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2018 Conference


Sunday Day Pass Required

Permaculture Basics 101

Sunday, February 11         11:00 am - 11:45 am       Room: Permaculture Plaza

     "Permaculture" could be one of the most important words and concepts of the 21st century, and yet the detailed meaning is still unclear to some. Tyler Hess, an experienced and certified permaculture designer, will explain the many definitions and nuances of the permaculture movement. This relatable and approachable presentation will offer an overview of how each of us can play our part in using permaculture to live a more conscious and compassionate life. From regenerating soils, to mending social relationships, permaculture has a lot to offer the world in these changing times. This basics talk will inform and catalyze you - to spark your unique genius, permaculture style.



Tyler Hess is a healer of land, culture, and soul. A certified permaculture designer, Work That Reconnects facilitator, and Way of Council space holder, Tyler interweaves ecological and social regeneration. He graduated college with a degree in Sustainable Agriculture, along with a self-designed major that included wide-ranging interests in Philosophy, Anthropology, Forestry, and Environmental Sociology. For over six years, he has traveled the country, apprenticing at many renowned permaculture farms, homesteads, and intentional communities. Recently  settled into the Ojai Valley, Tyler lives at East End Eden, a 10 acre permaculture farm and educational center, where he offers land design consultations, sacred circle facilitation, and herbal medicine crafts.