Category Archive for: ‘2016 Workshops’

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    “Commons” Film Screening

    The Commons is a documentary film about communities all over the world re-asserting sustainable, responsible futures using ancient Commons principles. The Commons are the shared resources of the world, owned by all, not just a few. The Commons are an ancient-new open-source code around the …

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  • Rick Valley Real Permie Garden

    A Real Permaculture Garden

    Permaculture is “site specific”. Are the important characteristics of “a permaculture garden” circular lines, or things that might be more difficult to express in sound bites? We’ll take a participatory look at what are likely to be common characteristics for most permaculture gardens, no matter …

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  • Matt Drewno A Strategy To Growing More Food In Your Zone 1

    A Strategy for Growing More Food In Your Zone 1: GROW BIOINTENSIVE Method

    The GROW BIOINTENSIVE method works to stabilize both current and future food systems by producing a complete diet and growing soil fertility 60x faster than nature with 90% fewer inputs, organic methodology, and appropriate technology. In doing so, we are able to inspire and empower …

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  • Edible Plant Diversity

    Access The Abundance of Edible Plant Diversity: From Backyard to Global Resources

    John will explain how to choose from thousands of possible plant selections for use in our regenerative landscapes, and where to find them. Learn how to source from back yard plant swaps to commercial nurseries and international germplasm repositories, including legalities, precautions, ethics, and building …

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  • Bridget OBrien Adapt3

    Adapt – A Permaculture Game “Create a world you want to live in.”

    Each choice we make is a vote for the kind of world we want to live in. The mission of ‘Adapt – A Permaculture Game’ is to educate individuals and groups how to design in the ethics and principles of Permaculture to each aspect of …

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  • Brennan Solar Cooking And Drying 0 1

    Appropriate Cooking Technology: The Fossil-Fuel-Free Meal!

    Come learn how to use appropriate cooking technologies such as solar cookers and fuel-efficient rocket stoves to cook a completely fossil-fuel-free meal! Everyday enough sunlight hits the earth to exceed world annual energy demand several times over! Solar thermal energy is a readily available and …

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  • DiverseHands

    Beyond the Culture of Separation

    Beyond the Culture of Separation uses an innovative approach and interactive learning modalities to expand white-identified participants’ capacities to work toward a racially equitable society. Because shame and isolation are integral aspects of white socialization, our approach is grounded in encouragement and community building. We …

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  • Bird Language

    Bird Language & Permaculture

    One of the most important skills of a trained Permaculture designer is observation. Over the last 11 years, Weaving Earth has been focusing heavily on the practice of Bird Language – listening and watching what the birds are telling us about the eco-system. To truly …

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  • Jasmine Vassar Bringing Us With You

    Bring Us with You: Engaging Community in Transforming the Food System

    Food insecurity is a reality faced by many low-income urban families, however the food access movement goes beyond developing local gardens, farmers markets, grocery stores, etc. This workshop is for those who are seeking methods on how to engage community members in altering the food …

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  • Global

    Building a Movement for Permaculture to Cool the Planet

    It’s possible, we can reverse climate change through permaculture/ regenerative agriculture. And the “we” is everyone on the planet. There is a movement building globally and we need your participation. This workshop will give you skills to add your voice and talents to building the …

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  • Building Bridges Paulo Zerbato

    Building Bridges: Creating Connections, Increasing Resilience

    Permaculture addresses some of the most effective solutions to some of the world’s most urgent problems. Yet the movement has not gone mainstream yet. This panel looks at some innovative approaches to building bridges with other sectors and audiences, from governments to the LBGT community …

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  • Authen

    Building Community with Authentic Relating Games

    The Integral Center in Boulder Colorado is a forerunner in developing social technologies that build community, increase relational intelligence, and develop leadership skills. Their immersive courses such as the Authentic Relating Comprehensive, Authentic Leadership and Facilitation Training, and Authentic Man Program transform peoples relationships with …

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  • Main Featurelarge Rob Hopkins Transition Town

    Building Resilient Neighborhoods

    How do we increase our own resilience and strengthen our communities in the midst of instability? How do we support local community projects, leaders and organizations, strengthening collaboration across differences? What do we do when our own lives are busy and full, yet our community …

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  • Transition Streets

    Building Resilient Neighborhoods with Transition Streets

    Transition Streets is a neighbor-led project to reduce household energy and water use, build resilient local food systems, and build community resilience and increase social cohesion on your street. It takes the systemic thinking of Transition & Permaculture and breaks it down into a simple …

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  • Governance Circle 300x261

    Can’t We All get What We Want? Governance, Authority, Holacracy and Freedom from Consensus in a Self-Managing Organization

    We’ll start with an interactive exercise: a well-intentioned group of like-minded people unable to get anything done, because everyone wants to have a say in everything, and everyone has to agree on everything. Once we’re all nice and frustrated, Mud Hut will lead a presentation …

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  • Adrian Carroll PermacultureAndCannabis

    Cannabis Cultivation: Sustainability Practices for the Future

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    Cannabis farming has not embraced sustainable practices, but with the evolving regulations, sustainable farming is becoming more common place. In the past, cannabis farmers have not been considered to be sustainable, let alone farmers. Due to legal and enforcement issues, Cannabis farmers have struggled in …

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  • Collective Consciousness App1 360x240

    Catalyzing the Evolution of Collective Consciousness & Culture Through Design

    If we believe that permaculture can save the world, then it is social permaculture that can implement this on a grander scale. It is social permaculture that can go beyond the linear process of paradigm transitioning, to truly address the core issues we face, not …

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  • Co Active Leadership

    Co-Active Leadership

    Pachamama Alliance works in partnership with the Achuar, an indigenous tribe in the Amazon rainforest, to protect and preserve their ancestral lands. Part of that work is “changing the dream of the modern world” to one that honors and sustains life. The Co-Active Leadership Model from …

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  • Cob For Kids 2

    Cob for Kids!

    Come play with clay! Get your hands dirty and learn one of the coolest ways to build with natural material.  For children of all ages, come explore the messy and enchanting world of cob. Less see what we can build! Presented by: Nico Morris Check …

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  • Sunil Nair TheNeighborFoodNetwork E1472864795790

    Cogarden: The NeighborFood Network

    The Cogarden platform enables a ‘Do It Together’ food gardening experience. Connecting food growers that share fence, or are miles from each other. Cogardeners help in creating a Community to Consumer food supply chain, that makes neighborhoods resilient, and culturally diverse. Sunil, Founder, Cogarden will …

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