About the NWPCC
The Northwest Permaculture Convergence is an Washington registered non profit organization. Its purpose to educate about the use of Permaculture as a powerful tool for helping to design and bring into being a culture and economy that can fit far better within the boundaries of Planet Earth. The NWPCC has a Board that oversees the year to year organizing of the annual Northwest Permaculture Convergence. See Board member biographies HERE.
The Northwest Permaculture Convergence (NWPCC) is an inclusive annual weekend-long event that alternates between Oregon and Washington State. The Convergence brings together a remarkable diversity of people, all with creative approaches for designing living environments, and economic and culture systems that thrive within ecologically sustainable limits. Everyone who practices the ideals of Permaculture speaks a common language across the Northwest and all over the world.
The NWPCC is a non-profit with 501(c)3 status. The Board of Directors oversees event management and is fiscally responsible for each year’s event. NWPCC teams-up with local communities for ‘Shoulder Events,’ supporting our allies with tours, panel discussions, workshops, and classes. Every year, the organization offers a number of volunteer and work trade positions. Ride shares, home stays and food donations can be arranged using the website.
Long time enthusiasts and beginners alike pilgrimage from every corner of the Cascadian Bioregion which extends from coastal Alaskan Panhandle to the north, into Northern California in the south, and inland to include parts of the Yukon, Idaho, Wyoming and Western Montana.
The 2017 Northwest Permaculture Convergence: Building Bridges will be a 3 -day program exploring the boundaries and cognitive gaps between diverse but related topics.
The basic schedule will be as laid out below, but will grow and evolve as more people have a voice into the planning process. If you have an idea for a discussion or presentation, please choose from the options in the bar to the right to let the planning committee know!