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The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part V - So while I'm awaiting some feedback on Part IV of the process of our strategic plan, we shall move forward with some discussion on organizing invisible structures in a manner which they are both resilient and regenerative. In permaculture this is what Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 11:21 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - Cool. So what I'm going to do for now is make sure that any members who have visited th[s Meetup in the past month are made event organizers. Anyone else who needs this access right away please email me on this Meetup and let me know, a Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 9:23 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - Yes! On Dec 15, 2013, at 8:57 PM, Ken Benway wrote: Shannon Dec 15, 2013 9:16 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - Shannon, I just made you an event organizer, can you see the Group Tools button now? On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 8:51 PM, Ken Benway < Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 8:57 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - On the Meet-Up page, or the website page? I can't find it on either one. On the meet-up page, under "Email and Notifications," I can Shannon Dec 15, 2013 8:55 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - On the home page, menu bar, right hand side, can you see it? On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 8:46 PM, Shannon < Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 8:51 PM
The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part IV - So I've been giving this some thought, as we have several options for the next step in the process of implementing The Permaculture Guild Strategic Plan. What is important is that any steps we take are in a sequence which moves the design evolution pro Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 8:49 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - My pleasure, Ken! I'm having a hard time finding the group tools option, though. Where on the page is that? On Dec Shannon Dec 15, 2013 8:46 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - O.K., it's always been my intention that all members can initiate an email from this Meetup group. The first thing that I would like to do is ask Shannon if she can send an email from this group by going to group tools > email member Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 8:33 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Permaculture email test part 2 - Yes, found it, just sent a message using it and some musings on this whole thing. So, y Peggy C. Dec 15, 2013 4:04 PM
Test email directly from the list - Thanks, Ken, for helping me to realize that not all members are able to initiate a discussion.  So, only organizers or assistant organizers are able to do this?  Everyone else needs to wait for a message to reply to?  If they want to change subjects Peggy C. Dec 15, 2013 3:55 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Permaculture email test part 2 - This looks great Peggy, easy to read and seems to look great on the archives as well. Did you find the pull down menu on the home page as I suggested? On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 3:46 PM
Permaculture email test part 2 - This is the Medium font in my Yahoo. It actually offers small which is small Peggy C. Dec 15, 2013 3:40 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Test email for Permaculture Guild group. - Peggy, as an assistant organizer you should be able to send and email to the group. Go to the "Group Tools" button on the top right of the home page. Click, and on the drop down menu you should see "email members". If yo Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 3:37 PM
Test email for Permaculture Guild group. - I am composing this email in my emailer, not as a reply to a previous email but to Peggy C. Dec 15, 2013 3:19 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - Uh, o.k. I went to the site thinking I could compose a message directly from there, but didn' Peggy C. Dec 15, 2013 3:12 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - I checked out seeing the messages directly through the site and noticed that yes, the paragra Peggy C. Dec 15, 2013 2:51 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - To Peggy or anyone else that needs to read a more user friendly copy of any email from this group, simply go to the tab at the top of the page marked "discussions" and click "Mailing List" on the pull down menu. These ar Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 2:06 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - Thanks for putting up that screen shot Peggy. Bummer, I see what you mean. I have no way of changing the font on Meetup that I know of. Every Meetup I belong to has the same font. I wish I could come up with an easy solution for you other t Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 1:43 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - In the interest of time, (my own and those who may read this, I will be as brief as I can be Peggy C. Dec 15, 2013 1:02 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - Thank you Shannon! I appreciate you taking this initiative. I will also check this group out and likely join the team. On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 11:08 AM, Shannon < Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 11:26 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Gift of The Permaculture Guild - Perhaps I could have stated the nature of this gift more clearly. This gift is a package deal, not a pick and choose gift. My apologies for not making this clear up front. On Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 11:25 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - I have a feeling that you can source many members from a website called 30bananasaday.com . A good portion of Shannon Dec 15, 2013 11:08 AM
The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part III - So I'm going to spend a bit of time talking about Meetup groups and how we can increase the effectiveness of this tool as a vehicle to increase the awareness and effectiveness of perrmaculture solutions, in our local communities or bioregions. Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 8:48 AM
The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part II - Hello fellow Guilders, Before we get a little more deeply into the strategic plan for The Permaculture Guild I wish to acknowledge those countless individuals who have contributed to paving the path, for without them, this st Ken B. Dec 15, 2013 4:37 AM
The Gift of The Permaculture Guild - So, some have asked what this gift I'm giving entails. 1. This Meetup group. 2. ThePermacultureGuild.com 3.  ThePermacultureGuild.org 4.  Facebook.com/ThePermacultureG­uild 5.  Anything I have ever written, or Ken B. Dec 14, 2013 6:12 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part I - Preview not available Ken B. Dec 14, 2013 5:05 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part I - Preview not available Eric S. Dec 13, 2013 3:55 PM
RE: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part I - lynda m. Dec 13, 2013 3:24 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part I - Great idea, Lynda! Shannon Collins (941)[masked] On Dec 13, 2013, at 9:50 AM, lynda mink < Shannon Dec 13, 2013 3:00 PM
RE: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part I - lynda m. Dec 13, 2013 9:50 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part I - Same here, Ken. The message of Permaculture is priceless. Should people really ha Peggy C. Dec 12, 2013 11:24 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part I - That was beautifully profound. Everything that I read deeply resonated with me. Thank you so much for sharing that with us! Shannon Col Shannon Dec 12, 2013 7:36 PM
The Permaculture Guild-A Strategic Plan-Part I - Hello fellow guilders. Thanks to Loretta Buckner, a conversation about the establishment of a Florida Permaculture Guild has been going wild on a chat room she started on Facebook. So wild in fact, that this chat room venue has clearly outgrown Ken B. Dec 12, 2013 6:12 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] What is the Carbon Cluster and Why is it Important? - My feedback on the information you've been sending out and the various conversations: A Peggy C. Dec 9, 2013 9:06 PM
What is the Carbon Cluster and Why is it Important? - Someone asked about the carbon cluster the other day and its relevance to The Permaculture Guild and the Pemaculture Flower. Being someone who is a fan of clarity, I thought that I would spend some time explaining these connections in more detail. Ken B. Dec 9, 2013 9:30 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] So What the Heck is The (Fill in the blank) Permacul... - Preview not available Ken B. Dec 9, 2013 5:33 AM
RE: [naturalbuilding-41] So What the Heck is The (Fill in the blank) Permacul... - Marie Wilson N. Dec 9, 2013 2:50 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] So What the Heck is The (Fill in the blank) Permacul... - Preview not available Ken B. Dec 8, 2013 10:43 PM
RE: [naturalbuilding-41] So What the Heck is The (Fill in the blank) Permacul... - Marie Wilson N. Dec 8, 2013 4:28 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] So What the Heck is The (Fill in the blank) Permacul... - Bob,  Thank you for the feedback. I'm glad you found the information helpful. I've a couple of responses. Individuals can take any path or paths or any combination of paths they choose. It&# Ken B. Dec 7, 2013 8:15 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] So What the Heck is The (Fill in the blank) Permacul... - Robert L. Dec 7, 2013 4:41 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] So What the Heck is The (Fill in the blank) Permaculture Guild? - Thank you, Ken, for your personal feedback. It's not often that leaders of large groups take the time to respond to such simple comme Shannon Dec 6, 2013 8:45 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] So What the Heck is The (Fill in the blank) Permaculture Guild? - Shannon,  Thank you so much for your thoughtful feedback. Emails of appreciation and insight such as yours are one of the reasons that I do what I do. It's kind of like the icing on the cake, in a world where I love what I Ken B. Dec 6, 2013 5:38 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] So What the Heck is The (Fill in the blank) Permaculture Guild? - A great definition of what the group is all about. This really expands my understanding and appreciation. Thank you! Shannon Coll Shannon Dec 6, 2013 12:25 PM
RE: [naturalbuilding-41] Gainesville Trip Update - Marie Wilson N. Dec 6, 2013 12:03 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] So What the Heck is The (Fill in the blank) Permaculture Guild? - You Rock, Ken!   In truth, Karen On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 11:14 AM, Ken Benway < Karen Dec 6, 2013 12:02 PM
So What the Heck is The (Fill in the blank) Permaculture Guild? - I just returned from a one week visit to the Gainesville area. It was an interesting trip. One of the highlights for me was a meetup we held at Cooperative Adventures, Tuesday evening, December 3rd. I spoke for about two or so hours on the ethics and p Ken B. Dec 6, 2013 11:13 AM
Domain Six-Health & Spiritual Wellbeing-Natural Healing-7 Ways to Drain BPA From the Body - Here, Here's an interesting article on how to remove the endocrine-disrupter BPA from the human body. According to one of the comments after the article, one o Ken B. Dec 6, 2013 7:15 AM
Gainesville Trip Update - Hello Guilders! This is a short overview of my trip to Gainesville the past several days. I actually covered a lot more turf than I had originally planned, including a Meetup gathering on Tuesday evening at Cooperative Adventures, which covered Ken B. Dec 4, 2013 12:17 PM
Three Aspects or Dimensions of Permaculture Design to Consider - I kinda see three fundamental, dare I say principles, or dimensions, or perhaps aspects, of permaculture design. I imagine there are possibly many more. 1 . The Physical Landscape (Design, Education, and Impleme Ken B. Dec 2, 2013 1:48 PM
RE: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida-Phase One-Part Two - Marie Wilson N. Dec 1, 2013 9:45 AM
Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida-Phase One-Part Two - So in the previous email on this particular (Orlando) project, I gave a quick overview of just a few of the topics to address on the first pass of the permaculture design evolution process, as specifically applied to developing a disaster plan for the Ken B. Nov 30, 2013 11:16 AM
Transitioning a Bioregion-How Not to Do It! - This is an interesting map I ran into just last night which illustrates just how confused government agencies are in their approach to watershed planning and remediation. I mean really? This might take more time than I thought. This map was dev Ken B. Nov 30, 2013 8:19 AM
Early Bird Special Extended! - Urban Permaculture Design Certificate Course Tampa Bay Koreen Breenan and Jono Neiger Robert L. Nov 29, 2013 1:31 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida-Impediments to Food Security - It's wonderful to have these people in Orlando and Miami Shores who are paving the way for th Peggy C. Nov 28, 2013 12:26 PM
Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida-Impediments to Food Security - The following article is in reference to Orlando residents,  Jason and Jennifer Helvenston's determination to grow their own food on their own front yard. I bring this up because it speaks to how local officials are out of touch with where we nee Ken B. Nov 28, 2013 7:26 AM
Domain Six-Health & Spiritual Wellbeing-The 3 Stages of Awakening - Waking Times has a great article on the three stages of awakening written by Richard Harvey. This article, in my view hits the nail of unconsciousness, squarely on the head. Well worth the read. Ken B. Nov 26, 2013 12:29 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Domain Four-Culture and Education-Extending Childhood-By John Taylor Gatto - Correction to previous email on this thread. The text "short video" was linked to the incorrect url. The correct URL is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=7KW8hfO6ysM Ken B. Nov 25, 2013 12:19 PM
Domain Four-Culture and Education-Extending Childhood-By John Taylor Gatto - This short video , contains a reading of John Taylor Gatto's "The Underground History of American Education" superimposed over some historic film footage, and is part of a full documentary film, Ken B. Nov 25, 2013 11:42 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] S.T.O.P.- Re: EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS - It was somewhat confusing with people changing topics without changing subjects or just start Peggy C. Nov 25, 2013 8:03 AM
Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida-Phase One - Since we are using the permaculture flower and the permaculture design evolution process on this project (or any project for that matter), we shall begin by addressing the first pass around the flower. Please consider that the spiral line that rotates Ken B. Nov 25, 2013 7:46 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] S.T.O.P.- Re: EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS - Point taken....sorry.. John W. Nov 25, 2013 7:37 AM
S.T.O.P.- Re: EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS - The word S.T.O.P. in the subject header above refers to an acronym for the process of  S top, T hink, O rganize and  P roceed. The words "Email Communications" that follow this acronym are Ken B. Nov 24, 2013 10:24 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - I understand what you're saying, but, 1st, the sunlight is part, actually, all, of the system...without it, there would be no life...second, there's a difference bet John W. Nov 24, 2013 6:50 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - John, I'm not defending capitalism (or, quite frankly, have anything useful to say about this whole Orlando plan thingie) but I believe there is a little detail that you're overlooking and that leads you from an otherwise very sound pathway to a Leon Nov 24, 2013 6:32 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Preview not available Ken B. Nov 24, 2013 10:05 AM
RE: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Marie Wilson N. Nov 24, 2013 9:51 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Preview not available Eric S. Nov 24, 2013 9:42 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - I lo ve this discussion! Yes, capitalism is the game of the moment, but it requires the destruction of resources to gain its value, therefore, unsustainable...This is not an at John W. Nov 24, 2013 9:33 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - rege nerative profit potential is an oxymoron....abundance si, profit, no! It's impossible to spend more energy, output, than input, without the destruction of resource! John W. Nov 24, 2013 9:27 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Preview not available Eric S. Nov 24, 2013 8:52 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Preview not available Ken B. Nov 24, 2013 8:45 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - I agree with the need for surplus...whatever brand we use for defining our exchange system is less relevant than the concept. If there is no Alex B. Nov 24, 2013 8:39 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Er ic; I appreciate your comments, but perhaps you would give me an example of capitalism working in any other species than man. Capitalism is a flow from poor to ric John W. Nov 24, 2013 8:05 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Domain 7-Finance and Economics-Capitalism, Currency and True Cost Accounting. - Preview not available Ken B. Nov 24, 2013 1:55 AM
[naturalbuilding-41] File Naming Conventions for Email Subject Headers and Message Board Forum as Input for Global Permaculture Design Element Database. - I lifted a portion off a previous thread, regarding a reply from Eric Stewart to a post by John Winter,  I then changed the topic name header as an example, of how we can use a subject header naming convention, to store e Ken B. Nov 24, 2013 1:36 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Preview not available Eric S. Nov 23, 2013 10:36 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Subject: Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida Ken B. Nov 23, 2013 9:43 PM
RE: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Marie Wilson N. Nov 23, 2013 10:35 AM
RE: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Marie Wilson N. Nov 23, 2013 10:25 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Eric; While I agree that starting a local gig is best, capitalism and permaculture are mutually exclusive. It's impossible to create John W. Nov 23, 2013 10:11 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Who is we? What is this guild and why does associating with  an email list connect me to a design for Orlando?  Where are the organizing papers for this organization so that i may understand further, such as bylaws etc. .  I agree Eric S. Nov 23, 2013 8:31 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Hi Folks; John Winter here...I'm very interested in this project, but with a slant. I recently moved to the Dominican Republic, and have a pipe dream of helping make it&n John W. Nov 23, 2013 8:23 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Ken. I joined this group in hope of finding someone in Florida that has built with cob. Now that I am here in Florida I am also interested in thatch roofing. Do you know anyone that has personal experience with these building techniques? Brian W. Nov 23, 2013 7:37 AM
Transitioning a Bioregion-A Disaster Plan for the City of Orlando Florida - Hello Guilders, My new friend, and new member of The Permaculture Guild Meetup Paula Davis, reached out to the permaculture world, via Peggy Campbell, for assistance with developing a viable disaster plan for her city of Orlando. I've g Ken B. Nov 23, 2013 4:36 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Member Profiles and Guilds - Robert L. Nov 22, 2013 7:29 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Member Profiles and Guilds - Yeah, I realize this is a bit confusing. This Meetup was originally a natural building meetup, which was changed to a permaculture meetup in June/July of 2008.  We were able to change the url to Meetup.com/ThePermaculture Ken B. Nov 22, 2013 7:12 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Member Profiles and Guilds - Robert L. Nov 22, 2013 6:30 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Looking for Permaculture Designer - Robert L. Nov 22, 2013 6:15 AM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Looking for Permaculture Designer - Robert,  I've already connected with Paula Davis a few days ago and had her join this Meetup. I've had a few conversations with her since she joined this group and I have a pretty clear understanding of her goals and objectives Ken B. Nov 21, 2013 10:54 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Looking for Permaculture Designer - Any questions need to be directed to Paula as I was just passing the message on. The on Peggy C. Nov 21, 2013 10:38 PM
Re: [naturalbuilding-41] Looking for Permaculture Designer - Robert L. Nov 21, 2013 7:28 PM
Member Profiles and Guilds - Hello "Guilders", This is a request for all members to update their profiles. To be clear, this Meetup Group is not intended for us to just "drop in" and "hang out". I personally would rather have just three members in this group who are seriou Ken B. Nov 21, 2013 7:03 AM
The United States Done the Permaculture Way - Here is a powerful watershed map that shows how the state boundaries would look had things gone down a bit differently. It has a few f Ken B. Nov 20, 2013 4:52 PM
Our Facebook Page - For those who may not be aware, please send a friend request to our Facebook page at Facebook.com/ThePermacultureGu­ild/ Ken B. Nov 18, 2013 2:44 PM
The Permaculture Guild Organizational Structure and Preliminary Action Plan - It would be helpful if members could become familiar with the permaculture carbon cluster , which ironically I developed back in 2002 about the same time David Holmgren designed the Ken B. Nov 18, 2013 12:18 PM
Urgent Need for The Permaculture Guild-Tools & Technology - We need some serious support on our website. We're using Wordpress and Permahost for our hosting service. ThePermacultureGuild.com Ken B. Nov 18, 2013 10:08 AM
Looking for Permaculture Designer - Peggy C. Nov 18, 2013 8:24 AM
Food Safety Modernization Act:The End of Fresh Living Food? - Well worth the read. It's hard to imagine legislation more disconnected from natural law and natural systems than this piece of garbage. If this law passes and is enforced, we're talking about the criminalization of permaculture. Ken B. Nov 17, 2013 1:24 PM

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