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PINE Membership Drive

PINE Membership Drive

The decision to hold a membership drive grew from community goals, discussions and cooperative decision making.  For over 5 years, PINE has been asking, listening and recording these goals via convergences and sub-regional discussions.  In February of 2014, the PINE Board expanded its annual retreat to include Working Group members, eager to work together to turn our […]

“INHABIT” film nears rele...

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We here at PINE are happy to share news of a project highlighting permaculture projects in our community… ‘Inhabit’ is a documentary film exploring the idea of conscience inhabitance through permaculture.  Filmmakers Costa Boutsikaris and Emmet Brennan release a short clip, highlighting the work/”gift” of PINE board member Steve Gabriel. From the filmmakers, “As we […]

PINE is now PAN, Paid Staff, Save the...

PINE is now PAN, Paid Staff, Save the Date, New Board Members!

Summer Greetings for 2016!   We hope that your trees and shrubs are bursting with fruit, your permablitzes are bustling and you’re taking time to cool off in some of our refreshing bodies of water. A lot of exciting things have been going on with our Northeast regional permaculture network this year and we have […]

Save the Date – Northeast Perma...

Save the Date – Northeast Permaculture Teachers Professional Development Retreat

Permaculture Friends, Do you identify as a permaculture teacher, permaculture educator or designer of permaculture educational experiences? This fall, the OMEGA Institute in Rhinebeck NY is once again generously offering their space in service to our regional network. PAN (Permaculture Association of the Northeast; formerly PINE), is organizing this event at OMEGA. The overall goal […]

Women’s Leadership in Northeast...

Women’s Leadership in Northeast Permaculture

What is the status of women’s leadership in permaculture in the northeast?   The article “Permaculture or Spermaculture: Confronting Patriarchy in Permaculture and Alternative Food Movements” by Trina Moyles in BriarPatch Magazine has sparked debate and discussion over online forums in recent weeks. In 2013, the article “A ‘Pattern Language’ for Women in Permaculture” by […]

PINE Supports Sub-Regional Convergenc...

PINE Supports Sub-Regional Convergence Events in 2015

PINE SUPPORTS SUB-REGIONAL CONVERGENCE EVENTS IN 2015 For the last ten years, the Northeast region has had a regional Permaculture Convergence. From meeting with David Holmgren in 2005, to yearly convergences in New York, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, each summer is punctuated by this PINE-sponsored event. The 10th Convergence was hosted in 2014 by […]