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2014 Northeast Permaculture Convergence
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Saturday, July 5 • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Money, Gift, Community: Redesigning How We Make a Living

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We’re taught that being responsible adults means being able to “support ourselves” – that is, earn enough money to meet our own wants and needs. But often – in an economy demanding accelerating extraction – our greatest gifts don’t bring in much income. And (in any economy) we gain joy, friendship, and strength when we join together to support each other.
How can permaculture help us redesign how we make a living?
In this gathering, we’ll share money stories (quandaries, journeys, moments in flow). We’ll use permaculture design principles to generate fresh possibilities. We’ll come away with a richer understanding of the role money plays in our web of relationships, and new ideas for experiments in sacred economics.  


Helen Zuman

Helen Zuman writes, grows food, and tends her node of the web of relationships in Brooklyn, NY. Her participation in a short-lived Brooklyn Transition Initiative led her to Charles Eisenstein’s SACRED ECONOMICS, which transformed her understanding of money and inspired her to co-found the Brooklyn Gift Circle. A member of the Park Slope Permaculture Guild, she completed her PDC at the Occidental Arts & Ecology Center in 2006. She has been... Read More →

Saturday July 5, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm

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