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NYC Permaculture Festival

Come find the others at NYC’s 1st ever “Permaculture Festival”.

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Learn new skills for healing the earth and ourselves, eat delicious food, connect with others and celebrate the fall harvest!

Join in the many skill shares, enjoy live music, seed art & seed saving for kids & adults, tarot card readings, palm reading and intuitive medical scanning and a live barter market. Suburban Foragers will be offering self reliance training and Park Slope Acupuncturist, Sandy Root, will be raffling free acupuncture sessions. There will also be plant identification walks, herbal healing, pendulum education, dowsing for health, sustainability education and much much more.

The out door hearth will fire up at 7am in preparation for a community lunch at 12:30pm, with live music and spirits sponsored by Certe, the first sustainable Pizzeria in Manhattan.

Bring your Halloween pumpkin for the Great Pumpkin Smash. There will be an area dedicated for pumpkin smashing for compost, as well as all day education about how to get started composting at home.

In the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Permaculture Practitioners, Keith Morris and Andrew Faust, will be facilitating a group discussion about how Permaculture can be useful as a response to natural disasters. ‘Permacorps International’ came about as a response to the Haiti Earthquake. There will be an open discussion about organizing for a North East Permacorps chapter.

$10 donation is suggested
Tickets may be purchased in advance at:

Facebook Event Page:

Work-trade is available.


Environmental Artist: Tatfoo Tan will be set up all day as well as the Suburban Foragers offering self reliance training.

Change Starts Here: History of the Old Stone House Gardens... photo installation running all day

Native & wild plant walk: Cindy Goulder
Designing Sustainable Communities: Julie Welch
Worm Composting 101: Bruni Torres
Hot Composting 101: Helen Zuman
Sheet Mulching 101: Elizabeth Onorato
Saw skills: Aaron Smith

Herbal remedies for winter ills: Margaret Rose de Cruz
Developing Intuitive Design Skills: Anne Wiesen
Fermentation 101- hot sauce, sauerkraut and kimchee: Caleb Iosso
Seed Art and Seed Saving for beginners: Lucy Nurkse

Wild Foraging Walk: Paul Tappenden

Natural Paints and Plasters 101: Andy Sahn
Design with Nature: Cindy Goulder
Building a rocket stove: Joan Mahony

Lunch & live music

Healing Tinctures 101: Jonathan Ramirez & Arielle Bareket
Garden for Free; use onsite materials on public land: Elizabeth Onorato

Ecological Farming ~ Agro-forestry, fruit orchards, market gardening, hand-built houses and off-grid living. Life in between 225 acres upstate and in Costa Rica: Joan Mahony

Group Organizing using Natural Models: Rebecca Lurie

Community Supported calendars- The benefits, uses and staying connected to people and to things happening in a community: Jonathan Rucker

Group Discussions-
-“North East PermaCorps organizing” for disaster releif
-Transition into Business, putting Permaculture to work
-Connecting Permaculture Communities
-Bio-regional Resiliency
-Bioregional Councils
-Social-biomes and Guild systems

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