2017 Workshops

With 8 Stages, 9 tracks, 70 plus workshops and over 100 presenters… the Workshops at the Convergence are going to be Hands-Down, Amazing!

12182922_941171765953336_687849825466166905_oWith keynotes speakers, workshops, skills shares, & panel discussions from leading resilience thinkers and doers; a model resilient community; live music; camping; child and youth programming; and plenty of opportunities for co-inspiration and cross-pollination… the Building Resilient Communities Permaculture Convergence will bring together leaders, permaculture designers, transition organizers, activists, young people, homesteaders, designers, social entrepreneurs, and others who are passionate  about shifting the paradigm and joining together to cross-pollinate, skill-up, synergize and celebrate!

Check out our workshops themes and topics below, followed by a list of workshop titles and descriptions.

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2017 Convergence Workshops


"Natural" Beekeeping a Holistic Approach

“Natural” Beekeeping a Holistic Approach

Yasir will share excerpts from Soul Flower Farms Intro to Natural Beekeeping class. Challenging the commercial beekeeping practices, which breeds disease, that many backyard and permaculture beekeepers have adapted and Yasir will offers solutions for more sustainable beekeeping. Shared excerpts from Soul Flower Farms Intro to natural beekeeping classes. Challenging the commercial beekeeping practices, which breeds disease, that many backyard ...
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10th Element of Hip Hop Health & Wellness

10th Element of Hip Hop Health & Wellness

Did you know that Hip Hop culture has 10 elements? The newest element, the 10th Element, is called Health & Wellness. Why did we add it to Hip Hop culture? What are the implications of this new element? How can we each play a part in developing this new phase of Hip Hop? How can it effect your life? Your ...
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Abundant Land: Soil, Seeds, and Sovereignty

Abundant Land: Soil, Seeds, and Sovereignty

Abundant Land follows a group of Hawaiian residents on the island of Moloka’i as they oppose the biotech industry's use of their land to test genetically engineered seeds and work to restore an integrated food system based on ancient Hawaiian farming practices and permaculture. http://abundantland.com/ Saturday Oct 7| 9pm| Yurt ...
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Aligning with Your Moon Cycle for Inner Resilience & Empowerment

Aligning with Your Moon Cycle for Inner Resilience & Empowerment

Each Womb-Moon cycle (menstruation cycle) our beings go through an incredible orchestra of hormonal, emotional, physical and spiritual changes. Through this natural cycle we are intricately connected to the cycles of the earth, planets, and stars. When we live in alignment with these changing seasons within our bodies, we live closer to the earth’s natural flow, and create more ease, ...
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Allyship as Humane Symbiosis

Allyship as Humane Symbiosis

An experiential workshop using meditation, Theater of the Oppressed, Nonviolent Communication, and Qi Gong to understand allyship as deepening our organic interconnectedness with the conscious intention to heal. This workshop is an exploration of the ways that allyship can be understood as deepening our organic interconnectedness with the conscious intention to heal. Jihan will facilitate meditation, somatic exercises, and interpersonal ...
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Anti-Racism 101: Removing Blind Spots, Building Bridges

Anti-Racism 101: Removing Blind Spots, Building Bridges

In this 3-hour workshop, we will lay the foundation to: *Develop clear definitions of race, oppression and privilege. *Interrupt the pervasive and unseen operations of privilege. *Increase capacity to create interactions that build bridges of trust. *Develop a framework to understand cultural appropriation. *See how a "color-blind" approach while well-intentioned both reads as a time-bomb of hurtful, unexamined entitlement and ...
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Applied Permaculture - Forest Garden Design Charrette

Applied Permaculture – Forest Garden Design Charrette

What is a charrette? What is a Forest Garden? What is Permaculture? Permaculture ethics and principles are powerful guidelines applicable to any type of design work. A forest garden mimics the architecture, relationships and diversity of an established forest. A charrette supports a group in the co creation of a design. This exploration of the basics of permaculture theory coupled ...
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Beyond Diversity to Liberation: Intentional Communities as platforms for social justice

Beyond Diversity to Liberation: Intentional Communities as platforms for social justice

In this workshop, we will explore the historical roots of black intentional communities movement highlighted by Jessica Gordon Nembhard in her book Collective Courage, and The Arc of Justice, which chronicles the remarkable journey of black farmers and the first land trust that grew out of the Civil Rights movement. We will also highlight visionary present-day community & co-housing projects ...
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Bioregional Breakout Session

Bioregional Breakout Session

Get to know your neighbors! This session will break out participants into groups according to where you live. You will do some networking activities, delve into the issues and exciting projects in your bioregion, and look at ideas for organizing your bioregion after the Convergence Friday Oct 6| 9am| Bioregional Hub Presented by Susan Silber ...
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Bioregional Workshop

Bioregional Workshop

Are you passionate about organizing permaculture and community resilience projects in your local region? Come to this workshop, to take a deeper dive into the conversations that were started during the bioregional networking session. From monthly work parties to online community platforms, participants will come away with some tools to mobilize and organize to strengthen our projects and build our ...
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Building a "Palletable" Cobin

Building a “Palletable” Cobin

Have you wanted to learn Natural Building? Learn hands-on with Miguel "Sir Cobalot" Elliott during two workshops: 1) Miguel will be sharing the process of building a small hut built out of pallets, insulated with straw, covered in an earthen cob plaster, called a "Palletable Cobin". This structure is very easy to build, affordable, super well insulated, non-toxic, and is ...
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Building Healthy Soil Communities with Bioactive Compost

Building Healthy Soil Communities with Bioactive Compost

Join the BEAM TEAM supports the research of NMSU microbiologist David C. Johnson, a microbiologist at NMSU and Director of the Institute for Sustainable Agricultural Research, who began seven years ago to investigate compost, seeking to understand its most essential attributes. His discovery that microbial diversity and density are the primary factors in healthy soil and effective carbon sequestration, led ...
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Closed Loop Designs with Green & Solar Tech for Greenhouses

Closed Loop Designs with Green & Solar Tech for Greenhouses

Solar and Energy Tech for Sustainable Greenhouses. Chaz Peling of SolSolutions will share some examples of how new appropriate technology and design can be used in greenhouse systems for year around food and herb gardening. Using the principles for closed loop system designs applied to greenhouse environmental systems, there are many new ways to use solar energy and super efficient ...
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Co-Creative Community Art Circle

Co-Creative Community Art Circle

Join us for a co-creative art circle in the Visionary Art Zone, with experiential art games, the creation of a collaborative community painting, and an art discussion with the artists! We will be exploring art and creativity and it's role within the larger scope of permaculture, community, and personal development. Friday Oct. 6 / 3pm / Visionary Art Zone  Presented ...
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Collaboration: Laying a foundation for Change with NVC

Collaboration: Laying a foundation for Change with NVC

Join us for a highly interactive introduction to NVC and explore more efficient collaboration strategies. We are creating a world where everyone’s needs matter and people have the skills to make peace. Awaken greater self-compassion, create opportunities for choice, and experience more satisfying relationships with Nonviolent Communication. Join us for an introduction to NVC and explore more efficient collaboration strategies ...
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Community Choice Energy: A Pathway to Resilient, Energy-Secure Communities

Community Choice Energy: A Pathway to Resilient, Energy-Secure Communities

As the threat of climate disruption increases, Community Choice energy can be a powerful vehicle for democratizing energy, spurring local sustainable economic development, and building more resilient communities. As the social, economic, and environmental impacts of climate change become more pronounced, Community Choice energy can be a powerful vehicle for democratizing energy, spurring local sustainable economic development, and building more ...
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Community Resilience = Emergency Preparedness

Community Resilience = Emergency Preparedness

How resilient is your community? How ready are you for the natural and man-made disasters and disruptions that inevitably accompany climate change? Did you know that our work in permaculture, homesteading, and building resilient community is also disaster preparedness work? Join this vibrant discussion about these overlapping fields, and explore ways of leveraging ‘crisis consciousness’ to enhance your efforts to ...
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Compost Strategies for Different Circumstances and Materials

Compost Strategies for Different Circumstances and Materials

Joe will discuss different organic waste processing techniques (hot vs cold compost, vermiculture, bokashi, biochar, anaerobic digestion, hugelkultur, mushroom cultivation). He will address the pros and cons for each method, the ideal circumstances, and the specific techniques for each style. There will also be a small-scale Biochar oven and live Bokashi inoculant. A skills-oriented talk about different composting methods, and ...
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Compost toilets, Parasites and Social Change

Compost toilets, Parasites and Social Change

The urgency of leaving water in our rivers means we need to rethink our flush toilets.Many of us are experimenting with homemade composting toilets. Let's compare notes about best practices in processing "the material" and get clear about what precautions are in order. Come prepared to share about your own "research"--what has and hasn't worked. Let's share best practices and ...
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Contact Improvisation: Rising into Freedom by Deepening Trust in our Dance

Contact Improvisation: Rising into Freedom by Deepening Trust in our Dance

In this Contact Improvisation class, we create a safe space to explore our edges, offering tools, techniques, and exercises to deepen our trust in our solo, partner, and group dances. How can we build trust in ourselves, our partners, our dance, that we may open new spaces of freedom in our movement? In this Contact Improvisation class, we create a ...
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Cooking with Acorns: From Foraging to Feasting

Cooking with Acorns: From Foraging to Feasting

Acorns are an ancient, pre-agricultural staple food common to indigenous cultures throughout the Northern hemisphere. Join us for a hands-on workshop where participants will engage in the process of preparing food from acorn from start to finish. While we pound and leach acorn we will also discuss land stewardship techniques for managing oaks for acorn production, how to gather and ...
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Creating an Herbal Apothecary

Creating an Herbal Apothecary

As we get ready for the coming change of seasons, now is the time to focus on some preventative health measures to ensure that we are fortified and ready to face the oncoming autumn and winter months. In this workshop we will prepare handcrafted formulas to stock our medicine chests. Come learn about plants that support the respiratory system, boost ...
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Cultivating Physical Freedom

Cultivating Physical Freedom

We will apply permaculture principles through somatic movement and awareness practices to cultivate physical freedom and flow individually and in community. Wherever we find ourselves on earth, our bodies are always home to our selves--we are all indigenous to our bodies. There are countless ways that we all take care of our selves, and yet, ironically, these processes may not ...
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Decolonizing Our Resiliency Movements

Decolonizing Our Resiliency Movements

The effects of settler colonialism on these lands (Turtle Island) have created the dominant systems that now threaten our very survival, and have conditioned us to sever our ties to Mother Nature and to each other.  We will look at colonial systems of oppression, and then talk about how these show up in movements working towards climate & ecological resiliency ...
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Delphi Village

Delphi Village

Delphi Village is an emergent technology showcase built as the infrastructure for a permanent festival grounds and music festival theme park. Cal-Nev-Ari is a 520-acre town in Southern Nevada that we are acquiring to transition into a regenerative community. We have a plan for over 5000 acres of land in the Southern Nevada area to create as a conscious business ...
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Design Thinking for Equitable Communities

Design Thinking for Equitable Communities

Let’s talk about Design and Social Justice. We know that design has the power to elevate everything it touches—from products, to systems, to spaces. But when it comes to our greatest challenges around economic equity, access, and inclusion, what roles does design play in advancing equitable communities? Can design catalyze positive change and lasting impact when it comes to solving ...
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Designing for Water - Tools and Techniques

Designing for Water – Tools and Techniques

How much rain can you catch? In this hands on workshop we will work on-site to learn the tools and techniques of rain-water harvesting. We will find water storage potential of structures, discover the contours of the landscape, and identify “key-points” of catchment, storage, and sequestration. This will be a hands on workshop using tools of the trade, bunyips, laser ...
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Diversity of Participants, Ideas, and Solutions from Around the Globe: Come Learn About the International Permaculture Convergences

Diversity of Participants, Ideas, and Solutions from Around the Globe: Come Learn About the International Permaculture Convergences

The International Permaculture Convergences (IPCs) are the lifeblood of the global permaculture movement. Started in the early 1980’s when permaculture was still relatively unknown, IPCs are now a bi-annual event hosted by a different permaculture organization in a different country and region each time. We learn in the deepest way what our fellow global citizens and permaculturists are experiencing in ...
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Ecocentro Ipec and the Ecozoic Biofilter Toilets

Ecocentro Ipec and the Ecozoic Biofilter Toilets

The Biofilter toilets used at the last Global Eclipse Gathering in Oregon, organised by Simbiosys Events, with 30,000+ attendees was the crowning of an experiment in mobile ecological sanitation that started in 1999, in Brazil. Ecocentro Ipec is a multi award winning institution displaying more than 30,000 sq feet of natural buildings and 60 acres of gardens, food forests and ...
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Ecological Vitality

Ecological Vitality

This workshop will teach participants how to craft the best diet for their being. We will look at constitutions, lifestyles, medical issues, geographical locations, and belief systems to help each individual learn what will support them at this stage of their life. Also covered some of the basic of how to grow and prepare some of the most important foods ...
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Empowering Pregnancy & Birth

Empowering Pregnancy & Birth

Know how you came here, your birth rights in and out of the hospital setting, and tools to make pregnancy and birth a naturally smooth process. Open to all Genders~ we all came through this process. How are we bringing the next generation onto this planet? Come to learn pregnancy & birth information all beings should know. All Genders encouraged ...
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Food Forest Gardens

Food Forest Gardens

Grow your own! It doesn’t get more local or fresh than your own yard. Want to create a personal Garden of Eden for you, your clients, or your community? Want to eat fresh, local, organic produce while reducing your environmental footprint? This workshop will focus on the how-to’s of creating a beautiful, functional and food-generating garden, no matter how much ...
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Foraging Adventures

Foraging Adventures

Foraging connects us to abundance and brings us into meaningful relationship with plants and people. It also releases feel-good chemicals in the brain. We will talk story and ethics behind gathering wild foods as well as learn the nutritional and mental health benefits. Freshly foraged foods will be available to sample as we dive deep into this ancestral art form ...
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From the margins to the center: Role of youth in the Next Economy

From the margins to the center: Role of youth in the Next Economy

Reflection and conversation on the importance of intergenerational collaboration in order to create the world we all know is possible. In this workshop participants will hear of innovative businesses that are being developed and founded by youth. We will explore the value of intergenerational collaboration and how adults can be better allies to those that will inherit our planet and ...
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Good Fungi, Happy Plants

Good Fungi, Happy Plants

Learn how to promote the beneficial fungi called mycorrhizae to increase the health, quality, and yields of vegetables, fruits, and nuts. Mycorrhizae can increase yields by as much as 1500%. They are an important part of the soil food web. There are ways to promote the growth of this beneficial fungi without having to buy costly inoculants. A vibrant, healthy ...
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Green Your Grow

Green Your Grow

Green Your Grow: 1-Day Intensive on Holistic Cannabis Cultivation Thurs, Oct 5| 10:00am - 4:30pm| Yurt - Instructed by Max Meyers Pre-Registration Required: $75 - $195 suggested donation (Discounts for FULL Convergence Tickets) Includes delicious vegetarian lunch Ready to Green Your Grow? Are you interested in learning how to grow clean and green Cannabis? Would you like to improve the ...
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Herb Spiral Garden

Herb Spiral Garden

Join Bloom and Anahata, co-founders of Blooming Biodiversity, in the Solar Living Institute’s Spiral Garden to build a beautiful Herb Spiral! Herb Spirals stack many functions, and are a key ingredient in the Permaculture garden. Some plants grow best with more sunlight; others like to chill in the shade. Some plants like to grow at higher elevation, others like to ...
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High efficiency greywater systems as a game changer for widespread adoption

High efficiency greywater systems as a game changer for widespread adoption

How to design high tech and low tech greywater systems, new technologies allowing for integrated control and management systems for greywater, rainwater and freshwater irrigation. High efficiency greywater systems as a game changer for widespread adoption of greywater irrigation as a core element of green infrastructure. Training new greywater professionals in this rapidly growing sector of water conservation technology. Greywater ...
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Hip Hop is Green

Hip Hop is Green

Since 2009, Hip Hop Is Green (HHIG) has been a health & wellness leader through our live events which includes the Hip Hop Green Dinner and 10th Element of Hip Hop Symposium & Concert. We represent a health and wellness movement that informs, inspires and introduces new products and ideas to youth and families in urban areas. We are pioneers ...
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How to Assess & Design a Healthy Home Environment

How to Assess & Design a Healthy Home Environment

Due to the rising toxicity levels in the environment around us, along with the associated rise in cancer rates, Angel Rodriguez will be providing a workshop to help participants learn how to assess and evaluate their home environment, and design their home for optimizing health, minimizing toxicity, and creating a LifeStance that is as impenetrable as is possible. Angel holds ...
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How to Design New Social Architectures

How to Design New Social Architectures

  Understanding the principles new social architectures are based on, and then having a go at designing some of these new systems. We look at the process of designing/inventing social architectures like World Cafe, Nonviolent Communication, Timebanks, and Sociocracy. The underlying principles of new systems will be sketched. We will work together to brainstorm/tinker with social, economic, and governance structures ...
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Implementing a Full-Scale Design, Sivananda Yoga Farm

Implementing a Full-Scale Design, Sivananda Yoga Farm

In this workshop Colin and Phillip will talk about the challenges in implementing a Permaculture design at the Sivananda Yoga Farm in Grass Valley, CA. They will review the design elements, the invisible structures, the 5 zones, as well as touch on the importance of spiritual practice in any well-rounded Permaculture design. This workshop will use the Yoga Farm as ...
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Indigenous Rising

Indigenous Rising

This workshop will discuss how to best support Indigenous peoples rising to address issues of land and food sovereignty, natural resources, and cultural restoration.and how to engage others across the boundaries of culture, class, and community. This workshop is inspired by the rise of indigenous peoples for the protection of our sacred waters. Its facilitators have first hand experience in ...
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Multiracial Human Hands and Earth Planet. North America Continent View.

International Permaculture CoLab – Advances of the Next Big Step

Following the update at NAPC last year on the mutli-year, Permaculture Next Big Step process initated at IPC Cuba in 2013 this workshop presents the design for the Permaculture CoLab. The Colab uses sociocracy, leaderfulness, slicing pie, patrix busting, constellation organizing, open badges and enspiral modelling to create an international, virtual community of practice intent on bringing significant additional coherence ...
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Intuitional Literacy 101

Intuitional Literacy 101

Through simple personal practice, collective council, and experimentation, Amutabi Todaii and Amani Will of the Creative Liberation Network work with you to recognize, honor, and deepen our relationships with the intuition. We unpack intuitional literacy as both a manifestation of, and catalyst in supporting decolonization and the return to the wisdom of the body, the emotions, the awareness, lineage, interdependence, ...
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IUD Awareness - Are They Really Safe?

IUD Awareness – Are They Really Safe?

Learn about the problems being caused by using IUDs (a popular birth control method). IUDs (Intra Uterine Devices) are currently being heavily promoted to women all around the world as the "safest and most effective form of birth control". Unfortunately, the potential risks and adequate informed consent in regards to the myriad of life shattering "adverse effects" which these devices ...
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Kombucha and Jun: Brewing and Flavoring Tips to Take Your Brew to the Next Level

Kombucha and Jun: Brewing and Flavoring Tips to Take Your Brew to the Next Level

Kombucha, and its lesser known honey-based cousin jun, are brewed by thousands at home but many brewers can be frustrated by the resulting beverage: the taste is off, there’s little or no carbonation, and it is nothing like their favorite store-bought brand. In this workshop, Douglas Reil will cover the basics of brewing but focus on some key tips and ...
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Multiracial Human Hands and Earth Planet. North America Continent View.

Makin’ It Happen, Cooperatively: Pathways for success in Intentional Communities, Worker Co-ops, and other collective projects and endeavors

We all know that creating a world that works for all people and the planet will take an unprecedented level of cooperation. Easier said than done when the dominant social and economic structures, not to mention our own condition, is geared against this. This workshop will explore the ins and outs of successful group endeavors and enterprises, including intentional communities, ...
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Mantra Sound Healing

Mantra Sound Healing

Mantras are sonic formulas chanted that allow us to purify the mind, protect from negativity, and generate energy for healing. This workshop will introduce the lay person to simple Tibetan Mantra and give more advanced practitioners a deepening experience into the application of mantra for fulfilling one's highest purpose in this life. Madhu will lead several mantra practices to benefit ...
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Midwifing the New Earth

Midwifing the New Earth

Our Sacred Future Lies in the Hands of an Awakening Generation of Light-Leaders Oct 5th, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm - With Maria Owl Pre-Registration Required $45 - $95 suggested donation (Included with FULL Convergence Tickets) Workshop Description Have you ever felt like you are here to participate in something big? Like you are a piece of a larger, intelligent whole ...
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Midwifing the New Earth: Unplug from Old Paradigm Conditioning and Claim Your True Power to Create Reality

Midwifing the New Earth: Unplug from Old Paradigm Conditioning and Claim Your True Power to Create Reality

Maria Owl will be guiding a 4-hour pre-convergence deep dive, using the wisdom of quantum physics and energy medicine to support you in reclaiming your sovereignty and innate capacity to create reality. Through meditation, energy-body recalibration, and community ritual you will align with your deeper purpose and calling which is and always has been embedded in your DNA. This workshop ...
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Moon Blood Empowerment

Moon Blood Empowerment

When we live in alignment with these changing seasons within our bodies, we live closer to the earth’s natural flow, and create more ease, strength, adaptability, and empowerment through our attunement to the changing, cycling needs of our bodies and of the world around us. Presented by Abigail Hinds ...
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Music As Medicine In Our Time

Music As Medicine In Our Time

Lydia Violet (of Ayla Nereo band) will lead us through an intimate experience with Joanna Macy's Work That Reconnects (WTR), a set of teachings and group exercises that help build inner resilience, fierce compassion, wisdom, and creative responses to challenging eco-socio-political times. As we move through both the dangers and awakenings we currently face as a people, we learn tools, ...
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My Biome and Me: Healing Fermented Foods?

My Biome and Me: Healing Fermented Foods?

The human gut biome is home to a diverse ecology of viruses, bacteria, yeasts, fungi, etc. If balanced, the mind/body is vital and healthy, with glowing skin, abundant energy and a generally positive outlook on life . When some of the more parasitic species dominate, food cravings, fatigue, depression, insomnia are some of the possible side effects. We will look ...
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Network workshop

Network workshop

How can permaculture build more of a unified movement? How can we scale up and replicate our amazing projects and programs in Northern California? Join the NorCal Resilience Network for a strategy session about movement  building, a new Network with the intention of building a coalition in Northern California to broaden support for our movement and build capacity for our ...
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New Systems for Urban Agriculture

New Systems for Urban Agriculture

Today more people live in cities and they have inherited poor design and crumbling infrastructure that needs to be maintained, Their is also a lot of possibilities with the new systems being built. What does it take to turn some of the cities problems into solutions and how do we convert these landscapes, buildings and infrastructure into ones that are ...
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Ocean Farming & Restoration

Ocean Farming & Restoration

Restoring California's majestic giant kelp forests will sequester carbon, increase biodiversity and create blue green jobs. Over 95% of California’s kelp forests have disappeared in the past 150 years. We will explore re-planting our native kelp forests, state coastal regulations, coastal native tribe participation, cutting edge projects including Bren Smith’s GreenWave and Marine Permaculture, potential markets for kelp and sea ...
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Permaculture 101

Permaculture 101

An introductory class on the ethics, principles, and techniques of permaculture. We will go over the history of permaculture and how to integrate it into cities, landscapes, businesses, and homes.This class will give people a better understanding of the basics of Permaculture and how to apply it to all areas of their life. Permaculture has become a catch phrase but ...
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permaculture gardening matt powers

Permaculture Gardening – From Biointensive to Natural Farming

Learn to apply Permaculture principles and ethics to gardening! You'll never know what is possible until you know all your options! Explore the full spectrum of options from biointensive to natural farming, organized and explained from a principle-based perspective to facilitate easier adaptation, observation, and improvisation. Presented By: Matt Powers ...
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Permaculture, Placemaking & Community Building: A Journey into the Possible

Permaculture, Placemaking & Community Building: A Journey into the Possible

Born from collective desperation for finding ways to employ our human ingenuity and satisfy our deep-seeded yearnings for connection, The City Repair Project has effectively re-written the rules of what is possible in building community, creating a local identity and transforming the urban landscape to improve human interaction and ecological function. Matt will invoke the spirit of the village that ...
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Recognizing Common Causes to Build Inter-Ethnic Collaboration

Recognizing Common Causes to Build Inter-Ethnic Collaboration

The diversity of California should be represented in important campaigns, movements and events. Participants will learn from an experienced organizer who has build solid inter-ethnic networks. The presenter will bring a power point to show the different campaigns he has worked, and will explore problems and solutions, then will separate attendees in small groups, those groups will design a campaign ...
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Resetting the Dinner Table, Rebuilding our World

Resetting the Dinner Table, Rebuilding our World

Learn all about cooking, preservation, fermentation, delicious nutritious traditional recipes, and more with a permaculture chef, Seth Peterson. A home garden providing the benefits of eating locally and seasonally is a most revolutionary and transformative act. Using the intersection of agriculture and cooking to frame our physical world and daily lives, local chef and permaculturalist, Seth Peterson, discusses growing and ...
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Resilient Hubs Deep Dive

Resilient Hubs Deep Dive

How can we integrate permaculture features, disaster preparedness and sharing into one model? Daily Acts and the NorCal Resilience Network will share the vision for the Resilient Homes Initiative, an innovative model that scales up and replicated resilience in homes, neighborhoods and impact centers. The first hour will introduce the project and homes and neighborhood centers who are already doing ...
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Resistance and Resilience: Unifying the two movements

Resistance and Resilience: Unifying the two movements

Resistance to the federal administration has been fast and furious. How can Resilience and Resistance work more effective together to build the thriving world we all want to live in? A panel of speakers from the Resistance Movement will share some of the campaigns they are working on, and then we will bring up representatives from our Community Resilience Movement ...
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