Omega Center For Sustainable Living Programs

Each year, the OCSL offers educational opportunities for students, teachers, activists, contractors, architects, elected officials, and many others. Register for one of our programs, view our community calendar of events, or visit the OCSL and learn about regenerative design with a tour of the Eco Machine™.



June 9-11
Gifts from the Forest
Growing Food & Medicine While Tending the Woods
Steve Gabriel


July 2–28
Ecological Literacy Immersion Program
Designing for Our Regenerative Future: A 4-Week Certificate Program
Laura Weiland, Connor Stedman, Abrah Dresdale, Dave Jacke, John Todd, Steve Gabriel, Pete Muñoz, Deb Habib, Ricky Baruc, Kaylynn Sullivan TwoTrees, Matt Kolan and more

July 7-9
Grow Food Everywhere
For Great Health & Community
Ricky Baruc, & Deb Habib

July 9-14
Moving Beyond Our Stories
Practice Healing Our Divisions
Vinny Ferraro, Pam Dunn

July 16-21
Regenerative Design for Changemakers
Creating a Plan for Personal & Professional Resilience
Abrah Dresdale, Keith Zaltzberg

July 28-30
Visual Systems Thinking
Graphic Facilitation for Capturing Complex Stories
Erin Sanborn


August 6-11
Educating for a Sustainable Future
The Cloud Institute's Curriculum Design Studio
Jaimie Cloud, Koh Ming Wei

August 18-27
Designing Educational Ecosystems
A 9-Day Permaculture Teacher Training
Dave Jacke, Chris Jackson, Kim Almeida


September 8-10
Preserving Our Edible Bounty 
How to Can, Pickle, Process & Dehydrate
Marisa McClellan

September 17-22
Sacred Gathering of Elders
A Prayer for the World with Indigenous Grandmothers
Mary Lyons (Ojibwe), Flordemayo (Maya), Moitu Taha (Maori), Eila Paul (Maori), Pershehi Ami (Hopi), Devi Tide (Sufi), and more

September 17-22
In Fields, Woods & Watery Places
A Nature-Based Sketching & Journaling Retreat
Mary Anne McLean

September 29-October 1
Seed Stewardship for Everyone
Ken Greene


October 6-9
Handcrafted Herbal Body-Care
Make Your Own Personal Care Products
Dina Falconi

October 8-13
A Lineage Project Immersion
Serving Vulnerable Populations With Yoga & Contemplative Practice
Chia-Ti, Bart Van Melik, Gabrielle Horowitz Prisco

October 13-15
Being Fearless Conference
Action in a Time of Disruption 
Van Jones, Amy GoodmanBill Moyers, Cornel West, David Orr, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Pat Mitchell, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, Rhonda Magee and more

Teachers and course offerings are subject to change.