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Sunday, October 22 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Women and Regenerative Design in Challenging Times
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There have been prominent women in the Permaculture and sustainability movements, but there are still barriers to full participation by women, Indigenous people and other often disenfranchised frontline communities. How can the sustainability movement become more inclusive and better support struggles for human rights and social justice in these trying times? An interactive panel with: Starhawk, Marisha Auerbach, Wanda Stewart, Pandora Thomas, Delia Carroll, Maya Blow, Karen Taylor and Jasmine Fuego.


Workshop Speakers
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Marisha Auerbach

Marisha Auerbach is a Portland, OR-based, internationally recognized permaculture educator and designer, and an avid gardener and herbalist specializing in food production, ecology, and useful plants. She has lived and practiced permaculture extensively in both urban and rural environments... Read More →
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Maya Blow

Maya Blow, an herbalist and classical homeopath practicing at the Emeryville Health and Wellness Center, is owner of Soul Flower Farm (producing organic fruits, vegetables, medicinal herbs, honey, eggs and milk) and directs the Soul Flower Farm School of Earth Medicine, Herbal Studies... Read More →
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Delia Carroll

Delia Carroll, a lifelong resident of the Bay Area dedicated to bringing forth a balanced and integrated approach to the art and practice of Permaculture, is a founding member of the 13 Moon CoLab, a co organizer of the West Coast Women’s Permaculture Gatherings and curates the... Read More →
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Jasmine Fuego

Jasmine Fuego, a Bay Area-based youth educator, singer, dancer, and “ARTivist,” is the co-founder of the arts and ecology-bridging Permaculture Action Network. Her music blends soul, pop, folk, and conscious hip-hop to create a genre she calls soul-pop, and her educational efforts... Read More →
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Starhawk, author or coauthor of 13 books on earth-based spirituality and activism, including the classics The Spiral Dance, The Empowerment Manual: A Guide for Collaborative Groups, and the visionary novels The Fifth Sacred Thing and City of Refuge, directs Earth Activist Trainings... Read More →
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Wanda Stewart

Wanda Stewart is a renowned urban farmer, educator and leader in the movement to educate and inspire urban dwellers, especially African Americans, to grow their own food and communities. Drawing from her conviction that the skills to grow food and medicine, maintain a healthy being... Read More →
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Karen Taylor

Karen Taylor, introduced to Permaculture Design 20 years ago, has been practicing, designing and teaching it ever since, focusing on community building, water and waste systems and healthy natural living. She transplanted to southern Oregon in 2009 and co-founded Siskiyou Permaculture... Read More →
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Pandora Thomas

Pandora Thomas, a designer, teacher and facilitator at several Permaculture and ecological design schools and programs, has lived in a dozen countries and has 25+ years’ experience in ecological design. Co-founder of the Black Permaculture Network, Pandora, a passionate global citizen... Read More →

Sunday October 22, 2017 4:30pm - 6:00pm PDT
Women's Leadership Tent