Video Conversations with Willi Paul on Permaculture & Transitions. Guest: Steve Gabriel, Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute, Ithaca, NY

Video Conversations with Willi Paul on Permaculture & Transitions. Guest: Steve Gabriel, Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute, Ithaca, NY. 6.6.11 Sponsored by


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Steve Gabriel
Program Director, Co-Founder
Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute
PO Box 54, Ithaca NY 14851
steve at

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Citizen Science
The new organic farming!?
Childhood passion
Green Gorillas – local
Self sufficiency resilience
Transition Crash – future?
The Sacred? Role of mystic?
Abundance vs. materialism & consumption
Youth and the electronic world play vs. soil experience
Politics? Larger edu-arena
Gov’t view of view of permaculture?
You are an ecologist? How has your idea of stewardship changed over the years?
What is sacred to you?
Is permaculture a revolution in the USA? Is it a fringe thing?
What songs, poems, symbols and/or places come to mind when you think about post WW II green mythology?

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Steve Gabriel is an ecologist, designer, educator, and forest farmer living in the Finger Lakes Region of Central New York. Raised for most of his life in Ithaca, NY, he continues to study and develop agricultural systems that improve the local ecology and economy. His experience draws from a diverse educational and organizational involvement, including completion of a BS in Environmental Studies from Empire State College and participation in several unique learning environments including Castle Rock Institute, Living Routes, and Prescott College.

He spent three years as land use manager for Cayuga Nature Center, two years as co-owner of Sapsquatch Maple Products, and served on the Board of Directors for Positive News. He currently works at Garden-Based Learning of Cornell University , operates Work With Nature Design his own design consulting business and is a Board Member for Permaculture Institute of the Northeast. Steve is Program Director for FLPCI.


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