Los Angeles Area Intentional Community Summit – Sunday, April 23, 2017

We’re putting on the second Los Angeles Intentional Community Summit this Sunday! It’s for all folks who live in or are interested in community living to get together and create a larger network, to learn about how other communities operate, discuss the issues that affect community life, etc. Let’s eat some snacks and drink some drinks and get to know one another and our city’s communities.  Where:     Sugar Shack,... Read More

California Co-op Conference – April 28-29, 2017 in San Francisco

Celebrate cooperatives by sharing successes and the most effective ways you can help strengthen your cooperative and expand the cooperative movement. Featuring Keynote Speaker Dr. Carol Zippert Growing up & Standing up in the South: 50 years of Cooperative Organizing Dr. Zippert will tell her story of growing up in the segregated American South, and how the African-American community she was part of moved from cooperation to cooperatives. She... Read More

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

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 types of common simple greywater systems. You will learn how to conduct... 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 community sustains us for measurably healthier lifestyles. The program... Read More

Christian Arnsperger talks on the Perma-Circular Economy for Los Angeles – July 2017 Watch for details

Coming in July 2017 Thinking about how to protect and regenerate natural, social, cultural capital within a genuinely circular economy. See Christian’s blog and bio here. Christian Arnsperger   Christian visited L.A. Eco-Village last year to a full house. Watch for details.  Read More

Twin Oaks Communities Conference – Labor Day Weekend Sept 1-4, 2017 – Louisa Virginia

TWIN OAKS COMMUNITIES CONFERENCE Labor Day Weekend, SepTember 1 – 4, 2017     Register Now! Registration is open and preparations are in full swing for this year’s Twin Oaks Communities Conference, held as usual on Labor Day weekend, September 1 – 4, 2017 Work exchange and discounts are available. Register  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 for this housing option! Come tour backyard homes in South LA during... 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 for a conscious, peaceful transition. Films, discussion and group exercises... 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 and Intentional Communities. Sociocracy, which means “governance... Read More

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