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Free Intro to Permaculture Adventure Day

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Free Intro to Permaculture Adventure Day

Time: July 22, 2013 from 11am to 5:30pm
Location: Elphinstone Rainforest
City/Town: Roberts Creek
Website or Map: http://www.gaiacraft.com
Phone: delvin@cosm.org
Event Neighbourhood and Type: free, workshop
Organized By: Delvin Solkinson
Latest Activity: Jul 23, 2013

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Event Description

Once we start doing, we will know how to proceed.  

- Bill Mollison

Join a group of conscious learners in a free introduction to permaculture day in the Heart Gardens, Gumboot Gardens, Elphinstone Rainforest and Mandala Beach of Roberts Creek. Pilgrimage in carpools to the Sunshine Coast, a short ferry ride from Vancouver, to experience an unique and creative introduction to the permaculture paradigm.

together we will :

talk about the ethos, principles,
toolkit and metastructure of permaculture,
tour the gardens,
meet some of the food-medicine plants of the Coastal First Peoples,
share a potluck meal,
watch some permaculture movies,
walk in the rainforest,
meet by the ocean,
and have an inspiring day learning and growing with nature.

The day will run from 11 am - 5:30 pm on July 22, aligning with the bus linked to the 9:20 am ferry from Horseshoe Bay and the 6:30 ferry returning to Vancouver. I will help to co-ordinate a carpool as well.

There is a limited space so please RSVP to confirm your attendance to delvin@cosm.org.
Since its a free course, i am trusting that if you ask for a space you will make a commitment to following through and attending the day :) The spring weather varies, please come dressed to be outside for short periods regardless of weather (dress warm and with rainproof gear or umbrella if you are worried about rain).

Looking forward to a day of wonderful people connecting and sharing about how to be more conscious planetary citizens.

Delvin Solkinson has completed a PDC, Diploma and Masters Degree with Bill Mollison and done advanced trainings with Rosemary Morrow, David Holmgren, Geoff Lawton, Robyn Francis, the Bullock Brothers, Tom Ward, Jude Hobbs, Larry Santoyo, Scott Pittman, Michael Becker, and Robin Clayfield. He is an accredited teacher through the Permaculture Research Institute and a Field Mentor through Permaculture Institute USA. Recently he completed a PDC in Portland with Toby Hemenway and a second Diploma through PI USA and is currently beginning a Doctoral study in permaculture education.

www.gaiacraft.com
www.villagerepair.org

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Comment by Joy Jolie on July 23, 2013 at 9:11am

Delvin, this was a wonderful experience which opened my eyes and expanded my knowledge of permaculture in ways I didn't expect. Being out in the Elphinstone Forest had a huge impact and was the highlight of the day. I intend to do that a lot more now that I'm here. Will be seeing you again soon! Thanks for a great day!

Comment by Delvin Solkinson on July 20, 2013 at 10:22am

awesome thanks for the interest in my free permaculture day - as noted in the text to register you must email me directly at delvin@cosm.org

Comment by Ross Moster on July 20, 2013 at 9:13am

Hi Autumn,

There's a "Change RSVP" function you can click on under "Your RSVP" right above "Attending".

Cheers,
Ross
VV Convenor

Comment by Joy Jolie on July 18, 2013 at 9:25am

This looks amazing! I'd be interested in carpooling, but I live in Vancouver. Will there be anyone attending from here? I can share costs. Thanks in advance!

Comment by Delvin Solkinson on July 15, 2013 at 7:31am

awesome thanks for your interest - to discuss details can you email me delvin@cosm.org

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