Join us April 22 at the Edmonton Resilience Festival for a fun-filled day of learning, community and celebration!
The pace and style of life here in Cuba is beginning to grow on me as I move to the rhythms of the small and dense city of Santiago de Cuba. The hot and bright mornings are early and invite me to rooftop yoga to greet the sun. The afternoons bring sweltering heat and the opportunity to explore the city’s many beautiful streets, always hustling with food vendors, uniformed school children of all ages, folks selling sunglasses and others clinking cans of fresh-toasted peanuts or ambivalently holding out cigarettes for passersby at a peso.
Join the Permaculture Community for a pint and a rousing discussion on creating resilience in our society. With the upcoming Resilience Festival taking place on Earth Day April 22nd, we thought that we would start the conversation of what resilience looks like to you.
I like to get around town by bicycle, rather than drive a car. Bicycles are a brilliant invention, a perfect example of what permaculturists call appropriate technology, allowing able-bodied humans to get around at speeds of 10-20 mph with great energy efficiency. In fact, if the calories burned were converted into fuel terms (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Energy_efficiency_in_transportation),… [Read More]
Our theme for 2017 is We’re Growing! Come and Join Us. We’re growing because of you, because of your interest and support. Because of your participation. Today’s world calls for fully alive, fully connected, fully expressed individuals. It calls for people with creative ingenuity, a desire to learn and the ability to collaborate and problem solve. It calls for people with an identity that is rooted in relationship to the whole, and who carry the passion and tools needed to respond to the great work before us.