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8th Northeastern Permaculture Convergence in EASTERN MASS this year!

A former member
Post #: 5

We are excited to announce the dates of the 2012 Northeastern Permaculture Convergence! Please join us the weekend of July 13-15, 2012 in Eastern Massachusetts for an opportunity to interact with the larger Northeastern community of Permaculturists.

We are still in planning stages, so please check back for more information and updates!


July 13-15th, 2012


Eastern Massachusetts (final location TBA)



Interact with each other and observe each others’ strategies and successes;
Catch and store the excitement and energy that comes with collaboration and sharing with the community;
Walk away with a yield (new ideas, strengthened relationships, & next steps);
Share your own strategies and receive feedback on how to improve their efficiency;
Learn about renewable resources in your bio-region;
Collaborate and imagine with others how to produce as little waste as possible in your own homestead;
Take a weekend to step back and think about the design of your own life;
Integrate with others in your bio-region;
Develop new slow and small solutions, learn about local resources and produce more sustainable outcomes;
Use and value the diversity of the Northeast’s resources and people;
Learn about the differences among bio-regions across the Northeast and use these edges and margins to your advantage;
Meet new people, learn about how they work, and create new ideas from theirs.
A former member
Post #: 2
Hi - I just tried to start a new thread, but the page would not work for me. Apologies if this reply is in the wrong spot.

I am starting a mini farm at my home in Norwell and do not not to wait for July to finish my planning. Is there anyone available to answer my questions on sheep and pigs, specifically fencing? I have read books, but would dearly love someone to consider my individual situation.


Denise Rachel
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