Creating Green and Resilient Homes, Neighborhoods, Culture and Economy

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Screen-Shot-2015-09-10-at-3.26.35-PM.png[/image_frame] This presentation will show and tell greening a suburban property and neighborhood in Eugene, Oregon for taking care of more needs closer to home - food, water, energy, "social…

Continue Reading

Permaculture Contracting: Building Businesses That Care for Earth and People

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Permaculture-Plan-.jpg[/image_frame] Learn best practices for starting and sustaining your own permaculture contracting or design company using the principles of permaculture. In this day and age there is a ripe opportunity…

Continue Reading

Collaborative Action to Take Community-Based Solutions to Scale

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Tour.jpg[/image_frame] Given the scale of the challenges we face, how can we strengthen our organizations and networks and take these vital community-based solutions to scale? Join Daily Acts and community…

Continue Reading

It’s On! Water Challenges and Solutions for 2016 and Beyond

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/drought_image.jpg[/image_frame] Everyone knows we are facing a serious water crisis in California and globally. The hottest temperatures on record, unprecedented forest fires and four years of extreme drought are about…

Continue Reading

Introduction to Holzer-Style Permaculture

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/POG-Aerial-1.jpg[/image_frame] Joshua Chambers will lead this workshop about the work of Sepp Holzer, the Austrian rebel who has been innovating in this work since before the work permaculture was coined.…

Continue Reading

Plant Medicine & Community Health – Past, Present & Future

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/BioNova-Melanie-New.Crop5_.jpg[/image_frame] Medicinal plant knowledge presents a timely opportunity to create healthier and more bio-diverse world from the ground up. What can YOU do in your backyard? What information can we trust…

Continue Reading

Ceremony for a Sacred Life

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Judy_Hoaglund_Ceremony-for-a-Sacred-Life.jpg[/image_frame] This ceremonial offering is one that is traditionally celebrated throughout the Andes of Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador. In Andean cosmology, the entire physical plane, including Mother Earth and all living…

Continue Reading

Designing Systemic Change Processes

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Joel_Glanzberg_Workshop2.jpg[/image_frame] Joel Glanzberg will be leading us in this participatory workshop. All living systems follow the same patterns, from ecosystems to economies, and organisms to organizations. learning to read these patterns…

Continue Reading

Walking the Labyrinth: Fostering Spiritual Growth by Creating Sacred Space and Building Community

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Jamie_Edmonds_Walking_The_Labyrinth_Image1.jpg[/image_frame] Introduction to Labyrinths: The history of ancient labyrinths and their modern rediscovery as a tool for spiritual growth and building community. Found all over the world and in many…

Continue Reading

Introduction to Evolutionary Leadership: Redesigning Cultures and Institutions for a More Just, Sustainable, and Flourishing World

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Fyodor_Ovchinnikov_Introduction_to_Evolutionaty_Leadership.jpg[/image_frame] Are you absolutely happy with how things are in the world? If you aren't, here is something to think about: you are designing this world right now. Of course,…

Continue Reading

Zone Zero: A Resilient Body Supports Resilient Relationships

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/SalenaConvergence.jpg[/image_frame] Join Elaine Pendergrast and one other instructor in this interactive workshop. Building resilient communities can be stressful physically, mentally, and emotionally. Giving and receiving Breema bodywork, and especially practicing…

Continue Reading

Social Permaculture & Community Organizing

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/1441593989096.jpeg[/image_frame] How can we build stronger relationships within our local communities and groups? Explore fun and practical applications of the permaculture principles in organizing working groups, community events and actions…

Continue Reading

“Dirt Cheap Housing”

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Cob_Oven_DailyActs_0.jpg[/image_frame] In this hands on natural building workshop, participants will construct a small house in just a couple hours. Miguel "Cobalot" Elliott will teach how to build a small house using all…

Continue Reading

Policy Making for Resilient Local Economies

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Policy-Making-for-Reslilent-Local-Economies.jpeg[/image_frame] To create socially and economically resilient communities, we need to change or create thousands of city, state, and federal laws. What if every person takes charge of advocating for…

Continue Reading

Local Currencies & Economic Resilience

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/chongkee_tan.png[/image_frame] From 1970 to 2010, the world has witnessed 145 banking crises, 72 sovereign debt crisis and 208 monetary crashes. Writers such as Charles Einsenstein and Bernard Lietaer have clearly…

Continue Reading

Design Your Regenerative Enterprise

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Kevin_Bayuk_Workshop-Design-Your-Regenerative-Enterprise.jpg[/image_frame] Direct discussion and learning to take your ethical regenerative enterprise aspirations into reality or further towards your vision. This workshop is for individuals with an idea for a regenerative…

Continue Reading

Whole Systems Seed – Breeding and Adaptation for Resiliency

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/100_1235.jpg[/image_frame] Thoughtful selection, breeding and adaptation of our vegetable cultivars can enable plants to adapt to climate, disease, drought, pests and other environmental stresses. Commercially available varieties are often grown…

Continue Reading

Closed-Loop Aquaponics: Combining the Sciences of Permaculture & Aquaponics

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/unnamed.jpg[/image_frame] Wether you are a beginner, a backyard hobbyist, a homesteader, or a skilled professional wanting to grow more food sustainably and for less work, Aquaponics has something to offer. Aquaponics…

Continue Reading

Indigenous Mind: Re-awakening Our Connection to Nature & Cosmos

[image_frame align="left" height="200" width="200" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/EagleAndCondor.jpg[/image_frame] Maria Owl Gutierrez will be speaking on the relevance of nature-based ritual, ceremony and rites of passage for creating resiliency and harmony in our modern culture. Through interactive processes…

Continue Reading
Close Menu