Aviram Rozin is a co-founder of Sadhana Forest in Auroville, India, a community whose aim is to transform 70 acres of severely eroded, arid land on the outskirts of the township and recreate the indigenous forest of the area.
Community members practice an eco-friendly way of life including veganism, alternative construction, solar and human-powered energy, water resource management, and composting toilets.
Sadhana Forest won the third place in the international 2010 Humanitarian Water and Food Award, given in recognition of the quality of the ecological and humanitarian work done by Sadhana Forest in India and Haiti.
In 2014 Sadhana Forest started its third project in the north of Kenya, working with the Samburu tribe to create long-term food security through the creation of food forests.
Closing the Gap between Our
Aspirations and Actions
Do our daily actions reflect our inner aspirations? This presentation will focus on bringing higher consciousness into our everyday behaviors such as thoughts, human interactions, food choices, and consumption patterns. The experiment and work of Sadhana Forest, a community and reforestation project in India Haiti and Kenya, will be used as an example.
Having Fun with Garden Plants
This outdoor workshop for children and adults will be about serving, feeling, understanding, caring for, and communicating with plants.