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Community Cultivators
Community Cultivators
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Austin, Texas, US
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Aaron Brinks Abdullah Shishakly Blake Kirby Bronwyn White Chowgene Koay Daniel Woods David Braden ERay Gard Evelyn Bishop Gordon Walton Josh Louis Matthew Zarder Monica Williams Phil Garozzo Rachael  Neally Richard Moore Robert McKay Tajuddin Ariffin Theron Beaudreau William Seward

Community Cultivators Water Wise PermaBlitz

Come learn about water wise permaculture landscaping techniques in this hands-on series of workshops on Oct 6th & 7th from 9am to 6pm.

Posted almost 12 years ago (0 comments)

The Permaculture Design Course at Creation Flame

The August PDC in Cedar Creek, Tx became an awesome experience that emulated community, environmental stewardship, and all things permaculture.

Posted almost 12 years ago (1 comments)

Community Dynamics: Learning from the Past to Understand the Present

History plays a vital role in the practice of Permaculture. The story of the landscape can be learned through books, soil tests, artifacts and other various methods to learn how the land was once cared for before and after human disturbance.Taking this sa

Posted over 12 years ago (0 comments)

Pattern Languages: Using the Toroid and the Double Helix for Self-Reflection and Expansion

Patterns are inherent in everything. Using existing pattern models, we can effectively communicate, reflect, and expand on abstract ideas and their respective realities.

Posted over 12 years ago (0 comments)

Landscape Design and Analysis: Draw Contour Lines on Google Sketchup

Use Google Sketchup to draw contour lines for landscape design and analysis.

Posted over 12 years ago (0 comments)

Community Cultivator FunRaiser

We seek to develop a new level of community creativity and interactivity that we want you all to be apart of...

Posted over 12 years ago (0 comments)

Preparing the Soil for Community Cultivation

Community cooperation models the same design of Nature for self-prolific and self-sustainable systems. Through beneficial partnerships with each other we too can unlock the unlimited potential within each other through community cultivation.

Posted over 12 years ago (1 comments)

Consensus, Community and Addiction

"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posted almost 13 years ago (3 comments)

Get your project on!

Community Cultivators is very excited to share with you the amazing community under cultivation in East Austin. It's been awhile since we've been able to capture some of the most amazing developments in on this site. Let's get you up to speed!

Posted almost 13 years ago (0 comments)

Cultivating the Park

Community Cultivators, in conjunction with our friends at ape99.org, have been putting a lot of energy into cultivating a great urban permacultural demonstration site in East Austin.

Posted about 13 years ago (1 comments)
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Urban Residential Intentional Community School Demonstration Educational
Chowgene Koay - Founder Theron Beaudreau - Founder
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Daniel Woods - Garden Manager 2015 season Daryl Stewart - Garden Manager 2015 season

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