[Santa_Cruz_Permaculture] Relocalization with Joel Salatin in Santa Barbara Dec 9-11 - Registration Now Open!

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Pathways to Relocalization with Joel Salatin, sustainable farming and food

advocate - Registering Now!


Joel Salatin, fulltime family farmer of the highly successful Polyface
Farms, and recipient of the 

Heinz Award for Environmental Leadership, is one of the world's leading
advocates of farming 

and food relocalization. Featured in Michael Pollan's book, Omnivore's
Dilemma, and in the 

films FRESH and FOOD, Inc., Joel Salatin and Polyface Farms exemplify
successful grass farming 

and the farming and food relocalization movement. Joel is the author of six
books including 

Family Friendly Farming, Salad Bar Beef, and his latest, Everything I Want
To Do is Illegal.  


December 9, 2009, 7 pm - 9 pm 

Public Talk: Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara Central Library, 40 East
Anapamu St, Santa 

Barbara. Suggested Donation: $10


December 10 and 11, 2009 

Pathways to Relocalization Training - two day training with Joel Salatin -
Orella Ranch, north of 

Santa Barbara 


In this course, Joel will challenge participants to design pathways to
relocalization based on his 

own very successful model at Polyface Farms in Swoope, Virginia, and will
also include 

techniques and directions from the emerging relocalization movement. 


Course Fees  includes tuition, onsite camping accommodations at Orella
Ranch, and organic 

catered meals  


$450 Early Bird by November 4, 2009.   $550 Course Fee by December 1, 2009


Course Schedule: The training begins at 9am on Thursday, December 10th and
ends on Friday, 

December 11th at 5pm. 


Check out the host of inspiring topics Joel Salatin has planned for the
training!   Relocalization 




Register or learn more at www.CarbonEconomySB.com 




More on the Carbon Economy Series Santa Barbara.


The Carbon Economy Educational Series offers trainings and public events in

Barbara this Fall on topics of critical relevance to the environment and
local economies, 

with world class instructors and speakers. To register or learn more about
the Carbon 

Economy Educational Series - Santa Barbara at www.CarbonEconomySB.com.  


FREE Community Event for Sustainability and Carbon Economy Info Session:

October, 24th, 6-9pm. Faulkner Main Central Gallery at the Downtown Santa

Library. Info session on the upcoming Carbon Economy Series, and bringing
active local 

organizations together to share ideas, projects, and resources with the
public regarding global 

warming, sustainable agriculture, permaculture, reduction of ocean
pollution, or any other 

pressing issue related to sustainability to create an open discussion forum
about these subjects 

to raise awareness, build support and strengthen our community. Please
spread the word as 

this is an open public event! Further questions please contact: Aubrey Falk
- 805-815-5657 or 

Guner Tautrim - 805-698-8823.


Soil Food Web, Compost and Compost Tea Technologies with Elaine Ingham

October 30-November 1, 2009. Location: Near Santa Barbara at Orella Ranch 

Restoring the Soil Food Web is essential to rebuilding soil health and
productivity. Join Dr. 

Elaine Ingham, world renowned soil microbiologist, to learn key soil health
technologies and 

practices.  Last day to register is Monday, October 19.  



Sustainable Land Management - a two part training with expert instructors
Kirk Gadzia 

and Darren Doherty. Location: Near Santa Barbara at Orella Ranch. May be
taken separately 

or together. 


Part 1 - Holistic Management with Kirk Gadzia, November 10-12, 2009 (*16
CEUs with 

Society for Range Management)

Part 2 - Broadacre Permaculture and Keyline Design with Darren Doherty,
November 12-

15, 2009.


Sustainable grazing and agricultural land management practices emphasizing
soil building, 

water conservation, and long range planning for productivity and health.
Benefits include: 

Improving soil health and biodiversity of rangelands and pastures.
Increasing grazing and 

wildlife capacity.  Increasing annual profits and enhancing livelihoods.
Optimally using rainfall 

and conserving water.  Growing healthier crops and achieving higher yields.

desertification in brittle environments. Breaking the cycle of food and
water insecurity. 

Enhancing family relationships.  Last Day to register is October 27. 



ZERI systems design with famous ecopreneur and author, Gunter Pauli 

Training December 3-5. Public Talk at Santa Barbara City College Fe Bland

December 5 evening



Pathways to Relocalization with sustainable farming and food relocalization
advocate, Joel 

Salatin.  Training December 10-11. Public Talk in downtown Santa Barbara,
December 9 

evening.  Now taking registrations!



A Special Thank You to Carbon Economy Educational Series current sponsors! 

El Capitan Canyon Resort, Christie Communications, Santa Barbara City
College Center for 

Sustainability, Santa Barbara Permaculture Network, Edible San Luis Obispo,
as well as a host of 

network partners both locally and nationally. The Series is currently
seeking inkind 

sponsorships, as well as cash sponsorships to allow for a Scholarship Fund
for low income 

students. Learn more at www.CarbonEconomySB.com. 




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