Mushrooms and Oil Contamination Introductory Workshop: Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 10:30am to 1pm at Songs in L.A. Eco-Village

In Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of L.A. Eco-Village: Second in a series of on-going Mushroom remediation events EVENT DETAILS: DATE AND TIME: Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 10:30am to 1pm. WHERE:  Songs at Los Angeles Eco-Village 3554 West First St. Los Angeles 90004 Enter thru chain link gate on Bimini Place just so. of W. First St. FEE: $10 to $25 (self selected... Read More

The Art of Death Midwifery Certificate Training Program 2018 – Feb 16-18 and beyond, Los Angeles

Death Midwifery combines the role of death doula, spiritual counsellor, home funeral guide and celebrant providing support to the death journeyer and their family from terminal diagnosis to final disposition.   ‘The Art of Death Midwifery’ is a comprehensive three-level certificate program for professional and... Read More

*Explorations in Nature for kids 3 to 8 and parents with Artist in Residence Sylvette Frazier. 9 Sundays 2/25-4/29/2018 from 3 to 4pm at LA Eco-Village

Sylvette Frazier Spring Schedule:  Sundays from 3 to 4pm at Los Angeles Eco-Village 117 Bimini Pl – Courtyard Los Angeles 90004 Week 1 – Feb. 25 Week 2 – Mar. 4 Week 3 – Mar. 11 Week 4 – Mar. 18 Week 5 – Mar. 25 Week 6 – Apr. 8 Week 7 – Apr 15 Week 8 – Apr 22 Public Reception & Collaborative Nature Weave: Week 9 –... Read More

Sociocracy for Intentional Communities with Diana Leafe Christian – Sat-Sun-Mon 5/11-14, 2018

Let us know if members from your intentional community plan to attend: Lois <crsp@igc.org> Sociocracy (sometimes also called “Dynamic Governance” in the US) is an effective governance and decision- Diana Leafe Christian making method Diana now highly recommends for intentional communities, It means “governance by peers or colleagues,” and is a system for... Read More

Permaculture Design Course in Los Angeles: Three weekends more: 1/6-7, 2/3-4, 3/3-4

Our 20th Design Course in Los Angeles! “Observe nature thoroughly rather than labor thoughtlessly.”   -Masanobu Fukuoka This course is a 96 hour+ survey of Permaculture Design. In order to transform the world and create a more sustainable existence, we must first take responsibility in our own lives and in our community. DATES:  Classes are the one weekend a month for six... Read More

Watch for our 2017 Schedule of Special Events at L.A. Eco-Village

Check this page often for dates to be announced:   Affordable Housing and Transportation from an Urban Ecovillage Point of View:  Yes!  Our very own  L.A. Eco-Village members Joe Linton, Adonia Lugo, Jimmy Lizama, Lara Morrison and Lois Arkin will share their individual and collective perspectives on this critical topic.  Watch for the date.  Let us know if you’re... Read More

A Crash Course in Urban Ecovillages at L.A. Eco-Village: What We’ve Learned & What We Know You Can Make Happen! An all day affair with us at L.A. Eco-Village. Watch for details.

Ever wonder how we put it all together?  What works?  What doesn’t?  What we’d do differently?    And how much further our vision reaches?  And how much faster you could make it happen in your own neighborhood? A hands-on all day affair with members of the Los Angeles Eco-Village and friends covering the following topics: – Envisioning – Gathering... Read More

Return to Your Senses – 4 sessions – L.A. Eco-Village – Watch for scheduling

Trainings for health care workers, activists, councilors* Any event that overwhelms a person’s ordinary capacity to cope: accidents, illness, birth…, may result in post traumatic symptoms that influence behaviors and  interactions. Return to Your Senses introduces you to therapeutic, engaging, un-intrusive approaches that can offer trauma-informed interactions to all clients  reduce... Read More

Lessons Learned from Living in Community

– Love not someone whom you see eye to eye, but is looking in the same direction. – Love will find a way. Indifference will find an excuse. – A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. Elbert Hubbard  Read More

Barter for Knowledge – Trade School Los Angeles: On-Going

Take a class through bartering with your teacher at Trade School Los Angeles. Classes are open to the public. We believe that everyone has something to offer, and that mutual exchange is a positive & powerful tool for building a community. Sign up below and learn something new! Trade School is an alternative, self-organized school that runs on barter. The Los Angeles chapter... Read More

Contact Information

117 Bimini Place #221
Los Angeles CA 90004
crsp@igc.org