Sacred Soil under Maine Skies. Video Conversations in Permaculture & Transitions with Willi Paul Guest: Lisa M Fernandes, portlandmainepermaculture.com, resilienthomes.com 5-11-11. Sponsored by openmythsource.com.
Enjoy the Journey and the Conversation with Lisa & Willi!
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Lisa M Fernandes
Resilient Homes | http://www.resilienthomes.com
Portland Maine Permaculture | http://www.portlandmainepermaculture.com
Eat Local Foods Coalition | http://www.eatmainefoods.org
Lisa.m.fernandes = skype
Topics for Lisa:
Mythology in Permaculture – songs, poems, videos, art spaces?
Transition Crash – future?
The Sacred? Role of mystic?
Localization vs. The Man (and his banker and lawyers)
Abundance vs. materialism & consumption
Youth and the electronic world play vs. soil experience
We’re trying to mimic the way nature creates fertility
Politics? Larger edu-arena
Permaculture, Resilience-Building, Re-Skilling, Re-Localization
Lisa Fernandes is the organizer and founding member of Portland Maine Permaculture,
Director of The Resilience Hub
and has been a student of permaculture and green design since 1992. She is a certified permaculture designer, team trainer and group facilitator and has owned a training & consulting business for several years. She studied political science at Boston College and then environmental studies at The Evergreen State College while designing & implementing municipal waste reduction & recycling programs. Lisa is a gardener, certified Master Composter and has studied medicinal plants for nearly twenty years. She has worked in the public, private and non-profit sectors and currently brings her varied experience to developing & delivering sustainability and resilience-building programming and permaculture designs for the local community. She attended Transition Towns Training in the UK.
She currently serves on the Cape Farm Alliance and provides staff support to the Eat Local Foods Coalition of Maine (ELFC) and sits on the Southern Maine Partnership for Sustainable Communities. She is a proud member of the Portland Food Coop (Member-Owner #11) and the Slow Food Portland Convivium. Lisa serves on the board of the Permaculture Institute of the Northeast (PINE), helped launch The Pattern Factory design studio at Newforest Institute and is the principle permaculture designer and blogger at Resilient Homes, a solar hot water and permaculture design company. Lisa is a 2011 recipient of the EcoMaine EcoExcellence Award for her work.
Diggers, swooners and compost makers welcome:
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