Peoplecare and Permaculture at the Ceridwen Centre
Background to the Course
by Looby Macnamara of Designed Visions
Over the years I have come to believe that we have the skills and resources needed for Earth care and repair but what limits this is the people issues – on personal, local and global levels. After several years of teaching permaculture design courses and feeling like we could spend a lot more time on the peoplecare side of permaculture I wanted to run a course that’s whole focus is on the personal and social aspects and development of peoplecare skills. Permaculture principles will be interwoven throughout the course. I also wanted the course to be a space in which we could recharge our batteries and is peoplecare in action.
Wild Food Walk
Discover and identify edible wild plants and how to use them
Sunday 11th April 2010, 10am to 1pm
Adults £10 Children under 15, free
Will UK Farmers Benefit from GM Crops?
Well-known farmer and campaigner, Michael Hart, will be giving a talk in Presteigne on Saturday 27th March about GM. He's been to the US to make a film about GM and will be showing clips from the film.
This talk is quite timely as just a week ago a potato variant was the first GM crop to be approved for cultivation in Europe for 13 years and
Low Impact Building Course at the Lammas Project
Simon Dale just sent this report on progress at the ground-breaking Lammas Project in West Wales, and details of the exciting Easter learning opportunity there: