Vital Cycles 2024 Interest Form
Thank you for your interest in Vital Cycles! This is a unique dual certificate program in both Permaculture Design and Personal Ecology recognized by the Permaculture Institute of North America (PINA).

Please complete this form if you:
1) would like to receive information about upcoming workshops  
2) would like to be part of our 2024 community! 

We are looking forward to sharing the coming year and co-creating community.

The dates of our 9 two-day weekends throughout 2024 are below. (arrangements can be made to make up sessions).

Tuition is sliding scale $2995-1995. Payment plans are available as well as scholarships and individual weekend sign-ups. 

How do we intentionally design our lives and  landscapes in balance with natural and human  cycles to create thriving selves, families, and  communities in a vibrant, natural world?

Before the 2024 year starts we are offering 
Healing Vital Cycles for Localized Climate Regeneration - We've Got This!
Saturday February 24, 9:30-11:30am
Monday March 4, 6:00-8:00pm

Join us for a deep look into the amazingly simple solutions we can all engage with to positively impact our local climates by restoring our carbon, water and life cycles, all the while co-creating community and habitat for all living beings. These online gatherings are a wonderful way to get to know Anne and Lydia and the unique lens they bring to not only Permaculture and Human Ecology but the way we see, understand and interact with the world around us, and all the parts we get to play.

The Vital Cycles Year
Join us one weekend per month for 9 months (March-November) weaving together the knowledge and skills of permaculture design, human ecology and regenerative design. This courses internationally recognized by the Permaculture Institute of North America (PINA) We offer 18 full days of "mind blowing" content in addition to resources and materials, guest speakers and a rich community of like-minded, multi-experienced, humans.  Class sessions are Saturdays 9 AM to 7 PM,  and Sundays 9 AM to 5 PM. Please contact us at if you have any questions, or call us at 831-359-3356.

VITAL CYCLES 2024 - Course Outline - 3rd Weekends; except for July and November - 2nd weekend

BREAKING GROUND - March 16-17, 2024

breath, ecotones & edges, principles & patterns, design science and stories, alchemical mandala, invisible structures, climate

BREATHING SEEDS - April 20-21, 202424

soil, seeds, nourishment, microbiomes, microbes, inoculants, compost strategies, fertility, biodynamics intro, soil building practices, intro to riverscape restoration

RADICAL ROOTS - May 18-19, 20244

sleep, water, earthworks, rainwater roof catchment, swales and berms, riparian planting for restoration

EMERGENCE - June 15-16, 2024

movement, agroforestry, trees, plant guilds, awe, botany and pollination

EXPANSION - July 13-14 2024 * 2nd weekend

pollinators, personal energy flow, bioremediation, grey(t!) water design

FULL FLOWER - August 26-27, 2024

creativity, regenerative economics, urban permaculture, energy

FRUITFUL HARVEST September 23-24, 2023

connection, ancestors, design for resilience, animals, land access and policy

CYCLE PROPAGATION - October 19-20, 2024

healing, homesteading, fermentation, food as medicine, seed saving

WILD VISIONS - November 9-10, 2024 * 2nd weekend

design project presentations​​, regenerative practitioners panel, permaculture networks & pathways, graduation & going forth


Readying for the Darkness, Overnight with Vital Cyclists, Alumni, Family & Friends (optional and encouraged)

In Vitality!
Anne & Lydia
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