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Taming Megalopolis with Larry Santoyo starts Tomorrow!

From: suzi
Sent on: Thursday, May 28, 2009 7:55 PM
Dear friends,

Workshop 125
Optional lunch 3
Sangrias 2
Sparkly flipflops for the fabulous people 2.99
A weekend with Larry Santoyo Uncensored and Uncut Priceless

psst.. the secret word for the weekend is "mulberry"

For those who want to attend but have not RSVPed, you can still complete registration and pay when you arrive. Just email us so we know.

This May 29-31, 2nd installment "EcoUrbanism and the future of Sustainability" with Larry Santoyo.
If you're interested in permaculture here in NYC, do not miss this workshop. Larry's insight on permaculture is fresh, current and very relevant.

Feedback from some attendees of last week's workshop

"This rocked!Larry was great-very accessible and elegant presentation of complex imformation..."Rupert P, New York Restoration Project

"Obliterates objections" Ina B, New York

"Larry opened my eyes to a whole new world of permaculture,gardening being only one aspect of it" Jeeyun H,fine artist, New York

"I was highly impressed. It is nice to come into something new to your thoughts that actually exceeds your expectations. I'm now a convert" K. Book,New York

"Thank you for sharing uncle Larry with NYC....powerful...inspiring....compost for the brain!" Mariel B, New York.

Read what people are saying about Larry Santoyo :http://www.earthflow.com/feedback.php

Veteran permaculture lecturer Larry Santoyo is the vice president of the Permaculture Institute (USA) and one of the most experienced permaculture instructors in the US. He is also a world renown lecturer in the World Wide Sustainability Movement.
In this workshop we will be turning our art farm here in Brooklyn into an urban permaculture test site and think tank in real time. We will be applying permaculture design principles to food,water,energy systems as well as community and integrate them relative to our environment here or any densely populated areas.
This workshop is suitable for artists,activists,city gardeners as well as anyone interested in permaculture but have a hard time finding time and space, a precious resource here in NYC.
We will learn how to turn any urban backyard into a food forest,water harvest,solar energy and learn how to container garden in any urban setting. Most important, you will walk away with very useful life skills to apply to any material or non material needs and will provide real insight if you are planning to start an intentional community of your own.

"The future of sustainability is in our cities and towns.Urban neighborhoods are ideal for the promise and potentials of permaculture design.Our cities embody the greatest concentration of the social,intellectual and physical resources needed to create a sustainable future" Larry Santoyo

Date: May 29-31

Location:197 Quincy Street (between bedford and nostrand ave)
Brooklyn NY 11216

The schedule is as follows:

Fri 7pm to 8.30pm,intro to urban permaculture
Sat 10am to 4/5pm with lunch break
Sun 10am to 4/5pm with lunch break

Details/ RSVP : [address removed]

See you tomorrow!
Suzi

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