Starter Bundle

with Stephen Brooks & Penny Livingston


Course Overview

Permaculture Starter Bundle


Lifetime & On-Demand

Class Duration

10 Hours

Amount of Training

8 Modules

What You Get

Permaculture Bundle

Begin the journey to transform your life through permaculture!

Begin learning today with legendary instructors Penny Livingston and Stephen Brooks the key permaculture concepts and skills that can help transform your world, forever.


As seen on Down To Earth with Zac Efron

Permaculture is an emergent path forward...

From green jobs to community leaders and homesteaders - the time is now to learn the practical skills required for us humans to stay here on planet earth. The first steps are equipping yourself with knowledge, growing your community of like-minded individuals, and obtaining mentorship from those that have walked the path before.

Enroll in The Permaculture Starter Bundle


You're only moments away from taking that first step on your permaculture journey. Enroll now to reserve your spot.

What's Inside The Course Bundle

This 7-Module Permaculture Starter Bundle includes pre-recorded lectures, handouts, and training that is shared in your student portal that can be accessed on both desktop and mobile devices.

Module 1

History, Philosophy & Ethics of Permaculture

Module 2

Ethics and Principles Deep Dive

Module 3

Patterns and Pattern Application

Module 4

The Local Ecosystem, Reading the Landscape & Plant Communities

Module 5

Zone, Sector, and Site Analysis

Module 6

Climates and Microclimates

Module 7

Design Process

Bonus #1

Lecture Handouts For All Modules

Each module will have an accompanying handout to use as a quick and interactive reference to help you deepen your learning.


Bonus #2

Bill Mollison's Permaculture Textbook & All of Ecoversity's Permaculture Reading Resources

You'll be provided with Bill Mollison's (co-creator of permaculture) Permaculture Textbook and all of the reading resources that we provide in our flagship Permaculture Design Certification.


Bonus #3

Professional Permaculture Lecture

In this bonus training you'll learn professional tips and how you can translate your permaculture knowledge into a professional career.


Hear What Our Students Have To Say...


Meet Your Instructors

Stephen Brooks

Co-Founder of Alegria Village, Punta Mona, Envision Festival & Ecoversity

Stephen Brooks has been living for the past 25 years in Costa Rica and is a world leader in creating thriving ecological communities, promoting permaculture practices, and fostering sustainable food production models. He is the co-founder of Ecoversity and Punta Mona Center for Regenerative Design & Botanical Studies. In 2006, Stephen co-founded and developed La Ecovilla, a 45 home community in San Mateo, Costa Rica. His most recent addition is Alegria Village, which neighbors La Ecovilla.

Penny Livingston

Co-Founder of Regenerative Design Institute

Penny has been teaching internationally and working professionally in the land management, regenerative design and permaculture development fields for 30 years and has extensive experience in all phases of ecological design and construction using natural non-toxic building materials. She is a co-founder of the Regenerative Design Institute. She is also a certified instructor from the Permaculture Institute of North America and Permaculture Institute USA.



David Holmgren
Co-Originator of Permaculture

David is globally recognized as a leading ecological thinker, teacher, writer and speaker, promoting permaculture as a realistic, attractive and powerful alternative to dependent consumerism.

13-Time Author, Activist, & Permaculture Teacher

Starhawk is the author of thirteen books on earth-based spirituality & activism, including The Empowerment Manual: A Guide for Collaborative Groups, on group dynamics and social permaculture.

Rosemary Gladstar
Herbalist, Author & the Founder of United Plant Savers & Traditional Medicinals

Rosemary has been practicing, teaching, and writing about herbs for over 45 years. She founded the United Plant Savers and, in 2018, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate for her life work from the National University of Naturopathic Medicine.

Brock Dolman
Wildlife Biologist & Restoration Ecologist

Brock is a co-director of OAEC’s Permaculture/Resilient Community Design Program, Wildlands Program and the WATER Institute. He has co-facilitated over 60+ Permaculture Design Certificate Courses since 1995.

Déva Presence
Urban Permaculture Specialist

Déva has been teaching permaculture for a decade with experience in diverse climates and a particular focus on urban design. He has spoken in many international permaculture conferences, gives teacher trainings, teaches advance courses, and offers professional design work.

Kara Alter
Co-Founder of Alegria Village

Kara is a brand strategist and entrepreneur, committed to designing and supporting regenerative business models. She thrives in launching businesses, community-building, and utilizing her commitment to ecosystem regeneration to co-create Alegría Village.

Itai Hauben
Integrative Eco-Social Designer

Itai has been working with Permaculture Design, Restorative Agro-Ecology, and Water Retention Landscapes for decades through global landscapes. His rich experience draws from techniques applied on drylands, warm temperate, subtropical and humid tropical climates.

Mike Zuckerman
Disaster Relief Specialist

Mike creates spaces and has designed everything from environmental nightclubs to a global network of freespaces. Now, he focuses on the global human migration crisis. He sets up alternatives to traditional refugee camps where the refugees lead in design and implementation of the space.

Grab The Permaculture Starter Bundle Today!

7-Module Online Permaculture
Starter Bundle


  • 7 Permaculture Lectures
  • Lifetime Access To The Course Content
  • Discounts To Partner Resources and Alumni Pricing For Programs
  • Bonus #1: Lecture Handouts For All Modules
  • Bonus #2: Bill Mollison's Permaculture Textbook + Ecoversity's Top Permaculture Reading Resources
  • Bonus #3: Professional Permaculture Lecture


Frequently Asked Questions

A note from Stephen & Penny...

“This is just the way it is,” is something that we’d often find ourselves thinking. But Penny & I were really worried about the state of the planet. Things were starting to look pretty grim 25 years ago, and we had a feeling they were only going to get worse as time went on.

We both realized that we couldn’t sit back and do nothing. We couldn’t sit back and watch the planet degrade more quickly than we could restore it.

So we jumped off the cliff and landed right smack in the middle of the permaculture movement and never looked back. We hope you’ll take the jump with us.

Create the world you dream of...

Permaculture Design Systems offer you the tools to transform your inner and outer world.

World-Renowned Teachings

Learn from the best teachers in the world, with over 100 years of combined experience.

Create New Means Of Prosperity

Open up new pathways and opportunities to thrive off the gifts of the Earth as you share your big vision with the world.

Build Lasting Confidence

Develop the self-trust and reliance necessary to know that you will always be safe and supported no matter what is happening in the world around you.

Design Your Dream Life

Learn all the tools you need to start designing and living your eco-conscious dream life.

Now Is Your Time — Enroll Today


You're only moments away from taking the first step to change your life and the earth. Enroll now to reserve your spot.

When developing Ecoversity,
we asked ourselves to look through a particular lens.

This lens is one of ecological regeneration, diversity, radical inclusivity, and future-forward healing. This means we create a teaching space that fosters safety, courage, and collective liberation. We support all participants by regeneratively embracing edges of identity and social location. In this way, we nurture dialogue and education that is polycultural, not monocultural. 

This curriculum is built upon the knowledge of many peoples world-wide. From indigenous cultures to western academics, Permaculture is an amalgamation of many hands at work and hearts on the earth.  

We always welcome feedback, and we thank all wisdom keepers before, now, and in the future for sharing knowledge.