Permaculture for International Sustainable Development & Social Entrepreneurship Weekend Workshop with Warren Brush

February 28, 2014 @ 9:00 pm – March 2, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Living Mandala
30 Castro Avenue
San Rafael, CA, 94901
United States

During this weekend workshop with veteran Permaculture Designer Warren Brush, we will look deeply at Permaculture applied in varies environments and situations around the world, from a diversity of climates and ecologies to a diversity of cultures, with a particular focus on strategies for the developing world. We will also look at strategies for social entrepreneurship.

Topics Include:

• People and Patterns – Shifting worldviews and worldview formation, dispelling myths that we and others may carry, honoring the myths of place
• Understanding and designing household and village dynamics based on natural patterns and cycles
• Invitation, Approach, Consensus, Demonstration, Nurture and Ongoing Relationship Tending in community work domestically and internationally
• Techniques, Strategies, and Pattern application in international settings
• Discovering personal experience pathways and creating demonstration in your own life as a jumping off point to international work
• Climate Profiles & Appropriate Technology•Design for Disaster
• Social Entrepreneurship

Practical and Group Work May Include:
• Envisioning exercises
• Building a cob rocket stove
• Designing a fuel forest for a small village

About Warren Brush

Warren Brush is a certified Permaculture designer and teacher as well as a mentor and storyteller. He has worked for over 25 years in inspiring people of all ages to discover, nurture and express their inherent gifts while living in a sustainable manner.

Warren is cofounder of Quail Springs Permaculture, Sustainable Vocations, Wilderness Youth Project, Trees for Children and his Permaculture design company, True Nature Design. He works extensively in Permaculture education and sustainable systems design in North America, Africa, Middle East, Europe, and Australia.

Warren has devoted many years to mentoring youth and adults to inspire and equip them to live in a sustainable manner with integrity and a hopeful outlook.

His mentoring includes working with those who are former child soldiers, orphans, indigenous peoples, youth from troubled families and situations as well as those youth from other varied and privileged backgrounds.

Warren teaches courses including: Permaculture Design Certification, Rainwater Harvesting Systems, Ferro- Cement Tank Building, Compost Toilet Systems, Greywater Solutions, Water for Every Farm, Drought Proofing, Cultural Mentoring, Introduction to Permaculture Systems, Corporation Sole Formation, Food Forestry, and origins skills among other offerings.

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