Ecovillages, Cohousing, and Intentional Communites

Permaculture

Eco Design & Construction

Environmental Planning

Facilitation

Mentoring/Tutoring/Summer Students

Conferences

Presentations in Colleges & Universities

Television & Radio Appearances

Volunteer Work

Organizations Involved With (past and present)

  • Presenter and Exhibitor, Canadian Organic Growers, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON 2003
  • Speaker, Overview of Natural Building Techniques, Natural Life Festival, Kortright Renewable Energy Centre, 2001
  • Leader, Introduction to Permaculture and Y2K Workshops, State of Our Earth, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON 1999
  • Presenter, Designing for a Sustainable future in Light of Y2K, Bioneers Conference, San Rafael, CA 1999
  • Presenter, Examples of Sustainable Communities from Around the World, Society for Human Ecology Conference, McGill, Montreal 1999
  • Key Note Speaker, Y2K and the Public Infrastructure, Ontario Hospital Association, Toronto 1999
  • Invited one hour presentation on Y2K and the public infrastructure. Stressed the need to use Y2K preparedness activities as an opportunity to examine how we do business and the need for change towards more sustainable forms of practice and structures.
  • Presentater at Cohousing gathering at Pioneer Cohousing 1998
  • Presenter and Volunteer, Cdn. Institute of Planners conference, Winnipeg 1998
  • Panel Participant, Art of Community Gathering, Twin Oaks, Virginia 1998
  • Presenter, Ecovillages in the Third World, Env. Studies, Univ. of Toronto 1998
  • Presenter, Canadian Association of Planning Students conference, Calgary 1998
  • Presenter, Sustainable Communities, Sirius Community, Amherst, MS 1997
  • Workshop Presenter, Bioregional Gathering of the Americas, Mexico 1996

Sustainable Living Network & Books

  • Annual National Organic Agriculture Conference, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON 2000, 2001, 2002., 2003
  • Oakville/Halton Ecofestival, Oakville, ON 2001, 2002, 2003
  • Seedy Saturday, Consortium of Toronto-based food groups, Scadding Court, Toronto, ON 2001, 2002, 2003
  • Total Health Show, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON 2002, 2003
  • Green Living Show, Edwards' Botanical Gardens, Toronto, ON 2002, 2003
  • Eco Farm Day, Ottawa Chapter of Canadian Organic Growers, Morrisburg, ON 2002, 2003
  • Festive Earth Festival, Riverdale Park, Toronto, ON 2001, 2002
  • Vegetarian Food Fair, Toronto Vegetarian Association, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON Sept. 2001
  • Canada's Outdoor Farm Show, Woodstock, ON Sept. 10-12, 2001
  • Natural Life Festival, Kortright Renewable Energy Centre, 2001
  • Annual Conference, Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture, State College, PA 1999 & 2000
  • Art of Community Gathering, Frost Centre, Catskill Mountains, New York November 1999
  • Cohousing Conference, Pioneer Valley Cohousing, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA 1999

Permaculture Community Action Worknet

  • Canadian Organic Growers, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON 1999

Conferences (organization, facilitation, volunteering, reporting)

  • Reporter, Conflict Resolution conference, Toronto, ON 2001
  • Facilitator, Permaculture Professionals Gathering, Bioneers Conference, San Rafael, CA 2000
  • Reporter, International Association of Facilitators, Minneapolis 2001
  • Facilitator, Environmental Steering Group, Congress fo rthe New Urbanism, Portland, Oregon June 2000
  • Reporter, International Association of Facilitators, Toronto 2000
  • Reporter, Bioneers, San Francisco, California 1998
  • Volunteer, Jane Jacobs: Ideas that Matter conference, Toronto 1997
  • Facilitator of Main Plenary, Bioregional Gathering of the Americas, Mexico 1996
  • Facilitated Ad Hoc, interest-driven workshop, Institute for Social Ecology conference, Guelph, ON 1996

  • Participant, International Coaching Federation, Chicago, IL 2001
  • Participant, Bioneers, San Rafael, Califorani 2000
  • Participant, Joanna Macy 12 Day Intensive, Pema Osel Ling Tibetan Buddhist Retreat, Watsonville, CA 2000
  • Participant, CoHousing Professional's Conference, Boulder, CO 2000
  • Art of Community Gathering, Conad Grebel College, Waterloo, ON 2002
  • Art of Community Gathering, Frost Centre, Catskill Mountains, New York November 1999
  • Art of Community gathering, The Farm, Tennessee November 1996
  • 6th Great Lakes Bioregional Congress, Toronto Island 1995