Permaculture design connects people with the Earth and each other. Please read our membership invitation.

We’d love to know a bit about what’s happening in your region.
Please take a few minutes to answer 10 survey questions about your regional Permaculture organizationThanks.

   Great Rivers and Lakes Permaculture Institute is people like you working together to regenerate our world. Our members transform people and landscapes: as we heal our cultures, we heal the bioregion. Practical projects to supply water, food, and fuel strengthen local economies for energy descent. By sharing ideas and resources, we make a world of difference.

Find the right level of membership for you:

    Introductory – $20 / year: First-time members (and Prior members renewing through October 1st, 2020.) You will see a charge for $30, and we will refund $10. Complete this application form and, if applicable, confirm the date, location, and teachers of your PDC.

    General – $30 / year: All members receive our newsletter, invitation to events, surveys, may serve on Circles, and contribute ideas. Please fill out this application form

    Professional – $40 / year: These members are engaged in public permaculture practice. The PINA diploma recognizes a body of excellent work and the capacity for leadership. To register as a professional, the principal or owner of a business must have completed the PDC. Under this designation your business name will be featured in our Directory of Services. (Note: You must complete this form confirming the date, location, and teachers of your PDC or your diploma information.) You will also receive all the other membership benefits and opportunities.

    Supporting Individual or Organization – $50 / year: Businesses, nonprofits, and other collaborative groups working in permaculture and related fields, and practicing permaculture ethics may join here.

   Benefactor – $100 / year: Strengthening permaculture in today’s world demands more than ordinary efforts. If you are able to give more than regular membership fees, your benefactor membership will help us grow. You will also receive recognition through our Donor List.
Membership form.

Join us today!

To join by mail please complete this form, make check out to GRLPI, and mail it to:

GRLPI, PO Box 182, Montague, MI 49437.

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