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

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

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

Conscious Life Expo – Feb 10 – 13, 2017 at the LAX Hilton

Come hang out at the Los Angeles Eco-Village booth #P30 or Come to our Intentional Community Panel on Saturday, Feb 11 from 4:30 to 6:30pm at the Permaculture Plaza.  L.A. Eco-Village founder Lois Arkin will be moderating with panelists Ray Cirino (the one and only), Permaculturist Tyler Hess, and Beverly-Vermont Community Land Trust Founder Lara Morrison.  If you are a member of a local intentional community, c’mon out to this event for IC... 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

Senior Cohousing: Making it Happen – On-line course Wednesdays, October 12 – December 14, 2016

  http://www.cohousingco.com/services/studygroup1-2016-training On-line course Study Group 1: Training the Trainers brings together professionals involved in cohousing and senior cohousing, as well as seniors who want to live in high functioning communities. This instructional workshop offers experiential learning on aging issues and demonstrates the logistics of creating a supportive cohousing... Read More

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