Australasian Permaculture Convergence 14 (APC14)

Robina McCurdy

Presenting at APC14

Robina McCurdy presenting at APC

The programming team is working hard to confirm presenters – announcing Robina McCurdy who will be presenting on The Power of Seed Sovereignty and Designing sustainable living communities… awesome, looking forward to it!

Robina works as a community development facilitator, permaculture
educator, organic garden designer, and nature connection guide, with
more than 30 years experience behind her. She has taught and applied her
powerful participatory processes for collective decision-making and
action to households, neighbourhoods, schools, farms, eco villages and
bioregions throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand as well as in 15 countries
internationally. She has produced a range of practical teaching
resources, including a Treecrop Species Compendium, a Home Garden
Coaching guide, and a Community Facilitation manual called ‘Grounding
Vision: Empowering Culture’. Robina is founder of The Institute of
Earthcare Education Aotearoa (, a Charitable
Trust dedicated to sustainability education. In 1985 he also pioneered
the Tui Land Trust in Golden Bay (, a residential
farm community where she has her home. In 2012 Robina initiated ‘The
Localising Food Project’ (, through which she is
becoming a recognised documentary producer.

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