Schedule

You can find out more about all of our courses, workshops and educational events using the links below. New classes are regularly in development so please check back, or join our announcement list to be notified when new courses are open. Information about financial options can be found on our Money Basics page. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us.




SPRING 2017


Group Leadership and Empowerment: Training in Social Permaculture | Cazadero, CA

*Registration Open*

March 29th – April 2nd, 2017
Cazadero, CA United States
$725 – $875, sliding scale; work-trade and diversity scholarships available

Social Permaculture Intensive with Starhawk and Pandora Thomas. 

In this time of environmental and social meltdowns, we need one another to make positive changes and plant the seeds of a new world.  But to work together, and to embrace diversity and challenge the ‘isms’ that divide us, we need the skills of building group bonds, establishing clear communication, resolving conflict creatively, and bringing forth each individual’s greatest gifts.
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Sacred Earth Apprenticeship Training: Magical and Practical Earth Healing | Cazadero, CA

*Registration Open*

Part One: April 3rd – 7th, 2017
Part Two: October 11th – 15th, 2017
Cazadero, CA United States
$1800-2200, sliding scale; work-trade and diversity scholarships available

Apprenticeship and intensives with Starhawk and Demetra Markis.

The five-day kick-off to a year-long apprenticeship in spiritual, magical and practical healing for the soul, the body and the earth. An intensive apprenticeship in magical and practical healing for ourselves, our communities and the earth. Myth and story guide us through a deep process of personal transformation, anchored with practical skills. The apprenticeship will involve a second five-day intensive in the fall, plus monthly online group work and quarterly calls.  With Starhawk, Demetra Markis, and guests.

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Earth Activist Training PDC Course | British Columbia, Canada

*Registration open*

April 29th – May 14th, 2017
O.U.R. Ecovillage, Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
$1230 CAN

This residential PDC course is held at the beautiful OUR Ecovillage in British Columbia. Taught by Starhawk and the EAT team as well as many guest teachers. Please visit the EAT PDC Course page on the O.U.R. Ecovillage website for details and registration; all inquiries about registration, payment, and accommodations will be handled by O.U.R. Ecovillage staff.


SUMMER 2017


Earth Activist Training PDC Course | Freeport, Illinois

*Registration open*

June 25th – July 9th, 2017
Freeport, IL, United States
$1600-2000, sliding scale; work-trade and diversity scholarships available

Join us for a Midwest EAT PDC with Starhawk, Charles Williams, and guest teacher Nancy Klehm, in the Driftless region of Northwest Illinois. This PDC will give you incredible hands-in experience in a huge variety of permaculture skills, on a 50-acre homestead. Participatory, hands-on teaching with lots of practical projects, games, songs, and laughs along with an intensive curriculum in regenerative ecological design that earns a Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC).

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International PDC Course | Bavaria, Germany

August 4th – August 18th, 2017
With Starhawk, Penny Livingston-Stark and Susanne Fischer-Rizzi

This unique Permaculture course links and combines the wisdom and experience of three of the best-known international mentors in this area. Building on the basics of Permaculture, as developed by its founders Bill Mollison and David Holmgreen, this course is brought to life and made accessible through the inspiring wisdom of these three women.

Course language: English with translation into German

*Currently this course is full but will be accepting wait-list registrants. For complete details on the course and for registration, please visit the PDC page on Susanne’s website. **Please note, we at EAT are not administering this course, for questions about registration, please contact sekretariat@arven.de for questions and assistance.



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