What is Sustainability?
Sustainability is the capacity to endure over time. In the big picture, its the ability
for humans to continue coexisting with the rest of the planet. In the small picture,
its our individual capacity for self-reliance. Sustainability skills are those which
strengthen our self-reliance. They help us break the chains that bind us to
multinational corporations who profit from degrading the environment and our
According to the Great Law of the Iroquois Confederacy, with every decision we make, we should consider what the ramifications will be for the seventh generation our children in a couple hundred years. No action is without consequence, and we have the ability to be the change we want to see in the world. Its up to us to leave the world a better place for the next seven generations and beyond.
Explore simplicity, respect for nature, and the art of living.Value slowing down, hand-made, and do-it-yourself.Help preserve lost-arts and forgotten skills.Emphasize self-reliance and the importance of community.Spotlight the beauty and pleasure in everyday acts.Are affordable. Sliding scale and work trade is available.
Class topics may include:Homesteading skillsKitchen and bakingNatural building, power, and waterGardening and permaculture designHealth and beauty, and other self-reliance skills