Greywater workshop: How to install a washing machine system/ Taller de Aguas Grises, Sat., May 9, 2015 from 10am to 12:30pm at L.A. Eco-Village

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*This is a bilingual workshop (English/Spanish). *Este taller es bilingüe (Inglés/Español) 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 the design process,... Read More

Call for Papers by May 15, 2015 for Communal Studies Association Conference October 1-3, 2015 in Pleasant Hill Kentucky

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Call for Papers Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill Conference Marking the Land:  How Intentional Communities Shape Their Surrounding Physical & Social Landscapes The 2015 Conference of the Communal Studies Association will be held at Pleasant Hill, Kentucky. In 1806, Shaker missionary visits to this area stimulated religious revivals and Shaker conversions which led to the establishment... Read More

Greywater 101/ Introducción de aguas grises Wed., May 6, 2015 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Greywater 101/ Introducción de aguas grises *This is a bilingual workshop (English/Spanish). *Este taller es bilingüe (Inglés/Español) Learn how you can save water and keep your garden green with greywater. Aprenda como podemos conservar verdes nuestros jardines con agua gris.  Greywater, water from sinks, showers, and washing machines, is a great source of irrigation... Read More

Open House at L.A. Eco-Village, Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 3pm to 8pm

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Open House from 3 to 6pm:  Music, tours, workshops, kids’ activities, fun, free raffle with fun prizes. AND Veggie Potluck from 6 to 8pm:  Bring any veggie item to share, enough for about 4 to 8 people.  And please bring your own eating utensils.  Let’s keep this a zero waste event. Please RSVP for veggie potluck to:   membership@urbansoil.net No reservations... Read More

WestCo | April 24-26, 2015 | Berkeley, CA

WestCo, an annual conference for members of cooperatives in the Western United States and Canada, will be held this year in Berkeley, CA from April 24th through 26th. WestCo is a space for local cooperators to build community, attend educational workshops and social events, and celebrate their common interests and experiences. This year’s conference is organized by members of... Read More

Rocket Stove & Sustainable Architecture Combined Workshop! April 19 – 26, 2015 at Cal-Earth, Hesperia CA

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Come join Cal-Earth as we combine sustainable architecture with sustainable heating systems! This combination workshop is very hands-on and is geared towards anyone who wants to learn to build and create a useable space right away. In this workshop you will learn how to build your own house and how to build a super high-efficiency rocket stove (masonry heater)... Read More

Build a Cob Outdoor Classroom with Ray Cirino, Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 10am to 5:30pm at Wonderland School, Los Angeles

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After rolling in the mud for 13 years of cob, I thought it would be easier building with Lego® style cob blocks called Raygo® blocks. Kids get it and so do adults. At this workshop we’ll be building a foundation for the circular cob bench and build some bricks. I just finished building a brick press that you can rent for your project. You will learn the techniques... Read More

Film Screening: “Brilliant Soil” Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 7:30pm at L.A. Eco-Village

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About the Award-Winning Film “Brilliant Soil” — This touching and urgent film deals with the use of lead-based glazes on pottery from Michoacan and how this toxic element affects the quality of life and health of the artisans. More info on the film: http://www.brilliantsoil.org/ You can see the trailer here: http://youtu.be/txqI6C-_YlE Dignicraft artist and film... Read More

Create Your Own Water-Wise Home & Landscape, Book talk, Friday, April 3, 2015 at 7:30pm at L.A. Eco-Village

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With simple plumbing alterations and smart landscape changes, every home has the potential to create a sustainable water supply with an ecologically productive landscape. From reusing greywater, to collecting rainwater, to installing waterless composting toilets, our collective efforts can transform our home water systems.   This accessible guide–The Water-Wise Home:... Read More

Home Funerals & Green Burials workshop, Silver Lake, CA, Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 2 to 5pm

When a loved-one is nearing transition, navigating the choices offered by the funeral industry can be both confusing and expensive. This informative workshop illustrates today’s options for green and natural after-death care, home funerals and final disposition. Lively, informative afternoon facilitated by Death Midwife and founder of Sacred Crossings Rev.Olivia Bareham.... Read More

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Los Angeles CA 90004
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