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Permaculture Design Certification

This international certification is the global standard for Permaculture Consultants & Designers, featuring a 100-hour training program including the required 72-hours of training plus 28 hours of in-the-field applied learning to redesign the campus Community Garden with instructor Rosa Maicas, a permaculture expert.  

Along with classroom discussions, videos and presentations, this class includes hands-on experience from implementing a new garden design that will include designing and building a mandala garden, plating food forests, composting, measuring the landscape for swales and more!

Class will be from 8:30am to 4:30pm on Saturdays and Sundays, March 2nd & 3rd, 9th & 10th, 30th & 31st and April 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th & 28th.  You can join the classroom portion of this course online via ZOOM.

To register online, click here.  To register in-person, visit the EdVenture front desk in the Laulima building on the University of Hawaii Maui College campus, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Also to register, please email,, with your name, address, email, phone number and why you would like to take this course.  You will receive an email confirmation with more details about supplies needed.

Tuition is $995.  For information about tuition assistance, click here.   

For more information contact:

(808) 984-3231
310 W. Ka‘ahumanu Ave
Kahului, HI 96732

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