Kenton Zerbin is an inspirational speaker, teacher & consultant who empowers others to repair degraded landscapes, grow food and build community. A teacher by training, Kenton specialty is in facilitating a quality education as a professionally certified Permaculture teacher.
He has spent the last 3 years studying, designing and teaching Permaculture across Australia and Canada, designing properties and guest speaking for gardening groups, conferences and Universities alike. He now serves as the PRI certified Permaculture Teacher & educational program planner for The Caribbean Permaculture Research Institute of Barbados.
Kenton joins us today to discuss the power of community funding and a brand new permaculture research Institute in Barbados. We also discuss Self-sufficiency vs. inter-dependency along with our view of what permaculture really is all about.
We further examine the question of can humans be a regenerative force or are we a virus bent on paracitism of the planet. We continue with why Kenton feels that “self-sufficiency” a commonly misunderstood concept. From there we discuss the solutions offered by permaculture thinking. We also discuss if there is any real escape from humanity’s current circumstance?
From there we discuss education and how it is both the problem and a potential solution to many of our issues. We finish up with a discussion on Crowdfunding and how even a failed campaign ended up helping to fund the PRI in Barbados. We also discuss why they built on in Barbados and how Barbados is actually in one way a bit like the famed Easter Island.
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