Please join us for the 2016 Sustainable Living
Conference on March 11-13, at All World Acres in Plant City, Florida.
Address is below under General Info
Presentations, workshops, demonstrations and discussion groups on living
sufficiency and balance with nature, in the rhythm of harmony and
Information, innovations, and insight to sustainable
agriculture, energy, economics and community
People are creating personal and community gardens, learning about the
benefit of local and holistic food. Collaborations are blossoming
through classes, seminars, and projects - gathering appreciation of new
and synergistic models of community.
Sustainable living is the practice of peaceful co-existence *
Presentations, Classes, and
● What is biomimicry and how does it
relate to sustainability? This workshop will bring you up to speed
on the power of biomimicry science and how it is helping lead humans
into a sustainable future while reconnecting us to nature.
● “Natural Building” Presented by Alex
Ojeda of Permaculture Jax. Come learn the differences between
insulation and thermal mass, and convection heating and cooling. Alex
will also discuss safe rainwater capture and forever technology (things
that don’t wear out or need to be bought).
● Music Performance with Bubba Love &
Friends. This razzle dazzle down to earth man is magical whether
it's the smiles his ukulele is inspiring or the dreams being birthed in
the minds of his listeners when the tones of his voice reach beyond your
ears and into your heart. You can’t help but to listen to his upbeat
songs with their deep message and feel a stir in your existence.
● Wild Edibles walk with Andy Firk.
Join the humorous but wise Andy as he takes us around the property
educating us on Florida’s spring edibles and medicinals that are growing
right here available for us to use.
● Mushroom Walk with Mycol Stevens. Join the jack of all
trades in the plant kingdom as he takes us around looking for mushrooms
and mycelium. Listen to his guidance on their uses and dive into the
world of fungi.
flow Yoga Class with Jessie. To live sustainably, one must begin
with the body. This class will provide you and your family with an easy
but powerful set of poses that will not only help strengthen your body
but boost your energy, getting you grounded and ready for the day.
● Wild Cooking Class
with Hila Rubinstein from Everglades Treats. Learning by doing! How
to incorporate wild edibles in our healthy meals and practicing zero
waste. In this interactive class we will be cooking together a veggie
dish with wild greens & wild teas.
● Plant Swap Bring plants and/or seeds to swap for ones you
● Aupaya & The Magick Solar Suitcase. Come one, come all,
step right up and experience the Magick solar suitcases. Anyone can do
it. This solar powered musical suitcase is far ahead of its time and
really adds a fun twist on sustainability.
● Aquaponics for Communities with Jaime Guerra. Come join
Aquaponics Consultant Jaime Guerra as he explains aquaponics systems and
how they can help feed communities.
● Introduction to Beekeeping with
Robert Jones and Alecia Folsom. This workshop is for anyone
interested in honey bees or beekeeping. This power packed duo will
discuss many aspects of this important practice.
● AWA Garden Tour and Yams with Tom
Carroll. Join Tom Carroll as he takes you on a tour through the
sanctuary’s garden. He will describe his work with the edibles he has
been growing and caring for.
● Case Study: 14 years off-the-grid
permaculture homestead with Mycol Stevens. Join Mycol to hear his
presentation on his permaculture homestead. He will talk about his food
growing and many other projects.
● Integrating Animals into Your
Permaculture Design with Leon Elt. This workshop is about using
animals to close various open loops in your plant systems, making the
whole design more resilient and less reliant on outside inputs.
● How Can Permaculture Change the
World? with Koreen Brennan. Join Koreen Brennan, a highly
recommended Permaculture Teacher and Designer, to discover how
permaculture is addressing world scale problems on a local level in your
neighborhood, and how you can participate and make a real difference.
Tentative Schedule for 2016
The Café and General Store will be open
throughout the event.
and camp for the whole weekend. This is a wonderful way to build
community in a comfortable village atmosphere. Nightly bon fires for
fellowship, nice shaded camping spaces and a bathhouse with hot
Full Event admission (3 day ticket) Includes all workshops and
activities for the entire weekend. Camping is also included. Friday
through Sunday per person:
$25 early in advance, $30 at the gate.
Proceeds to help support All World Acres, a not
for profit sanctuary.
Saturday Day Pass; 9am-10pm -- $15 at gate or $12 in advance.
Sunday Day Pass; 9am-6pm -- $12 at gate or $10 in advance.
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this event is being conducted in a natural setting, it is suggested that
you wear comfortable clothing and footwear, considering the weather
(dress in layers), and navigating non-paved terrain (possibly some dirt,
but smooth and level).
While chairs of various sizes and comforts will be available, you may
wish to bring your own.
Bringing your own paper and pens for note-taking is strongly suggested:
handouts will be limited--save a tree!
The site for this event, All World Acres, has hosted more than 120
different events over the past fifteen years. AWA is a not for profit sanctuary
and campground that is supported by the community it serves. All of the work
done to prepare and facilitate this event is done by volunteers. Their only
compensation is the satisfaction of working in a family-like environment to
better the community at large. We hope all visitors will want to "join the
family" and treat AWA as their home. AWA is located at 4715 Bruton Rd.
Plant City, FL 33565. If you are a first time visitor to All World Acres please
visit FAQ to learn about site policy.
Admission Options with Camping
Full Event admission prices include all workshops, activities,
and camping with hot showers and flush toilets for the
entire event. This includes unlimited entry for anytime after 1pm on Friday
through Sunday at 6pm. Children 12 years and younger are free
In advance Full Event admission if
registered by March 10, is $25 (includes
camping for Friday and Saturday). Full Event admission will be $30 at the gate. Please use PayPal
button below or see info at bottom of page for mail-in registration. Pre-registration
is closed. The full event admission is $30 at gate.
Admission Options with
Saturday Admission; Includes all
workshops and activities on Saturday, 9am-10pm. No
camping or overnight. Saturday admission will be $15 at gate or $12 in advance.
Children 12 years and younger are free. Please use PayPal button below.
Sunday Admission; Includes all
workshops and activities on Sunday 9am-6pm. No
camping or overnight. Sunday admission will be $12 at gate or $10 in advance.
Please use PayPal button below.
Vending; There will be a limited
amount of vending space so please register early. The cost for vending will be
$10 per 10x10 space in addition to
individual cost. Vendors must pre-register. No food vendors. Please use PayPal button below.
The money paid for admission is a donation and may be tax deductible.
Receipts are available in the Cafe. No cash refunds.
Registration by Mail; Send check or money order to All World
Enterprises, PO Box 4825 Plant City, FL 33563. Please include your email address
to receive confirmation.
Schedule of Activities
Click on links below to
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
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It is each visitor's responsibility to be aware of site policy at
All World Acres before arrival. This is sent as part of the confirmation email
for those who pre-register. If you are planning to pay at gate then please visit
FAQ to learn about site policy.
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