Peepeeponics

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/peepeeponics-1.jpg[/image_frame] In biology there is no free lunch. Since the beginnings of plant and animal life the gift of urine has been a cornerstone of abundance synergy. Come and learn…

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Collaborative Economy

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] What are the ways in which we can cooperate and collaborate to make a stronger, more resilient economy? How can we ensure that we are integrating economics within the…

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Transforming Money to Benefit Society

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/lampa.png[/image_frame] Money itself has hidden characteristics that many people are completely unaware of. Yet these characteristics shape people's behavior in relation to one another, affect social norms, and ultimately influence…

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A Toolkit for Creating The Permaculture City

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/greenwalls.jpg[/image_frame] Based on Toby’s latest book, The Permaculture City, this presentation shows that urban permaculture is about much more than gardening in the city. Growing food is only a small…

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Jobs vs. Environment: A False Choice

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/green-business-stock-photo-e1444093634275.jpg[/image_frame] The reality is that we deal with this everyday. We can probably even think about moments of our own experience (or others) where corporations have pitted workers against communities…

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Collaboration: The Permaculture of Relationship Building for a Green and Equitable Future

Collaboration: The Permaculture of Relationship Building for a Green and Equitable Future
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 28: (L-R) John Mbugua and his son Giovanni Mbugua, 6, of San Jose, California, and Lavon Johnson and his son Mason Johnson, 2, of Fort Meade Maryland, hold hands while marching with thousands of other people from Capitol Hill to the Lincoln Memorial during the 'Let Freedom Ring Commemoration and Call to Action' honoring the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom August 28, 2013 in Washington, DC. The 1963 landmark civil rights event was where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous speech, saying, 'I still have a dream, a dream deeply rooted in the American dream...one day this nation will rise up and live up to its creed, "We hold these truths to be self evident: that all men are created equal." I have a dream . . .' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/1782644411.jpg[/image_frame] Join Green For All's Julian Mocine McQueen and Emerald Cities Collaborative's Tara Marchant for an interactive dialogue looking at deep alliance building with unlikely stakeholders that create effective, authentic partnerships that…

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Herbs in the Food Forest

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/marisha.jpeg[/image_frame] Learn how to incorporate culinary and medicinal herbs in the food forest.  In this interactive workshop, Marisha Auerbach will highlight the medicinal uses, ecological functions, and niche of some…

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Unlearning the Patrix (Patriarchal Matrix)

Unlearning the Patrix (Patriarchal Matrix)
Modern cyber woman with matrix eye concept

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/stockfresh_3323464_modern-cyber-woman-with-matrix-eye-math.jpg[/image_frame] The Patrix, that unwanted but prevalent patriarchal matrix that includes (amongst other memes) racism, sexism and classism, sure needs unlearning and chasing away. Increasingly folks in permaculture are on…

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Confronting Climate Change, Challenging Capitalism: Local Community Resilience Heroes Converge  

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/climate-change-city.jpg[/image_frame] It has become clear we face two distinct possible futures:  Economic Transition or Ecological Collapse.  If we stay the current course of a globalized industrial model, collapse is inevitable.…

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Rekindling a Seed Culture

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/images.jpeg[/image_frame] The first link of a resilient food system is seed- learn about the innovative ways that  people have brought seed back into the commons by creating local exchanges, seed…

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Women in Permaculture: Celebrating Our Successes, Honoring Our Challenges

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/BrandiMack.jpg[/image_frame] Women have been leading and practicing Permaculture for decades though not always on stage many have made their presence and voices clearly heard as teachers, designers, practitioners  organizers and…

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Resilient, Local Economic Development Without Displacement

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/hr6.gif[/image_frame] Gentrification and displacement is a painful reality for many families and communities. Longtime residents of Oakland, particularly its vibrant Black and Latino communities, are being increasingly been pushed out…

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ReInhabiting the Village: Co-Creating our Future

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/reinhabitingthevillagecolorlogo.jpg[/image_frame] Jamaica Stevens ~ Author of ReInhabiting the Village: Co-Creating our Future What is the Culture of the Modern Village and how are we creating a Global Village? As we…

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Designing in Resistance: Beyond Solutionary Permaculture

  [image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/occupy-the-farm-still.jpg[/image_frame] Permaculture is about solutions. This, we know. Describing how they see their own theories of change, many permies, transitioners, and other 'solutionaries' sometimes reference Buckminster Fuller's quote "you…

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Relating Yoga

Relating Yoga
marna schwartz

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/relating-yoga.jpg[/image_frame] How can yogic practices help cultivate and empower awareness, congruence, intuition and communication? Relating Yoga is a nourishing synthesis of self care, self expression, and embodied listening. Facilitated sharing…

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Towards a Just Transition: Freedom Fighting While Healing the Earth

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/15313591271_4c812dd68d_o-1024x819.jpg[/image_frame] While transition is inevitable, justice is not. The scale and pace of the ecological crisis and transition in which we find ourselves demands a radical rethinking of our relationships…

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Regenerative Wealth: Community Investing, and Sustainable Growth Panel

Regenerative Wealth: Community Investing, and Sustainable Growth Panel
amber bieg

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/regenerative-wealth.png[/image_frame] This is a big conversation about the future of money through the lens of permaculture. Together, through this conversation and many others, we are co-creating the future of regenerative…

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Placemaking: Techniques for Creating a Happy Healthy Place

  [image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/6b9a1fdc5627ff973f9493fb9de8a93b.jpg[/image_frame] Placemaking is a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces. Placemaking capitalizes on a local community's assets, inspiration, and potential, with the intention of creating public spaces…

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Feminine Leadership for Men & Women

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/11229417_10153990025103782_7582237794691924324_n.jpg[/image_frame] Why is everyone talking about Awakening of the Divine Feminine?  Ultimately, it's about realigning the human species with life itself. For over 10 years, I've been asking the question,…

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