Workshops

Joined Up Thinking and Sustainability

Two Feasta Courses

The Cultivate Centre for Sustainable Living and Learning hosted two FEASTA courses in autumn 2006. Cultivate is located in Temple Bar (address below) and bookings can be made at Cultivate 01 6745773

FEASTA course in Belfast: Toolkit for Sustainability

Hosted at the Gibson Institute for Land, Food and Environment, School of
Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast

This was a course designed to explore the root causes of unsustainability:
how our society and economy fails to think about and plan for its own
long-term health and survival. The course fostered joined-up thinking in
considering how to tackle the problems and frame potential solutions.

For instance, what is the link between global climate change, genetically
modified foods
and rising fuel prices?

The 10 sessions used Feasta’s ‘Community Learning Toolkit’, a CD ROM
containing readings, videos and audio recordings that …

Feasta Workshop “Planning for the Future now – Building Sustainable Local Communities” – Roger Levett and Dr Kevin Leyden

Date: Tuesday November 22, 2005, 9.30 am – 2.30 pm
Venue: Mont Clare Hotel, Clare Street, Dublin 2

A workshop for a limited number of participants to share knowledge in securing environmental and social sustainability in local communities. The workshop offered insights into Strategic Plan Development and implementation by City and County Development Boards.…

FEASTA course in Belfast

Hosted at the Gibson Institute for Land, Food and Environment, School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast

This was a course designed to explore the root causes of unsustainability: how our society and economy fails to think about and plan for its own long-term health and survival. The course fostered joined-up thinking in considering how to tackle the problems and frame potential solutions.

For instance, what is the link between global climate change, genetically modified foods and rising fuel prices?

The 10 sessions used Feasta’s ‘Community Learning Toolkit’, a CD ROM containing readings, videos and audio recordings that enable a …

Community Learning Toolkit

Feasta’s learning ‘toolkit’, an exploration into the root causes of unsustainability and potential solutions, was presented in a 10 week course starting in the Cultivate Centre on Tuesday the 22nd of February. Richard Douthwaite wrote the study guide for the resource which was designed to focus the learners’ thoughts and Cultivate’s Davie Philip facilitated the 10 evenings.

FEASTA’s ‘toolkit’ is being used by other local groups and circles of friends around the country. The ‘toolkit’ contains books, readings, videos and audio recordings designed to provide the materials to enable a group of learners to explore the issues further. If you …

Workshop: ‘Bringing together sustainable agriculture with sustainable economic development.’ – Liam Egerton

Date: March 6 2000
Venue: Dublin Food Co-op

A workshop with Liam Egerton from The Foundation for Local Food Initiatives (UK), presented by Feasta with the Dublin Food Co-op

Held on Saturday the 3rd of June 2000 at the Dublin Food Co-op

The Foundation for Local Food Initiatives is increasingly concerned about food issues and are looking for sustainable local alternatives to global agribusiness.

The Bristol-based Foundation for Local Food Initiatives is a not-for-profit co-operative company founded by some of the leading UK professionals in the fields of local food economies, sustainable agriculture, social regeneration and environmental management. Their aim …