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9 Stages, 70+ Workshops
9 Tracks, 100+ Presenters
Live Music, Delicious Food
Camping, Green Vendors & Much More!
Welcome to The 2016 Building Resilient Communities Convergence – Hosting the 2nd North American Permaculture 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, the West Coast, and all across North America for a dynamic, engaging, and celebratory gathering designed to build a powerful movement for community resilience.
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!
A Few of Our Speakers
Amikaeyla Gaston – Award-winning Singer, Activist, Speaker, Founder of International Cultural Arts & Healing Sciences Institute
Toby Hemenway – Award Winning Author of Gaia’s Garden, Speaker, Teacher
A Few of Our Workshops
Our Music and Entertainment Program
FRIDAY EVENING – SEPT 16
SATURDAY EVENING – SEPT 17
SUNDAY EVENING – SEPT 18
The Ultimate Permaculture Passion Show!
Also check out our Pre and Post Convergence Tours!
- See urban homesteads, permaculture business, no-till farms, private-public partnerships, and more — there is something for everyone!
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Why You Should Join Us!
- World Renowned Activists, Solutiinaries, and Visionaries
- Internationally Acclaimed Permaculture Designers
- World Changing Solutions From Gardens to Governments
- Amazing, Groovy Music… With Meaning
- A Beautiful Sustainable Living Demonstration Site
- Spacious Networking & Connectivity
- Climate, Land & Water
- Equitable Economy & Sustainable Business
- Leadership, Community Organizing, & Capacity Building
- Skill Shares & Appropriate Technology
- Social Justice, Education, & Culture
- Home & Neighborhood Resiliency
- Basically.. Prepare to Get Your Mind Blown & Your World Transformed
- We are working hard to bring in some of the extraordinary change-makers building resilience in diverse communities
- Youth will have their own programming
- Childcare available for parents of young kids
- Your New Business Partner
- The Next Step on your journey of finding right livelihood
- Your Next Job
- New Connections & Friends
- That Moment of Synchronicity That Awaits You…
- Been to those larger festivals that are starting to feel a bit over crowded and commercialized? We get it. That’s not us.
- Coming off 10+ years of the NorCal Permaculture Convergence – a truly Grassroots Gathering to build Community Resilience, and this year combining with The North American Permaculture Convergence… we are at that rare, juicy spot that festivals, gatherings, and especially their fans DREAM about “back in the day”.
- We walk the talk and are truly grassroots, yet emerging into something more. We are on the Edge. This is going to be a special event… for real. Don’t miss it.
- Sure, we have some amazing solutions to some of the worlds most pressing problems. You’ll find a lot of that. As much as you can soak up.
- We are also going to CELEBRATE & ENJOY!!!!
- Fantastic Music, Performing Artists, Dancing, and Much More!