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A Stranger in a Strange Land: Working Successfully Abroad

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With Rico Zook, International  Permaculture Teacher
OCTOBER 23rd – 25th,  2015 (only opportunity in Europe in 2015)

Rico-teachingToday many people want to help others to live on our planet in a better way. All over the globe people of the majority world are starting to realize that the industrial model has serious flaws. They’re looking for sustainable and regenerative answers that are culturally and environmentally appropriate. Us in the minority world have the money, time and desire to be of assistance; however, good intentions are not enough.
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Case study for Friland (Denmark)

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DATE:    27.05.2014
PROJECT NAME: Friland Eco Village
LOCATION: Denmark, Friland
SIZE: 10 hectares, 105 people (75 adults, 30 children),
DATE DESIGNED/PLANNED: 2002
DESIGNER: Steen Moeller and others
CLIENT/DEVELOPER: Friland community
MANAGED BY: Community of Friland
CONTACT AND FURTHER INFORMATION: www.friland.org (Catherine, Tove, Tycho, Karoline)

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Questionnaire for case studies

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Here  you find  the questionnaire created by the Good practice primary activity group of the EPT, that has been filled in by the sites or organisations that have hosted EPT meetings.deepen your knowledge

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 GOOD PRACTICE QUESTIONNAIRE

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Best Practice in Permaculture

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LANDIn this primary activity group (of the Partnership) we focus on the presentation of Permaculture projects visited during the learning partnership. We interviewed representatives of each project on the basis of a questionnaire we prepared, and we collected feedback from participants of the learning partnership.

This gives an overview of applied Permaculture design in seven projects in seven countries (Germany, Slovenia, Portugal, Great Britain, Spain, Denmark and Bulgaria). This is the questionnaire we designed, and here you find the case studies:

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Case study for Permaculture Association (UK)

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The UK association chose to deliver their information for the case study in a presentation instead of the written questionnaire. Enjoy!

EPT participants feedback on the venue:

What I had learned

Case study for the gASTWERKe Community in Escherode (Germany)

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DATE: 25.03.2013IMG_0528_3
PROJECT NAME: gASTWERKe e.V.
LOCATION:    Escherode, Staufenberg; Germany
SIZE: 10 ha
DATE DESIGNED/PLANNED:    Project Start 2008
DESIGNER:    All community members
CLIENT/DEVELOPER:    Intentional community gASTWERKe e.V.
MANAGED BY:  All community members
CONTACT AND FURTHER INFORMATION: www.gastwerke.de
info@gastwerke.de
Gastwerke
Forstamtstraße 6
34355 Staufenberg
Germany

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Case study for Ekokmetija Pri Sustarju – Ecological Farm Shushtar (Slovenia)

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DATE: 26.03.2013DSC05992
PROJECT NAME:     Ekokmetija Pri Sustarju [Ecological Farm Shushtar]
LOCATION: Hotemaze, Slovenia
SIZE: 2 Hectares + 1500H Zone 5
DATE DESIGNED/PLANNED: 1989
DESIGNER: Primoz Kriselj
CLIENT/DEVELOPER: Primoz Kriselj
MANAGED BY: Primoz Kriselj
CONTACT AND FURTHER INFORMATION: Primoz Kriselj, primoz.kriselj@siol.net

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Case study for the Permaculture Center Vale da Lama (Portugal)

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DATE: February 14th 2014
PROJECT NAME: Quinta do Vale da Lama
LOCATION: Vale da Lama, Odeáxere, Lagos, PORTUGAL
SIZE: 43ha
DATE DESIGNED/PLANNED: all site design not yet complete
DESIGNERS: Walt Ludwick, Nita Barroca, Xana Piteira, Ana Marreiro, André Carvalho, Maria Rute Costa, Patricia Russo Pereira, Sandra Peixoto, Gonçalo Teixeira, Rita Domingues, António

CLIENT/DEVELOPER:
Walt Ludwick & Nita Barroca

MANAGED BY:
A partnership between Vale da Lama -Seviços de Gestão Hoteleira e Turística and
Projecto Novas Descobertas -Not for profit NGO and Public Institution for Social
Solidarity (PND from now on)

CONTACT AND FURTHER INFORMATION:

Walt Ludwick – valedalama@gmail.com
Nita Barroca – nita.barroca@mail.telepac.pt
Xana Piteira – registration@valedalama.net
Patricia Russo – patricia@valedalama.net
André Carvalho – andre@valedama.net

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