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Common Roots Pub

3642 W 8th St., Cincinnati, Oh 45205

Cincinnati, OH 45205

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Learn Permaculture from the leading practitioners in the Midwest this coming Labor Day Weekend and see Permacultre in practice and harvest from urban to rural Cincinnati. Great Rivers and Lakes Permaculture Institute (GRLPI - the Midwests' new Professional Development Organization and Bioregional representative for the Permaculture Institute of North America - http://www.greatriversandlakes.org/calendar-of-events-and-activities/2017-midwest-permaculture-convergence/) is teaming up with the decade old Cincinnati Permaculture Institute (CincinnatiPermaculture.org) to bring you a comprehensive experience of Permaculture in the Midwest. It will be hosted at the Enright Urban Ecovillage (EUEV - EnrightEcovillage.org) in Cincinnati's Pricehill neighborhood. The Two day registration includes a one year membership to GRLPI. The morning will consist of Speakers, Workshops and Ecovillage tours while the afternoons will be regional site tours, with Urban focus on Saturday and Rural focus on Sunday.

Schedule:

Saturday 9/2

9 - 9:30am - Registration & Urban Tour Signups

9:30 - 10:45am 1st Speaker Session - pick one of two speakers at this time OR Tour of Enright Urban Ecovillage with Suellyn Shupe)

  • A Permaculture Primer - for folks new to Permaculture by William Faith
  • TBD - by Whitney Sewell

10:45 - 11:45am Meet & Greet, check out Tabling, Urban Tour Signups

11:45 - 1:00pm - 2nd Speaker Session - pick one of two speakers at this time

  • TBD - by Blake Cothron

1:00 - 2:00pm - Lunch - Brownbag or there are several Restaurants locally, lists and directions will be provided

2:00 - 6:00pm - Pick one of the Urban Tour Choices

7pm - 9pm Evening Events - TBD

Sunday 9/3

9 - 9:30am - Registration and Rural Tour Signups

9:30-10:45am 1st Speaker Session - Pick one of two speakers at this time

  • Climate Cooling - how we can reverse climate change by Peter Bane
  • TBD - by Scott Gallant

10:45 - 11:45am Meet & Greet, Check out Tabling, Rural Tour Signups

11:45-1:00pm Group Discussion about Permaculture in the Midwest facilitated by Rhonda Baird OR Tour of Enright Urban Ecovillage with Suellyn Shupe)

  • Climate Cooling - how we can reverse climate change by Peter Bane

1:00 - 2:00pm - Lunch - Brownbag or there are several Restaurants Locally, lists and direstions will be provided

2:00 - 6:00pm Pick one of the Rural Tour Choices

The Speakers include

  • Peter Bane (Author of The Permaculture Handbook and has 25+ years of experience under his belt in the eastern US)
  • Rhonda Baird (of Bloomington, In. who has been teaching permaculture for over 10 years and is the Editor of Permaculture Design Magazine)
  • William Faith (founder of the Chicagoland Permaculture Guild and permaculture teacher with a Vegan focus for many years now) - Speaking topic: A Permaculture Primer for new folks to permaculture
  • Braden Trauth, (co-founder of the Cincinnati Permaculture Institute and of Permaganic Authenticated, the world's first Regenerative/Permaculture Farm Certification)
  • Whitney Sewell: (Director of Urban Agriculture at Louisville Grows, specializing in urban permaculture practices at the intersection of people and plants in Louisville Kentucky)
  • Suellyn Shupe, a member of the Enright Urban Eco-village for over a decade now and Permaculture teacher with the Cincinnati Permaculture Institute. She will be heading up tours of the Ecovillage
  • Scott Gallant, is an agroforester, food system designer, and permaculture educator with a vision and passion for developing productive landscapes. He is the founder and lead designer of Porvenir Design, a permaculture design firm based in Costa Rica. He has been working at Rancho Mastatal Sustainability Education Center (Mastatal, Costa Rica) since 2009, where he leads an industrious team to cultivate 15 acres of emerging tropical agroforest. Scott is passionate about regenerative agriculture, holistic thinking, ethnobotany, community development, and re-skilling, and teaches Permaculture Design Certification courses in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.He and his partner Laura have traveled extensively in Latin America, leading to a love of its culture, food, and ecosystems. Scott writes for the Permaculture Research Institute and has been featured on the Permaculture Voices podcast. He hails originally from Harrision, Ohio and graduated from Wabash College in 2008 with a degree in Economics.
  • Blake Cothron, is the owner and operator of Peaceful Heritage Nursery in Stanford, Kentucky: a permaculture-based Certified Organic edible and useful plant nursery. The nursery grows over 35 species of fruit. Check them out at: www.peacefulheritage.com .
  • and many more to come...

Saturday Urban Tour choices will include:

  • Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage (One tour will be offered during the morning speaking Sessions on Saturday and Sunday): Urban CSA and its reclaimed florist greenhouse at EUEV, the Imago Nature Center in the heart of the ecovillage, the many green home retrofits as well as vacant lot retrofits also located in the ecovillage.
  • 1. Urban Farms: Permaganic's Eco-Garden, Urban Greens, Our Harvest
  • 2. School Gardens: Robert's Paideia, Hughes High School, Dater Montessori
  • 3. Urban Homesteads: 3 small to large Urban Homesteads
  • 4. Public Assistance: Spring Grove Forage Garden, CPI's Growing Value Nursery, Building Value (Construction Training & Building/construction material Reclamation)

Sunday Rural Tours will include with more to be added

  • Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage (One tour will be offered during the morning speaking Sessions on Saturday and Sunday): Urban CSA and its reclaimed florist greenhouse at EUEV, the Imago Nature Center in the heart of the ecovillage, the many green home retrofits as well as vacant lot retrofits also located in the ecovillage.
  • 1. Lola's Botanicals/Wake the Farm up (Schewe's Farm) - Homesteading/Tea/Herbal business
  • 2. Hensley Earthship (Tentative) - finished Earthship, Forage & beginning homestead
  • 3. Cartwright Strawbale home (tentative) - Not sure all the details of their site beyond their home

To learn more about

  • GRLPI please visit: GreatRiversandLakes.org
  • Cincinnati Permaculture Institute please visit: CincinnatiPermaculture.org
  • Enright Urban Ecovillage: EnrighEcovillage.org

Tickets:

  • Two days: $60.00
  • Single Day: $35.00
  • Day of Tickets Two Days: $75.00
  • Day of Tickets Single Day: $45.00

Check back for further updates to our speaker, workshop and tour list

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