Exploring Permaculture Design: Insights from the 2023 DesignCamp

On August 5th, we hosted our 3rd DesignCamp, a crash course in Permaculture Design. Unlike the standard curriculum required for the Permaculture Introductory Course, our DesignCamp focuses exclusively on the design process itself.

The 2023 Permaculture Design Course

Teaching a PDC is a rewarding task. In June 2023 we hosted our second PDC at Beyond Buckthorns.

A modern way into the Permaculture Design Certificate

In 2022 we run our first PDC here at Beyond Buckthorns. Dominik designed it using permaculture ethics and design. Read about observations and the design.

Permaculture design certificate course at Beyond Buckthorns in 2022

After I finished my diploma in applied permaculture design in 2021 I’m now allowed to teach PDCs. Since I’m not sure what kind of PDC is needed, I’m going to offer two different types. For both courses the minimum number of participants is 6 to… more


The PermaPuheet is a design for a series of lectures for the Finnish Permaculture Association. It was well received by many members and helped to more than double the number of members within 3 month.

Bulgaria and back - Training Permaculture Teachers course

Some weeks before the 24th Lumia told me about a Teachers Training in Bulgaria. I had noticed that there was an e-mail about it but I didn’t really look into it because I had to write some documents for a client.