All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Food’

  • 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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  • Adrian Carroll

    Adrian Carroll

    Adrian has been creating and managing ecological homesteads for 15 years. His unwavering commitment to quality and his passion for epicureanism has produced countless vibrant expressions of life. He has dedicated many years to growing the highest quality foods and medicines. His love of food and …

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    Ann Kreilkamp

    Ann Kreilkamp, Ph.D. Philosophy, 1973, Boston University, is the founder and co-leader of the Green Acres Urban Village, now seven years old and evolving rapidly. Ann took the PDC course in 2007, and is the founder and blogger for the well-received exopermaculture.com website. 2016 Convergence …

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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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  • Dr Bob Randall E1473475736571

    Bob Randall

    Bob Randall, Ph.D. was the founding Executive Director of Urban Harvest, Inc. in Houston, TX. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Permaculture Institute of North America (PINA). His Southeast Texas food gardening book is in its 12 edition. He has been …

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  • Bonita Ford

    Bonita Ford

    Bonita Ford – Permaculture Eastern Ontario & LivinghEARTH: Bonita aims to inspire people, giving them tools for healthier living. She teaches permaculture, Reiki and Nonviolent Communication, and has led workshops around the world for over 13 years. She facilitates community design projects and does design …

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  • Brennan

    Brennan Blazer Bird

    Brennan Blazer Bird is an ecological educator, natural builder, and solutioncrafter who has led a diverse array of artistic and ecological projects around the world. For the past 5 years Brennan has taught youth and community members to transform plastic waste into an artistic community-gathering …

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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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  • Christopher Kuntzsch

    Christopher Kuntzsch

    Christopher is a leadership and life coach, facilitator, workshop leader, and Founding Co-Director of Ecology of Leadership Programs at the Regenerative Design Institute in Bolinas, California. Along with decades of deep nature connection and ceremonial work, he also served as a biologist on dozens of …

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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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  • 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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  • Don Hall

    Don Hall

    Don Hall is the founder and Executive Director of Transition Sarasota. Previously, he worked for two years as the Education and Outreach Coordinator for Transition Colorado (now, the Local Food Shift Group), the first official Transition Initiative in North America and a statewide hub. Don …

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  • Doug Miller Fleig 1

    Doug Miller-Fleig

    Doug Miller-Fleig has been making fermented foods for over a decade with a passion for education. He has taught workshops and cooking classes covering a wide range of techniques all with a focus on real whole foods that promote health for body and planet. He …

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  • Ecological Restoration Earth Repair And Permaculture Setting Up A Working Group

    Ecological Restoration, Earth Repair and Permaculture: Setting up a working group

    Permaculture has a lot to offer the ecological restoration movement (and vice versa). What would a permaculture approach look like? How can permaculture contribute to grassroots earth repair movements? Let’s set up a working group to work at and after the Convergence. The goal is …

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  • Adrian Carroll Ecological Vitality

    Ecological Vitality

    This workshop will teach participants how to craft the best diet for their being. We will look at constitutions, lifestyles, medical issues, geographical locations, and belief systems to help each individual learn what will support them at this stage of their life. Also covered some …

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  • Maya Blow FoodasMedicine.jpg

    Food As Medicine

    Many of our most common garden weeds contain highly valuable medicinal properties. These wayside weeds living all around us possess special nutritional and healing powers that often surpass cultivated plants. Traditionally these medicines were eaten as foods in cultures across the globe. In this workshop …

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  • FoodJustice525

    Food Justice at Work: Madison and Detroit

    In this learn-shop, participants will learn about two major projects funded directly and indirectly by the USDA to explore the notion of undoing racism in the Detroit food system and empowering youth in Madison and Milwaukee to take an active role in their communities in …

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  • Harrison Quigley

    Harrison Quigley

    Harrison is a Founder of Onchenda Open Global Food Co-op, a start-up Utah Benefit Corporation social enterprise. An educator, management trainer and consultant for over twenty-five years, Harrison worked with organizations on four continents in the software, legal, retail, automotive, manufacturing, telecommunications, market research, and …

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