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GSBN: Building with Spirit / NBC-East 2000
"Building with Spirit"
Natural Building Colloquium East - 2000 (NBC-East 2000)
June 3-10, 2000 - PeaceWeaver Center, Bath New York
Join us for a unique hands-on natural building and permaculture educational
exploration. "Building with Spirit" (BWS), hosted by Green Logic Design, The
PeaceWeavers, and The Natural Building Colloquium - East 2000, is an
opportunity to gather with friends and family within the spiritually
affirming PeaceWeaver community. The PeaceWeavers are a non-profit
educational community supporting greater peace and healing for individuals,
families and groups interculturally.
Intent: To explore natural building and permaculture techniques, continue to
grow an east coast natural building community, relax and reflect, network and
create partnerships, and assist the PeaceWeavers continue their goal of
creating opportunities for peace.
Topics: Presenter participants will share their experience and knowledge
through hands-on workshops, demonstrations and discussions. Including:
natural building and non-toxic building design, straw-bale building, cob
construction, cordwood masonry, straw-clay infill, plastering, bamboo design
and construction, earth bag building, thatch and slate roofs, workshops on
energy efficiency, alternative energy production and appropriate
technologies, permaculture, ecology, and plant and human waste composting.
Learning sessions focusing on housing issues: human rights, diversity,
affordability, sustainability and rebuilding after war and environmental
disaster. And much more…..
Updated topic and confirmed presenter information will be sent as available.
Event participants are welcome to join in the PeaceWeavers daily practice of
morning yoga and meditation; afternoon and evening talking stick circles,
hiking and swimming (sweat lodges may also be offered). Bodywork and healing
sessions are available.
The Site: The PeaceWeaver Retreat Center in Bath, New York is on 265 acres of
beautiful and inspiring rolling hills, fields, forest and a spring fed lake.
Lodging: Tent sites, field or woods, are available, male and female
outdoors-solar showers. Some indoor lodging will be available in the
PeaceWeaver center Long House for elders, families and people with special
needs. We encourage all participates to stay on site, no discounts will be
offered for off site stays.
Cost: Before April 1, 2000, $450, after April 1, $495. Registration deadline
May 15, 2000. Children 5-12, $100, 12-16 half price, parents are responsible
for their children, some childcare will be provided at times. Cost includes
three vegetarian and/or vegan meals daily, on site camping and all learning
sessions. A limited number of partial and full scholarships as well as work
exchange opportunities will be available, call for application and details.
Body work and healing sessions are not included; call the PeaceWeavers to
make individual appointments.
Travel Information: Bath New York is in the western and southern tier of the
state, five hours from NYC and Philadelphia, four and one half from
Cleveland, four from Albany, two from Buffalo, two from Syracuse and one hour
>from Rochester. Regional airports are located in Rochester and Elmira.
To registrar for "Building with Spirit" email the PeaceWeavers at
pw@... or call 607-776-4060. For more information on the
PeaceWeavers visit their website <www.peaceweaver.com>.
For program and presenter information email Green Logic Design/NBC-East 2000
at ketsie@... or call 212-769-6387.
"Building with Spirit" Registration Form
Please complete a separate registration form for each individual.
Visa/MasterCard #_________________________________ Exp date________________
Check #__________________________ Amount______________________
Please send full payment, of which $100 is non-refundable, refunds are
available through May 31, 2000.
Visa and MasterCard payments can be phoned into 607-776-4060. Forms and
checks can be mailed to "Building with Spirit", c/o Peaceweavers, Crouse
Road, Bath, NY 14810.
All participants will be required to sign a liability release form on site.
_____ I am vegan.
_____ I would be interested in doing a presentation on:
_____I would like to see the following topics discussed at the event:
_____ I have a special talent I would like to share. which is:
_____ I can offer a ride from:
_____Please send me information and an application for work exchange and
_____Please have someone contact me regarding body work and healing sessions.