ECOLOGY PROGRAMME STREAM

Empowering Community Food Sovereignty

Learn establishing co-operative systems which meld education and production, building a strong local food economy. Empower to take full responsibility for your own food and seeds, with accompanying social systems.

ABOUT WORKSHOP HOLDER:

Robina McCurdy is the founder of the Institute of Earthcare Education Aotearoa and Tui Community resident, specializes in food security and resilience. She has extensive experience in community food initiatives, teaches food sustainability workshops, and produces documentaries on local food systems.

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Food Forest

Food Forests are interesting solutions for the challenges that agriculture faces In this workshop we will explore food forests in interactive ways with exchange and games.

ABOUT WORKSHOP HOLDER:

Monique Wijn is a biologist, permaculture teacher and food forest designer. She developed food forests in different ecovillages across the Europe.

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Embodied Climate Dialogue

Explore your relationship with Earth, engage in meaningful climate conversations and discover actions for ecological regeneration. Inspired by Deep Ecology and Charles Eisenstein´s work, we consider a holistic perspective on nature and humans place in it – moving away from a narrow, technocratic climate narrative.

ABOUT WORKSHOP HOLDER:

Teodora Dimitra Radulescu is an experienced facilitator and coach is living in Schloss Glarisegg eco-village, integrates community building, trauma-informed practices, and climate awareness. She supports individual and collective healing, aiming for stress-free, aligned living.

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From Flax to Linen

This workshop is an introduction to regenerative flax and linen technique, you will learn how to work with flax from straw to a small piece of textile fabric.

ABOUT WORKSHOP HOLDERS:

Anne Vinter is a permaculture designer and flax grower, I work with the whole process “From Flax to Linen”, co-developed with Victoria Mouton. I lived on the island of Fejø for over 20 years, co-founding the Fejø Permaculture & Transition Initiative.

Victoria Mouton is a permaculture designer and artist, she currently creates art installations and ecological gardens in Denmark. She lived and worked for a year at Avno Oasis Ecovillage, where she did a PDC, EDE and started processing flax with Anne Vinter.