[permaculture] NAPC: Scarcity?

Scott Pittman scott at permaculture.org
Sun Aug 10 11:34:34 EDT 2014


I would suggest that any money donated at this point go to the organizing
committee to use as they see fit.

Scott
Permaculture Institute

"To change something build a new model that makes the existing model
obsolete"  Buckminster Fuller
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From: permaculture [mailto:permaculture-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf
Of Darrell E. Frey
Sent: Saturday, August 09, 2014 10:18 PM
To: permaculture; Toby Hemenway
Subject: Re: [permaculture] NAPC: Scarcity?

What do the rest if the group want to do with $2000?
Darrell

Darrell E. Frey
Three Sisters Farm
defrey at bioshelter.com
www.bioshelter.com

Author; Bioshelter Market Garden: A Permaculture Farm. New Society 
Publishing, 2011



On Sat, 9 Aug 2014 09:01:01 -0700, Toby Hemenway 
<toby at patternliteracy.com> wrote:
On Aug 9, 2014, at 4:51 AM, Wesley Roe and Santa Barbara Permaculture 
Network <lakinroe at silcom.com> wrote:
>
> > Would you be willing to put $100-$500 in a pot for the next NAPC 
> convergence to fund organizing positions and campaign at the NAPC 
> event to get this money This is a good idea--although we've 
> identified permie pocketbooks as a limiting resource. But, sure. And 
> membership dues or similar are all possibilities. Makes ya wonder how 
> the Oddfellows and Masons get such gorgeous meeting halls in nearly 
> every town. 
>
> Here's a relevant story: I'm teaching a 9-month Eco-landscaper 
> training with brilliant local designer Erik Ohlsen and others. We 
> have an outdoor classroom that has needs improvement, so we gave the 
> course participants the task of designing a better classroom. Erik 
> gave them $2000 as a budget for the room. During the multi-group 
> design charette, one of the students said, "Why don't take that 
> $2000, hire a fund-raise with it, and have them raise $50,000 for a 
> really good classroom?"
>
> A beautiful leap to a higher design level. 
>
> Toby
> http://patternliteracy.com
>
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