Permaculture Series 2017-05-31T19:32:27+00:00

The Permaculture  Series

Permaculture comes from the terms “permanent agriculture,” or more broadly, “permanent culture,” and encompasses a design process by which humans can create relationships of mutual benefit with the natural world and with each other that provide for an abundance of human needs.  The tools and technologies of permaculture exhibit how humans can move away from an extractive, exploitative paradigm with the earth and one another, and towards systems of symbiosis, ecological regeneration, and community.

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Our Permaculture Story

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Get your hands dirty.

  • Learn the design principles and process of permaculture
  • Gain hands-on skills to directly transform the world around you
  • Relate to the earth symbiotically to create your food, shelter, water and energy
  • Get training in community building and action planning for a better world
  • Dig into practical tools for ecological regeneration with experienced practitioners



Ryan Rising

Ryan Rising is a community organizer and permaculture educator most recently known for organizing the Permaculture Action Tour. Ryan focuses on creating community access to land for regenerative living; connecting people to take direct action and transition to a resilient way of life. Ryan and the Permaculture Action Network have organized over 45 Action Days across the US.

Mike Wird

Mike Wird is an educator, permaculture designer and artist, who shares his dedication to social and environmental justice through cultural arts empowerment and regenerative practices. Mike has been actively cultivating a sense of community for over 10 years as a  Hiphop Cultural Arts Ambassador, and co-founder of an eco-social enterprise called Regenerative Lifestyles.

Kendra Krueger

Kendra Krueger is a scientist and community organizer who teaches how to use science as a tool for personal liberation and discovery. She uses techniques and concepts of social justice, permaculture, theater and movement to facilitate processes of inquiry, discernment and design. In addition to leading scientific liberation workshops in the community and around the country, she helps to run the Denver Permaculture Guild, an eco-social justice community.


The Sonic Bloom Permaculture Academy allowed me to take time to observe our surroundings and notice patterns of interconnectedness. The course was informational about the ethics of stewardship and how we can reclaim our role as conscious co-creators.”

~ Sunshine Rose, Sonic Bloom Permaculture Academy 2016 participant

“I want to express some really deep rooted gratitude for the Sonic Bloom Permaculture Academy. Since completing the course, the food forest I manage is going through it’s final round of design and trees are finally going in the ground, I’m building bridges for the movement, I started a permaculture design business, and I’m being approached by so many businesses and families in my area asking to help them transition from traditional landscaping to edible and medicinal landscapes. I’ve done zero marketing—every single job I’ve taken has been word of mouth and I have more opportunities to do permaculture than I can in good conscience take on, which has led to this big personal discussion about sustainable business models and creating meaningful employment for my permie friends. I cannot begin to express how very blessed I feel to be a part of such a movement. I’ve been feeling an overwhelming desire to reach out and thank the academy facilitators and other permaculture warriors who have helped elevate me to where I am now. Permaculture Action Days were such a catalyst for so much good in my life and I just want to say thank you.”

~ Erin Anderson, Sonic Bloom Permaculture Academy 2016 participant

“The Permaculture Action Network and Academy taps into that mystical festival magic that we are all searching for at these events and brings bits of that magic back to reality when we leave. Action days create excitement within communities that host events like Sonic Bloom by fostering connections between the festival goers and the locals, and providing real life opportunities to heal ourselves by healing the earth.”

~ 2016 Permaculture Academy participant

What is Permaculture Action?

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Academy students can look forward to a whole lot of perks with your admission fee including…

  • 21 class hours of world class educational experience
  • Connections with like minded people
  • 2 healthy, organic meals per day (brunch and dinner)
  • Be the first people on site
  • First priority shaded and creekside camping

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