Membership

Permaculture design connects people and cares for them.

Great Rivers and Lakes IMG_4692 copyPermaculture Institute is made up of people like you working together and using permaculture design to regenerate our world. Becoming a member means you are committed to transforming people and landscapes through permaculture practices–healing our cultures as we heal our bioregions. Whether we strengthen local economies for an energy descent future; inspire practical projects to supply water, food, and fuel; or share ideas and resources–becoming a member makes a difference.

Find the right level of membership for you:

General Membership: If you are interested in permaculture and want to know what is happening with GRLPI, please join in at the general level. There is a discount for graduates of the permaculture design course (Note: for your membership discount to apply, complete this form confirming the date, location, and teachers of your design course or information regarding your diploma).

Diplomat and Professional Membership:  Diplomats and professional members are engaged in public permaculture practice. To register as a professional, the principal or owner of a business must have completed the permaculture design course. Under this designation your business name will be featured. The PINA diploma documents a body of work and the capacity for leadership. We recognize our members who have achieved this mark of excellence. (Note: you must complete this form confirming the date, location, and teachers of your design course or your diploma information).

Organization Membership: Organizational members are businesses, nonprofits, and other collaborative groups working in permaculture and related fields. Organizations must be practicing permaculture ethics. Membership form. 

Supporting Membership: The effort to knit together the region and strengthen permaculture in today’s world requires strong support. Supporter members are important for us to fulfill our mission together. Membership form.

Join with us today!

To join by mail:

Please complete this form make check out to: GRLPI and mail it to:

GRLPI, PO Box 1596, Bloomington, IN 47402


Annual Membership



If you would like to make a donation to GRLPI, we would appreciate it! NOTE: Donations ARE NOT tax deductible.