Permaculture Designer, Architect + Meditator
Welcome to the composty weekend of the SAWA Architecture Permaculture Workshop Series. This weekend we are studying the incredible soil life and all its benefits. In a tea spoon of soil, there are more micro-organism than there are ppl on the planet! Soil life it a critical to all life on the planet. We can learn how to rebalance soils, regenerating land and building a thriving ecosystem. This learning will show you how to implement the wisdom of the natural world to create these amazing spaces for yourself. We will be learning on a real working Permaculture site. Nature’s abundance of food for all! Saturday - Compost We will begin our day with a short check in and orientation then moving into our AM session: * Introduction Food Forests in Permaculture, Ethic and Principles * Why do we create food forests? * What are the advantages? - how could this food and biodiverse system re shape our wellbeing climate and * Group Exercise - Food web * Site visit to Gould Veg Garden * A de...
About your Mentor
About your Mentor
ARB Architect, Edward Dale-Harris believes we must look beyond sustainability and move towards regeneration, we have to change our destructive behaviour and do much better to protect nature as citizens of the earth and stewards of the land. When we heal the land, we also heal ourselves. We need more ‘self-directed learning’ to build self reliance, wellness and confidence. We must learn to share resources to create a healthier planet for all. Ed realises the importance of a mindfulness approach to regenerative design, using nature as our teacher, and valuing a collective and collaborative decision-making process for a grounded and successful project. He is on a mission to introduce others to socially, environmental and mindful architecture and to keep his learnings at a fair cost to enable all people from all walks of life and be truly inclusive. Ed qualified as an Architect in 2017 and has gained many awards for his design, commitment, vision, compassion, charity work, environm...
APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS AND LODGINGS
Accommodation: Camping is available at Greatham Village Hall, St John’s Field, but need to agreed prior to arrival. Bring your own tent and bedding etc. There are toilet facilities at the campsite, but no showers, we can offer showers at the neighbours house if needed. You are welcome to camp with us from the evening before the course begins. Radical inclusion: We would like to make sure this opportunity is available to all people from all backgrounds, wealth, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexuality, identity etc. This course is open to 16 years and up. For students between 16 - 18 an adult will need to sign a waiver on arrival provided by me. Volunteering Further on the build might be possible get in contact at email@example.com to register interest SAWA Workshops There's a WhatsApp Group you can join to hear more about it all: https://chat.whatsapp.com/JUxBEULuPyuDds5iKmAVcM Food: Vegan/Sugar free - Lunch will be provided on the teaching days. Fresh salads from the garden, and ...
Flow of a Typical Day
Morning Informal Yoga /Movement Session will be offered from 8am. Breakfast Self Organised at Camp Site PotLuck Porridge (do bring something to add to the pot) Followed by all meeting together at 9am for the Circle Check in Session One - 10am - 1pm (with a 15 mins tea and snack break at 11.30) Lunch Break 1 - 2pm - Vegan warm Indian lightly spiced kitchari and fresh foraged kitchen garden salad lunch will be brought to the site and we will eat together there. Session Two - 2pm - 5pm (with a 15 mins tea and snack break at 3.30) Relax time is your own, head to camp site Dinner Self Organised at Camp Site - perhaps a potluck stew (do bring something to add to the pot) The evening is your own - self organised campfires, sing songs and story telling welcome.
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