A Crash Course in Urban Ecovillages at L.A. Eco-Village: What We’ve Learned & What We Know You Can Make Happen! An all day affair with us at L.A. Eco-Village. Watch for details.

Ever wonder how we put it all together?  What works?  What doesn’t?  What we’d do differently?    And how much further our vision reaches?  And how much faster you could make it happen in your own neighborhood? A hands-on all day affair with members of the Los Angeles Eco-Village and friends covering the following topics: – Envisioning – Gathering people – Eco-technologies – Social technologies – Perma-circular... Read More

West Coast Communities Conference Thursday Sept. 29 – Sun. Oct 2, 2016 Northern California

West Coast Communities Conference 2016 Thursday Sept 29 ― Sunday Oct 2 at Groundswell Institute a queer ecovillage and retreat center 2 hours north of the San Francisco CA Bay Area Co-Sponsored by the Fellowship for Intentional Community West Coast Communities Conference: Racial & Economic Justice Get details and register here Whether old hat to intentional community or just diving in for the first time, join us at the second... Read More

The Green Festival at the L.A. Convention Center – September 16 – 18, 2016

    The 6th annual LA Green Festival Expo is almost here! Join us September 16-18 for America’s largest and longest-running sustainability event. Claim your free ticket using free ticket code GAGF16. Los Angeles presentations... 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 workshops sometimes cover a broader array of topics in cooperative... Read More

Designing a “Perma-Circular” Economy: Wed. July 13 at 7pm at L.A. Eco-Village

Join us for an informative and provocative talk with Christian Arnsperger of the Faculty of Geosciences, University of Lausanne, Switzerland. And a veggie potluck before the talk. Christian will argue that the there is a serious imbalance when industrial societies promote wholesale recycling without also limiting economic growth, rendering such policies essentially useless for building resiliency.  He’ll share with us a permaculture approach... Read More

Permaculture Design Course Certificate – Last weekend Mar 5-6, 2016

Can register for last  individual weekend upcoming March 5-6, 2016 Or get on mailing list for next completed Permaculture Design Certificate course: http://www.permacultureacademy.com/pdc/ Where: Eastside and Westside locations. In and Around LA -directions and more details with registration Additional Hands-On Training locations will also be offered. The Permaculture Design Course has truly transformed the lives and enhanced the... Read More

Worker-Owned: exploration & play – Sun. Jan. 24, 2016 from 2 – 5pm – Pasadena

ARROYO S.E.C.O. & ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY invite you to an afternoon of exploration and play about WORKER OWNED COOPERATIVES This is a FREE event! Please RSVP to reserve your space: nancyannneberlin@gmail.com(Donations are gratefully accepted at the door to help us continue our educational programming.) Sunday, January 24 2-5 pm The Armory Center for the Arts 145 North Raymond Ave. Pasadena,... Read More

From Lawn to Productive and Profitable Mini-Farm – Thur Jan 21, 2016 at 7pm – Pasadena

In this presentation Curtis Stone will walk you through the process in which a 2100 square foot lawn can be converted to a productive mini farm. He’ll discuss the technical process of conversion, and the economics of producing out of that plot once it has been converted. Curtis will demonstrate that your average lawn can be a considerable source of revenue, generating $18,000, or a significant source of food for the community. This talk... Read More

Greywater Installer’s Course (6 day) November 9 – 14, 2015 at L.A. Eco-Village

Interested in learning all about greywater or becoming a greywater installer for your area? This course is designed for people with either basic plumbing, landscaping, or permaculture skills who want to learn how to design and build simple, economical residential greywater 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... Read More

TimeBank Crafts Fair – November 7, 2015 from Noon to 4pm at L.A. Eco-Village

This will be the 4th annual Arroyo Seco/West Adams TimeBank crafts fair.  All locally handmade items such as tea towels, bar soaps, jewelry, jams, arts and crafts, and more.  This is one of the best ways to support local and independent artists, designers and crafters making great stuff out of local and recycled materials. Items will be for sale for time dollars and combinations of time dollars and U.S. dollars. EVENT DETAILS Date and Time:         ... Read More

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