Funds Provided by PRI/USA and Northwest Area Foundation grants support Little Earth Urban Farm Terrace Construction.


With help from Kellen, Kaya, and Austin of SouthWoods Permaculture Design. Rob and Adam of Littleearth Urbanfarm, and coordinated by Susen Fregalius. Funds Provided by PRI/USA and Northwest Area Foundation grants. Design by SouthWoods Forest Gardens, Permaculture Design. Materials: 4′ Schedule 40 black pipe, 2 x12 x 12′ Non-Arsenic Treated Lumber, Self tapping screws, pneumatic pipe-pounder. Pipe spaced at 5′, set 2′ into the ground.          

Read More >

PRI/USA awards an URBAN HOMESTEAD GRANT to the 2931 Project, Minneapolis, Minnesota


11/28/15 Minneapolis, Minnesota. PRI/USA awards an URBAN HOMESTEAD GRANT to the 2931 Project; managed by permaculture designer, teacher and owner Rob Czernik. The homestead will be a demonstration site and educational facility for better urban practices for growing food, cycling resources, and small livestock. Rob has been instrumental in developing supply lines for urban poultry and supplying seeds, consulting, and education. Projects on the homestead include food production, water conservation, […]

Read More >

PRI/USA awards a $5000.00 Urban Homestead Grant to Reno, Nevada Demonstration and Education Site

Screen Shot 2016-01-26 at 10.42.37 PM

GRANT AWARD 1/28/16 Reno, Nevada. The Permaculture Research Institute/ USA  awards a $5000.00 URBAN HOMESTEAD GRANT to the Be the Change Project; managed by Katy and Kyle Chandler-Isacksen of Reno, Nevada. The urban homestead is dedicated to permaculture, service, community building, climate and social justice work – particularly at the neighborhood scale.  The heart of THC is the half-acre urban homestead located in a socio-economically diverse part of Reno where […]

Read More >

PRI/USA supports Julianna Birnbaum’s book “Sustainable Revolution” through fiscal agency.


The book “Sustainable Revolution” was PRI/USA’s first Fiscal Agent contract. Authors Juliana Birnbaum and Louis Fax traveled the world documenting and photographing permaculture practices around the world. Funds from supporters were managed by PRI/USA and used to pay expenses until the book was published in early 2014. Urban gardeners. Native seed-saving collectives. Ecovillage developments. What is the connection between these seemingly disparate groups? The ecological design system of permaculture […]

Read More >

PRI/USA acts as fiscal agent for permaculture reading room and resource center is in Lagunitas, CA


The Western Gate Revolutionary Tea House. The permaculture reading room and resource center is in Lagunitas, CA. We are opened a not-for-profit library and community space in Lagunitas, California, dedicated to conversation and education about permaculture design, alternative economies, and cultural transformation. The Western Gate is an official project of the Permaculture Research Institute, an international nonprofit organization with federal 501(c)3 status. PRI is a global networking center for ecological […]

Read More >

PRI/USA acts as fiscal agent for production of the Film INHABIT


PRI/USA is the fiscal agent for the movie INHABIT. It is our privilege to work with communicators of change that document the reality and possibilities. PRI/USA collected funds and tax deductible donations, managing the payments for artists, editors, suppliers, and distributors. Inhabit is a feature length documentary introducing permaculture. It presents a vast array of projects, concepts, and people, and it translates the diversity of permaculture into something that can be […]

Read More >