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6 Stages, 50+ Workshops

8 Tracks, 100+ Presenters

Live Music, Delicious Food

Camping, Green Vendors & Much More!

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Welcome to The 2016 Building Resilient Communities Convergence – Hosting the 2nd North American Convergence

This year we are excited to be hosting the North American Permaculture Convergence in conjunction with this gathering.
This Convergence will bring together sustainability enthusiasts, permaculture designers, social entrepreneurs, community organizers, social justice activists, people from the NorCal Bioregion and across North America for a dynamic, engaging, and celebratory gathering designed to build a powerful movement for community resilience.

Early Bird Tickets Opening Soon!

Whether you are a seasoned permaculturalist, green business entrepreneur festival goer, sustainability enthusiast, or just excited to enjoy a weekend of fantastic people, good music, food, campfires and opportunities to learn about new ways of living in thriving resilience with people and the planet… there is something at this Convergence for you!

What’s the Convergence All About?

 

A Few of Our Presenters

Joel Salatin
Bryant Terry
Starhawk
Joel Salatin – Renowned Farmer, Author, Speaker; Polyface Farms
Bryant Terry – Award-winning Chef, Educator, Author Starhawk – Renowned Global Justice Activist, Author, Teacher
Trathen Heckman Nikki Silvestri Jeanette Acosta
Trathen Heckman – Daily Acts, Co-Founder; Transition US, Board President
Nikki Silvestri – Activist, Speaker, Former Executive Director of Green for All and People’ss Grocery in Oakland Jeanette Acosta – Indigenous Rights Activist,Permaculture Teacher, & spiritual counselor
Doria Robinson Max Meyers Brock Dolman
Doria Robinson – Activist, Organizer, Urban Farmer; Urban Tilth – Executive Director Max Meyers – Permaculture Designer, Educator, Aquaponics Specialist; NorCal Aquaponics Brock Dolman – Permaculture Teacher, Consultant, Co-founder, OAEC; Director – Water Institute

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2015 MUSIC LINE-UP

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Luminaries
Sol Horizon
The Dogon Lights
BOLO
DJ Dragonfly
Sweet Medicine
Vir McCoy
The Ultimate Permaculture Passion Show!

THURSDAY EVENING

Sweet Medicine & The Dogon Lights

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FRIDAY EVENING

Sol Horizon & BOLO

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SATURDAY EVENING

Luminaries & DJ Dragonfly

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SUNDAY EVENING

The Ultimate Permaculture Passion Show!

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Why You Should Join Us!

Our Keynote Speakers
  • World renowned Activists and Visionaries
  • The best of Community Organizing
  • Internationally acclaimed Permaculture Designers
Stellar Workshops
  • Climate, Land & Water
  • Equitable Economy & Sustainable Business
  • Leadership, Community Organizing, & Capacity Building
  • Skill Shares & Appropriate Technology
  • Social Justice, Education, & Culture
  • Home & Neighborhood Resiliency
  • Inner Resilience & Social Permaculture
  • Embodiment Practices
Permaculture and Diversity
  • We are working hard to bring in some of the extraordinary change-makers building resilience in diverse communities
Family and Youth Friendly
  • Youth will have their own programming
  • Childcare available for parents of young kids
New Opportunities
  • Your New Business Partner
  • The Next Step on your journey of finding right livelihood
  • Your Next Job
  • New Connections & Friends
  • Our model resilient community market place with vendors, non-profits, and more
It’s going to be a party!
  • Experience local cuisine, a delicious community dinner and then enjoy fantastic music

Why Are We Doing This Convergence?

We hope you will join us in working together in making a more resilient future possible, and have a great time in the process!