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Permaculture Solutions to Climate Change: An Interactive Action-Oriented Workshop

Friday July 18, 6:30-8:30 pm

Indianapolis Worker Justice Center, 1734 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, Indiana 46222

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The Indianapolis General Organizing Committee of the Indiana IWW presents:

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Permaculture Solutions to Climate Change: An Interactive Action-Oriented Workshop with Randall Jamrok

Are you interested in creating community-based solutions to the problems of climate chaos, the unfair economic system, and the destruction of an authentic sense of community? If so, Permaculture may have the answer for you! Join us at this interactive workshop where you can be part of a collective solution to our community’s problems, democratically discussing ideas and ways to implement system-changing solutions at the local level. Permaculturist Randy Jamrok will briefly introduce permaculture—a design process based in the science of Ecology as well as Indigenous wisdom—, discuss his recent experience at the International Permaculture Convergence (IPC) touring urban permaculture gardens, and then facilitate small group discussions using the booklet he printed and crowd-funded, called “Permaculture Solutions to Climate Change” which was the theme of the IPC. Participants will receive a copy of “Permaculture Solutions to Climate Change” which uses a checklist format to prioritize the goals that your community could most benefit from implementing.

A recent article Randy wrote on Designing Authentic Community can be read here: http://permaculturenews.org/2014/04/29/designing-authentic-community/

An interview with Randy about a Keyhole garden design can be read here:http://greatlakespermacultureportal.com/2014/04/growing-fewer-paths-keyhole-garden-randall-jamrok/

Randy’s booklet, “Permaculture Solutions to Climate Change,” can be downloaded for free here: http://219greenconnect.com/permaculture/

An article on Randy’s experience at the IPC 11 and his booklet can be found here: http://permaculturenews.org/2014/01/20/bringing-permaculture-solutions-back-ipc-cuba/

Randy’s bio: Randall Jamrok is an educator, designer, and permaculture practitioner. He currently is a garden leader with Gardeneers, a Chicago area nonprofit that promotes student wellness and success through holistic school garden educational programs. A graduate of Indiana University with a masters in Music Education, Randall received his permaculture training through Midwest Permaculture and the world renowned Sepp Holzer. He was a presenter at the International Permaculture convergence in Cuba and is author of the booklet “Permaculture Solutions to Climate Change.” Based on knowledge gained at the convergence, he successfully crowdfunded the independent publication of this work.

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