Accelerated Permaculture Training (APT) certificate course in Dobbs Ferry:
Six Saturdays, September 15 – November 17,  9am – 5pm
September 15, September 22, October 20, November 3, November 10, November 17
Five classes will be held at South Presbyterian Church in Dobbs Ferry, NY
One day of Field Practice: September 22 at the Old Stone House in Brooklyn, NY
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Permaculture Field Training at the Old Stone House of Brooklyn
12 sessions 10am – 2pm
September 18, 25,  October 2,9,16, 23, 30, November 6
September 26, October 3, 10, 17


Permaculture is more than just good gardening. It is a lifelong approach to analysis, actions and social structures that results in better relationships, more functional systems and a clearer understanding of everything necessary for human communities to thrive. – CJ

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The Permaculture-Exchange was established in 1998 to facilitate the free exchange of ideas, materials and labor related to permaculture. Job offers, fee-based environmental events, and permaculture courses have been added to the list coverage. Members can post information that follows permaculture’s basic principles of care, respect and fair share; recognizing our human communities as natural systems by promoting better efficiency, more cooperative relationships and greater abundance for all.

Claudia Joseph, founder and Director of the NY Permaculture Exchange, is a permaculture teacher, consultant and community gardener. As the Director of Environmental Programs at the Old Stone House she has designed and installed a permanent useful landscape with students, apprentices and volunteers as well as programs and events that promote community sustainability.

Recognized by The New York Times, The Old Stone House – MS 51 Partnership Gardens are the first Food Forest model in NYC, based on permaculture design principles. The project began in 2004 and becomes more complex, beautiful, abundant and community centered each year.

Highlights of our 2012 Permaculture Festival:

A short piece on OSH programs by Costa Boutsikaris

Interview on OSH project & permaculture:


Claudia Joseph

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