Critical Thinking and Application,Beyond Cob and Compost with Larry Santoyo/ Sept 26 & 27, 2009

From: suzi
Sent on: Tuesday, August 25, 2009 4:16 PM
Tired of Making Mountains Out of Mash Potatoes?Your questions about the universe will soon be answered...
Dear friends,
This September 26 & 27, a close encounter with Larry.
The House of Tiny Egos is proud to present a *Haute Couture* Permaculture Workshop Event"Critical Thinking and Application,Beyond Cob & Compost" with Larry Santoyo.
Larry 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.
Larry's web site :http://www.earthflow.com/feedback.php
Larry's you tube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDuCUVpK_dk

This workshop will feature a heavy design component,analytical and strategic application to adapt and survive the 5 boroughs and beyond.
"NYC I saw:art on a stick,a park on a rail, the sunset in the street,ground zero on memorial day and LOve amongst the urgency of urbanism" Larry Santoyo
In this ever evolving,dynamic and seemingly unrelated landscape of NYC,we will be discussing pattern recognition,the ability to identify and recognize the inner workings of a system,inherent strengths and weaknesses,missing elements and resources, all fundamental for good permaculture designers.
From there, we will align the order of relationships and start exploring natural succession theories and applications,appropriate techniques and technologies for the individual or collective.We will develop a blue print theory of a fundamental working model of interconnecting systems through progressive thinking and innovative design.
The workshop will end with a practical round table ,Larry Santoyo's "Permaculture Economic Stimulus Plan".In a city of increasing demand and diminished resources, we will discuss currency and exchange in permaculture,worth and responsibility,opportunity and wealth using a whole systems approach to create the conditions for economic sustainability to happen in your own backyard,the city that never sleeps....we invite you to be a part of it,New York!
Join us and Larry to take it from the top down, from Revolution to Renaissance.

Cost:$165, returning students receive a preferential rate. We gently request you RSVP and registration is not complete until tuition is received in full.

Prerequisite: This is an advance level design workshop.You are required to have had a basic introduction to permaculture or attended a PDC workshop. If you have not, you can take Larry Santoyo's "Eco Urbanism and the Future of Susutainability" workshop the week before.(Sept 19 &20)

RSVP/Details: [address removed]

Now the Fun:
In the mix,the millionaire and his wife,the janitor,the socialite,a chain smoking permaculture addict,a part time vegetarian,Lady Liberty and Larry on a ssshhh! secret excursion.
Allow your imagination to travel a million miles for a $2.25 subway ride.

Riddle: Once a fortnight, from now till Sept 18, a clue (6 total) will be posted via email on the final destination of this workshop.
Clue #3 and #4 (oops! i missed the last one due to sand in my toes and booze in my brains):
Military and Manhatten

At Stake: The first class participant that have registered and paid in full to correctly guess the exact location of this workshop will receive the crown jewel. 6 nights lodging at the House of Tiny Egos satellite location in Playa del Carmen Mexico, 2 blks from the Caribbean Sea. (subject to black out dates,airfare not included)

Signing off from Mount Fashionista,this week's permaculture tip:
Remember to wear a good hat and the right sunglasses, for we will be working beyond the line of sight to invade and recultivate.
xoxo
suzi.


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