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“Just Doing Stuff” fair with Transition Town founder Rob Hopkins: Sun. Oct. 13, 2013 in Westchester, and Mon. Oct.14, 2013 in Pasadena

What:         The Power of Just Doing Stuff: Transition Town Fairs

Where:       Westchester Sunday October 13, 2013 AND Pasadena Monday October 14, 2013

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Westchester event:  Sunday 10/13/13 from 2:30pm to 7pm.  Go here for details and to register:


Pasadena event: Monday 10/14/13 from 10:30am to 2pm.  Go here for details and to register:

featuring award winning “Repair Cafe” and other activities, veggie potluck lunch (bring your own eating ware), speed dating mini talks, and more.
Transition groups (Los Angeles and Pasadena) host Rob Hopkins, founder of the international Transitiion Town movement.  Rob gives a talk and hosts his renowned “The Power of Just Doing Stuff” fairs.




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Paul Glover: Author, Activist, Founder gives a Public talk at L.A. Eco-Village Friday, October 4, 2013 at 7:30pm

What:       Paul Glover, Founder Ithaca Hours, Citizen Planners Los Angeles, Health Democracy; Author; Community Organizer and Activist gives a talk.

Where:     L.A. Eco-Village (directions)

When:      Friday, October 4, 2013; veggie potluck at 6:30pm; talk at 7:30 pm;

Join us for an exciting event with local currency pioneer, Paul Glover founder of Ithaca HOURS, a successful local paper currency in Ithaca NY. Launched in 1991, Ithaca Hours promotes local economic strength and community self-reliance by keeping the wealth circulating within the region.

Paul is also founder of the grass roots association known as Citizen Planners, publisher of  Sensual Cities, in the 1970s which inspired a variety of other early sustainability oriented organizations in Los Angeles.  He authored the little book  Los Angles: A History of the Future which is available on-line   (free).  Originally published in 1982,  this little book envisions a permaculture city that is ecologically stable and locally managed on a human scale.

Bio: Paul Glover is founder of 18 organizations and campaigns, including Ithaca HOURS local currency, Citizen Planners of Los Angeles, Health Democracy, the Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP), and the League of Uninsured Voters (LUV). He is author of six books on grassroots economies, and a former professor of urban studies at Temple University. He also consults as Greenplanners.

Bring a veggie dish and join us for a potluck, starting at 6:30pm.  Please bring your own non-throwaway eating ware.

Fee:  $5 to $15 sliding scale (no one turned away)

Reservations please: or 213/738-1254

Paul will also be giving a talk at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena on Sunday October 6, 2013 sponsored by the Arroyo S.E.C.O. Network of Time Banks:  Potluck from 6-7PM     Talk from 7-8:00PM  Go here for details:




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Food Lobby Co-op Potluck & Meeting. Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 6:30pm

What:       Food Lobby Co-op Potluck and Meeting
Where:     L.A. Eco-Village (directions)
When:      Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 6:30 pm (potluck); 7:30 pm (meeting)
More information:
The LAEV food co-op, also known as the Food Lobby, provides an opportunity for neighbors to co-op buy organic produce and organic bulk foods and selected other items.  Located in the main building of the Los Angeles Eco-Village, near First Street and Vermont Avenue, members may order boxes of fresh produce on a weekly basis, stop in the Bulk Room to buy other foods during its limited open hours  and/or order larger amounts of bulk foods monthly from Azure Standard, the wholesale distributor the Co-op currently uses. We have no pay-for-membership members; all our members are required to work a 1.5 to 2 hour shift once a month. More Food Lobby Specifics.



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