|Albany Eco-Design Weekend with Dave Jacke June 5-7||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Linda Gluck (treehousenetstep.net)|
|Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 09:37:26 -0700 (PDT)|
Dave Jacke is a leader in the Permaculture movement. I can't go but maybe others would like to. Linda Begin forwarded message: From: Dave Jacke <davej [at] edibleforestgardens.com> Date: May 26, 2009 6:03:44 AM EDT To: NE PC Listserv <northeasternpermaculture [at] lists.riseup.net>Subject: [northeasternpermaculture] Albany Eco-Design Weekend with Dave Jacke June 5-7
The Capital District Permaculture Guild presents An Urban Ecological Design Weekend with Dave Jacke and FriendsDave Jacke, author of Edible Forest Gardens, will be in Albany June 5-7 to lead a weekend urban permaculture workshop and give two public talks. There are a few spots left in the workshop -- see attached flyer and details below!
We are asking for a suggested donation of $10 for each evening talk, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds (free for workshop participants).
I hope you'll be able to join us for any and all of these events and participate in this critical conversation about designing a sustainable future. Please forward and call with any questions! 518.366.1711
Here's the schedule for the weekend: Friday, June 5 An Introduction to Urban Ecological Design with Dave Jacke and Scott Kellogg Picotte Hall, College of St. Rose 324 State Street, Albany (between Lark and Dove) 7 PM $10 suggested donationLeading ecological design practitioners Dave Jacke and Scott Kellogg will introduce concepts of permaculture and discuss how our culture’s core belief in humanity’s separation from nature has created numerous planetary challenges to our survival. To adapt to these environmental and economic challenges, we need to shift to an ecological paradigm that will allow us to regenerate our landscapes, our economy, and our society as a whole. We'll discuss strategies for making this shift, with a focus on urban environments.
Saturday, June 6 Lessons from the Forest: Energy, Community and the Future of Food First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany 450 Washington Ave. 7 PM $10 suggested donationWhat is the future of food in an era of economic contraction, peak oil and climate disruption? Can we regenerate healthy ecosystems and rebuild our communities while meeting our basic needs?
Leading ecological designer and author Dave Jacke will discuss how we can apply the principles of forest ecology to design a sustainable future.
(special thanks to the Honest Weight Food Co-op for co-sponsoring this event!)
Cracking the Pavement: Ecological Design for Urban Homesteads June 5-7, 2009 164 Chestnut Street, Albany, NY with Dave Jacke, Scott Kellogg and Keith Zaltzberg workshop fee $150-200 sliding scaleThis weekend workshop offers urban dwellers a survey of ecological design, direct experience with home-scale permaculture design, and creative ideas for urban homesteading. Learn how to grow food in small spaces while healing damaged soils, collect wasted resources for productive reuse, and create beautiful outdoor living rooms.
Participants will engage with issues of urban sustainability through observation, discussion, design exercises, and hands-on implementation of an ecological design in a city garden. Join us for two days and go home with practical possibilities and the tools to embody them on your own site.
Lead instructor Dave Jacke is the primary author of the award-winning two-volume book "Edible Forest Gardens" and a student and practitioner of ecological design for more than two decades.
Scott Kellogg is co-author of "Toolbox for Sustainable City Living: A Do-it-Ourselves Guide". Scott is the primary instructor for R.U.S.T. - The Radical Urban Sustainability Training, an intensive weekend workshop in urban ecological survival skills.
Keith Zaltzberg, a founding member of the Regenerative Design Group in Greenfield, MA, is an energetic ecological designer who draws on his experiences as an organic farmer and Permaculture teacher to create beautiful and productive landscapes.
For more information or to register contact: Alice Oldfather aliceoldfather [at] gmail.com <mailto:aliceoldfather [at] gmail.com> 518.366.1711 LINDA GLUCK GRAPHIC DESIGN 192 MOUNTAIN REST ROAD NEW PALTZ, NY 12561 845.255.8869 voice and fax
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