Ideas for Participating

Our ethos is to share knowledge for healthier, more conscious, earth-friendly and sovereign ways of living and thriving

See below for some ideas on something to sell, share, teach, encourage, raise awareness about…. You don’t need to be a qualified expert, even if you just love the subject, come and share your passion.

You can choose to either gift your offering, barter, or use the Talent Exchange. If we can trade without Rands, we learn valuable lessons in getting by without the money system.

NATURAL BUILDING

A workshop on cob building, sand bag or earthship ideas, wood houses, ecobrick building, bush shelters, how to build a greenhouse, an off-grid cooling system, a rocket stove, rainwater collectors.

TRADING

Set up a stall at the 2 hour daily market and sell snacks, jewelry, second-hand clothes, art, crafts, healing potions, natural cleaning products… Anything you are willing to sell for Talents.

NATURAL HEALTH SKILLS

Share knowledge on food as medicine, fermentation, medicinal plants, nutrition, natural healing, first aid, home birthing.

FOOD PREP

Everyone loves to eat, you can cook a big meal to sell for Talents, have a tea and cake tent, or a coffee or drinks cafe, sell fruit or veggies or other things people may need in the village.

MOVEMENT CLASSES

Martial arts, yoga, poi, pilates, conscious dance, stretching, hula hooping, juggling.

 

ART

Eco-art. process art, live art, paper making, craft, felt making, art creation or teaching.

HOMESTEADING SKILLS

Do you know about bee-keeping, preserving food,  composting, compost toilets, aquaponics, natural cleaning products, bio-filtration, bicycle maintenance, re-cycling and up-cycling, sewing, etc…

EARTHSKILLS

A class in basketry, pottery, foraging, knife making, blacksmithing, archery, fire making, bow and arrow making, weaving, cordage, shelters out of natural materials, axe handling, dowsing, carving, ground kilns.

SOCIAL CHANGE

Promote a cause, a talk on activism, eco-villages, conspiracies, common law, micro-nations, freeman movement, alternative economies, cryptocurrencies, homeschooling, minimalist living, entheogens.

MUSIC/PERFORMANCE CLASS

Give a lesson on poetry, theatre, how to play musical instruments, singing skills,  how to play poi, fire dance, do puppetry.

CHILDREN

Anything to challenge and stimulate the youngsters, story telling, creative play, educational fun for teens and tweens.

Learning Clan is a platform to shine at what you do, share your talent, knowledge, art, craft  or curiosity.
And Earn ‘Talents’ to spend on the offerings of others.

HEALING ARTS

body work therapies, energy and sound healing, circle sharings, workshops on relationship healing,  empowering and awakening sessions, sound journeys, meditation, conscious dance, circle sharings.

ENTERTAINMENT

Sing your song, share your poetry, play your instrument, bring your band, show a movie, put on a play,  DJ in the dance Zone, flow arts performances, juggling, poi, fire dancing or whatever your special gift is.

COMMUNITY SKILLS

community building, basic human interaction, conflict resolution, how to make ecovillages sustainable and profitable, co-ops/trusts.

FOOD GROWING SKILLS

Give a talk on soil rejuvenation, worm farming, urban gardens, vertical gardens, food forests, companion planting, composting.

OFF-GRID OPTIONS

 Do you know anything about using natural energy? Pedal power, solar power, wind turbine, water turbine, clay pot cooler, hessian fridge, gas cooker, sun cooker, hot boxes.

Let us know what you have in mind so we can add you to the list of Contributions on the website.

At the Festival, find a time and place on the board