Participants will learn how to stabilize a situation in both the visible and invisible structures within communities and come up with regenerative designs to build from. Topics include Eco-base camp design, composting, myco-remediation, renewable energy systems, group decision making andfacilitation, basic first aid, conflict resolution, greywater systems, water harvesting, localized economies and organic mini-farming.
Experience a permaculture course in Big Sur California created by the RITES Project. This course focuses on a “first responder” discourse of ecological emergencies. Teachers of this course include: Benjamin Fahrer, Erick Ohlsen, Mia Rose Maltz, Trathen Heckman and more.
Permaculture Relief Corps Forming For Haiti Earthquake Response?
:The Remarkable History (and Possible Future) Of Permaculture Disaster Relief
Yesterday the island of Hispanola was hit with a devastating 7.3 magnitude earthquake near Port-Au-Prince the capital of Haiti . Many multiple story buildings have completely collapsed including the major Hospital in the region. Thousands may be killed or trapped in the rubble and aid is being mobilized from around the world. With little to no backup power, sewage, water, housing, or food aid systems in place, Haiti, which is currently the poorest nation in the western hemisphere, is in a VERY DIRE SITUATION. Without a doubt resources and expertise are moving en mass to Haiti, but beyond this temporary relief, what will sustain this nation of 10 million people when it’s left in an even poorer position than ever before? This is where permaculture design comes in, with an adaptable and ever evolving tool kit that can be of vital assistance in disaster relief and the long recovery period to follow.