Permaculture

Symbiosis Gathering : Elemental Alchemy Permaculture Schedule

This year Symbiosis Gathering will return to Woodward Reservoir about 90 miles east of the San Francisco Bay Area. The land is an estuary surrounded by meadows and is rich with birdlife, dotted with trees, and an expansive sky for nights of star gazing.

Experience Elemental Alchemy

SATURDAY 17TH
Arrival, check-in, camp set-up

SUNDAY 18TH
8 – 9am – Breakfast
9 – 9:15am – Announcements, Overview of the Day
9:15 – 11:15am – Welcome Introductions
11:15am – 1pm – Specialty teaching I: Creating Culture- Relationships, Communication, and the Community Web
1 – 2:30pm – Lunch
2:30 – 4:30pm – Hands on Activity: Pattern Observation
4:30 – 6:30pm – Overview: Introduction to Permaculture- Ethics, Principles & Design
6:30 – 8pm – Dinner
8:15 – 9:30pm – Evening Session: Social Permaculture & Alternative Economies
 

MONDAY 19TH
 
8 – 9am – Breakfast
9 – 9:15am – Announcements, Overview of the Day
9:15 – 11:15am – Permaculture Foundations I: Soils and Plants
11:15am – 1pm – Specialty Teaching II: Permaculture Design
1 – 2:30pm – Lunch
2:30 – 3:30pm – Group Design Project Work Session
3:30 – 4:30pm – Introduction to Natural Building
4:30 – 6:30pm – Hands On Activity: Building with the Earth
6:30 – 8pm – Dinner
8:15 – 9:30pm – Night Activity: Group Design Projects
 

TUESDAY 20TH
 
8 – 9am – Breakfast
9 – 9:15am – Announcements, Overview of the Day
9:15 – 11:15am – Permaculture Foundations II: Alternative Energy
11:15am – 1pm – Specialty Teaching III: Agroforestry
1 – 2:30pm – Lunch
2:30 – 4:30pm – Hands on Activity: Building with the Earth (cont’d)
4:30 – 6:30pm – Group Design Project Work Session
6:30 – 8pm – Dinner
8:15 – 9:30pm – Evening session: Soil, Seeds & Revolution
 

WEDNESDAY 21st
 
8 – 9am – Breakfast
9 – 9:15am – Announcements, Overview of the Day
9:15 -11:15am – Permaculture Foundations III: Watersheds & Management
11:15am – 1pm – Specialty teaching IIII: Greywater, Rainwater Catchment & Harvesting
1 – 2:30 – Lunch
2:30 – 4pm – Fermentation & Farm Slideshow
4 – 6:30pm –  Transitioning to Community Resiliency
6:30 – 8pm Dinner
8:15pm onwards – Night Activity: Group Designs
 

THURSDAY 22nd
 
8 – 9am – Breakfast
9 – 9:15am – Announcements, Overview of the Day
9:15 – 11:15am – Group Design Project Presentations
11:15am – 12pm – Certificates of Completion Awarded
12 – 1pm – Immersive Wide Closing Ceremony & Released into the Wild!  

5 days of Instructions & Community Building
3 Home-cooked Local Organic Meals Per Day (Sun-Wed)

1 Festival Experience Pass, 1 Early Entry Pass

(Car Camping Pass Sold Separately)

The lineup of teachers and course schedule will be released soon.

Sign up now to get first dibs on the limited number of spaces available.

$695