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Episode 4 - Kyle DeVries and DoubleSnake of the Groundswell Institute

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Release Date: 03/03/2017

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MD and I visit the Groundswell Institute, an ecovillage and lgbtqi retreat center in Yorkville, CA - just two hours north of San Francisco. We interview Kyle Devries, director of the institute and DoubleSnake, one of the founding members and facilitator of the Queer Forestry camp.

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