Workshops at the Permaculture Gathering are organized into Affinity Circles. Affinity Circle topics are proposed during the Open Space Planning on Friday morning. The person who proposes these topics can be an expert on subjects or a novice seeking help. Also these circles can be organized to facilitate collaboration or accomplishing a hands-on project at the gathering.
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Open Space is a way to format a group meeting, retreat or conference that generates communication, collaboration, innovation, and other solutions to issues, challenges, transitions and opportunities. Participants emerge from the process invigorated, refreshed, proud of their individual and collective accomplishments – and most importantly in action toward measurable results. It is a process in which every voice is heard and every issue is addressed and acted upon. It always works… Read More
Thursday is a day of set-up and preparation for the gathering. If you are driving a distance and need to arrive on Thursday to be able to participate on Friday, you can arrive after 4pm and set up your camp. Please arrive before 8pm, if possible, to avoid inconveniencing the staff. Please sign up on the registration page if you plan to come early--there is a charge for Thursday night camping. You will have access to the kitchen for Thursday night. Please come prepared with your own food.
10:00-5:00pm Organizer Setup
4:00-8:00 pm Check-in Open
8:00-9:00 Friday Arrivals and Check-in
8:00-9:00 Circle-up, Breakfast
11:30-12:30 Open Space & weekend planning
12:30-2:00 Circle, Lunch
2:00-5:30 Affinity Circles / Classes
6:30 Circle-up, Dinner
9:00-12:00 Affinity Circles / Classes
1:00-2:00 Closing Circle
Your Family Awaits!
We are looking for a kids program coordinator!
If you are interested in the role, please contact us!