What-Our-Students-Say

What Our Students Say

Hello, I’m Aaron and spent 4 amazing months from January 2009 interning with Geoff and Nadia mostly on their farm, but I also got to travel with them to some other locations as well. Zaytuna Farm has been in the hands of Geoff Lawton for 9 years, though he reported to me that he has spent a good portion of that time away, teaching and doing those amazing projects you […]

Aaron Jerad

Passion, commitment, and intensity can be felt in every footstep on Zaytuna farm. If you are wanting to jump-start your permaculture experience and understanding of natural systems then trust your internal dialog and go.

Nicholas Burtner

Doing a PDC with Geoff changed my life by giving me very clear directives for action, always in context, illuminated by ethics. I know exactly what I have to do with my life now.

Carolyn Payne

Growing up and living in cities, I could hardly imagine life on a farm and having to grow my own food. However, doing a 10-week permaculture internship at Zaytuna Farm changed my perception totally of what real sustainable living means and more…. I continued the internship straight after going through a 2-week PDC in April. My course mates from the PDC were 24 others from different parts of the world. […]

Joelyn Ong

Sharing with an open heart. This guy knows PC design.

Phillip Arundell

A PDC held at Zaytuna farm gives you the enviable opportunity of not only seeing the theory of Permaculture in action, but the optional experience of getting your hands dirty by being involved in the daily activities of a working Permaculture paradise. I found the daily opportunity of working alongside and interacting with those at Zaytuna strengthened my practical skills and allowed me to learn more as they patiently answered […]

Leanne

An inspiring journey led by very amazing people! A big thanks to Geoff Lawton :)

Rosie Scott

The vision is so beautiful and with great care, so basic. To think, if all stood up straight and acted as stewards of the Earth, it would be grand! Thanks for sharing the love of knowledge with others.

Kelly Vaughn

I had a wonderful time at the course and enjoyed my experiences each day. Everything ran smoothly. I was pleased that we were able to help with some of the chores around the place. The camp site was well maintained and the WWOOFers/workers did an amazing job at taking care of our needs. The food was nourishing, at times adventurous and always delicious. Needless to say the PDC itself was […]

Erin Dumbauld

I love the Permaculture Institute and I love the website, what I can see of it, but the links don’t work!!!! and that’s hugely frustrating!!! Please fix that so we can get in depth on this site. Thank you!

Julia Russell