Let's Get Serious About Living On This Planet!

The Permaculture Lab has been working to train people how to live and regenerate ecosystems through classes and workshops since 2011. While our offerings have changed over the years, our commitment to sharing our passions in repairing climate change have not.Ā  We provideĀ  the highest quality permaculture , water harvesting, food forestry, and other trainings around. Our students are now leaders in sustainability and are pioneering new systems and starting new businesses.


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Unlock the Power of Using Google Earth Pro for Permaculture Design

Join us today and learn how to use the free Google Earth Pro in your permaculture designs and planning. Create base maps, measure distances and area for water harvesting, mulch quantities, and creating plant counts. It is quite possibly one of the most useful tools available for the permaculture and regenerative land planner!

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It is time for a new story...

One that is filled with hope, kindness, and a community spirit where local residents come together to create the world that we do want to live in. This story is about regenerating ourselves and the planet. 

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How to respond when grocery stores and farm foods are low?


We launched a webinar to help people build quick food systems to help cope with the challenges presented with limited food supplies at grocery stores and farms.

We talk quick garden design, wild food harvesting, tips for starting a garden (even if you have no yard), and community strategies to building more gardens

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We are TheĀ Permaculture Lab

In 2011 a few local San Diego residents came together to organize around ecological and cultural restoration in San Diego. The result is The Permaculture Lab, formerly the San Diego Sustainable Living Institute.


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Support Local Southern California Farms!

A resilient food system starts with local resources and soils. Grow a garden and then support these local farms for what you don't grow. 

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