Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh
How can we learn future solutions from an ancient culture? Ladakh is a place of few resources and extreme climate, yet for more than a thousand years it has been home to a thriving culture. Frugality, cooperation, and knowledge of the local environment enabled Ladakhis not only to survive, but to prosper. Then came modernization with pollution, inflation, unemployment and greed. How did they reverse the destruction? Ladakh teaches us about the root causes of environmental, social and psychological problems, and provides valuable guidelines for our own future. Film 60 minutes.
Free raffle tickets to all attendees (one per person) for a copy of the book, “Ancient Futures,” by Helena Norberg-Hodge. Must be present to win.
Interested in restoration agriculture, sustainable gardening, and local solutions? Come join our latest free film and potluck to meet other like minded folk and learn more.
We also have a selection of free seeds left over from our March film event. Come early and help yourself to flower, herb, and vegetable seeds. Thank you to Silverton Grange!
NW Permaculture Institute Free Film and Lecture Series
Held in Salem every 4th Thursday @ 6:30pm (except November and December)
Salem 4th Thursday events include potluck & discussion
@ Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem, 5090 Center Street. NE, Salem
For more information: 503-449-8077
This event is made possible by support from the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Salem, LifeSource Natural Foods, Silverton Grange, Straub Environmental Center and private donations from people in our community. Thank you for your support!