Category Archive for: ‘2016 RED Talk’

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    Permaculture and Art

    How can “art” be used to communicate permaculture and ecological principles? How can “art” incite curiosity and delight that opens people to new ideas and optional new behaviors? This will be a quick survey of artworks that either demonstrate and embody permaculture solutions or point …

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  • Living Ecology

    Permaculture Projects with Villagers in a Drought Affected Area of India

    This workshop will talk about the permaculture work Living Ecology and Aranya Agricultural Alternatives, hosts of the next International Permaculture Convergence are doing in Telangana, India. They work with the state’s poorest farmers to bring a drought resilient alternative to the GMO crops the villagers …

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  • C Politics

    Connecting Across Partisan Divide

    Left-right political divisions that should be irrelevant are getting in the way of movement building. We’ll quickly review recent cognitive research on why liberals and conservatives divide, and then workshop through our own problematic conversations. These workshops focus on making political conversations more alive and …

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    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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    Dragon Dreaming the Future

    Dragon Dreaming is a methodology based upon the principles of personal and group empowerment. Drawing upon the insights and experience of Living Systems Theory, Deep Ecology, Transpersonal Psychology, group dynamics, and organizational development, and from indigenous Third and Fourth World cultures and applying them to …

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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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  • Plant Int

    Herbal Intelligence

    Is it possible that herbs are not only conscious but also intelligent? Singing Bear will share some stories about herbs that may astound you. An awareness probably awoke in you the moment that you first encountered an exotic flower or the first time you had …

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    Peepeeponics

    In biology there is no free lunch. Since the beginnings of plant and animal life the gift of urine has been a cornerstone of abundance synergy. Come and learn how the eco-san movement is reviving this ancient relationship. We will look at home-scale, humanitarian relief, …

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  • Earth Learning

    Community Food Forestry Initiative

    Mario will introduce the Community Food Forestry Initiative (CFFI), a national initiative funded by USDA Forest Service Community & Urban Forestry grant. The initiative takes a unique and innovative approach to address the challenge of urban and community tree canopy loss due to re/development by …

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    Collaborative Economy

    What are the ways in which we can cooperate and collaborate to make a stronger, more resilient economy? How can we ensure that we are integrating economics within the greater context of life and what is important? Koreen is a businesswoman and farm owner who …

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    Gaia U: 10 Years of Supporting EcoSocial Designers. What’s Next?

    In 2006 Gaia U opened its (virtual) doors to 40 intrepid actionists–ready to self-design and direct their learning and unlearning pathways through documented hands-on local projects while creating regenerative livelihoods. A “revolution disguised as a university” was how one of our pioneers put it. Liora …

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  • Permaculture Mainstream

    Taking Permaculture to The Mainstream – Allies and Assets

    Allies and Assets is about making use of existing social, community and built infrastructure for taking permaculture further to the mainstream. The presentation will describe a variety of city programs, community entities, built infrastructure found in almost any town or city, that can be used …

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  • Integrating Permaculture

    How To Intergrate Permaculture Into Every Day Life

    Permaculture Magazine, North America publisher Hannah Apricot will share ideas about how to take permaculture from the field and integrate it into everyday life. Insight will be given about how to apply the principles into home, school, work, relationships, and other aspects of daily living. A …

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  • Ochenda Collen And Dick

    Invisible Structures: A Cooperative Model for Local Food Production & Distribution

    Harrison Quigley, Founder of Onchenda Open Global Food Cooperative, will present the Onchenda cooperative social enterprise business model, and how it is intended to regenerate healthy local communities, economies and ecosystems once launched. He will be seeking participation from workshop attendees on perfecting the model …

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    FairShare Permaculture

    Town and City Permaculture will put on an interactive workshop. About how diversity helps permaculture truly realize it’s expressed ethics. We will delve into, how can we design. For inclusivity within the permaculture movement. Our workshop will be interactive. It is relevant to Building Resilient …

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    What is Adaptive Agriculture?

    With so many categories, ideologies, philosophies, styles of growing food sustainably, it is challenging for beginning farmers to enter the local food system with their own identity. Adaptive Agriculture is the concept that the science, art, and business of growing food is going to be …

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  • Networking The Transformational Ecosystem

    Networking the Transformational Ecosystem

    Networking the Transformational Ecosystem consists of a number of social enterprises and non-profits (generally 15) giving 3-minute presentations in front of the participants, and then connecting with the participants directly at tables. The organizations present on who they are, what they do, what their needs …

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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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    SpiritShield: An Integrated Permaculture & Transition Vision

    Raising consciousness is hard work, like transforming the war shield (hate) into a peaceful place (love); we need resilience-centric tools, bottom-up community processes to achieve new rituals and traditions. We seek a spiritual permaculture. The alchemic sequence: War Shield > SpiritShield > New Myth is …

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