This weekend is an unprecedented series of events
bringing together the local Finger Lakes
and regional permaculture community.
Friday, 7 p.m.
The weekend begins with the free screening of the permaculture movie Inhabit at Press Bay Alley in downtown Ithaca. The film maker and at least one of the farms featured in the film will be present to take questions. The movie followed by a dance party with AstroHawk, Travis Knapp, Remstar Steele and Jacksonic. This is an intoxicant free environment. Read about it on Facebook. Donations accepted and encouraged.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
If you haven’t already, check out the current listing of sites on Saturday’s tours. This newly updated list is available as a directory or on Google Maps.
The tour ends at the Fingerlakes Cider House where a reception begins at 4:30 p.m. Thhere will be music by local Folk-Jazz Fusionist Jen Cork, and a “Permaculture Artifacts” Raffle.
After the reception begins a ceremonial blessing and story telling presentation by Mike De Munn titled, “Honoring and Healing the Forest” will begin at 5:30 p.m. Mike De Munn is a member of the Seneca Iroquois Hawk Clan and an adopted son of the Hawk Clan Mother. His family has lived in the Finger Lakes Region for eight generations. Author-artist of nature books and a professional educator, forester and ecologist, De Munn has worked in the Finger Lakes and the Northern Rockies for over 30 years. He was a founding member of the Finger Lakes Land Trust and he has done forest management consulting for the National State Parks and on hundreds of individual parcels of land. Currently, De Munn teaches at Ithaca College and he’s a consultant in forest ecology.
Carpool with others. Use this link to self-organize carpools and routes: https://www.groupcarpool.com/t/zc5jre.
Sunday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Spread the word!
Please shareanypage on this website related to the weekend. You can also use these Facebook events:
- Finger Lakes Permaculture Convergence & Plant Sale
- Plant Sale (which is concurrent with the convergence)
- 3rd Annual Finger Lakes Permaculture Tour
- Permaculture Tour Weekend Kick-Off Event