Host us for an event… ← Spiral Ridge Permaculture

Host us for an event…

Cliff Davis Teaching a Class
Spiral Ridge Permaculture courses and lectures are designed to empower and inspire individuals into action and give them the experience and encouragement to move forward on their track to a regenerative lifestyle.
We are available for public and private full courses, lectures, webinars, hands-on workshops, podcast & video interviews as well as guest speakers and instructors for your events. We can speak to non-profits, k-12 schools & universities, community initiatives (garden groups, transition town), corporate and institutional organizations and more.
Contact us for more information on hosting an event or inviting us to speak.
Thanks for coming all the way to Mississippi this weekend for the Food Summit and Sustainable Living Conference – you were a huge hit… ~Daniel Doyle, Mississippi Sustainable Agriculture Network
Cliff Davis and Jennifer Albanese, can speak on a number of issues including:

 

Homestead ResiliencyCliff Davis lecture

Food Security

Peak oil and energy decent

Adapting to climate change

Community building and resiliency

Permaculture Systems

Regenerative agriculture systems

Land restoration

Saving our soils

Going beyond sustainability

Designing for Disaster

Perennial Food Systems

Agrarian Revolution

 

We can teach full courses and mini-workshops on the following:

  • Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course (10-14 days)
  • Resiliency Series: A Series of 1-2 day workshops on the following topics: Permaculture Garden Design, Soil Fertility, Rainwater Harvesting, Introduction to Permaculture, Extending the Harvest, Propagation, Pruning, Orchards, Animal Systems, Fermentation, Seed Saving, Preserving the Harvest, Tools, Butchery, and other homestead skills.
  • Urban Permaculture (1-3 days)
  • Edible Forest Gardens (4-7 days)
  • Mushroom Cultivation (1-2 days)
  • Advanced Permaculture Design (5-10 days)
  • Regenerative Earthworks (3-6 days)
  • Natural Building (4-12 days)
  • Keyline® Design (1-4 days)
  • Agroforestry (3-6 days)

Past speaking engagements have included:

PERMACULTURE VOICES PODCAST -What’s a PDC? 
2 Part podcast on “What’s a PDC” featuring 8 of the leading permaculture design course instructors, including Cliff Davis
MISSISSIPPI SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE NETWORK 2014
 Permaculture Principles for Farm and Garden
Workshop presentation at the 2014 Mississippi Food Summit & Agricultural Revival.
RURAL STUDIOS, AUBURN UNIVERSITY 2012-Present
Guest Instructor/Consultant
Rural Studio is an undergraduate program of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture at Auburn University.  They are developing  a Rural Studio Farm and Greenhouse project for which I give guest lectures on permaculture and review student’s project proposals.
PERMACULTURE VOICES PODCAST 2014
Interview – Permaculture Homesteading – Enjoying Life being a Realist, not an Idealist
KNOXVILLE PERMACULTURE GUILD 2014
Lecture -Permaculture and how we can regenerate land, facilitate healing and grow in community and resilience by way of design.
BIG EAST FORK FESTIVAL 2014
Speaker
Presented an introduction to permaculture during a festival.
AGRICULTURAL INSIGHTS PODCAST 2013
Interview on the topic “What is Permaculture,” for podcast.
MISSISSIPPI SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE NETWORK 2013
Food Summit presentation
NASHVILLE SCHOOL GARDEN COALITION 2013
Presented a piece on permaculture in schools for an audience of educators implementing or starting school gardens.
 THE PERMACULTURE PODCAST 2012
Podcast interview on natural building with Scott Mann.
CONSCIOUS NASHVILLE PODCAST 2012
Interview on the importance of permaculture design in healing land, self and communities.
GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY 2012
Presented a live webinar on natural building, organized by George Mason Sustainability Initiative
TENNESSEE ORGANIC GROWERS CONFERENCE 2012
Lecture – Backyard Permaculture
AGRO-INNOVATIONS PODCAST 2011
Episode 131, interview for podcast.  Topics discussed include our farm and how we are using permaculture to restore degraded land, challenges faced by those wanting to implement permaculture and more.
C-REALM PODCAST 2011
C-Realm interviews Dave Jacke and I, together in episode 278.
ETC VOICES (later became C-REALM PODCAST) 2010
Interview on Permaculture