“Where Nature Meets Social Technology”
This is a 4 day event. Attend any part of it you wish. Just let Jennifer know how many and what days and times by 8 pm April 30. Jennifer can be emailed at [masked]
This event is free for members of Cumberland Greens. Purchased meals on the site are optional at $6 for breakfast, $7 for lunch, $7 for dinner
Also, Canoe Trip Friday 10 am - 2 pm Canoe Trip and BYO lunch on the Buffalo River about $15/person
If you plan to camp out, you are welcome to bring a cook stove but open fires are prohibited.
PLEASE rsvp ON THIS SITE AS WELL AS WITH Jennifer. RSVP's on the meetup site make communication for carpooling possible.
Here are the Rest of the Details:
Cumberland Green Bioregional Council Sonnenschein Spring Gathering and Skillshare “Where Nature Meets Social Technology” May 3-6, 2012 Location: Solar Springs Permaculture Farm, Hohenwald (Rain or Shine) Event Description: where nature meets social technology Event focuses on strategically and powerfully engaging in the shifting world—helping people discover their purpose and passions, while accessing the resources, skills, and tools needed to be effective at manifesting change. The event will be facilitated using OPEN SPACE. Event organizers will be creating space for dynamic skillshare exchanges. Optional Hike to waterfall or field trips an exciting option. Canoe trip on Buffalo River available for a rental fee. Possible skillshare workshop offerings proposed so far include: Bird Language, Wildlife Tracking, Edible and Medicinal Plants, Wine Making, Blacksmithing and Coppice Craft Demonstrations, Solar Power, Primitive Permaculture, Orchard Care, Herbal Crafts and Vegetarian Cooking, Project Mentoring, Project and Time Management, Social Networking, Emergency Preparedness, Writing from the Soul, Documentation and Cultural Exchange. We'll be sending out a poll for folks to make suggested offerings and to select workshop preferences. Event Fees ~ Meals - bring your own meals and beverages (own coolers and utensils) - or pay $20/day (3-meals a day) Friday-Sunday (must register and pay for meals in advance). ~ Camping - $10/day (waived if you are a CGBC or SGI member, if registered in advance) ~ Event Fee - $75/person fee for Fri-Sun (waived if you are a CGBC or SGI member, if registered in advance) ~ Optional Fee: Canoe Trip about $15/person Tentative Schedule Thursday, May 3th: 4-5 pm Optional arrival and set up of camp 5-6:30 pm Tour of Solar Springs Permaculture Farm 6:30-8 pm Potluck Dinner 8-10 pm Cultural Sharing and Celebration, TBA Friday, May 4th: 7-9 am Nature Connection, Movement and Meditation 9-10 am Morning Check-In and Welcome 10 am - 2 pm Canoe Trip and BYO lunch on the Buffalo River 4-6 pm Skillshare Workshops Session 1, TBA 6-7 pm Potluck Dinner 7-9 pm Skillshare Workshops Session 2, TBA 9 pm Cultural Sharing and Celebration, TBA Saturday May 5th: 7-9 am Nature Connection, Movement and Meditation 9-10 am Morning Check-In and Open Space 10 am - 12 pm Skillshare Workshops Session 3, TBA 12-4 pm Hike to Waterfall with BYO picnic lunch 4-6 pm Skillshare Workshops Session 4, TBA 6-7 pm Potluck Dinner 7 pm Cultural Sharing and Celebration, TBA Sunday, May 6th: 7-9 am Nature Connection, Movement and Meditation 9-10 am Morning Check-In and Open Space 10 am - 12 pm Skillshare Workshops Session 5, TBA 12-1:30 pm Potluck Lunch, Community Building Discussion and Closing Circle 2-4 pm Clean-Up for those who can stick around Site Considerations ** No dogs or other animals allowed (site already has 3 dogs, cats, goats and chickens and can''t have people bringing more animals) ** No drugs or alcohol allowed - family event (only homemade wines, beers or meads allowed during Friday and Saturday evenings for sampling) ** No fires outside of designated fire pits allowed ** No hiking or driving off of designated trails ** Site is off-grid with limited power and water, bring devices fully powered up and bring extra water These events are free to CGBC and SGI members with registration. Due to our site logistics, we really need to know how many people are attending. We ask that you register by April 30th. To register simply contact Jennifer or Eric (Jennifer: [masked]/e-mail [masked] and Eric: [masked]/e-mail [masked])