Paul Haas Making a Small Contribution
for Humanity: Dr. David Blumenkrantz

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The Permaculture Podcast:
Episode 1529: It takes a whole child to raise a village.

David Blumenkrantz and Jen Mendez share with the idea of youth and community development through rites of passage. This is a conversation that encompasses education, teaching children permaculture, community development, what it means to grow up, and four of the major life experiences shared by most cultures: birth, adolescence, marriage, and death.

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It takes a child to raise a village.
David Blumenkrantz on the art and craft of rites of passage

David Blumenkrantz explains how coming together to help young people growing up through rites of passage, a community can regenarate itself.

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