ReWild-Education! With Lynx Vilden (Reconnexion with our Primitive Nature)

Here’s a beautiful article the french participants Jerome. The original french version you can find on his very interesting blog: www.yourtes-ardeche.com 

Little diversion: I come back from a 8 days fascinating course in Italy (Ecovillage Giardino della Gioia, San nicandro Garganico) concerning the learning of “primitive skills” that one could define as fellow: how to live in, from and with nature? That means without a knife, a lighter, a blanket or other luxury objects from the more material world we live in. Quiet amazing no? These teaching happened in the niche of a group where individuals open up and bring a his/her contribution in the respect of oneself and others.

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Healing through Natural Rhythms of Existence – a glimpse of soul into “Rewild Education!”

Here’s a healing story of inspiration and transformation from Céline, a wonderful young woman who participated to Lynx’s course in Apulia, “Rewild Education!”…

About me:

I come from the countryside of Belgium; I am 22 years old and currently studying biology in the Netherlands- but that is more about societal me, which does not define the whole. I hope you get more insight by reading these words. I decided to write my experience of the “Rewild Education” training in Italy that took place from the 21st still 29th of April 2014. Why? Because this experience had a vital impact on me, inspired me in the path I wish to create and dynamited the view I have on life as whole. Writing from personal experience is one very genuine way of communication.. So here I am.

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BeWilder in Education! Course on basic skills in weaving, sculpting and building with spontaneous materials, Spring 2015

Ecovillage Giardino della Gioia,

San Nicandro Garganico, Apulia- Italy

Dates: 3-10 May 2015

Paradiso Ritrovato and Archintreccio are happy to offer a EU funded hands-on training course about ecological sustainability, permaculture, natural buildings and their applications in teaching projects. We will experience life in nature developing basic skills in building, weaving and sculpting with recycled and spontaneous materials such as local wood, earth, stones etc.

 Deadline for application 17 March 2014

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Weaving the Wild

Soon maybe an english translation to this beautiful article!

Mikä Kestää? RY

Sain toukokuussa onnekkaana mahdollisuuden päästä osallistumaan Mikä Kestää?:n puolesta Italiassa järjestettävään permakulttuuritapaamiseen. Weaving the Wild-tapahtuman ideana oli tuoda yhteen erilaisia järjestöjä, jotka toimivat permakulttuurin parissa ja luoda kestäviä suhteita toimijoiden välille. Suuri paino oli myös sillä, miten voisimme hyödyntää mm. EU:n Youth in Action ohjelmaa rahoittaaksemme erilaisia tapahtumia, kursseja ja nuorisovaihtoja liittyen esimerkiksi kestävään elämäntapaan, ympäristötietoisuuteen, permakulttuurisuunnitteluun tai vaikkapa luonnon monimuotoisuuden säilyttämiseen.

Weaving the Wild järjestettiin Puglian maakunnassa sijaitsevassa Giardino della Gioia -ekokylässä, joka sijaitsee Adrianmeren rannalla. Ekokylän alue oli kokonaisuudessaan kahdeksan hehtaarin laajuinen ja osittain Garganon luonnonpuiston alueella. Paikka oli mielettömän kaunis oliviipuineen, jurttineen ja puutarhoineen. Matka Italiaan sujui junalla enemmän tai vähemmän mukavasti (ehdottomana kohokohtana oli, kun satuin junaan välillä Nizza-Monaco samana päivänä, kun Monacossa oli F1-kisat. Seinää vasten liiskaantuneena muutaman formulafanin välissä…Monacon aseman jälkeen olinkin taas ainut koko vaunussa :D). Foggian asemalle satuin puolivahingossa melkein samaan aikaan Lauran kanssa, joka oli mukana Juurielon puolesta ja jatkoimme loppumatkan…

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BeWilder in Education/Educostruzione… resoconto di un’intensa esperienza!

BeWilder in Education/Educostruzione 1-8 settembre. Monti Parmensi.

Racconto del percorso che ci ha insegnato ad educare costruendo, usando i materiali più vicini a noi, le nostre risorse, seguendo i tempi della natura e quelli di ognuno…fino alla realizzazione di una piccola STRUTTURA ESAGONALE CON TETTO RECIPROCO con muri che sperimentano varie tecniche tra cui: cannucciato intrecciato, polloni di castagno intrecciati, terra e paglia!

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Weaving the Wild a Patnership Building Experience!

Weaving the Wild, la tavola rotonda internazionale sui temi della Permacultura e della Transizione, si conclude con un bilancio decisamente positivo.

Nell’incantevole cornice del Parco Nazionale del Gargano ospiti dell’eco villaggio Giardino della Gioia, abbiamo trascorso una settimana, dal 27 maggio al 1 giugno, di intenso e proficuo lavoro tra splendide persone e una meravigliosa natura.

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The partnership building activity “Weaving the Wild” presents Mikä Kestää?

The name Mikä Kestää? plays with the Finnish language. It means both ”what is taking so long?” and ”what is sustainable?”. That is perfect for us since we are more than ready to take action and want to encourage others to do so as well. The association was founded 1,5 years ago by a group of young people. Our main goal is to raise awareness of permaculture and ways to live ecologically. We want to share knowledge and inspire people to question their lifestyle, see other possible ways to do things and take action towards more sustainable manner of living.

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