MENTORING

This is our premier service for the up-and-coming professional. We combine our educational knowledge base with our consultation platform to provide a professional growth experience that is guaranteed to meet your needs.

Trial

$125

  • Understand how our services can help you.
  • 3 Month Subscription
  • 1 Hr/Month of Phone Mentoring
  • 1 Hour-Long Video Conference
  • 10% Services Discount*

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Includes $25 Non-refundable service charge
Full refund (*minus $25 service charge) if unsatisfied

Basic

$350

  • Start transforming your life
  • 6 Month Subscription
  • 1.5 Hr/Mo of Phone Mentoring
  • 2 Hour-Long Video Conference
  • 15% Services Discount*

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Includes $50 Non-refundable service charge
Full refund (*minus $50 service charge) if unsatisfied

Professional

$1250

  • Undertake major change with our help.
  • 1 Year Subscription
  • 3 Hr/Mo of Phone Mentoring
  • 4 Hour-Long Video Conference
  • 20% Services Discount*

Prorated upgrades
Includes $150 Non-refundable service charge
Full refund (*minus $150 service charge) if unsatisfied

Premium

$4500

  • Leave a legacy for future generations.
  • 3 Year Subscription
  • Unlimited Phone Mentoring
  • 1 Hr/Mo Video Conference
  • 20% Lifetime Discount*

Prorated upgrades
Includes $250 Non-refundable service charge
Full refund (*minus $250 service charge) if unsatisfied

*Includes all course offerings and onsite consultation services. Travel expenses still apply.

HOMESCALE DESIGN

How can you integrate your home and lifestyle with nature to help you save money and live healthier and happier? Our Homescale Design service will help you improve your quality of life while making your homestead more resilient and regenerative.

Consultation & Education Rate- $80/hr + Travel Expenses
Phone Consultation – First 30 minutes FREE and $35/hr after that

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FARMSCALE DESIGN

We work to help farmers produce food in a more sustainable way. We think holistically about how our food is grown so farmers have the tools they need to have better harvests.

Consultation & Education Rate- $80/hr + Travel Expenses
Phone Consultation – First 30 minutes FREE and $35/hr after that

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PUBLIC SPEAKING

Changing the way the world relates to land is a big task. We give talks across the country to share the benefits of integrated design.

Consultation & Education Rate- $80/hr + Travel Expenses

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COMMUNITY CONSULTATION

Maintaining community cohesion can be a full time job. Whether it’s a workplace or an intentional homestead, we provide the tools, knowledge, and experience to make communities more fun and resilient.

Consultation & Education Rate- $80/hr + Travel Expenses
Phone Consultation – First 30 minutes FREE and $35/hr after that

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CONSULTATION

At Integrated Acres it is our mission to provide the skills knowledge and services to help established famers to be more efficient and resilient and help the new generation of young farmers to thrive. Our land-based design consultation services are an integral part of that formula. Simple and straightforward, our design work is deeply informed through our wealth of experience from around the globe. We want to help save you precious time and money while making your farm or ranch more profitable and sustainable!

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We’re working with farmers and ranchers to produce more food at less cost. We integrate traditional land use practices with the ingenuity of today’s science so producers can focus on the importance of putting quality food on the table.

Having a thriving and healthy community means having the resources to meet everyone’s needs. We know that this idea extends beyond just ourselves, our families and extended communities. The very ecosystems we rely upon requires the same consideration. Returning surpluses into our broader ecological community feeds the foundation we all depend upon and provides more vitality for our benefit and enjoyment.
Clean water and verdant ecosystems are the foundation of our families’ health and our communities’ well-being. In our rapidly changing world we face increasingly complex challenges to the ethical, safe and healthy production of food. That is why Integrated Acres is teaming up with families, farmers, researchers, and non-profit organizations to help develop practical and resilient solutions.

It is our mission to integrate regenerative land use practices with modern and traditional stewardship for the healthy restoration of our agricultural soils, our vital rivers systems, and thriving happy communities.

Theron Beaudreau

Services

We design systems that grow more productive and resilient for generations to come at a cost that makes sense for you today. As part of our world family, we’re invested in our mutual long term prosperity.

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Portfolio

We believe in a peaceful world where everyone has all they need to survive and thrive. A world with an abundance of clean water and rich, vital soils. We believe in a world where ethics are the foundation of economics and people are the center of community.

  • Rod Roby

    Awesome experience! Theron not only provides the education to understand the principles and need for applying permaculture, he provides experiences to make it real.

  • Marco Tosi

    Theron is a very thoughtful permaculturist, with experience in a variety of climates, he is also a very creative thinker. His commitment to the spread of permaculture in the community is very impressive.

  • Sarah Elsberg

    This was an incredible experience. Theron is a great teacher full of passion, knowledge, tons of patience and most of all, great ethics. I now feel extremely inspired and empowered…

Courses

We are committed to providing the best in land based training. Our Integrated approach has allowed us to partner with a wide variety of skill based educators from around the world.

**This course starts in September and you are welcome to join us at any time throughout the year. See the schedule below for opportunities to get involved!**

Are you ready to immerse yourself in the art and beauty of natural design? This is the course for you! With an extended 9 weekend format covering all the core elements of any certified Permaculture Design Course (PDC) and tons of additional content and hands-on activities, this course is designed to help you turn the knowledge into experience. A total of 18 days spanning all four seasons, our Permaculture Design Course will allow you to experience permaculture with the rhythms of nature. Break out of the daily 9 to 5 monotony and encounter a life full of possibilities.

Click on any of the scheduled weekends to register for each weekend individually OR register for the whole course by selecting the “Register Now” button at the bottom.

Course Schedule:


3 day Introduction Weekend

Friday, September 15th – Day 1: Introduction, History, & Ethics
Saturday, September 16th – Day 2: Design Principles, Methods of Design, Site Analysis
Sunday, September 17th – Day 3: Natural Patterns & Patterns in Design

Weekend 2: Water & Climate

Saturday, October 14th – Day 4: Water in the World, Riparian Systems, & Water in the Landscape
Sunday, October 15th – Day 5: Global Climate Systems, Climate Design Strategies, Rainwater Catchment, Greywater

Weekend 3: Soils & Compost

Saturday, November 11th – Day 6: Soil Physical Soil Characteristics, Soil Chemistry, Soil Testing, Hands-on Soil Building Exercise
Sunday, November 12th – Day 7: Soil Biology, Composting, Compost Tea & Bio-Fertilizer, Hands-on Soil Building Cont…

Weekend 4: Trees & Forests

Saturday, January 13th – Day 8: Trees, Forests, Hands-on Forestry Design
Sunday, January 14th – Day 9: Savannas, Agroforestry, Silvopasture, Hands-on Forestry

Weekend 5: Urban & Suburban

Saturday, February 17th – Day 10: Sub/Urban Design Strategies
Sunday, February 18th – Day 11: Sub/Urban Design Activity & Presentations

Weekend 6: Earthworks

Saturday, March 17th – Day 12: Scale of Permanence, Landscape Profiles, Erosion Control, Hands-on Earthworks
Sunday, March 18th – Day 13: Types of Earthworks, Keyline Design, 3D Hands-on Modeling, Survey

Weekend 7: Natural Building

Saturday, April 21st – Day 14: Natural Building, Climate Appropriate Design, Hands-on Building Systems
Sunday, April 22nd – Day 15: Appropriate Technology, 8 Forms of Capital, Natural Building Tour

Weekend 8: Final Design Project

Saturday, May 26th – Day 16: Design Review, Design Tools & Technology, Final Design Expectations
Sunday, May 27th – Day 17: Begin of Final Design Projects

Final Weekend: Design Presentations

Saturday, June 23rd – Day 18: Final Design Presentations & Graduation Celebration Potluck

All modules listed above must be complete in their entirety for certification.

About the Course:

This 9 weekend Permaculture Design Course is designed to fit your lifestyle. Our unique format allows you to take the course section by section. What this means for you is a schedule that fits real life. Break the course up and take as many modules as you want or have time for right now. You can follow up with us and take modules you missed or retake modules you want more engagement with when it’s convenient for you. Only interested in Soils & Composting? Great! Signup for the Soils Weekend (Nov 11th & 12th) and if, at anytime in the future, you find you want to learn more, we’ll be here for you to seamlessly pick up where you left off. This means you get to pay only for the classes you that fit into your schedule, and save the rest for later.

Once you’ve completed all the modules and participated in the final design portion you will be awarded a Permaculture Design Course Certificate of Completion. In the tradition of Permaculture, this certificate gives you the authority to use the Permaculture title in a professional context.

Sliding Scale Tuition

Tuition is based on a sliding scale ranging from $775 to $990. Our sliding scale model makes this course more accessible to more people. We appreciate the people who are able and willing to pay toward the higher end of the sliding scale as they help to support those who may not have the means to take the course otherwise. At Integrated Acres we believe this knowledge is important for everyone, no matter their economic situations, and we hope that you feel the same. Thank you for helping us make this course accessible to everyone.

About the Instructors:

Theron Beaudreau

Theron Beaudreau: For over a decade, Theron has been involved in Permaculture Design and education. His talent for engaging education has taken him all over the world and inspired many other quality teachers and designers. In 2014 Theron founded Integrated Acres, a design, consultation and, education firm, in the small ‘Deep East’ Texas town of Douglass. Today, Integrated Acres has been involved with several Permaculture Design Courses, public talks and, the 2016 host of international acclaimed designer Darren Doherty for an Integrated Farm Planning Convention. Theron looks to expand on these successes with a wider diversity of course offerings and engaging community examples of what permaculture can do for our families, communities and economy.

Additional instructors and guest speakers to be announced soon!

Explore the deep and mysterious world under your feet. In this full weekend workshop we’ll dig deep and discover an amazing new appreciation for the life just under the surface. Healthy living soils are the key to growing the most delicious veggies and vibrant plants. Our Soils & Compost workshop will give you the knowledge and skills to make your garden lush and abundant.

Permaculture Design was developed in the late 70’s by the Australian duo Bill Mollison and David Holmgren. In the past 30+ years Permaculture Design has developed into an international movement with millions of practitioners in almost every country and continent around the globe. What has made Permaculture become such a widespread phenomenon? It probably has a lot to do with the tangible positive impacts it has had on the lives of the millions of people that have taking a Permaculture Design Course. Permaculture has helped create pathways that put people in control of their lives and livelihoods through a better understanding of their natural environment. Now is your opportunity to join the movement.

About The Course:

In this weekend Soil & Composting Workshop we’ll explore the deep dark secrets of the world around our plant roots. We’ll look at the chemistry, biology and physical characteristics of what makes healthy soil. Most importantly, we’ll look at a variety of soil building techniques that will empower you to create the best soils for your garden to thrive.

This course is designed to be like no other classroom experience you’ve had before. The curriculum is engaging and interactive in ways that get you thinking and, most importantly, designing. We’ll start each day with a review and “housekeeping” to warm up. Classes are 90 minutes and broken up with 30 minute breaks and a 90 minute lunch. Lunch starts at 1pm and will be provided by our local caterers who specialize in local, fresh and seasonal deliciousness. If you have dietary restrictions please let us know about them in your registration form. We will do our best to accommodate, everyone however, we also ask that everyone be prepared to take care of any specific dietary requirements they may have as needed.

  • What you can expect to learn:
  • Soil Mineralization
  • Soil Biology
  • Composting
  • Bio-fertilization
  • Compost Tea
  • Much more!

More Info

Our host is Xinesi Ranch in Douglass, about 20 minutes West of Nacogdoches, Texas. Xinesi Ranch is 145 acres of ranch and homestead that is in the beginning phases of transitioning into a fully functional regenerative farm. Integrated Acres currently operates a school and a consultation and design firm out of the ranch.

Please be prepared to dress appropriately for any weather conditions that we may have for this time of year. Weather permitting, some of our classes will be held outdoors. Please take every necessary step to insure that you are comfortable, safe and happy.

Tuition is only $90 online or $100 day of and includes lunch catered by our friends at New Day Baking Company for both days.

About the Instructors:

Theron Beaudreau

Theron Beaudreau: For over a decade, Theron has been involved in Permaculture Design and education. His talent for engaging education has taken him all over the world and inspired many other quality teachers and designers. In 2014 Theron founded Integrated Acres, a design, consultation and, education firm, in the small ‘Deep East’ Texas town of Douglass. Today, Integrated Acres has been involved with several Permaculture Design Courses, public talks and, the 2016 host of international acclaimed designer Darren Doherty for an Integrated Farm Planning Convention. Theron looks to expand on these successes with a wider diversity of course offerings and engaging community examples of what permaculture can do for our families, communities and economy.

Additional instructors and guest speakers to be announced soon!

Food forestry is one of the most popular subjects in Permaculture Design. In our Trees & Forest Systems workshop you’ll begin to see the forest for all the trees. Learn how to design and create forest systems that are as resilient as nature’s own design, provide an abundance of food and will be around for generations to come.

Permaculture Design was developed in the late 70’s by the Australian duo Bill Mollison and David Holmgren. In the past 30+ years Permaculture Design has developed into an international movement with millions of practitioners in almost every country and continent around the globe. What has made Permaculture become such a widespread phenomenon? It probably has a lot to do with the tangible positive impacts it has had on the lives of the millions of people that have taking a Permaculture Design Course. Permaculture has helped create pathways that put people in control of their lives and livelihoods through a better understanding of their natural environment. Now is your opportunity to join the movement.

About The Course:

IIn this weekend Trees & Forest Systems Workshop we’ll explore trees and perennial planting systems in ways you’d never expect. How do trees make soil? How do forests make rain? How can we use the growth habits of different types of plants to design low maintenance and productive forests the way nature would? Then, take all this knowledge and root it with some healthy hands-on experience.

This course is designed to be like no other classroom experience you’ve had before. The curriculum is engaging and interactive in ways that get you thinking and, most importantly, designing. We’ll start each day with a review and “housekeeping” to warm up. Classes are 90 minutes and broken up with 30 minute breaks and a 90 minute lunch. Lunch starts at 1pm and will be provided by our local caterers who specialize in local, fresh and seasonal deliciousness. If you have dietary restrictions please let us know about them in your registration form. We will do our best to accommodate, everyone however, we also ask that everyone be prepared to take care of any specific dietary requirements they may have as needed.

  • What you can expect to learn:
  • Planting Methods
  • Ecological Design
  • Food Forestry
  • Edible Landscaping
  • Successional Design
  • Much more!

More Info

Our host is Xinesi Ranch in Douglass, about 20 minutes West of Nacogdoches, Texas. Xinesi Ranch is 145 acres of ranch and homestead that is in the beginning phases of transitioning into a fully functional regenerative farm. Integrated Acres currently operates a school and a consultation and design firm out of the ranch.

Please be prepared to dress appropriately for any weather conditions that we may have for this time of year. Weather permitting, some of our classes will be held outdoors. Please take every necessary step to insure that you are comfortable, safe and happy.

Tuition is only $90 online or $100 day of and includes lunch catered by our friends at New Day Baking Company for both days.

About the Instructors:

Theron Beaudreau

Theron Beaudreau: For over a decade, Theron has been involved in Permaculture Design and education. His talent for engaging education has taken him all over the world and inspired many other quality teachers and designers. In 2014 Theron founded Integrated Acres, a design, consultation and, education firm, in the small ‘Deep East’ Texas town of Douglass. Today, Integrated Acres has been involved with several Permaculture Design Courses, public talks and, the 2016 host of international acclaimed designer Darren Doherty for an Integrated Farm Planning Convention. Theron looks to expand on these successes with a wider diversity of course offerings and engaging community examples of what permaculture can do for our families, communities and economy.

Additional instructors and guest speakers to be announced soon!

Blog

10 easy ways to improve soil health

January 6

According to a recent United Nations report, 2016 set the record, for the third year in a row, for the hottest global temperature. At the same time, issues such as malnutrition and other diet related diseases, the spread of deserts, loss of arable soil, degradation of water quality, and many other issues are becoming more […]

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A Permaculture Design Course that works with your schedule

August 21

Looking for a Permaculture Design Course that makes sense for your schedule and budget? We’ve put in a lot of time to develop a curriculum that provides more course time, more hands-on learning and more fun for almost half the cost. How did we do it? We trimmed the fat of the typical two week […]

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Regenerative Design Mapping Webinar

July 20

Join Theron Beaudreau of Integrated Acres for our Regenerative Design Mapping webinar Wednesday, July 27th @ 7pm CST. This webinar will get you started using Google Earth Pro (GEP) for regenerative design. We’ll cover some of the advantages and disadvantages of GEP for design. You will also have the opportunity to look at how to use some […]

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