New Group Organizing Sierra Permaculture Guild

Great news! The Sierra Permaculture Guild has a new group organizing our quarterly meetings.

Cathe’ Fish, director of Practical Permaculture Research Institute and Practical Permaculture Teaching Farm, and her graduates from her Permaculture Design Courses, are now organizing the Guild. If you love Permaculture and want to network, this group is for you!

Cathe's logo PPRI                   The first quarterly meeting (close to the Fall Equinox) is on Friday Sept 19th and will feature your announcements,  barter-trade-free-wanted board, discussion of local projects, who needs help, the recent North American Permaculture Convergence, and the powerful video DamNation.

Here are the details on  location and meeting time:

Saturday Sept 19 7 to 9 pm. Meeting starts promptly at 7pm.

DamNation is a powerful video about our rivers and watersheds. This  film odyssey across
America explores the change in our national attitude from pride in  big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers and watersheds. Dam removal has moved beyond the fictional Monkey Wrench Gang to go mainstream. Where obsolete 100 year old dams come down, rivers bound back to life, giving salmon and other wild fish the right of return to primeval spawning grounds, after decades without access. DamNation’s majestic cinematography and  unexpected discoveries move through rivers and landscapes altered by dams, but also through a metamorphosis in values, from conquest of the natural world to knowing ourselves as part of nature.

You can see the trailer here

This Guild Meeting will be at Cathe’s Practical Permaculture Teaching Farm Classroom in Rough and Ready.

Please RSVP so we know how many chairs we need:  practicalpermaculture at gmail dot com

For directions or questions: please send an e-mail to Cathe’ at practicalpermaculture at gmail dot com telling her where you will be coming from. Or call 530-432-5109.

When arriving at the farm, please drive up the driveway to the end of the fence on the left, and park. It’s a small parking lot, so park tight, please. Classroom is right there.

Note: If you’d like to share your permaculture knowledge & experience with the permaculture community at a future Guild meeting here in the Sierra foothills, please email Cathe’ practicalpermaculture at gmail dot com or call 530-432-5109 or Ellie lightredfoot at gmail dot com or call 530-273-2703


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