Base MapRucksack • holds up to 5 elements • small scale demonstrations • focused speeches20 gal. trunk • holds up to 10 elements • use in regular booth situations 10 x 10 area • serves as storage for elements transported by bckpack
VISION/GOALSGOALHave demonstration elements of permaculture that can be carried in many different waysby different people. It must be mobile, best case scenario, by bike, reserving fossil fuels.It will have collapsible elements for ease of packing and setting up. Some elements will bescaled down versions of live elements. VISIONI wanted to have a simple way to get the elements around and an easy way to store it. Ibelieve that the water tight trunk is optimum for storage that is easy to move around.Instead of having live elements as in an initial plan heaviness is limited to the recycledmaterials stored in the box itself. I wanted to include elements that were interactive andinformative.
SITE ANALYSIS• school/classroom • regular even booth, 10 x• small theater speaking 10 square• fold out table • fold out table• mainly for transport, not • stores more including storage backpack IT DEPENDS ON... • space available to present • time available • the topic of focus • the type of interaction with groups
UNKNOWNS/QUESTIONSWhen? Festivals, fairs, speeches, training/workshopsWhere? Anywhere you can carry itWhy? EducationWhat? Principles of Permaculture Who? Permaculture Guild
Possible Back Pack ELEMENTS• green map• tri-fold pamphlets• soil test kit• seed bombs/making kit• solar cell example• rocket stove• watershed sculpture• worm bin ---using recycled material to defer costs
pioneers of mobile units:There are a number of inspirational, historical contexts for this kind ofpiece. Krzysztof Wodiczkos (MIT professor) nomadic design series isone. Another is by Paul Elkins. The following is a short list of the arrayof designs already at play in the fields of art, design, architecture,ecology, and their hybrids: •eco shelter •shelter website •2modern •origami homeless shelter •Krzysztof Wodiczko •Paul Elkins
container/ transport element: cartwww.instructables.com/id/Bicycle-cargo- trailer--200-lb-capacity,-$30-for-pa/www.wikihow.com/Build-a-Bicycle-Cargo- Trailer www.bikecart.pedalpeople.com/ www.carryfreedom.com/bamboo.html
container/ transport element: bamboo cart we have included instructions for a bamboo bike cart. this cart couldbe modified so that it is also a push- cart, thus making it more flexiblein use. *bamboo is ideal because basic bamboo cart it can be reused, it is many of these items can holds about 200 lbs. renewable, readily be procured from buildersaccording to the designer available, and NOT a resource. bike wheels: nick lobnitz. smaller is petroleum product!* $10. stronger
container/ transport element: bamboo cart★various configurations of the cart candemonstrate various permaculture principles,such as zone, sector and pattern.
container/ transport element: bamboo cart(this is a variation of the bamboo cart)
container/ transport element: cart★flexible sector utilization is essential. Sincethe mobile unit might be experiencing sun, windand shade from any given direction, the unitneeds to be able to respond in any number ofconfigurations to the energies flowing into theunit.★SECTORS: ★motion, varying speeds ★attention ★exhaust ★light and dark
there are the zones within the cart itself (1),but also the cart is situated within the largerzonation of the user’s life (3 or 4) the cart will likely be stored in a storagespace (zone 3 or 4), so the various elements,when not in use for the event, will need to bezoned accordingly.
We would like now to highlight some key elements for your display. Our choice of elements was based onsize, modularity, educational value, andability to respond to unique sectors of mobility. educational demo workshop takeaways elements elements
Educational Takeaways• San Francisco Green Map• Permaculture Guild Three Fold Pamphlet - List of plants that will grow in SF micro- climates - Introduction to Hayes Valley Farm• Display Boards
Map lists community gardens, greenbusinesses, organicmarkets, etc. in SF
The Green Map Was created in 2007 and is currently beingrevised for a new print/ circulation. Last time, 3300 maps were donated to local schools, teachers, libraries & universities. 550 were sold through stores like Modern Times Booksand Real Foods. The map is sponsored by local green & sustainable businesses. Contact info available upon request. Also, check out: www.sfgreenmap.org
Demo Elements• worm bin• topo-map• water-catchment• compost tea• alternative- energy sources• fog catcher (demo demo)
Solar Chargers**Small Android**Briefcase Laptop Chargero Can be used to power laptop at the bootho Laptop will also house interactive teaching materials
Mobile Solar Charger Solar charger for cell phones, MP3 & MP4 player, digital cameras $18.00 https://solarstylemiami.com
15 watt Solar Laptop Charger version, $262 22 watt version, $386 Really, what is an educational booth without access to all the amazing info we’ve been experiencing in this class???http://www.treehugger.com
Worm Bin—every permie booth needs one Ken will donate starter worms!! Will also need: • Newspaper • Either a wooden wine box or re- used clear Tupperware container • Lots of food scraps • Some H2O • A place to keep them between shows (HVF?)
demo element: water catchmentthe water catchment element catches water from the topographic mapand pipes it to a bucket for a compost tea demo, a bottle for UVdisinfectant demo, to thirsty plants underneath or a bladder for futureuse.• plastic tray with holes (topo map fits on top) can use• pipe channeling water from tray bamboo• legs (sliding PVC pipes 1.5” & 1”) instead of• option 1: bladder/s PVC!• option 2: 5 gal bucket• option 3: plants * many of these elements are available at builder’s collection & assembly resources for around $1.00 time: 5L bladder: $25.00 estimated 4-6 hrs
demo element: workshop element: seed bombs compost teathe compost tea demo can pump water from thewater catchment. this demo can teach aboutoxygenation, soil building, and beneficialbacteria. *the tea pump could optionally• solar panel pump water back• piping over the• 5 gal bucket topographic map, that shows the San• pump Francisco• power source from a solar panel or bike battery watersheds*• compost solar fountain kit: collection & assembly note that unless this is a $50.00 or solar panel for time: multi-day event, tea demo 5 watt pump: $50.00 estimated 1/2-1 hrs is demo only
workshop element: workshop element: seed bombsseed bombsa seed bomb workshop provides a hands-on activity thatcould teach:• principles of guilds possible guilds: • layers of a food forest red clover, peas, • principles of soil mustard • about phyto-remediation OR • principles of micoryzzal fungi chamomile comfrey hops • integrate with worm compost demo OR use water from catchment demo, sunﬂowers comfrey burdock & use clay from soil test demo compost, castings, clay: $0 collection & assembly seed packs $2-3.00 ea. workshop time: micoryzzal fungi, granular: time: estimated 1/2 -1 hrs $40.00 estimated 2-3 hrs
workshop element: workshop element:seed bombs soil test kit
workshop & demo elements: workshop element: seed bombs more ideashere are some more ideas.• homemade still• infiltration test• mini greenhouse• natural fertilizer• small rocket stove• 5 gal biogas digester• micoremediation• solar stove
Base Map, 10 x 10 Booth at EcoFaire or other street festivalthe base map could be the city, the station, and the container...
container/ transport element: long term cart goals & vision★we see an opportunity for mobilepermaculture units to connect nomadic,homeless, or otherwise mobile populations tolarger urban gardens throughout the city of SanFrancisco.★these units might provide special functionssuch as collecting compost & rainwater, startingseeds, or bringing other resources from onespot to another.★it is a connecting element between a varietyof locations, also holding many elements withinitself.
unknowns & questions★can you make a cart that has a topo map and atable built in?★specs for each event★optimal materials forbuilding?★layout of festival, weather, & variable sectorswould determine layout of elements at site★weight and sizes are variable
backpack budget possible guilds: red clover, peas, mustard approx OR chamomile 3.00 per for seed bomb comfrey hops OR workshop and to sunflowers comfrey seed ? need to ask david about seedseeds explain guilds burdock packet sources further discussion to add to seed about function ofmycorrizal fungi boms fungi in soil 40 www.gyosf.com may use tupperware wooden with type containers to plexiglass start or a wooden panels, size of a wine box. Ken willworm bin shoe box donate the worms >$30 re-used materials, donated worms map of gardens Have one and will & green gather more fromgreen map companies in SF friends at VV 0 under $30, includingsolar charger- S&H and alternative charges phones, ipods,small energy demo blackberries kit (provided you already have a backpack) totalling $109
trunk/ cart budgetsolar $262 (15 watt)- http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008/10/7-charger alternative charges $386 (22 portable-solar-laptop-chargers-worth-laptop energy demo laptops watt) considering.phprocketstove/ cooking re-used material, Building REsource, elbowselbow demo energy food $4 already assembled, sheetmetal demofog water water re-used material, Buildering REsource, pvccatcher cachment collection $4 piping $2, screen materil $23DWatershed example of made ofmap watershed plywood 0 builders resource Perm Kit...storage for element totalling $48- $43420g for demo.watertight immediate its a now with back pack $157- $543trunk solution solution $40 Container Store
future cart budgetCroozer manufactured; plan B to bamboo DIY, http:// www.biketrailershop.com/Trailer transport plan A $319 croozer-cargo-trailers- c-200.htmlmaterials forhomemade cart @ $30 bulder’s resource, etc. to demo how tocompost add nutrient to two options -- there is a pump kit, or http://www.siliconsolar.com/ aquajet-solar-fountain-kit-tea kit garden option to purchase items individually. $50 aluminum-frame- p-500952.html5 wattsolar for compost tea this is presuming the pump owned by http://www.amazon.com/CDT-panel kit guild is low wattage $50 CDT-5w-watt-Solar-Panel/dp/ B000NP349Gmini <windmill can build $? $100 www.gotwind.org/diy/12-inch- mini-turbine.htm $25 http:// www.sportsmansguide.com/water net/cb/2-New-Swiss- for catchment + Military-5-liter-Water-bladder demo 5L shipping Bladders-Black.aspx? a=561576&kwtid=308287 for catchment1-2 buckets demo 5 gal ? independent of backpack & now solution totalling $155- $585