Indigenous Voices Panel

Sweetwater will open the panel with a 30 minute talk on Decolonizing our Activism To heal from historical trauma, you must first understand how colonization has impacted indigenous people. By acknowledging our collective past…

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Emotional Literacy & Reading Human Landscapes

Are you emotionally intelligent? Do you know what is going on inside yourself and others? Can you ‘read’ human landscapes like you read land systems? The dominant culture has not supported us in being…

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Pollinating the Permaculture Paradigm: Blooming Biodiversity’s Global Permaculture Journey

Bloom and Anahata have travelled globally with their organization, the Blooming Biodiversity Permaculture network, living at and visiting a rich diversity of Eco-villages, intentional communities, indigenous farms, and Permaculture projects. Bloom and Anahata have…

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Access to Water, Access to Life

A social, ecological and human rights perspective exploring themes such as environmental racism, social and environmental justice, landscape resiliency, and overall repair of the water cycle in today's climate as it relates to water.…

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Certified Permaculture Caretakers Program

This is a permaculture training and land access program that is nested into a larger back to the land and emergent culture movement. Certified permaculture caretakers is a program that offers training in permaculture…

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Introduction to Permaculture

Laying an important foundation to the 2018 Permaculture Convergence, this intro class will give a brief overview of the origins of permaculture from the 1970s in Austrialia until the present in the US, with…

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Permaculture Contractor: The Ins and Outs

How to become or work with a design-build contractor, “How I became a contractor to save the world, the lessons I learned from all my mistakes, and how we are still growing and not…

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Place Justice with City Repair

Sharing Power through Co-Collaborative Placemaking For this workshop, Ridhi D-Cruz and I will start by giving an overview of The City Repair Project. We will explain what the organization represents, how the Village Building…

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Intentional Communities: The Unfolding Story

A panel discussion on the intentional communities movement - past, present, and future. Join us for a panel discussion on the future of the intentional communities movement. Where have we been, what is happening…

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Anchor The Dream

A visionary playshop in which participants learn to leverage the Law of Attraction collectively to birth new earth realities as blueprints that enter and positively impact our collective consciousness with great integrity and love.…

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Place Justice with City Repair Project

We will explore case studies of placemaking work we are doing with marginalized communities. City Repair has over 20 years of experience with grassroots, community-initiated placemaking in Portland, Oregon. Our model for building place-based…

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Micro to Macro: Soil Science Made Easy with Matt Powers

Learn Soil Science from the Micro to the Macro with Matt Powers for everyone in all contexts. Trained 1:1 by world renowned soil expert Dr. Elaine Ingham to convey complex ideas to a K-12…

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Cultivating Resilience Through Defending the Sacred

Speaking to lessons learned from her time at Standing Rock, indigenous grandmother Winona LaDuke reminds us, “I do not enjoy my time fighting bad guys, or as [John] Trudell would say 'keeping the beast…

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FairShare: The People’s Permaculture

Interactive discussion that strategizes The People's use of the permaculture power tool! Come join Town and City Permaculture as they facilitate another interactive and invigorating workshop. That will implore participants to really delve into…

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~ Whale Womb Water Illumination ~

Womb water ritual with the whales for collective cleansing, healing and activation. Blessed water temples ~ together we shall gather in circle and create a sacred container for us to take a dive into…

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Supporting the Cycle – Sustainability Practices that Encourage Community Resilience and Repair the Water Cycle

An exploration of holistic water practices for communities and villages to explore the reparation of the water cycle Introduction and exploration of sustainability practices that both repair broken parts of the water cycle, and…

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Wet Solutions for Drought, Climate Change, & Poverty

Your watershed is your ecological address where you have significant influence on its water cycles and what happens next. What we learned in school about hydrological cycles was in many cases oversimplified and its…

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