Farm, Portland, OR
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YYZTw_xBBs

E. Allain VanLaanen, Center for Expressive Arts, Bellingham, WA
ceaee123@gmail.com
www.centerforexpressivearts.com

Nala Walla, bCollective Integrative Arts & Ecology, Port Townsend, WA
nalawalla@bcollective.org
http://www.bcollective.org/

Simon Walter-Hansen, Lost Valley Center, Dexter, OR
simon@lostvalley.org  Intern coordinator.

Tom Ward, Siskiyou Permaculture
tomward@mind.net

Bruce Weiskotten,Yelm, WA and Italy.
ahkmenra@yahoo.com 
www.panearthdesigns.net,

Noah and Anna Wemple, Cougar Mountain Farm, Oregon Permaculture Resort,

Jeremy Williams, Alderleaf Wilderness College and Farm, Monroe, WA

Scott Wilson, Williams, OR

Keala Young, Portland, OR
younjust@gmail.com

David Zhang, Bellingham, WA
bellinghampermaculture@gmail.com

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA

“Approximately 15 years ago, the first permaculture courses were offered in Canada in the southern interior of BC and on the west coast, having migrated up from California and the Pacific northwest of the United States. This was soon followed by permaculture courses and communities emerging in Quebec and Ontario. In the last 5-7 years, however, permaculture has seen tremendous growth in Canada with some level of permaculture activity in most Canadian provinces. Many Canadians have received permaculture training overseas and, upon return to their home communities have attempted to organize permaculture communities and activities.” Quote from an article at http://theurbanfarmer.ca/resources/permaculture-design/

if you scroll to the end of the article you will find a long list of permaculture organizations and resources in Canada.

To be precise, the first permaculture design course held in Canada was taught 26 years ago in the summer of 1988 at Linnaea Farm on Cortes Island, BC (off the middle inside edge of Vancouver Island). I know because I (Michael Pilarski) taught the course along with Simon Henderson, Rick Valley and others.  The course followed on the heels of the 3rd North American Bioregional Congress which had just been held in Squamish, BC. I also taught a pdc near Ashcroft BC in 1993 at a 1700-acre Hare Krishna community and in 1994 on Denman Island, BC. Lots has happened in BC since then.

Cottonwood Gardens, Vancouver, BC
Cottonwood Community Gardens is (I believe) Canada's oldest public permaculture demonstration project as I (Oliver Kellhammer) designed many of the early 'food forest' plantings along permaculture lines and use sheet mulching, companion planting, stacking. It has been going since 1992.
Info (historical) here => http://www.oliverk.org/art-projects/land-art/cottonwood-community-gardens
more here => http://www.newcity.ca/Pages/Cottonwood_garden.html

Gaia College, North Cowichan, BC
Heide or Michael Hermary
5820 Wilson Avenue, North Cowichan, BC, Canada V9L 1K4
250-709-2229.
info@gaiacollege.ca 
http://www.gaiacollege.ca

Gaiacraft, NWC permaculture collective, Sunshine Coast, BC and includes teachers from Washington and Oregon.
Delvin Solkinson, Keala Young, Kym Chi, Dana Wilson, Lunaya Shekinah, Jacob Aman, Annaliese Hordern
http://www.gaiacraft.com

Heart Gardens, Roberts Creek, BC
Permaculture demonstration garden, Delvin Solkinson.
1057 Roberts Creek Road, Roberts Creek, BC, V0N 2W0, Canada
http://www.gaiacraft.com/heart-gardens/

Dan Jason, Saltspring Island Seeds, Saltspring Island, BC
dan@saltspringseeds.com  http://www.saltspringseeds.com

Geoff Johnston, Victoria, BC 
Teaching for a long time and has an amazing urban homestead.
respectyouralders@yahoo.com

Oliver Kellhammer, Cortes Island, BC, and New York City.
I still teach workshops at Linnaea Farm from time to time and Liz Richardson and I have been signing diplomas for 20 years.
okellhammer@gmail.com  
http://www.oliverk.org/

Gregoire Lamoureux, Kootenay Permaculture Institute, Winlaw, BC
spiralfarm@yahoo.com 
http://www3.telus.net/permaculture/

Linnaea Farm, Cortes Island, BC
Linnaea Farm is technically still a permaculture diploma granting entity, though they have suspended their ecological gardening program for the time being.
1255 Seaford Road, Manson’s Landing, BC, V0P 1K0.
Liz Richardson, Brent Howieson,
250.935.6747.
info@linnaeafarm.org
http://linnaeafarm.org

'Means of Production' public biomaterials plantation
A permaculture demonstration site optimized for wood, basket materials, dyes and fibres. Installed by Oliver Kelhammer in 2002.
historical info => http://www.oliverk.org/art-projects/land-art/means-of-production
Main site here =>  http://moparrc.com/

Megan Loop, Shawnigan Lake, BC

Cabot Lyford, Vancouver, BC
cabot@telus.net

Barbara Moore, Therah Learning Centre, Galiano Island, BC

OUR Ecovillage, Shawnigan Lake, Vancouver, Island, BC
Brandy Gallagher,
http://ourecovillage.org/

Pacific Permaculture, Denman Island, BC
Jesse Lemieux, Tanya Booth, Greg Rekken, Nickolas Grabovac,
604-396-3945.
pp@pacificpermaculture.ca
Site has photos and bios of 4 teachers.
http://pacificpermaculture.ca/www/

Passionate Permaculture, Lund, BC
rin@passionatepermaculture.ca
 http://passionatepermaculture.ca/

Permaculture BC, Victoria, BC
Javan Kerby Bernakevitch, Adam Gold, Brandon Bauer, Connie Kuramoto, Curtis Stone. Dan Halsey, Dan Jason, Dr. Karin B. Kilpatrick, Geoff Johnson, Meghan Loop.
250-213-3652.
info@permaculturebc.com

Permablitz Network. The website has photos and bios for 9 teachers.
www.permaculturebc.com

Permaculture Powell River, Powell River BC
Erin Innes, Ron Berezan,
 www.permaculturepowellriver.ca

Seven Ravens Farm, Saltspring Island, BC
We have been an active Permaculture farm for 25 years teaching students and doing We have be an active Permaculture farm for 25 years teaching students and doing project here in BC and abroad. Three years ago now we formalized our program started our Permaculture school. We continue to work abroad and have just finished our second of 5 Practical Permaculture institutes in Africa. First last year we build one in Kenya and this year in Uganda. Next year in the fall we will do one in Tanzania.
Michael Nickels, Heidi Cowan.
250-653-9565. 
info@seven-ravens.com
www.seven-ravens.com

Seven Ravens Permaculture Academy, Saltspring Island, BC
Brandon Bauer,
novelseed@shaw.ca

Mighk Simpson, BC and Portland

Delvin Solkinson, Vancouver and Sunshine Coast, BC
I have been teaching PDC's for 12 years and am a mentor for diploma students. I have a PDC, diploma and masters degree from Bill Mollison and Permaculture Academy and a diploma through Larry Santoyo and Permaculture Institute USA 
delvin@cosm.org
http://www.gaiacraft.com

Harold Waldock, Edible Landscape Creations, Vancouver, BC
haroldw@alternatives.com

Richard Walker, BC

The Urban Farmer, Powell River, BC
 www.theurbanfarmer.ca

 

OTHER RESOURCES

Cascadia forum at Permies.com
http://www.permies.com/forums/f-21/cascadia

Northwest Intentional Communities Association
While not a permaculture organization per se, many of the communities they list use permaculture. Searchable database.
http://nica.ic.org

Peak Moment Television, Janaia, 15504 Lone Bobcat Way, Nevada City, CA 95959 530-265-4244 - See more at: http://peakmoment.tv/contact/#sthash.pPXywyP6.dpuf
http://peakmoment.tv/

Permaculture Activist’s Planetary Permaculture Directory,
http://www.permacultureactivist.net/pcresources/PcResources/PcResources2.htm

Permaculture Research Institute’s Worldwide Directory to Permaculture Projects,
http://permacultureglobal.com/projects

Permaculture projects in the US and Canada.
http://www.permaville.com/projects/by-country/permaculture-projects-in-the-united-states-and-canada/

Permanet
www.permaculture.net

Sustainable Communities All Over Puget Sound (SCALLOPS) –
www.scallopswa.org

Feedback from the Masses

Thank you for doing this challenging and important work. It is crucial that we are able to see each ourselves and each other as part of something, and you have illuminated this for us. Derek.

What a great thing you are doing. We would love to be a part of your network. Heidi.

Thanks for this labor of love!  Melanie.

Awesome! Andrew.

Michael this is beyond fantastic!  Good for you!!!!  The world is grateful for those with a passion such as yours, truly a labor of love indeed. What a great resource!!!  I'll start spreading the word. Tammy.

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