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

Social Permaculture Intensive with Pandora Thomas & Starhawk – September 28 – October 2, 2016 at QuailSprings CA

SOCIAL PERMACULTURE INTENSIVE with pandora thomas & starhawk SEPT. 28 – OCT. 2, 2016 Course Description How can permaculture principles bring people together to co-create and empower one another to transform patterns of unjust power into healing, nurturing and inspirational collaborative experiences? All groups deal with issues of power, conflict and the need to make decisions. In this five-day intensive, using approaches... 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

North American Permaculture Convergency Sept 14-18, 2016 in Hopland CA

More info here Join us at the North American Permaculture Convergence!   Transition workshop track, network gathering, scholarship fund, work-trade opportunities, and more!    We’re excited to be partnering with the North American Permaculture Convergence and Northern California Building Resilient Communities Convergence happening September 14-18 at the Solar Living Institute in Hopland,... 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

Next GEN – North America gathering

share   are so excited to announce the 3rd Annual Youth Ecovillage Summit! June 9th – 12th, 2016 La Cité Ecologique in Quebec, Canada Join us for three days of ecovillage immersion, community inspiration and deep connection! Immersion This year’s gathering will be held at La Cité Ecologique, in Quebec, Canada. Founded over 30 years ago, this “Green City” is the largest ecovillage... Read More

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