Urban Harvest Lecture: Permaculture for a Sustainable Lifestyle with Barb Hazenveld
6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10Auditorium
With climate change on everyone's mind, many people are thinking about how they can live more sustainably. Permaculture expert Barb Hazenveld will discuss the advantages to growing your own food, as well as re-using and re-imagining your lifestyle in a more sustainable way as it applies to Northern climates. Presented in partnership with UAA. Free. Use the 7th Avenue entrance.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Barb studied Horticulture in Canada before moving to Australia where she mentored under Bill Mollison, one of the founding fathers of Permaculture, and lived in an eco-village for nine years. During that time, she taught, designed, implemented and co-created a video about Permaculture, a design system for creating sustainable human habitats. Barb has practiced and taught Permaculture in Canada, Australia, Palestine, Spain, China and studied Permaculture systems in Nepal. She also initiated and organized an "Intentional Communities Conference" which brought together 75 people from across Australia and New Zealand.
Barb currently lives in Canada on a one acre property that is also a demonstration urban farm for Permaculture in cold climates. Recent projects include two Permaculture Convergences held in Turner Valley, Alberta in 2016 and 2017.