Life skills to care for the Earth
Welcome to Permacrafters! Build new skills for everyday eco-friendly living. Redesign your lifestyle within the framework of permaculture, as you adopt new habits, grow and forage your own food, craft your own cleaners, body care products, remedies, and more.
The Story of Permacrafters
Our Video Courses
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Join us on a one year journey to eco-friendly living! With every passing season, learn about a new topic, from zero waste body care, to green cleaning, low-waste menstruation, herbal remedies, sprouting, secondhand living, activism, and so much more!
Intro to Zero Waste Living
Learn about the zero waste movement and the 5Rs (refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle, rot). This class also talks about perfection & privilege in regards to living zero waste.
Green Cleaning Challenge
Join our 3-day green cleaning challenge to make your own DIY products. Start your journey to a healthier home & planet!
Sign up to learn how to grow these baby plants, receive your sprouting routine calendar, and make delicious sprouted hummus and almond milk with us. Ready for some sprouting fun?!
Foraging Edible & Medicinal Plants
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Dive into the rich world of wild plants. Learn how to identify plants in your neighborhood beyond doubt, and confidently nourish yourself with wild food. This course covers common plants in North America and Eurasia.
Green Cleaning minus the Greenwashing B.S.
Learn how to consciously clean your home with safe, zero waste recipes. This class includes over 2 hours of video lessons and tutorials, a 250+ page eBook filled with DIY projects & hacks, checklists, guidelines, and more.
Growing Sprouts & Microgreens at Home
Delve into growing sprouts & microgreens indoors. These plants are nutrient-dense, protein-rich, living foods that can be grown year-round in your home. The course includes 1 hour of video lessons and tutorials, and a 100-page eBook.
Zero Waste Menstruation
Learn about Earth-friendly menstruation options, from cloth pads, cups, period underwear, to the free flow instinct, and more. The course also explores herbal remedies and practices for managing period cramps. It includes over 1 hour of video lessons and tutorials and a 50-page eBook.
Herbal Remedies for Common Ailments
You’ll understand the basics of making your own herbal preparations, including alcoholic and vinegar tinctures, infusions and decoctions, medicinal syrups, lozenges, compresses, poultices, and salves. We’ll make remedies for common ailments, from colds, to pain, to anxiety, and more. The course includes 2 hours of video lessons and tutorials, and a 200-page eBook.
This course will touch upon the environmental and financial benefits of buying or acquiring secondhand goods as opposed to new. It will explore the best places and ways to easily obtain secondhand belongings. We’ll even delve into furnishing homes secondhand, raising babies with secondhand goods, and keeping a secondhand wardrobe.
Zero Waste Body Care & Cosmetics
You’ll learn everything you’ve wanted to know about zero waste face care, body care, hair care, dental care, makeup and nail polish, and basic herbal treatments for skin problems. This class includes around 4 hours of video lessons and tutorials, and a 400-page eBook packed with safe DIY recipes
The climate crisis requires unprecedented international changes to take place within the next 11 years to limit the environmental catastrophe. How can we, as activists, influence governments and businesses to make the ambitious changes needed? We’ll explore different ways to be an effective activist.
Green Cleaning minus the Greenwashing B.S. Ebook
A 260-page PDF workbook with the cover beautifully designed by Eco with Em.
Zero Waste Body Care & Cosmetics Ebook
A 330-page PDF workbook, that contains all the information from modules 1-50, helpful checklists and guidelines.
Herbal Remedies for Common Ailments Ebook
A 210-page PDF workbook, that contains all the information from modules 1-22, helpful checklists and guidelines.
Secondhand Living Ebook
A 228-page PDF workbook, beautifully designed, that contains all the information from modules 1-22.
Environmental Activism Ebook
A 418-page PDF workbook, that contains all the information from modules 1-26, helpful graphics and quotes.
Sprouts & Microgreens Ebook
A 88-page PDF workbook, beautifully designed, that contains all the information from modules 1-15.
Featured Blog Posts
50 Black Voices in the Green Space
Discover over 50 Black voices in the green space to follow on Instagram, from herbalists & foragers, to vegan influencers, zero waste experts, climate activists, ecologists, farmers, food justice advocates, and more.
How To Make Homemade Kombucha Tea
Learn how to make homemade kombucha tea, from growing your own SCOBY, to bottling and flavoring. An easy step-by-step guide to start your homemade kombucha.
How to Sew a Face Mask to Slow the Spread of COVID-19
Learn how to sew a face mask with this easy DIY face mask pattern that can help slow the spread of Coronavirus.
How to Make Reusable Menstrual Pads
Learn step-by-step how to make reusable menstrual pads for a plastic-free period and healthy planet.
How to Make a Tincture for Anxiety
Learn step-by-step how to make a tincture for anxiety with some of the best herbs for anxiety. Chamomile, lemon balm, Holy Basil and cinnamon are wonderful anxiolytics for simple, natural anxiety treatment.
How To Make Your Own Eco-friendly Dish Sponge | The Tawashi Scrubber
Learn how to make your own eco-friendly dish sponge from old socks in a few easy steps.