The Community Resilience Organization of Hartford proudly presents the first of a six-month events series:
Resilient Homestead, Resilient Community
Practical Solutions to Modern Vulnerabilities
Friday, June 29 from 6 - 8 pm
Bugbee Senior Center
Potluck and presentation, free and open to the community.
Renowned author, teacher and homesteader, Ben Falk will present and lead a community discussion about how and why he has cultivated his family's resilient homestead, living close to the land. In this talk, Ben will bring to light some of the reasons why community resilience is important at this time, as well as some 21st century threats that you may not be aware of. He will go on to explore practical dimensions of a resilient lifestyle that anyone can develop y highlighting some of what he has experienced on his permaculture homestead in Mad River Valley, Vermont.
Ben, a pioneer in resilient design and lifestyle, has been educating communities about the how and why of community resilience for over a decade. His presentations are known for engaging and challenging audiences young and old with theory, practice, amazing visuals and humor to boot.
Bring some food to share with neighbors. We'll have access to dishes and utensils -- all we need is you and your favorite dish!