Christian Arnsperger: Drawing ideas from Switzerland’s “horizontal metropolis”- Wed., July 19, 2017 at L.A. Eco-Village

Veggie Potluck and talk on L.A.’s perma-circular future: According to Dr. Christian Arnsperger, Los Angeles has never been just an unsustainable, sprawling, Christian Arnsperger resource-guzzling behemoth. At least since the 1930s, and especially since the 1960s, there has been a small, persistent, and varied underground that wants “another LA.” The city has been variously (re)imagined by Olmsted and Bartholomew as a garden-and-park... Read More

Ecocities World Summit – July 12-14, 2017 in Melbourne Australia

Al Gore to be Principal Speaker at Ecocity World Summit 2017 Humanity has entered its urban age, with a rapidly growing majority of the population now living in cities. The ‘urban globe’  faces unprecedented social and environmental challenges. The chief danger is climate change, which threatens epic disruption and hardship. But there are related challenges to human health, biodiversity and the bedrocks of life – food, water, and energy. At... Read More

CANCELLED: SORRY. Mushroom Workshop with Radical Mycology’s Peter McCoy

Read about: -Peter’s work -Peter’s book – Peter’s workshops here: http://radicalmycology.com      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

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

Beverly-Vermont Community Land Trust Member Meeting – Sat., May 13, 2017 at 10am – 11:30am at L.A. Eco-Village

BVCLT Members Meeting LA Eco-Village Bimini Apartments Limited Equity Housing Cooperative: land owned by BVCLT Saturday, May 13th 10 am to 11:30 am at Los Angeles Eco-Village 117 Bimini Place #201 Los Angeles 90004   The Beverly-Vermont Community Land trust is located three miles west of downtown Los Angeles, our name comes from the Beverly Boulevard and Vermont Avenue intersection and metro station.   The Mission of the Beverly-Vermont... 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

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

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

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