Urban Permaculture Design Certification

Develop professional skills and get valuable sustainability education to enhance your current career, prepare you for your next venture and change your life at home. We offer one of the few permaculture design trainings that match the schedule and tuition to the busy lives of urban professionals and full-time students.

Course Description Our Approach to the PDC PDC Syllabus  

We offer four courses per year, one in each season. Keep an eye on this page as new courses are published.

Wednesday evening classes and some Saturdays are held at the Matter of Trust EcoCenter - 3338 17th St.

  • Classes held on Wednesday are in the evening from 6:30 PM until 9:30 PM
  • Classes held on Saturdays are all day from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Winter 2015 Urban PDC

ecocenter85 hour permaculture design training based in San Francisco

January: 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
February: 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
March: 7


Spring 2015 Urban PDC

85 hour permaculture design training based in San Francisco

Saturday Sessions: 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Wednesday Sessions: 6:30PM to 9:30PM
March: 18,21,25,28
April:   8,11,15,18,22,25,29
May:    9,13,16,23,30