NEWS:Albert Bates is going to teach the PDC with Robin Francis
Albert Bates is going to join and teach the PDC together with Robyn Francis in Bulgaria! Albert Kealiinui Bates is an influential figure in the intentional community and ecovillage movem
ents. A lawyer, author and teacher, he has been director of the Global Village Institute for Appropriate Technology  since 1984 and of the Ecovillage Training Center at The Farm in Summertown, Tennessee since 1994. Bates has been a resident of The Farm since 1972. A former attorney, he argued environmental and civil rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and drafted a number of legislative Acts during a 26-year legal career.