PRI Cold Climate provides leadership and hope by enthusiastically tackling the problems of today and directing our organizational energy towards creating an abundant future. Permaculture ethics and design principles guide our decision-making.

PRI Cold Climate is a certified 501(c)3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization. We are a member-centered organization. As people with different skills, interests, and passions become members, we encourage them to actively enrich and contribute to the organization.

Over the past year, PRI has gone through a strategic planning phase, and we dove into redesigning aspects of our organization, program, and community offerings.  We are just wrapping up the process, and are pleased to announce that 2015 will bring about new programming, membership opportunities, and permaculture subscription boxes! We will have our full education program description available online by November 15th, 2014 which will include an Advanced Permaculture series, a Certification program, and an Apprenticeship program. We will also have more information about permaculture subscription boxes and membership at that time as well.  Please email maggie@pricoldclimate about education program related questions, and Libby@pricoldclimate for all other questions. 

Information & Resources

  • Community Connections

    Community Connections

    PRI Book Club - Wednesday, October 29th, 6-8pm

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    Location - PRI's New Office @ the Tiny Diner Farm - 3957 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis

    This month we will be reading Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer.

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  • Urban Farming Resources

    PRI Cold Climate works to build the capacity of our urban farmers. Whether you are working as an urban farmer or simply growing your own fresh foods in your backyard, PRI will continue to provide as much education and resources as possible for urban growers throughout the year.

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  • Regional Connections

    PRI is a regional non-profit, and as such, we want to support the good work that is happening in cold climates all over the world, particularly in the upper-Midwest (which we call home.) Below are some updates from local permaculture initiatives that definitely deserve your support. If you are in these areas, please check them out!  Want your events added below? Email LibbyThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get your info listed. Located in or near the Twin Cities? Check out our Community Connections page for local updates.

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