Be Involved

To ensure income-generation and business sustainability, we offer volunteer stays at the farm, international PDCs in English and Arabic, & we sell our produce.


dudeWork with us at Marda Farm to experience Palestinian farming and Permaculture technique! For 135 NIS/night for one week and 130 NIS/night if you plan on staying for more than just a week. All accommodations in the volunteer house, meals, and activities to give you a full experience in Marda will be provided. For two days or two weeks, we welcome you to Marda.

To learn more, email us at mardapermaculture (at) gmail (dot) com

Permaculture Design Certification Course


The Marda Permaculture Farm provides a two-week Permaculture Design course in the West Bank for interested agricultural professionals and producers, resulting in a PDC certification.

These courses will be taught by world-class Permaculture Instructors skilled in dryland permaculture design. Past instructors have included Geoff and Nadia Lawton of the Permaculture Design Institute in Australia, as well as Rhamis Kent and Klaudia Van Gool, and recently the renowned instructor Starhawk and Jillian Hovey.

The course, taught in both English and Arabic, provides participants with a broad range of knowledge around integrating sustainable, home scale or larger food production systems.

The course fee of $1,600 covers all accommodations and food.
For locals the course fee is $400

Our next course will take place in March 2015! Find out more




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