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Family Permaculture -- Introduction to applying permaculture in our daily lives
Date Saturday January 28
Time 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location Details
Corte Madera Community Room in Marin County in the office building at 770 Tamalpais Drive, Suite 201.
Course fee: $45.00
Bring lunch or there are many nearby restaurants for the mid-day break.
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/Authorjune Timberlake
This will be an exciting interactive seminar that delves into daily practices of permaculture, which uses ecology as the basis for designing integrated systems of food production, housing, appropriate technology, and community development. Permaculture is built upon an ethic of caring for the earth and interacting with the environment in mutually beneficial ways.

Suggested reading:
Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature, Janine M. Benyus
Earth User's Guide to Permaculture, Rosemary Morrow

Instructors:

Pandora Thomas’ life and work is rooted in creating a world where all people have access to empowering and hands on environmental education experiences. She is passionate about deepening her and others connection to the natural rhythms of our earth in order to heal our communities. She is co-founder of Earthseed Consulting LLC, a holistic consulting firm whose work deepens the impacts of environmental advocacy in the lives of diverse communities. Most recently she directed the Environmental Service Learning Initiative as well as serving as the environmental educator for Grind for the Green. She is a credentialed multiple subjects teacher, a naturalist and outdoor education instructor, as well as a certified green building professional and permaculture teacher who has created and delivered curriculum to pre-k through adult audiences throughout the US around multiple themes including human rights, environmental justice, and outdoor and environmental education.

Osprey Orielle Lake is a lifelong advocate of environmental justice and societal transformation. She is the director of the Women’s Earth and Climate Caucus (WECC) and on the Board of Praxis Peace Institute. Her book, Uprisings for the Earth: Reconnecting Culture with Nature is a 2011 Nautilus Book Award winner (White Cloud Press).

Added to the calendar on Wednesday Jul 27th, 2011 11:23 PM

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