NU Musings: Exploring Deep Permaculture and Ecology with Village Witch Sarah Wu
In this week's episode, we revisit a past episode with Sarah Wu (@villagewitch.sarahwu) who is a passionate educational curator, facilitator, and mentor dedicated to adult learners of all backgrounds. A representative for Mother Nature as a writer and teacher of Deep Ecology, Therapeutic Ecology, and whole systems design through the lens of Herbalism and Permaculture. Sarah Wu has 20 years studying the science, art, and craft of Planetary Eclectic Herbal Medicine. Her foundation is in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Wise Woman Tradition, actively practicing clinical herbalism in the Neo-Tropics for 10 years.
With 25 and counting, 75+hour Permaculture Design Courses in her portfolio, Sarah teaches full length and specialized Permaculture courses and workshops tailored to community dynamics, event production, and holistic health. Sarah is the friendly Village Witch, co-founder, and producer of Envision Festival, where she curates the educational offerings and founded the unique Herbal First Aid Clinic Training. She founded and produced Medicines from the Edge: A Tropical Herbal Convergence, dedicated to bridging the eclectic healing traditions of Latin America, produced the Permaculture Plaza and Village Witches at the Oregon Eclipse, is a regular faculty member at the Punta Mona Center for Regenerative Design & Botanical Studies, is a faculty member of the Permaculture Women’s Guild and a regular contributor to organizations such as NuMundo and United Plant Savers.
She has studied with numerous leaders in the Western Herbalism renaissance and has worked in relief efforts in Guatemala and at Natural Doctor’s International on the island of Omatepe, Nicaragua.
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What we chat about:
- What is deep ecology?
- How to connect to the soil and pay reverence to its great mysteries
- Communicating with the land, the earth, and the seeds
- How to compost to give back to the earth
- Going from an industrial mindset to a sustainable and ecological one
- Permaculture as the answer to the world's problems
- Tapping into your eco-witch
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