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

SAIGU Event Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the L.A. Uprisings – Saturday April 29, 2017 from 3 to 5pm

The Los Angeles Eco-Village grew out of the L.A. Uprisings of 1992.  In the Korean language, SAIGU means the date of the Uprisings or Riots which began on April 29 that year as a result of the Rodney King verdict which acquitted the LAPD officers of their brutal beating  of King.  There is an enormous amount of information, opinions, analysis about the verdict, the uprisings, the deaths and destruction that emerged from SAIGU, the L.A. Riots. ... 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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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