Adaptive Humans
Adaptive Humans
Permaculture Design Course

Education that will change your life

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Across Canada

Fun & Functional Learning


Empowering individuals to live regeneratively in their ecological and social landscapes.

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Earth: Localized living solutions

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People: resilient communities

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Future: long-term adaptability


The most fun, engaging, and transformative human learning experiences available across Canada.



Partners in Permaculture


KZ Permaculture

Real skills for down-to-Earth living.

Kenton Zerbin is an inspirational speaker, teacher & consultant who empowers others to repair degraded landscapes, grow food and build community.  He has spent several years studying, designing and teaching Permaculture across Australia, Canada, the U.S. and the Caribbean. Kenton now resides and teaches in central Alberta.


Expanding Edge

Making resilient: Alberta‚Äôs land, homes, and people. 

At Expanding Edge, we solve the problems of our time and place by: making land use perennially productive through applied ecological services; creating sustainable human habitats through net-positive shelter development; and building community resilience through regenerative education and consultancy.




Expanding Edge Homestead

Stay on a functioning permaculture homestead revitalized with regenerative earthworks, lush food forests, an expansive tree nursery, and sustainable buildings. Tenting and cabin accommodations available; access to the bathhouse is included for all guests. Three meals per day are also included in course pricing.

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After the PDC, I feel I have everything I need in order to go about spending my life energy in ways that make sense and benefit everything and everyone around me.
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