Steven Saint Thomas & Trudy Thomas

Bio: 

STEVEN SAINT THOMAS earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Northwestern University and has been writing articles for newspapers and magazines for the past 25 years. He completed his PDC in 2013 and has been working to promote self-reliant local food systems ever since. He co-produced a 45-minute documentary, "Adventures in Permaculture: Australia" with his wife Trudy in 2014 and now hosts a weekly webcast, "Adventures in Permaculture: The Radio Show" on www.kcmj.org. TRUDY THOMAS holds a bachelor’s degree in Writing from Perelandra College and worked at both weekly and daily newspapers over the past 15 years. She specializes in New Media, including videography, website management and social media. She will complete her PDC in November.

City: 

Colorado Springs

State/Province: 

CO
80916

Organization/Business Name: 

The 4th Wave

Steve and Trudy are helping pioneer the 21st Century through permaculture design, media and communications, collaboration/ consensus coaching, and community-building consulting. The 4th Wave - it's what's next!

Workshop 1 Title: 

Film: "Adventures in Permaculture: Australia"

Workshop 1 Description: 

Permie-journos Steven Saint Thomas and Trudy Thomas visit the birthplace of permaculture – Australia – to learn what seasoned practitioners have to say after 30-plus years of work. Features interviews with permaculture co-founder David Holmgren, Su Dennett, Maureen Corbett, Sharon Gibson and John Champagne – all answering the question of how we build self-reliant communities in the face of rapid climate change and declining petroleum.

Workshop 2 Title: 

Film: "Adventures in Permaculture: Australia"

Workshop 2 Description: 

Permie-journos Steven Saint Thomas and Trudy Thomas visit the birthplace of permaculture – Australia – to learn what seasoned practitioners have to say after 30-plus years of work. Features interviews with permaculture co-founder David Holmgren, Su Dennett, Maureen Corbett, Sharon Gibson and John Champagne – all answering the question of how we build self-reliant communities in the face of rapid climate change and declining petroleum.

Any special needs for your workshop? : 

power point projector
white board
electricity

How much of the convergence are you planning on attending?: 

All

Are you requesting compensation?: 

Yes.

Describe compensation requested: 

Jan and I worked out a trade - I hope it is still acceptable. Jan offered to waive all fees for the NWPCC in trade for two 15-minute video featurettes (one on the Convergence and one on a project in the area). We will screen our film twice and have a table for our displays and DVDs for sale.

Do you need any assistance with lodging?: 

Camping

A few notes as to your flexibility with times.: 

No preference ;-)