the EUPN PermaHub Certification

Welcome to the European Permaculture Network’s (EuPN) Permahub Certification process. We understand the importance of recognizing and encouraging permaculture projects that have made significant strides in sustainability, community development, and ecological restoration. Therefore, EuPN is proud to introduce our certification process that aims to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of permaculture projects.


2024 EuPN PermaHub seal
2024 EuPN PermaHub seal

What is EUPN Permahub Certification?

EuPN Permahub Certification is a credential awarded to projects that have demonstrated a commitment to permaculture principles through their actions and contributions. This certification indicates that a project has met specific criteria including hosting events, and maintaining an active profile.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the EuPN Permahub Certification the following points are necessary:

  1. Have an account at this website. 
  2. Have a project with all the required fields filled in. 
  3. Have at least 2 events per year associated with the project (either within the past 12 months or within the current calendar year). 
  4. Have an associated user in your project with the “PDC” field ticked in their profile.
EuPN Certified PermaHub process
EuPN Certified PermaHub process

The Certification Process

Step 1: Create a Profile

Create an account on the EUPN website and fill in the required fields in your profile. Tick the PDC field.

Register account

Step 2. Create a project

Make sure to create a project page and reference your user profile → teacher / owner

Create a project

Step 3: Host Events

Host at least 2 events per year and create event pages for them on the EuPN website. Make sure to reference your project page in the events.

Add an event

Step 4: Automatic Certification

Our system will automatically review your project. If it meets all the criteria, the EuPN Certified Permahub status will be granted and a badge will be displayed on your project page.

Step 5: Peer review

2 times a year we will host a peer review event. In order to keep your certificate you have to be peer reviewed at least once. This happens during an online call.

What’s Next?

Once certified, your project will receive recognition across the EuPN platform. This certification is not only a badge of honor but a responsibility to continue to uphold the permaculture ethics and principles.

We encourage you to continue engaging with the community, sharing your knowledge, and contributing to the permaculture movement.