Eric Toensmeier, on the second day of the 2013 Financial Permaculture & Local Business Summit in Homestead, Florida, demonstrated how permaculture can foster community driven economic development and environmental justice. In his presentation, Permaculture: Toolbox for Economic Development, Eric and Diego Angarita shared learnings and insights from their experiences working with Nuestras Raíces in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
David Rose begins by leading us in visualizing the direness of the situation humanity faces, not to push us into a fearful mire of disempowerment but rather to encourage us to allow ourselves to “ease into hope.” Despite the greatness of the task at hand, David inspires the kind of hope necessary to take on any [...]
Jude Hobbs explaining Permaculture and Foodwebs during the first day of the 2013 Financial Permaculture & Local Business Summit.
Jude Hobbs, during her presentation on Permaculture and the Food Web, shared her insights and perspectives on Financial Permaculture, which she described as applying whole-systems thinking to resilient local economies. Through real-life examples from around [...]
Blog Author, Marisha Auerback works as a permaculture teacher for Bastyr University, Oregon State University, Pacific University, and The Evergreen State College. She also collaborates with a number of non-profits including The City Repair Project, Aprovecho Education Center, Lost Valley Education Center, and Fertile Ground Community Center. Marisha sits on the Board of Directors of [...]
Blog Author, Shiloh Boss is dedicated to bringing holistic awareness and positive momentum into the world of media-presentation, events, curriculum design, community building and organizational development. Shiloh is also a Team Facilitator for the 2013 Financial Permaculture & Local Business Summit in Miami, Florida.
The concept of Financial Permaculture is a recent innovation in thought and [...]
Blog Author, Jonathan Cloud is founder of the Sustainable Business Accelerator and serves on the boards of several nonprofits. He is a member of the Institute for Sustainable Enterprise at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Jonathan is also a Keynote speaker and Finance/Business experts for the 2013 Financial Permaculture & Local Business Summit in Miami, Florida.
As one of [...]
Blog Author, Jono Neiger is principal at Regenerative Design Group, faculty at the Conway School of Landscape Design, board president of the Permaculture Institute of the Northeast (PINE), and stewards his homestead, Hickory Garden, as well as Brook’s Bend Farm in Massachusetts. He is also one of the Permaculture Design Experts for the 2013 Financial Permaculture & Local [...]