Application Information

The application deadline is Friday, February 27, 2014.

The program fee for the two-week Permaculture Certification Course is $1,200.

To register for the Spring 2014 Lyons Permaculture Design Course at The Farmette, please print, fill out and mail in the registration form (forms available on our website) or call 720.313.4150 or email to receive a hard copy in the mail.  We will notify you of your enrollment in the course via email upon receipt of your complete application. You are not registered for the course until the full deposit is received. The remaining program fee balance is due upon your arrival for the course on Friday, March 7th, 2014.


Take $200.00 off the program fee for registration before January 10th, 2012013 (does not apply to work/trade students).
Take $100.00 off the program fee for registration before Feb 7th, 2014 (does not apply to work/trade students).

Please include the following to complete the registration process (forms available on our website):

  • Registration Form
  • Release Form
  • Deposit of $300 (non-refundable)
  • Work Trade Application (if applicable)

Make checks payable to: Spencer Branson

Mail all application information to: Spencer Branson – 306 1/2 Scott Ave Fort Collins, CO 80521

We also require that all applicants thoroughly read participant information on this site including:

  • Costs
  • Lodging and Meals
  • Schedule and Syllabus
  • What to Bring

Work Trade

A limited number of work exchange positions are available. We award these positions to course registrants based on demonstrated financial need. Participants receive a $300 reduction in course fees in exchange for 30 hours assisting with projects for The Lyons Farmette, Yummy Yards or Thrivescape Design. If you would like to be considered for a work exchange position please complete the Work Trade Application and submit with your registration materials.

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