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  • Service Learning at the Learning Community

    Travel Journal from India Pondicherry, India | Sat May 15, 2010

    It's taken me a while to pull this together, but I wanted to share this short video of Emilyn and Molly at their Service Learning projects at the Learning Community, a school that moves around within Auroville.  Fun!

    DanielGreenberg
    Daniel in Auroville, India - Spring 2010

  • Permaculture Design

    Travel Journal from United States United States | Sun Jun 07, 2009

    Permaculture Design This Permaculture design course has opened up my eyes to the real time practices of what I’ve been studying in my environmental studies program. Nature hikes take on a new meaning! I definitely am learning through example what Permaculture design means for our environment and the impact it should have on our decision-making. I now think about the positive aspects of working with the land and not …

    Drew
    Sustainability to me by Drew Hastings

  • Missing Chook

    Travel Journal from Australia Australia | Sat Jun 06, 2009

    This morning I awoke as usual to the footsteps of the other students on the gravel outside the bunkhouse. We sleepily dressed ourselves in our work clothes looking forward to another successful shramadama experience. Our first shramadama experience was very enjoyable as we filled the morning with work around the garden, chatter about the Crystal Waters community, and the sharing of our interests over a cup of tea …

    KathrynH
    Missing Chook

  • Permaculture at Crystal Waters

    Travel Journal from Australia Australia | Sat Jun 06, 2009

    We are nearing the end of our time here at Crystal Waters Ecovillage, and will be leaving for an adventure on Fraser Island Tuesday. The course has been fantastic, and I have really enjoyed my time with all of the students. It has also been a great thrill to get to teach with Max again. This is the first course that I have worked on that has mixed two …

    Living Routes
    Permaculture at Crystal Waters

  • Community-Entry 2

    Travel Journal from United States New York, United States | Fri Jun 05, 2009

    I am expecting our community to have an open, reflective atmosphere with few traces of the fast-paced, material- and status-focused lifestyle that is found in so many places around the world today.  I have experienced a unique community transition when starting college three years ago.  I absolutely loved my experience from the beginning, because although the size of my community grew tremendously (high school graduating class of 85 …

    DanielleMusa
    Crystal Waters