'Localising Food' Facilitators Training

Tues 22 – Sat 28 Sept

Learn an integrated approach to developing local strategies and action plans for achieving bioregional scale food resilience, with a thriving local food economy.  Gain the confidence, skills and tools to facilitate your own area to achieve this, guided by experienced international and local tutors.

Content includes:
- a range of facilitation methods
- dynamic teaching tools
- getting started and remaining sustained
- 12-step strategy for household and organisations
- local food mapping
- interactive seasonal calendars
- setting up and managing a CSA
- piggybacking existing social nodes
- establishing bioregional food hubs
- enriching regional food economies
- many successful models from Totnes and Aotearoa/New Zealand

FACILITATORS:

Taught by accomplished tutors experienced in working with local food
activism and planning across a range of social sectors:  households -
neighbourhoods – schools - farmers – businesses - regional government.

Robina McCurdy (Earthcare Education Aotearoa, New Zealand)
Rob Hopkins (Global Transition Movement Catalyst & Outreach Manager, UK)
Jenny Gellatly (School Farm CSA, Totnes, UK)
Holly Tiffen (Transition Town Totnes Food Movement, UK)

 

Who is the event targeted at?
- Permaculture teachers
- Sustainability facilitators
- Community Development organisers and workers
- ‘Transition Town’ networkers
- Organic Growing practitioners
- Anyone with an interest in community mobilisation

 

COST
Organisations & High Waged:  £480    
Standard Waged:  £395        
Lower Waged:  £325
Concession: £250        
Cost Includes:  accommodation, food, course manual, field visit

 

Book here

TOTNES LOCAL RESIDENTS
There is a separate bookings system for local Totnes residents only (no accommodation, no, and a daily rate charge).  For a registration form and costing, please visit: www.earthcare-education.org.  Enquiries: [email protected]

Dates: 
Tue, 22/09/2015
Rates: 
Waged
- £395
Low Waged
- £325
Concessions
- £250