Summer Workshops 2013, Circle, Ecological Identity, Community Gardening…

Dear Community Friend,

Here’s what’s happening this summer at The Bumblebee Circle in Chilliwack, B.C. – “An outdoor edible landscape and enchanting urban garden farm”.

Including two Circle practice workshops (with an environmental twist), and a workshop for community gardeners (How to Grow ‘Community’ in a Community Garden).  Keep reading…

And please share with your friendsJ

Circle Workshops 2013, Discovering Ecological Identity

The Power of Circle: Discovering Ecological Identity, July 24th

An introductory course to the Circle process – a meaningful communications tool and group process community-building design – useful for multi-purposes including coming to self-awareness, relationship-building, healing, celebration, team-building, conflict-resolution, and plenty more. We will learn the basics of Circle – its values, principles, practices and practical implications for today – through the exploration of ecological identity – how we identify our self in relationship to the natural world and our role within it. This class is for beginners (ages 18+), as well as those seeking to deepen their experience of Circle. Fresh, local, organic lunch provided.

When: Wednesday, July 24th 10am – 4pm.

Cost: $35 / person. Spaces available: 15 max.

Where: The Bumblebee Circle in Chilliwack, B.C.

REGISTER BY JULY 20th ONLINE: http://circleandecologicalidentity.eventbrite.ca/

 

“Circle is an exceptional tool for environmental purposes. This ancient social practice can help us to create healthy communities, empower community engagement, and address what matters most to us about the planet Earth. COME OUT & DISCOVER the power of Circle and its potential to create well-being for others and the natural world.” 

The Power of Circle II: Deepening Ecological Identity, July 31st 

For individuals with a basic understanding of the Circle process seeking to deepen one’s experience and understanding of the practice. Beyond the basics of Circle we will look at different designs as well as facilitation tips to empower effective Circle practice – while continuing to explore ecological identity – how we identify our self in relationship to the natural world and our role within it. This workshop is for adults (ages 18+). Fresh, local, organic lunch provided.

When: Wednesday, July 31st 10am – 4pm.

Cost: $35 / person.

Spaces available: 15 max.

Where: The Bumblebee Circle in Chilliwack, B.C.

REGISTER BY JULY 29th ONLINE: http://circleandecologicalidentity2.eventbrite.ca/

 

Creating Community In Community Garden WORKSHOP, AUG 2013

Growing “Community” in a Community Garden, August 7th ‘13

Building a thriving Community Garden involves putting people first. It’s more than building a foodscape, it’s about building healthy relationships with others. How might we utilize Circle, Open Space and World Café to create healthy relationships in a community garden? Come out and discover how to Grow “Community” in a garden.

This workshop is an introduction to community-building designs – World Café, Open Space & Circle – for group well-being, positive communication, and team engagement. For garden leaders looking to nurture positive relationships and a sense of community within an existing or envisioned community garden. Fresh, local, organic lunch provided.

When: Wednesday, August 7th 9:30am – 4pm.

Cost: $35 / adult. Spaces available: 15 max.

Where: The Bumblebee Circle in Chilliwack, B.C.

REGISTER BY JULY 27, ONLINE: http://growingcommunityinacommunitygarden.eventbrite.ca/

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