Food As Medicine

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Maya_Blow_FoodasMedicine.jpg.jpg[/image_frame] Many of our most common garden weeds contain highly valuable medicinal properties. These wayside weeds living all around us possess special nutritional and healing powers that often surpass cultivated…

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Gift Economy: Nature’s Economy

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] This talk is an invitation to take a deeper look at nature’s economy, also known as the gift economy. We will be using the tree as an analogy for…

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Grey Water-ReUse

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Ozzi-Kleen-Residential-Grey-Water-Treatment-Diagram.jpg[/image_frame] In this time of drought it is more important than ever to appreciate our access to clean water and to consider using it twice when it is safe and…

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How to Start an Ecovillage

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/How-to-start-an-ecovillage.jpg[/image_frame] Today ecovillages represent some of the best solutions we have for correcting human habitation living at cross purposes with the natural world, addressing sectors such as housing, energy, transportation,…

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Intentional Communities: Workshop Series

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/10487371_633955656711363_6155588328357200126_n.jpg[/image_frame] Workshop 1) How Intentional Communities Can Change the World Intentional communities have been acting as laboratories and social experiments for cooperation, sustainability, and social justice since the 1930's. The…

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Jan Spencer

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Jan Spencer lives in Eugene, Oregon and has been a strong advocate for creating a green and resilient economy and culture for years. He has a degree in Geography…

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John Valenzuela

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] John Valenzuela is a horticulturist, consultant, and permaculture educator. He has been a lead permaculture design course teacher at the Bullock Family Homestead in Orcas Island, Washington, for 10…

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Larry Goldberg

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Larry Goldberg is a founder of Transition Humboldt and the executive director of Humboldt Plan it Green, an environmental education nonprofit that focuses on sustainability issues and building resilient…

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Leadership and Innovation Embodiment

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Crystal_Huang_Leadership_and_Innovation_Embodiment.jpeg[/image_frame] In partnership with the NorCal Community Resilience Network: Are you leading a grassroots organization or just new to the scene? FUTURE-READY NOW! is the Leadership Training for Powerful Co-Creators…

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Mario Yanez

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Mario Yanez has dedicated his life’s work to envisioning and inspiring a transition toward life-sustaining, resilient human communities. He has a professional background in finance, information systems and ecology.…

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Maya Blow

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/maya2.jpg[/image_frame] Maya Blow is an herbalist and classical homeopath practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area. She studied herbal medicine at the California School of Herbal Studies in Northern California…

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Megan O’Neil

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Megan O’Neil is the Community Choice Outreach Coordinator at the Local Clean Energy Alliance, where she has helped build a county-wide coalition of over 50 organizations supporting a Community…

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Mike Lomuto

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Mike_Lomuto.jpg[/image_frame] Mike Lomuto is dedicated to strengthening the local small business community in the Bay Area.  He grew up in San Francisco's Sunset District and believes very strongly in bringing…

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Myco-Food-Forestry

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Rye_Flint_Mycofoodforest.jpg[/image_frame] Come explore some of the mysterious realms of symbiotic fungi and how they live with their plant hosts. Stack some functions! Learn how to integrate mushrooms and fungi into…

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Nik Bertulis

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Nik Bertulis is an ecological innovator who is fascinated by humanity's intrinsic regenerative potential. He has a degree in ecological design from Colorado College and has been developing regenerative…

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Nils Palsson

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Nils Palsson is Communications and Special Projects Coordinator at Transition US, and a founding member of Transition Lake County. He is a father, author, teacher, radio host, and former…

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