Distance learning

Hands-on, online courses for gardeners and professionals

All our courses feature practical, hands-on activities because we believe learning by doing is key to any successful online horticulture course.

Permaculture:

  • Permaculture Design: Ecosystem Mimicry
    Cost: $600 
    March 2014 course is full.
    Next course:  Tentatively scheduled to begin March 2015.
    Registration opens about 6 weeks in advance (late January).
    Enrollment limited to 25 students.
    Questions or to be notified of next course, email ljb7@cornell.edu
     
  • Permaculture Design: Design Practicum
    Cost: $300 
    Next course:  April 21 to May 19, 2014.
    Prerequisite: You must have taken either the Permaculture Fundamentals or Permaculture: Ecosystem Mimicry Course (or both) to register for the Practicum.
    Registration opens about 6 weeks in advance (early March).
    Enrollment limited to 25 students.
    Questions or to be notified of next course, email ljb7@cornell.edu

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See also courses for beginning farmers at the New York Beginning Farmer Project.