Sivananda Ashram Yoga Farm

Sivanda Ashram Yoga Farm  About the Yoga Farm The Sivananda Yoga Farm is part of the International Sivananda organization founded by Swami Vishnudevananda. Our mission is to spread peace, health and joy through yoga and a yogic way of life. All are welcome to come and learn about how yoga can help maintain a healthy body, mind, and soul applied in daily life. Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center (SYVC) The International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres is a non-profit organization named after Swami Sivananda, one of the most influential spiritual teachers of the 20th century and founded by his disciple Swami Vishnudevananda. The mission - to spread peace, health and joy through yoga. All are…

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Montania

montaia. com Montaia™ is an online global community platform dedicated to connecting explorers with spiritual centers, intentional communities & festivals, transformational events, and sustainable volunteer opportunities worldwide. Our mission is to inspire international relationships that mutually benefit personal growth, intercultural exchange, and the health of the planet.

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UC Gil Tract Community Farm

http://ucgilltractfarm.wixsite.com/gilltract About Us The UC Gill Tract Community Farm is a collaborative community project between the University of California Berkeley and the local community, focused on issues of food justice and urban farming.  It is located in Albany, CA, at the corner of San Pablo Ave and Marin Ave and has been providing local, sustainable food since 2013. The UC Gill Tract Community Farm is one of the increasing number of urban agriculture and alternative sustainable food systems worldwide that exist to develop innovative local solutions to social, environmental and economic injustices. It is an urban farm where you can come and harvest food for yourself and your family in exchange for help with weeding, planting, and watering; it aims to supply…

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HIPCAMP

hipcamp.com  Our mission Get more people outside Our overall mission is to get more people outside and, more specifically, to inspire the next generation of people who are passionate about exploring AND protecting our lands. Spending time outdoors has proven health benefits and fosters a deeper connection to the awesome, wild world out there. And we’re firm believers that people will only protect what they connect to and care about. Getting more people outside really starts with access; access to land, but also to information about that land. We don't think finding somewhere to camp should be such a time-consuming, convoluted and confusing process, which is why we started Hipcamp. We…

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Bonterra Organic Vineyards

bonterra.com  Our Commitments Bonterra vineyards have been farmed organically since 1987, long before organic products were widely available in America. The inspiration for farming this way was simple: organic grapes produce the purest expressions of the varietals and land on which they are farmed. At Bonterra, we have a deep respect for the environment. Organic farming and regenerative practices enrich the biodiversity in our vineyards year after year. Our three ranches (Blue Heron, McNab and Butler) are certified Biodynamic® by Demeter and our status is reviewed annually to ensure that each ranch adheres to the Demeter Farm Standard. The principle of Biodynamic farming is the simplest way to understand what it is: a…

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Daily Acts

dailyacts.org Our Story Daily Acts is a sustainability non-profit that inspires action to create more nourishing, connected, and resilient communities. Grounded in the core belief that every choice you make matters, we take a heart-centered approach to personal and community transformation. Our education programs, action campaigns, and strategic alliances connect people to each other and to their own power to grow food, conserve resources and build local resilience. Our Vision is a healthy, just, and reverent culture. Our Mission is to transform our communities through inspired action and education, which builds leadership and local self-reliance.

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Bay Area Green Tours

bayareagreentours.org/   Mission Bay Area Green Tours 501 (c) 3 serves as a conduit to solutions for a more sustainable future and a bridge from the past to all new possibilities.The fundamental idea of Bay Area Green Tours arose from a fourth grade field trip to a waste water treatment plant in New York City which our Founding Executive Director, Marissa LaMagna, attended. She couldn’t help but wonder: “Where does all the waste go”? Ever since Marissa has been an ambitious environmentalist trying to make the proactive changes we need to ensure the health and well being of our shared planet and future generations. In 2008, Marissa began a project of…

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Biodynamic Association

biodynamics.com Rethinking Agriculture The Biodynamic Association awakens and enlivens co-creative relationships between humans and the earth, transforming the practice and culture of agriculture to renew the vitality of the earth, the integrity of our food, and the health and wholeness of our communities. Founded in 1938, the BDA is considered to be the oldest sustainable agriculture non-profit organization in North America, with more than 1200 member farmers, gardeners, entrepreneurs, and eaters across the continent. Biodynamics was developed in the early 1920s by the Austrian philosopher and social reformer Rudolf Steiner. Steiner is considered one of the pioneers of the organic farming movement and biodynamics is considered by many to be the most advanced and…

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Laytonville Ecovillage

laytonvilleecovillage.com Vision Our vision is to develop the land and homes with community and sustainability as core values. Models of ecological design, permaculture, and green building will be applied as much as possible. Parcels will be sold to people who agree to a basic common vision, to a community lifestyle, and to working together to create shared guidelines for the development of the EcoVillage. The design is along the lines of an intentional neighborhood; people will have privacy but will be close to neighbors in both physical space and in the designs that facilitate community. There are many opportunities to create common uses that allow members to have more, while spending…

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Bay Bucks

baybucks.com OUR VISION AND VALUES Mission: Create a functioning regional currency that helps local businesses thrive while promoting collaboration and building community wealth. Vision: We envision a greater Bay Area where sustainable, regional economic growth and development are in service of the people and the environment, rather than corporate profits. We envision an economy that promotes stewardship of our land and local resources, supports local business and innovation, drives re-localization of production, and recreates the market from being merely transactional to a place for community building. Values: Bay Bucks is aligned with the values of the New Economy 2.0 movement, which aims to create and spread successful models of local economies that value life over…

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Bioneers

bioneers.org Mission Bioneers is a fertile hub of social and scientific innovators with practical and visionary solutions for the world's most pressing environmental and social challenges. A Leading Source of Innovative Solutions As a 501c3 nonprofit organization, we provide a forum and social hub for education about solutions presented through the Bioneers Conference and our programs. Our media productions leverage this content to reach millions of people around the nation and the world with our award-winning radio series, Bioneers: Revolution From the Heart of Nature; anthology book series; television programs; and our interactive website. We act as a key source for the media, including third-party films and the press. Our DVDs, CDs and other…

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Institute of Urban Homesteading Oakland

iuhoakland.com The Institute of Urban Homesteading (IUH) was created in a response to the increasing public interest in food security, localization, and self-sufficiency. The school is part of the global movement to change our relationship to food and resources, and also serves the widespread desire to reclaim our roots in the home and garden.  We strive to make a sustainable, homegrown lifestyle accessible to everyone. The school is committed to skill sharing and non-hierarchical structures.  Our goal is to give you the knowledge and hands-on experience to get started on your own right away.  We may not have the answers to every question, but we will work with you to discover how to get…

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Soil Not Oil

soilnotoilcoalition.org/ About the Soil Not Oil Coalition Global food security of future generations is at risk. The Soil Not Oil Coalition is a group of scientists, environmental organizations and citizens who share concerns over the decline in soil health, which is the result of the use of fossil fuels and synthetic products during the last 60 years. We believe that restructuring land management practices is key to combating climate change, restoring water cycles, reducing global environmental pollution, stopping ocean acidification, re-establishing biodiversity, improving food production and revitalizing local economies across the planet. The corporate agricultural practice of using more chemicals, more often at higher concentrations with high transportation costs, is not…

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