The Economics of Happiness Conference in Portland OR February 27 – March 1, 2015

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Videos from our past conferences The Portland area is a hotbed of localization initiatives and we will be joined by at least 50 partner organizations, offering workshops on everything from local investing to storytelling, alternative economic indicators to earth-based education. There will also be more than 20 speakers from around the US and the world, who will be covering a range... Read More

Urban Soil Carbon Water Summit, February 24-25, 2015 at the Natural History Museum, Los Angeles

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Conference website:  http://urbansoil.org/  * Living Soil +Carbon Sequestration + Native Plants = soil security = water security. Twenty prominent presenters over two days in dialogue with Summit attendees will share strategies for: • Restoring urban soils • Reducing drought • Creating a more verdant and economically viable city, and • Sequestering carbon in the soil biome... Read More

Profitable Urban Farming Workshop, February 7 – 8, 2015 in Long Beach CA

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Is it possible to make a good living on less than an acre of land? Learn how you can farm on just a quarter acre of land and make $50,000, or even $100,000 on half an acre. Curtis Stone is the owner/operator of Green City Acres, a commercial urban farm in Kelowna, BC. Since 2010, he has been successfully farming on multiple urban lots in the cities downtown, and will demonstrate... Read More

FULL: Five Day Greywater Installer Workshop: January 26-30, 2015 at L.A. Eco-Village

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THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL.  WATCH FOR FUTURE GREYWATER WORKSHOPS Interested in learning all about greywater, installing your own system, or becoming a greywater installer for your area? This course is designed for people with either basic plumbing, landscaping, or permaculture skills who want to learn how to design and build simple, economical residential greywater systems. You will... Read More

Hike into History: Sturdevant Camp in the San Gabriels, Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 7:30AM

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Just as they did a century ago, we will travel along a well-marked trail into the Camp where we will be able to peek into all of the buildings on site, including the oldest existing U.S. Forest Service structure still in its original location, a beautiful hand bult cabin (circa 1903) that served as the first ranger station, and the original 1897 Swiss Dining Pavilion, this currently... Read More

Exploring Your Senses, workshop, Sat., Jan. 24, 2015 from 1:30 to 4:30pm at Los Angeles Central Library

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Los Angeles Eco-Village members Carol Springer, massage and trauma touch therapist, and Claire Bergen, offer a free introductory class for parents, educators, and other adults who play and work with children. The class will provide instruction about breathing, the body’s responses to stress, and activities to create and teach relaxed alertness. EVENT DETAILS: Date: ... Read More

Antena Los Angeles Launch Event Friday, January 23, 2015 from 6:30pm to 9pm at L.A. Eco-Village

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Antena Los Ángeles is dedicated to language justice advocacy and organizing locally in Los Angeles. We work with individuals and organizations doing interpretation, translation, and workshops on language justice and interpreting for the social justice context. We believe that language justice is part of social justice. Join us for the Los Angeles launch of this new collective: EVENT... Read More

A World Without Work: Technological Unemployment and the New Economic Order, Friday January 16, 2015 at 7:30 at L.A. Eco-Village

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Can we get paid not to work, not to be “gainfully employed,” as we know it: To be able to pursue our labors of love in an economy designed to bring out the best in humanity, an economy that is restorative and steady state for life on the planet? Join us for an interesting and provocative talk and dialog with Dr. Richard Gilbert. Free admission but donations gratefully accepted. Reservations... Read More

Just for the Fun of it: Holiday Potluck & Hangout at L.A. Eco-Village, Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 7:00pm

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Curious to learn more about the Los Angeles Eco-Village Intentional Community?  C’mon and hang out with us to celebrate the holiday season, the Solstice, and one another. Make your favorite holiday veggie dish, enough for 4 to 8 people, bring along  your  non throw-away eating ware and join us for our Sunday night potluck JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT! EVENT DETAILS: At the... Read More

climate action workshop & community Spiral Dance with Starhawk at Fais Do Do in Los Angeles Sunday, December 7, 2014 from noon to 7pm

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We are excited to announce that STARHAWK, one of the most respected voices in modern earth-based religion, is returning to LA for a climate action workshop & community Spiral Dance ritual! This is a powerful opportunity to work magic with the author of The Spiral Dance: A Rebirth of the Ancient Religion of the Great Goddess. Come for all or part of the day! DETAILS Sunday, December... Read More

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