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CREATING COMMUNITY FOOD RESILIENCE

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Come and benefit from guidance, and help us build a ground-up Community Resilience Plan for the Far North.  Facilitated by Robina McCurdy (Earthcare Education Aotearoa) why will share her wonderful skills to help us.

Influenced by her 35 years experience in permaculture design and community development, Robina will share tools and processes for to assist our community to become fully responsible for our own food and seeds - increasing capacity for a sustainable local food economy within the Far North bioregion, by strengthening links between town dwellers and producers.

Robina uses her powerful community facilitation methods to enable the goal of community scale food resilience for the entire bioregion. This presentation includes how to build co-operation amongst food systems players, create local seasonal calendars, establish a bioregional food resource inventory, generating local food economies and strategise food security action plans.

Robina is an international community development facilitator, Permaculture teacher, organic grower, pioneer-resident of 40 year-old Tui Community & Trust in Golden Bay, as well as founder of The Institute of Earthcare Education Aotearoa and its Localising Food Project. She was the co-ordinator of Victory Community Gardens (Nelson) and a consultant-educator with Project Lyttelton's 'Food Resilience Project.' Over the last 10 years, Robina has facilitated over 60 local food action workshops all around the country and created a 'Localising Food' documentary series


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