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Welcome to the Bullock's Permaculture Portal!

The Portal serves as a resource for permaculture information as well as the online home for our extraordinary permaculture site on Orcas Island, the Bullock's Permaculture Homestead. For over 25 years we have applied our shared experience to create what experts refer to as the finest permaculture site in North America. Together we develop and implement practical solutions for sustainable living while offering hands-on permaculture courses, workshops, skill-building, and more.

"The Bullock brothers up on Orcas Island have always been great, you know, mixed system, marsh and hillside and there are many others, I'm sure. But for every Bullock brother, there are a hundred woo woos spinning around in circles."
      - Bill Mollison, Permaculture Founder

"What permaculturists are doing is the most important activity that any group is doing on the planet. We don't know what details of a truly sustainable future are going to be like, but we need options, we need people experimenting in all kinds of ways and permaculturists are one of the critical gangs that are doing that."
      - David Suzuki, International Environmental Advocate


News & Updates

28 Jan 2015 - We are taking a break from offering our usual 3-week Permaculture Design Course in 2015. However, the PDC offered at Alderleaf Wilderness College will come to our place for a portion of theirs (see details here). We will also be branching out and offering some other, topic-specific courses during 2015 (such as an advanced design course!), so stay tuned!

28 Jan 2015 - Education Director, Dave Boehnlein, has written Practical Permaculture Design with co-author Jessi Bloom! The Bullock's Permaculture Homestead features prominently. It should hit the shelves in February 2015!

19 Sep 2014 - 2015 Intro to Permaculture Weekend Workshop posted. We're ready to take registrations!

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