2013 Financial Permaculture Workshop

January 21-25, 2013 Miami Dade College Homestead Campus www.financialpermaculture.com

Primer on the Economic Crisis

At the FPC here in Hohenwald, TN, the global economic crisis is at the very top of people’s minds in conversation and thinking.  In her morning talk, Catherine Austin Fitts emphasized how essential it is for stakeholders in local economic renewal to have a strong understanding of the details of the wider financial system.

For a [...]

Permaculture at FPC

Andy Langford, co-founder of Gaia University, is presenting on Permaculture as a design approach for whole systems in the first afternoon session of the Financial Permaculture Course.  He’s describing a simple design process framework known as SADI:

Survey

Assess

Design

Implement

…as a helpful pathway to follow when engaging with potentially very complex situations.  The [...]

How to Build Resilient Community: Watch Less TV!

Catherine Austin Fitts at the opening talk of the Financial Permaculture Course:

“Change will require a significant decrease in time watching TV!  When we think things aren’t possible, that’s assuming people [continue to use] their time the way they are right now.”

A quick calculation from the audience guessed at 7 million hours of television-watching [...]