[permaculture] Carbon Economy Educational Series

Darren Doherty darren at permaculture.biz
Wed Oct 28 08:36:59 EDT 2009


*CARBON ECONOMY EDUCATION SERIES SANTA BARBARA*

www.CarbonEconomySB.com<http://ent.groundspring.org/EmailNow/pub.php?module=URLTracker&cmd=track&j=296362293&u=3289725>



"Imagine what it would be if, as a national policy, the idea would be to
have such nutritionally dense food that people actually felt better,

had more energy, and weren't sick as much.  Now see, that's a noble goal."

~Joel Salatin, Polyface Farm

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*ZERI systems design with famous ecopreneur and author, Gunter Pauli *

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Gunter Pauli, famous eco-entrepreneur and passionate proponent of green
development worldwide, will discuss the potential for green jobs to
revitalize and reinvigorate our economy with creative systems thinking. Pauli,
formerly the President of Ecover, was responsible for Europe's first
ecological factory.  He founded "Zero Emissions Research and Initiatives"
(ZERI) at the United Nations University in Tokyo, and subsequently
established The Global ZERI Network. View summary of his latest book here: The
Blue Economy<http://ent.groundspring.org/EmailNow/pub.php?module=URLTracker&cmd=track&j=296362293&u=3289726>
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*ZERI Training with Gunter Pauli*

*December 3-5, 2009*

*At Orella Ranch*

*Early Bird Reg Thursday October 29th! Learn more or register at **
www.CarbonEconomySB.com<http://ent.groundspring.org/EmailNow/pub.php?module=URLTracker&cmd=track&j=296362293&u=3289727>
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How can we evolve from an economy based on scarcity to an economy based on
abundance?

How can we emulate ecosystems where no one is unemployed, everyone
contributes to the best of their abilities and the concept of waste does not
exist?

Explore these and other questions in a 3 day training with Gunter Pauli in
the ZERI systems design approach.



*Public Talk with Gunter Pauli*

*December 5, 2009 - 7pm - Cost $10 *

Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) West Campus, Fe Bland Auditorium. Hosted
by SBCC Center for Sustainability.

Click here to view the
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*Pathways to Relocalization with Joel Salatin, sustainable farming and food
relocalization advocate *



Joel Salatin, fulltime family farmer of the highly successful
PolyfaceFarms, and recipient of the Heinz Award for Environmental
Leadership, is one
of the world's leading advocates of farming and food relocalization.
Featured in Michael Pollan's book, Omnivore's Dilemma, and in the films
FRESH and FOOD, Inc., Joel Salatin and Polyface Farms model successful grass
farming and the farming and food relocalization movement. Joel is the author
of six books including Family Friendly Farming, Salad Bar Beef, and his
latest, Everything I Want To Do is Illegal.



*Public Talk with Joel Salatin*

*December 9, 2009, 7 pm - 9 pm*

Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara Central Library, 40 East Anapamu St, Santa
Barbara. Suggested Donation: $10

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*Pathways to Relocalization Training* *with Joel Salatin*

*December 10 and 11, 2009*

*At Orella Ranch*

*Early Bird Reg Wednesday November 4th ! Learn more or register at **
www.CarbonEconomySB.com<http://ent.groundspring.org/EmailNow/pub.php?module=URLTracker&cmd=track&j=296362293&u=3289729>
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In this course, Joel will challenge participants to design pathways to
relocalization based on his own very successful model at Polyface Farms in
Swoope, Virginia, and will also include techniques and directions from the
emerging relocalization movement.



Check out the host of inspiring topics Joel Salatin has planned for the
training!   Relocalization Training
Outline<http://ent.groundspring.org/EmailNow/pub.php?module=URLTracker&cmd=track&j=296362293&u=3289730>


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*Soil Food Web, Compost and Compost Tea Technologies with Elaine
Ingham - **THIS
COURSE IS FULL***

October 30-November 1, 2009.



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*Sustainable Land Management - a two part training with expert instructors
Kirk Gadzia and Darren Doherty*

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*THIS COURSE IS TAKING REGISTRATIONS UP TO NOVEMBER 6th! **Learn more or
register a**t www.CarbonEconomySB.com<http://ent.groundspring.org/EmailNow/pub.php?module=URLTracker&cmd=track&j=296362293&u=3289731>
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Location: Near Santa Barbara at Orella Ranch. May be taken separately or
together.



Part 1 - Holistic Management with Kirk Gadzia, November 10-12, 2009 (*16
CEUs with Society for Range Management)

Part 2 - Broadacre Permaculture and Keyline Design with Darren Doherty,
November 12-15, 2009.



Sustainable grazing and agricultural land management practices emphasizing
soil building, water conservation, and long range planning for productivity
and health. Benefits include:

Improving soil health and biodiversity of rangelands and pastures. Increasing
grazing and wildlife capacity.  Increasing annual profits and enhancing
livelihoods. Optimally using rainfall and conserving water.  Growing
healthier crops and achieving higher yields. Reversing desertification in
brittle environments. Breaking the cycle of food and water insecurity.
Enhancing
family relationships.



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The Carbon Economy Educational Series offers trainings and public events in
Santa Barbara this Fall on topics of critical relevance to the environment
and local economies, with world class instructors and speakers.



*A Special Thank You to Carbon Economy Educational Series current sponsors!
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El Capitan Canyon Resort, Christie Communications, Santa Barbara City
College Center for Sustainability, Santa Barbara Permaculture Network,
Edible San Luis Obispo, as well as a host of network partners both locally
and nationally. The Series is currently seeking in-kind sponsorships, as
well as cash sponsorships to allow for a Scholarship Fund for low income
students. Learn more at
www.CarbonEconomySB.com<http://ent.groundspring.org/EmailNow/pub.php?module=URLTracker&cmd=track&j=296362293&u=3289732>.











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UPCOMING EVENTS

Bioneers, 'Rehydration Revolution: Hydrological & Carbon Farming', Marin
Center, San Rafae, CA, October 2009 (www.bioneers.org)

Principles and Techniques of Soil Building and Water Management, Aromas,
Salinas Valley, CA, November 1-3, 2009 (sponsored by www.noaa.gov)

Carbon Farming & Keyline Design Practical Courses, Mexico, October-November
2009 (sponsored by www.coas.com.mx)

Carbon Economy Course, Santa Barbara, CA, November 2009 (
www.carboneconomysb.com)
Stacked Modules on: Holistic Management, Soil Food Web, Broadacre
Permaculture, ZERI, Fungi, BioChar, Energy Systems & Pathways to
Relocalisation
with Kirk Gadzia (HMCE), Dr. Elaine Ingham, Darren Doherty, & Joel Salatin.

Keyline Design Course, University of Western Sydney, via 'Yobarnie',
Richmond, NSW, 14-16 January 2010 (www.milkwoodpermaculture.com.au)

Permaculture Design Certificate Course - Rainbow Valley Farm, NZ, February
2010 (www.rainbowvalleyfarm.co.nz)

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