Green Earth Awakening 2013: Update 2

An update on the programme for this year’s Green Earth Awakening Camp 24—27 May 2013. We’ve got a full team for the Buddhafield Café, but we’re still looking for Site Crew and Decor Crew.

Solar Power

The future is bright the future is solar! Solar Workshop and Discussion with Solar Energy Alliance Ltd. Practical system set up. Discussion on how a system is designed and installed. Workshops for adults and children.

Based in Lowestoft Solar Energy Alliance are Suppliers and installers of solar PV in Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire regions.

We are like tenant farmers chopping down the fence around our house for fuel when we should be using Nature’s inexhaustible sources of energy — sun, wind and tide. … I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.
Thomas A Edison, 1931 in conversation with Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone.

Spinning Workshop with Beetle Felt

Learn the ancient craft of spinning and make your own unique yarn using a drop spindle for use in knitting, crochet or weaving. With Dee Sayce; more information on the Beetle Felt website.

Join the Tuffeteer to Create an Eco-Friendly Tuffet!

With Joanna Vosper, create your own tuffet with The Travelling Tuffeteer. Eco-friendly and lightweight:

The “tuffet” — a wonderfully comfortable seat pad made entirely of woven wool. After in-depth research I discovered the secret of this wonderful experience of “bottom heaven”. It seems selfish to not share this comfort with friends and other like-minded people and so begins the creation of The Travelling Tuffeteer and the slogan “Bottom Heaven since 2011”. The tuffet is organic, water resistant due to the natural lanolin and is deliciously sheepy!!