Education Programs


cpg-long-logo-2016-wpChico Permaculture Guild (CPG)

  • Gathering since 2009
  • FREE interactive discussions about permaculture
  • Potluck and ‘Share the Surplus’ swaps at every Gathering


  • FREE events that are open to the public, where you learn new skills, share food, get some exercise and have fun
  • Implement permaculture systems in private yards, schools, public spaces and anywhere else that can be turned into a water conserving food oasis
  • Volunteer Intern Program to help PDC graduates hone their design skills

Hands-On Workshops (HOW’s)HOW logo_2.2

  • Learn HOW to design and build regenerative systems
  • Hands-on skill building workshops in and around Butte County
  • Low cost to support the community and grow our non-profit organization
  • Advanced training for people who hold a PDC


For more information about upcoming Gatherings, PermaBlitzes, or HOW’s contact us at


Wicking bed demonstration at October 2016 HOW