NOW

This is what’s going on now:

  • Water is Life design projects to empower local people to take responsibility for their water.
  • (On hold) New podcast with Corbin Baird, story-shift.com.
  • Beginning editorial work for the May/Summer 2018 issue of Permaculture Design magazine. on the theme of “In Your City.”
  • Coordinator, sociocracy learning group (temporary)
  • adjunct faculty in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, to teach permaculture design.
  • member of the Environmental Quality and Land Use Working Group (EQLU) at Indiana University.
  • participant in a spring tree planting to educate, design, and plant more than 1,000 food-bearing trees in near-west neighborhoods of Bloomington
  • Director, Great Rivers and Lakes Permaculture Institute
  • PINA: Member, Diploma Committee, chair Field Advisor Working Group, member Regional Hub Advisory Group
  • North American Permaculture Convergence, core group member
  • Designs for a 1/3 acre residential Bloomington site, and design charettes and guidance for the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Bloomington.
  • Residential design on five acres: implementation underway.
  • Reading Braiding Sweetgrass, by Robin Wall Kimmerer
  • Editing the book Ecosocial Design by Andrew Langford
  • Dipping my toes into a master’s degree with Gaia University.
  • Joined the advisory boards for Cambia and Permaganics.
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  • Promoting and registering students for spring courses and workshops: various through Sheltering Hills Design (keep checking the registration page); PDC and workshop series (Chicago); permaculture design course (Louisville), PDC (Indianapolis/Bloomington); Design Studio (Ashland, WI)–but also definitely teaching in the 2018 course in Belize (Maya Mountain Research Center) and near Traverse City.