[permaculture] Permaculture activists in DC area?
bwaldrop at cox.net
Wed Mar 15 13:02:17 EST 2006
Here are two resources for you.
This one is not a person, but a website:
http://www.dcfood.org , which is a listing of
local food resources for the DC area.
Although not a permaculturist per se, Joel Salatin
is one of the leading lights in local agriculture.
His farm is located in Swoope, Virginia. His
website is http://www.polyfacefarms.com/ .
I have heard him speak and he is a great speaker,
and very inspiring. His book, Holy Cows and Hog
Heaven, is truly a manifesto in support of local
Bob Waldrop, OKC
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ethan X" <livetrii at yahoo.com>
To: <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 1:27 AM
Subject: [permaculture] Permaculture activists in
> Dear all comfooders,
> I am helping to organize a conference in
> Washington DC
> about peak oil & sustainability, sponsored by
> Can folks please share with me your suggestions
> about local
> DC area (the more local the better, but you can
> think broadly,
> i.e. the whole Mid-Atlantic bioregion)
> permaculture activists who
> are inspiring speakers & could relate what they
> do to peak oil,
> who you think we should invite to participate?
> Also, we're especially seeking diverse
> perspectives, i.e.
> speakers who are not white males!
> Thanks for your help!! Sincerely ~ Ethan
> "In the world I see -- you will stalk elk
> through the damp canyon forests around the ruins
> of Rockefeller Center. You will wear leather
> clothes that last you the rest of your life.
> You will climb the wrist-thick kudzu vines that
> wrap the Sears Tower, and when you look down,
> you will see tiny figures pounding corn and
> laying strips of venison on the empty car pool
> lane of some abandoned superhighway." Fight
> Reclaim our Commons!
> Reclaim our Future!
> Reclaim our History!
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