PDC Graduates

How the Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course has influenced our graduates lives and their work.

Tim is a Graduate of:
PDC Course #53 – Feb. 2015
at Midwest Permaculture, Stelle, IL

  • Opened a business Sweet Greens in Cleveland, OH, -a supply store for indoor growers

  • Transforming his 12 acres in suburban Cleveland

  • Working to open the eyes of residents and city regulators about the opportunities around urban food growing.

“As Bill and Becky said at the PDC, if we wish to create a more compassionate and sustainable world (a more permanent-culture) we need to live it and share it.”   Tim… (read more…)

Scott is a Graduate of:
PDC Course #62 – April 2016
at Heal the Planet Farm, Koshkonong, MO

  • Sold his legal practice in Arizona and retired early to pursue a life more meaningful to him.

  • Moved to Missouri and is establishing his own permaculture homestead on 6 acres. Just got the URL… Inwood Gardens LLC.

  • Has already provided legal, permaculture design and managerial consulting/services to Heal the Planet Farm.

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Bridget is Graduate of:
PDC Course #38 – Jan. 2013
at Midwest Permaculture, Stelle, IL

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Ian is Graduate of:
PDC Course #60 – Oct. 2015, Grass Valley, CA
Teacher Training #7, July 2016 in Stelle, IL

  • Youth Educator at University of Minnesota’s Landscape Arboretum

  • Creator of the ‘Internal Landscape Design’ workshop

  • Founder/Owner U&i LLC

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Kate is Graduate of:
PDC Course #4
 – Oct. 2007
at Midwest Permaculture, Stelle, IL

  • Founder and Host of the Madison Area Permaculture Guild

  • Permaculture Designer and Community Organizer since 2008

  • Awarded: Oxfam Woman Community Leader

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