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New Event: Permaculture Across Borders (PAB) Launch! with Geoff and Nadia Lawton

From: Alice U.
Sent on: Tuesday, May 1, 2007 1:19 AM
Announcing a new event for The New York Permaculture Meetup Group!

What: Permaculture Across Borders (PAB) Launch! with Geoff and Nadia Lawton

When: Sunday, May 6, 11:00 AM

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Event Description: WHAT: See Geoff and Nadia Lawton present on their incredible work restoring and greening the Jordan desert! AND support the launch of Permaculture Across Borders (PAB) their international permaculture non-profit! Further developing The Dead Sea Valley Project will be PAB's first large-scale project, and all donations (which will be matched upto $1000!) will support their work.

A short clip about the beginning of the project is detailed in ?Greening the Desert? (view the video at

WHEN: Sunday, May 6, 2007 / 11am-1pm

6th Street Community Center, 638 East 6th Street, (between Avenues B and C)

VIA: F train to 2nd Avenue (1st Avenue & Houston), walk north to 6th Street and East a few blocks. Any train to 14th Street, and then M9 or M14 bus east to 6th Street

SPONSORS: Permaculture Across Borders, Tri-State Food Not Lawns, Neighborhood Energy Network

CONTACT: Janice Smart -- [address removed]

//Comments: Fantastic! - If you'll be in the city and want to meet up at this event - please RSVP. Perhaps drinks and food will follow...

Geoff Lawton is currently teaching a 2-week Permaculture Design Certification intensive sponsored by Green Phoenix Permaculture at Epworth Camp in High Falls, NY. After this course and some classes on the West Coast this summer, he will be leaving teaching to focus on this international permaculture development. His course with Green Phoenix two years ago was instrumental in re-energizing permaculture in this region and he has been a great ally and advisor to many here and on the west coast. Please come support him and Nadia and send them off with all NYC has to offer! - Alice

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