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2018 Conference


Sunday Day Pass Required

Permaculture Design 102

Sunday, February 11         12:00 pm - 12:45 pm       Room: Permaculture Plaza

     "Though the problems of the world are increasingly complex, the solutions remain embarrassingly simple,' says Bill Mollison - the co-founder of "Permaculture." What are these simple solutions? And how are they actually implemented? During this in-depth and interactive workshop, we will examine the specific strategies that the design science of permaculture recommends for our evolving society. In a time of ocean dead zones, soil erosion, and erratic weather, Permaculture offers innumerable strategies for the needed revolution in our agricultural eco-systems. The superstructure of society must also shift through "Social Permaculture," and cultural innovations inspired by nature. This discussion based, Q&A filled gathering will facilitate participants to deepen their understanding and confidence in using permaculture for Soil & Soul wellbeing.

Tyler Hess is a healer of soil, soul & society. A certified permaculture designer, Work That Reconnects facilitator, and Way of Council space holder, Tyler interweaves ecological and social regeneration, offering "Soil & Soul Culinary Experiences" to re-enchant our relationship to both the sacred earth and our unique soul mission through transformational food journeys. For over six years, he has traveled the country, apprenticing at many permaculture farms, homesteads, and intentional communities. Currently based in Oakland, Tyler lives at Canticle Farm, a 6 house, 30 person intergenerational, interracial, interfaith urban intentional community, that sits at the intersection of earth stewardship, social justice, and integral spirituality. Humbly walking on stolen land, Tyler welcomes relationship and guidance from all so called.