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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The “New Masculine”

Evolution is calling for the emergence a 'New Masculine', one that is integrated, awake, agentic, and active; come heed the call and accelerate your evolution! This experiential and interactive workshop will have you learn…

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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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International Permaculture Slideshow Odyssey

Be taken on an entertaining journey of inspiring examples of permaculture and eco communities from around the world. Join international permaculturalist Jillian Hovey on a pictoral odyssey of her work in over 30 countries,…

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Geoship – Bioceramic Geodesic Architecture

A renaissance in consciousness reflected through biologically resonant architecture is coming. Rusty Roy and Bucky Fuller are the two inventing fathers of Bioceramic Geodesic Architecture. Geoship is fusing Rusty's sciences of "Whole Person Healing"…

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Water Harvesting Design Principles

Come learn about the basic design principles and best practices of different water harvesting techniques - rainwater collection, greywater harvesting, earthworks systems, & composting toilets. Holistic watershed management is the critical guiding principle to…

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Time-Based Currency 101 for Resilient Communities

Intro to time-based currency, alternative agreements of exchange, and how-to develop your own community currency and/or time-bank for strong local, regional and global trade networks based on mutual aid and reciprocity. Redefining ‘value’ as…

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Practical Solutions for Protecting, Respecting, and Honoring Water

Mni Wiconi! We will discuss several ways in which we can improve our relationship to water, from the everyday individual action to the society level paradigm shift. Water is the foundation of all life,…

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Lawful Permaculture; No Longer Living Looking Over OUR Shoulders

Looking at examples and strategies for having great projects given full regulatory approval and even funded! This could be two workshops even: 1) F.O.G. - how to Finance, Own and Govern 'The Commons'. Legal…

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Emergency Preparedness = Community Resilience

Is your community ready for anything? Join this workshop to explore the dynamic intersection between transition, permaculture, and emergency preparedness. Let’s get resilient! How resilient is your community? How ready are you for the…

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Techno Cities or Biological Towns?

Two quite different paths to sustainability are developing; can they co-exist? I perceive two radically different approaches to sustainability developing, one of dense, 'smart' cities and another of dispersed eco-villages and market towns. I…

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Origin and Evolution of Green Acres Permaculture Village

A slide presentation with commentary illustrating the evolution of Green Acres Permaculture Village over the past ten years. GREEN ACRES PERMACULTURE VILLAGE is a small, retrofit, intergenerational intentional community in a core suburban college…

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