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Saturday, October 22 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Women and Social Permaculture

Women in the Permaculture movement are in the forefront of developing “Social Permaculture”—the application of ecological principles and systems thinking to social dynamics—to structure healthy groups, create meaningful diversity, resolve conflicts and design empowering environments. This interactive session will use exercises and discussions to give us a taste of how these visionary women are highlighting “people care” in regenerative design.  With: Starhawk, Earth Activist Training; Pandora Thomas, Earthseed Consulting, Black Permaculture Network; Wanda Stewart, Program Director for the Victory Garden Foundation; Delia Carroll, founding member of the 13 Moon CoLab.


Workshop Speakers
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Starhawk

Starhawk, author or coauthor of 13 books on earth-based spirituality and activism, including the classics The Spiral Dance, The Empowerment Manual: A Guide for Collaborative Groups, and the visionary novels The Fifth Sacred Thing and City of Refuge, directs Earth Activist Trainings, teaching Permaculture design grounded in spirit, organizing and activism. Starhawk travels internationally, lecturing and teaching on earth-based spirituality.
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Delia Carroll

Delia Carroll, a “hardy pioneer species deeply rooted in the soil of Bay Area counterculture,” is a leading figure in that metropolis’ Permaculture community. A devoted “plant mistress” and gifted organizer, she is a founding member of the 13 Moon CoLab, working to awaken people to their own agency in the creation of a world based on the Permaculture Ethics of Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share.
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Wanda Stewart

Wanda Stewart is a renowned urban farmer, educator and leader in the movement to educate and inspire urban dwellers, especially African Americans, to grow their own food and communities. Drawing from her conviction that the skills to grow food and medicine, maintain a healthy being, and live cooperatively are essential to collective survival, she specializes in garden-centered wellness programs and in raising awareness about race and the... Read More →
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Pandora Thomas

Pandora Thomas, a widely traveled, writer, designer, speaker, and teacher of Permaculture and sustainability-based design to highly varied audiences, among other achievements co-founded Earthseed Consulting LLC, and the Black Permaculture Network, and directed Pathways to Resilience, a Permaculture and social entrepreneurship training program that worked with men and women returning home after incarceration.

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