Permaculture design - with experience in land based design, mainly smallholding & farm scale, with a specialism in plant-based systems as well as medicinal landscaping. I also have fairly extensive experience in applying design to non land-based projects, including regional food networks, educational systems, campaigns and grassroots projects.
Food Systems - including agroecology, food sovereignty principles and organising, local food production & mapping systems, access to land, project start-up and popular education around the politics of the food system.
Community Organising - diverse skill set including group design processes, engaging with diverse groups of people, campaign strategy, event organising, listening & group facilitation tools such as Open Space, world cafe, popular education and other radical educational tools, burnout awareness, resilience to repression & more.
Project management - one of my most refined learning edges is project management, managing diversity and complexity with skill and grace through refined personal systems that enhance personal productivity, save wasted time & energy and optimise resources. I
Technical skills & support - I can also support associates with technical aspects of disseminating learning online with support of technical support tutorials on:
- Website design
- Publication editing & freelance journalism
- Using other IT tools e.g. prezis, Skype and so forth.
Supporting action learning - My main passion is embracing action learning cycles to support apprentices to make the most of their diploma pathways and to enable associates to capture learning from their life and projects.