FPC Committee in Transition
Sheryl Ramos

From a seed of an idea, the intention to hold a statewide Permaculture Convergence in Florida sprouted, grew and bloomed in the spring of 2012. The FPC (Florida Permaculture Convergence) came to fruition in the months following an Edible Forest Garden design course in Homestead taught by Eric Toensmeier and hosted by Earth Learning. As […]

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People Care

The permaculture community in Florida converged in Lake Wales and celebrated their third year of gathering on March 27-29, 2015 at H.E.A.R.T. Institute (Hunger Education and Resource Training). H.E.A.R.T. staff and students welcomed a diverse group of permies one hundred strong! Students and teachers from three permaculture design courses attended the convergence. Loretta Buckner’s class traveled from the Tampa […]

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Florida Permaculture Dreams

A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality. ~ John Lennon ~   You may have seen already–the themes for our three Florida Permaculture Convergences have been all about ‘coming together’, and finding community: Deepening Our Connections (2013) Cultivating Community (2014) Creating Resilient Culture (2015) Notice any trends (outside of the abundance […]

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Creating Resilient Culture

3rd Annual Florida Permaculture Convergence March 27-29, 2015, H.e.a.r.t institute Lake Wales   Dear Florida Permaculture Community, In this third year of our annual gathering, we invite you to join with your fellow Florida permaculturists to converge around the theme of creating resilient culture in our homes and communities. We are excited and honored to facilitate […]

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Cultivating Community

Thanks to all who attended The 2nd Annual Florida Permaculture Convergence at H.E.A.R.T. Village! The event gathered about 200 permaculturists from across the state. This year’s theme Cultivating Community was brilliantly expressed. It began with a wonderful collaboration between the H.E.A.R.T. family and the FPC organizing team. The event flourished with the help of many […]

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