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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.



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Phone_______________       Fax_________________       

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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.