Carbon Economy Series Back In Santa Fe Fall 2012-Spring 2013
Dedicated to education of sustainable knowledge and practices, the Carbon Economy Series returns to Northern New Mexico from October 2012 until June 2013 with an all star line up.
Santa Fe Community College as host and partner will hold two and half day, monthly workshops on aboriginal primitive living skills, local food systems, regenerative agriculture, sustainable tourism, Permaculture site design, ZERO waste, creating edible food forests and a women’s symposium on ranching, gardening and farming.
Speakers nationally and internationally renown for their work in making, teaching and creating a more sustainable future, such as:
- Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm who produces more pounds of protein per acre then any other farm without pesticides, fertilizers, tractors and oil.
- Cody Lundin’s star teacher Matthew Brummett teaching Aboriginal living Skills.
- Darren Doherty international Permaculture designer phenomenon.
- Gunter Pauli trained ZERO waste guru Gary Liss.
- Author/ecologist David Jacke.
This knowledge is vital to stabilize climate change, make our land more resilient, increase public health, create jobs, reduce waste, increase productivity, revitalize property and increase revenue.
Local businesses, schools, non profits and community groups like La Montanita Food COOP, Joe’s Diner, Inn of Governors, Santa Fe Farmers Market Institute, Arete Consulting Group, Green Fire Times, Ecological Living Center, Camino de Paz School and Farm, Los Alamos National Bank, Soil Symbiotics have jumped on the band wagon to sponsor the series.
This allows us to give hefty discounts based on merit to deserving students are in key positions to positively impact our community.
The workshops will teach sustainable principles and practices for land, soil, water, waste, organic food production, and how to positively affect climate change from a local perspective. Each workshop will start with a 7 pm Friday night public talk at Santa Fe Community College in the Jemez room followed by a two-day intensive workshop on Saturday and Sunday.