Los Angeles Green Festival Friday Sept 12 thru Sun Sept 14, 2014 at L.A. Convention Center

Green Festival 2014

About the Green Festival. Check out the 40 page: Preview Guide. Volunteer Opportunities:  here. More than 20,000 attended the L.A. Green Festival last year. Great kids activities too! Come visit the Los Angeles Eco-Village booth (#550), and so many other organizations you may want to catch up with. Lots of interesting speakers, demonstrations of all kinds, and a place to run into... Read More

Twin Oaks Communities Conference Aug 29 – Sept 1, 2014 in Louisa VA

Twin Oaks Communities Conference Labor Day Weekend, Aug 29 – Sept 1, 2014 20th Anniversary! Register Now! Preparations are underway for the 2014 Communities Conference, and registration is open. You can look forward to some improvements to the conference site. In addition to an upgraded kitchen we’ve purchased 4 geodesic domes for use as workshop locations and general... Read More

Ecovillages and Human Design: Earth and Ceramic Architecture Workshop: Saturday August 16, 2014 at L.A. Eco-Village (OR Sunday August 17 in Santa Barbara )

Earth Workshop

In this day-long workshop we will look at how-to build your sustainable home, infrastructure, and ecovillage community with earth. The retreat focuses on principles of hands-on design, team-building, working with the human being and scale models. Learn the secrets of ancient traditions and 21st century innovations in masonry and ceramics. Learn how to design with the freely available... Read More

Declan Kennedy in Dialog: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 7:30pm at L.A. Eco-Village

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Prof. Declan Kennedy is an Irish architect, urban planner, permaculture designer and ecologist. Founder  of the Permaculture Institute of Europe, he has been teaching and practicing urban design, landscape and agricultural planning since 1972. Declan served as Professor of Urban Design at the Technical University of Berlin, Chairman of the Board of the Global Eco-village Network... Read More

Greywater Design and Installation Workshop, SUNDAY, July 13, 2014 from 10am – 12:30pm at L.A. Eco-Village

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Learn how to install the popular “laundry to landscape” (L2L) greywater system in this design workshop. Laundry to landscape greywater systems are simple, affordable, and easy to maintain. With your own L2L system you can irrigate your landscape each time you do laundry, saving you water, time, and resources. Experienced instructors will lead you step-by-step through... Read More

Global Ecovillage Network (GEN)–Europe Conference July 9-13, 2014 at Zegg near Berlin Germany

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Over time, GEN is becoming richer in fascinating tools, mutual support, interesting people, important connections and deep insights. Let’s celebrate what we have created as a strong network, carrying forth the power to live sustainably in a post-growth world. This year we will focus on strengthening the bonds between the national and local networks as well as reaching out to... Read More

Drought-Proof Your Landscape with Greywater July 2, 2014 at 7pm at L.A. Eco-Village with Laura Allen

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Interested in Reusing Greywater? Greywater is water from sinks, showers, and washing machines. Instead of sending it down the sewer it can be safely and simply redirected into the landscape for irrigation. Reusing household greywater saves water, saves time, and reduces water flowing into the sewer system. Find out if a greywater system is a good match for your home and landscape... Read More

Composting with Kreigh Hampel, June 22, 2014 at 10am

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When:      Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 10am to noon Where:     The White House Place Learning Garden, corner of Bimini and White House Place in the Los Angeles Eco-Village Directions  This is a free and open event. Kreigh Hampel digs under the mythologies of waste. Since 2003 he has served as the Recycling Coordinator for the City of Burbank while drawing on natural designs,... Read More

Exploring Your Senses: Introduction for Parents & Educators, Tuesday June 17, 2014 from 7 to 9 pm

When: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 from 7 to 9pm Where: 117 Bimini Place, Room #201, Los Angeles Eco-Village (directions) Fee: $20 (sliding scale, no one turned away for lack of funds) Please register by June 12, 2014 (more info below) Claire Bergen and Carol Springer invite you to playfully engage with sensory gateways to self-regulation – for children and adults – through... Read More

Lessons from Bhutan: Happiness and Development with Latha Chhetri & Richard Register, Friday, May 30, 2014 at 7:30pm at L.A. Eco-Village

Thimphu, capital city of  Bhutan

The country of Bhutan is often referred to as the happiest nation on earth.  The GHI (Gross Happiness Index) was created by the then-King of Bhutan in 1973 as a method of measuring quality of life as distinct from Gross Domestic Product (GDP) which measures progress by income. The concept of the GHI has since traveled to many countries and even cities around the world, including... Read More

Contact Information

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