National Cohousing Tour Day – Saturday, April 30, 2016 at L.A. Eco-Village and throughout the U.S.

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Saturday, April 30, 2016: Special Abbreviated tours scheduled at: 10:30am     and      1:00pm     and       2:30pm These free tours are in conjunction with the National Cohousing Open House.  Reservations please:  213/738-1254 or crsp@igc.org Give us  your time preference. You will also have an opportunity to hang out for discussions with Eco-Villagers. Bring... Read More

Grow LA Victory Garden Initiative Class Schedule Fall 2015

community gardening

Fall 2015 Classes Emerson Avenue Community Garden (Beginning) Address: 6550 W. 80th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90045 Dates: October 4, 11, 18 and 25 (Sunday) Time: 1:00 to 4:00 pm Instructor: Dana Morgan Contact Info: danah.morgan@gmail.com Fees: General public – $55 for series or $15 per class Orville Wright Middle School employees, parents and EACG plot holders – $40... Read More

Mark Lakeman talks to L.A. City Departments Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 4pm. Free and open event

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Urban Placemaking for the City of Los Angeles a talk with Portland’s Mark Lakeman at Ronald F. Deaton Auditorium: 100 W 1st St Los Angeles, CA 90012 Tuesday, March 29th | 4pm – 6pm •  Successful strategies for transforming public spaces from car-centric to people-centric •Accelerating culture change within public agencies •Learning and practicing effective tools for... Read More

Ray Cirino’s Mass rocket heater cob work party – Sat., March 5, 2016 from 10am to 5pm in Topanga

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FEATURED EVENT: Urban Placemaking for Cultural Transformation with Mark Lakeman and the City Repair Project: Fri – Sun, March 25, 26, 27, 2016 at L.A. Eco-Village and Tue March 29 Downtown LA

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Come learn with others in your communities and neighborhoods about successful strategies for: Transforming public spaces from car-centric to people-centric  Accelerating culture change within public agencies  Learning and practicing effective tools for continuing change. Presented by Mark Lakeman and core members from City Repair Project, this workshop will provide a dazzling... Read More

CicLAvia in The Valley – Sunday, March 6, 2016 from 9am to 4pm

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CicLAvia transforms streets into safe spaces for thousands of people to bike, walk, play and smile.  CicLAvis is free and connects people to communities and each other. Details here:  www.cicLAvia.org This CicLAvia goes form Panorama City to Pacoima If you haven’t been yet, now’s a good time to experience it.    Read More

Permaculture Design Course Certificate – Last weekend Mar 5-6, 2016

Larry Santoyo Permaculture design course

Can register for last  individual weekend upcoming March 5-6, 2016 Or get on mailing list for next completed Permaculture Design Certificate course: http://www.permacultureacademy.com/pdc/ Where: Eastside and Westside locations. In and Around LA -directions and more details with registration Additional Hands-On Training locations will also be offered. The Permaculture Design Course has... Read More

Worker-Owned: exploration & play – Sun. Jan. 24, 2016 from 2 – 5pm – Pasadena

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ARROYO S.E.C.O. & ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY invite you to an afternoon of exploration and play about WORKER OWNED COOPERATIVES This is a FREE event! Please RSVP to reserve your space: nancyannneberlin@gmail.com(Donations are gratefully accepted at the door to help us continue our educational programming.) Sunday, January 24 2-5... Read More

From Lawn to Productive and Profitable Mini-Farm – Thur Jan 21, 2016 at 7pm – Pasadena

urban farmer book

In this presentation Curtis Stone will walk you through the process in which a 2100 square foot lawn can be converted to a productive mini farm. He’ll discuss the technical process of conversion, and the economics of producing out of that plot once it has been converted. Curtis will demonstrate that your average lawn can be a considerable source of revenue, generating $18,000,... Read More

“Falling for the Mountain” an evening of film, veggie potluck and dialog, Thursday, December 10, 2015 at from 7 to 10pm

Suzanna Knittel

     About the film: Falling for the Mountain, a film by Suzanna Knittel, is the intimate and urgent story of a family (her family) that must come together to steward their ancestral home in the majestic Swiss Alps in the face of climate change, and other modern challenges. Most of these relatives now live in cities, yet all have deep ties to this bucolic land. Now the next... Read More

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