Greywater Installer’s Course – May 17 – 21, 2017 at L.A. Eco-Village

for a sustainable water future

Interested in learning how to install greywater systems? OR Becoming a greywater installer for your area? This course will teach you how to design and install these water-saving irrigation systems.   You will learn about the theory behind simple and high-end systems including the indoor use of greywater. We’ll cover basic plumbing and landscaping skills needed for the four... Read More

National Cohousing Conference May 19-21, 2017, Nashville TN

THE 2017 NATIONAL COHOUSING CONFERENCE promises an amazing lineup of offerings, from innovative approaches to developing new and affordable communities, to potent ways to enhance our vibrant communities.WE WILL COVER cohousing basics as well as hot topics in sustainability and resiliency in both living green through energy efficiency, shared resources, and greener building, to how... Read More

Mushroom Workshop with Radical Mycology’s Peter McCoy – September 29 – October 1, 2017 at L.A. Eco-Village

Watch for details soon. We expect this workshop to fill up fast. Read about Peter’s work and his new book here: http://radicalmycology.com  Read More

Are You Following the Burgeoning Tiny House Movement? Check it out March 5th & 6th

Are you Following the Burgeoning  Tiny House Movement? Great chance to check it out here in Los Angeles: Hang out with the LATCH Collective and partners imaginopolis brings us… Tiny House in My Backyard!  This creative demonstration event will help policymakers visualize the potential of tiny houses as backyard homes and villages, and your presence will show support... Read More

Conscious Dying:Preparing for a peaceful transition – Mar. 10-12, 2017 in Pacific Palisades

March 10, 11 & 12 Pacific Palisades, CA Fri. 3pm – 9,   Sat. 9 – 6,    Sun. 10 – 6 Conscious Dying is an intensive, interactive workshop providing information and tools to create a meaningful death free from suffering. This workshop is open to professional and non-professional end-of-life caregivers and all those wishing to prepare... Read More

A weekend about Ecovillages and Sociocracy – Friday, March 3 – Sun March 5, 2017at L.A. Eco-Village. Attend any of the 3 events. Follow your passions

Diana Leafe Christian is author of Creating a Life Together and a well-known speaker and workshop trainer in the communities and ecovillage movements. Three events with Diana coming up: Friday, March 3rd at 7 pm – slideshow, How Ecovillages Worldwide Have Influenced the Wider Culture.     Sat, March 4, 10am-4 pm overview workshop, Introduction to Sociocracy for Ecovillages... Read More

North American Students of Cooperation Conference Nov 11-13, 2016 in Ann Arbor MI

Over 400 participants will converge on Ann Arbor, Michigan from November 11th through 13th, 2016 to share ideas, learn new skills, and look at issues affecting the cooperative movement worldwide. Since 1977, NASCO’s Cooperative Education & Training Institute has been widely recognized as one of the most important training and networking opportunities available... Read More

Senior Cohousing: Making it Happen – On-line course Wednesdays, October 12 – December 14, 2016

  http://www.cohousingco.com/services/studygroup1-2016-training On-line course Study Group 1: Training the Trainers brings together professionals involved in cohousing and senior cohousing, as well as seniors who want to live in high functioning communities. This instructional workshop offers experiential learning on aging... Read More

Social Permaculture Intensive with Pandora Thomas & Starhawk – September 28 – October 2, 2016 at QuailSprings CA

SOCIAL PERMACULTURE INTENSIVE with pandora thomas & starhawk SEPT. 28 – OCT. 2, 2016 Course Description How can permaculture principles bring people together to co-create and empower one another to transform patterns of unjust power into healing, nurturing and inspirational collaborative experiences? All groups deal with issues of power, conflict and the... Read More

The Communities Conference at Twin Oaks, Virginia, Sept 2-5, 2016

The Communities Conference is held Labor Day weekend, Sept 2 – 5, at Twin Oaks Community in Louisa County, Central Virginia.  The event hosts between 150 and 200 participants, including people who are members of, interested in, and new to intentional communities and other kinds of cooperative living and working. The focus of the event is on intentional communities, although... Read More

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