Many people would like to make a living doing permaculture. Permaculture, however, does not fit into traditional business models. This does not mean that permaculture can not be done profitably. The key is understanding that permaculture has the potential to eliminate most expenses related to agriculture. In a mature functioning permacultural system the only major expense should be the labor of harvesting.

Someone who wishes to make a living as a permaculturalist would do well to understand the basic concepts of business. These courses will cover these with an emphasis on the holistic planning that permaculture entails and the minimization of expenses.