Mutual Aid Network Cooperative with Stephanie Rearick Sat., Dec 10 from 2 to 4pm at L.A. Eco-Village

Communities around the world are piloting Mutual Aid Networks (MAN) designed to meet life’s economic needs – food justice, work redesign, sustainable energy, community justice, housing and transportation access, travel and culture exchange, etc. Local MANs are connecting in a global cooperative, the Main MAN, in order to support each other’s success and build a network of networks that can engage the 100% in a neighborly global economy. http://www.mutualaidnetwork.org/  We’re... Read More

Watch for our 2017 Schedule of Special Events at L.A. Eco-Village

Check this page often for dates to be announced:   Affordable Housing and Transportation from an Urban Ecovillage Point of View:  Yes!  Our very own  L.A. Eco-Village members Joe Linton, Adonia Lugo, Jimmy Lizama, Lara Morrison and Lois Arkin will share their individual and collective perspectives on this critical topic.  Watch for the date.  Let us know if you’re in for this one. ——————– Gabriela... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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 required for Open House 3 to 6pm FREE EVENT Los Angeles Eco-Villagers... 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 the Berkeley Student Cooperative. More programming details will be released... Read More

The Economics of Happiness Conference in Portland OR February 27 – March 1, 2015

Videos from our past conferences The Portland area is a hotbed of localization initiatives and we will be joined by at least 50 partner organizations, offering workshops on everything from local investing to storytelling, alternative economic indicators to earth-based education. There will also be more than 20 speakers from around the US and the world, who will be covering a range of interconnected topics – local food, technology, healthcare, local... Read More

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