Colorado Mountain College Steamboat Springs sustainability studies program offers exciting opportunities in permaculture education. Permaculture is a vision, a set of ethical and practical principles and a design system that you can apply in your home and life.
Permaculture supports human needs while promoting the long-term health and integrity of nature and culture. It is sustainability in action, with a special focus on creating food systems that mimic the dynamic stability of healthy ecosystems.
CMC offers a permaculture design certificate composed of two courses that integrate hands-on and conceptual aspects of both sustainable food growing and design. These courses are open to CMC students and the wider community, and are offered in summer and fall terms.
The summer courses meet intensively over several days at a time,