Our members have graduated over
50,000 permaculture students.

It’s your turn.

 PINA serves it’s members through our Jobs Kiosk, Grant Support, Advanced Education, Media Assets, and Annual Design Contest. Wherever you are on your journey, take your Permaculture further with our support.

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Getting Started With Permaculture?

Let PINA help you get started in the best way possible. There are a million places to learn about permaculture, but only PINA gives you a clear path from beginner to professional. Get started with our FREE guide
Jump Start Your Permaculture in 3 Simple Steps!

Where To Take Your Permaculture Design Course (PDC)?

Once you have learned and implemented some aspects of permaculture design into your own life, you will eventually want to take a Permaculture Design Course (PDC). Let PINA help you find the best PDC for your specific needs. Grab your FREE guide
Choosing The Best PDC Experience for Me.

Making Permaculture Professional?

If you are ready to take your permaculture to the next level and enhance your skills with professional trainings, pick up your Professional Permaculture Starter Guide. Whether starting a regenerative business, bringing permaculture into your non-profit, or becoming a PINA recognized teacher, this Guide will give you valuable insight into your next steps in Permaculture.



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About Us

The Permaculture Institute of North America (PINA) exists to grow permaculture throughout North America and Hawaii. We do this through our Diploma Program, Regenerative Projects, Design Contests, and Membership Services. We seek to promote permaculture professionals and allied organizations throughout each Bioregion on the North American continent.

Featured PINA Members & Diploma Holders

My husband and I created TerraFlora Permaculture Learning Center. As we transition from hobby to business, we look forward to the support and connections that PINA can provide. PINA also keeps us up to date on…Read More 

Gloria Flora

PINA Development Coordinator

PINA has grown to fulfill our expectations and more. Our diverse Board of Directors and Staff and Membership, from throughout North America, bring a wealth of experience and dedication that is leading PINA to greater impact every year. Our on-going creation of programs…Read More

Darrell Frey

PINA Diploma Holder: Education & Site Design

I joined the board of PINA to work on developing standards for the Permaculture Design Certification Course. I believe it is important to have an organization that can support permaculture designers and educators to develop professional skills…Read More

Penny Livingston

PINA Diploma Holder: Communications and Media, PINA Diplomate Holder: Education & Site Design

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