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Are there overlaps between AofH and permaculture?
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Hi All.  First post. : )I do a lot of 'hosting' activity - I don't know many others in Adelaide that do.  But I do know lots of permaculture people.Most of you are probably somewhat familiar with…Continue

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Started this conversation. Last reply by Ria Baeck Jun 17, 2013.

 

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John Baxter replied to Chris Corrigan's discussion 'Defining terms: What do we mean by 'it' and 'work?'' in the group Creating some theory
"And one more for illustration... Sometimes you would think he was an AoH facilitator: "It is a fearsome thing, like diving into water. And yet it is exhilarating – because you aren’t controlling it. You are only the medium in which…"
Feb 19, 2014
John Baxter replied to Chris Corrigan's discussion 'Defining terms: What do we mean by 'it' and 'work?'' in the group Creating some theory
"I like it Ria...I think you and Pamela would get a lot out of Christopher Alexander if you're not familiar already. A (re) quote from A Timeless Way of Building: “The specific patterns out of which a town is made may be alive or dead.…"
Feb 19, 2014
John Baxter replied to Chris Corrigan's discussion 'Defining terms: What do we mean by 'it' and 'work?'' in the group Creating some theory
"A timely tweet from @BarbaraHubbard only minutes ago: "The question, "What do we mean by what works?" leads us to the very nature of the new society we choose to cocreate" I think the question hits fundamentally at our values...…"
Jan 14, 2014
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A group to look at trying to understand what works about participatory practice for groups and the four fold practice for individuals.  See More
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Ria Baeck replied to John Baxter's discussion 'Are there overlaps between AofH and permaculture?'
"Hello John, Great questions!!! I am more than familiar with permaculture and there are definitely a lot of overlaps! Never took the time to see, for example, how the 10 design principles might be 'translated' in AoH... and gardening is…"
Jun 17, 2013
John Baxter replied to Ria Baeck's discussion 'Can AoH serve as an organizational governance structure?'
"I'm afraid I'm not really following who is posting what here and what is going on, but I like it! On present dysfunctional organisations vs creating new ones - I think permaculture / ecological / AofH principles are so different from…"
Jun 16, 2013
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Are there overlaps between AofH and permaculture?

Hi All.  First post. : )I do a lot of 'hosting' activity - I don't know many others in Adelaide that do.  But I do know lots of permaculture people.Most of you are probably somewhat familiar with permaculture?  Tip: it's not about gardening.  Permaculture is ecological design.  Well - that's the way I look at it at least.Sound familiar?  Art of Hosting, for me, is ecological design principles of working with other people.I think I'm learning a lot of complementary things from both camps,…See More
Jun 16, 2013
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"Welcome to the Art of Hosting community, John! Please post a photo when you can so we can really "see" you here. Then join in with all the conversations. You'll find plenty of resources here, too, to help you deepen your practice. And…"
Feb 11, 2013
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How did you learn about Art of Hosting (please add the date and place) and what attracted you to it?
It's a thing, communities I was a part of in Melbourne were familiar with it. I host lots of events and workshops. Specifically, followed teh link trail recently from a Richard Harmer discussion
Tell us about your experience with Art of Hosting as part of your life and work. What would you say your competence in it is? (new, starting practitioner, experienced practitioner, steward)
New to AofH specifically, but it very much matches my own approach to events. In general, I'm a 'starting practitioner' in hosting events.
What is the primary field/topic/focus in your hosting work?
Collaborative communities - enabling people to work together to take action on the things they care about. But also work in community engagement, volunteer engagement, crowd-things, networked collaboration...
Where do you live/work?
Adelaide
Would you like to share a web address?
http://jsbaxter.com.au

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At 2:30pm on February 11, 2013, Mary Alice Arthur said…

Welcome to the Art of Hosting community, John! Please post a photo when you can so we can really "see" you here. Then join in with all the conversations. You'll find plenty of resources here, too, to help you deepen your practice. And the more you add to your profile, the more the community can learn from you and share with you.

 
 
 

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