Jada Imani

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] A soul living a human experience. Getting lifted off the new wave of frequencies. Life's gifts are endless, constantly evolving. Activist, dancer, poet, MCee, love warrior, soula indigo. Member…

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Permaculture and Art

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] How can "art" be used to communicate permaculture and ecological principles? How can "art" incite curiosity and delight that opens people to new ideas and optional new behaviors? This…

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Larry Schaeffer

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] First moved to Sonoma County in 1988 working in transportation logistics. At the end of 1991, he began developing computer software and worked in the technology industry until 2006. Shortly…

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Naaman Hagman

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] He was raised in a very wet climate in Washington state called the Pudget Sound.  After many years of rain and cold months he moved to northern California where he discovered…

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Asa Schaeffer

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Asa Schaeffer is an innovative medical cannabis entrepreneur and industry expert. He meticulously follows all aspects of his medication, from genetics to end user product, with the attention to…

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Building Bridges: Creating Connections, Increasing Resilience

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Permaculture addresses some of the most effective solutions to some of the world’s most urgent problems. Yet the movement has not gone mainstream yet. This panel looks at some…

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Sharing Our Stories

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] From sitting around the campfire to going to a blockbuster movie, stories are all around us and critical to building our movement. This panel will feature a diverse intergenerational…

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Natural Building Made Easy

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] In this workshop we will discuss some of the many techniques and advantages of building with Earth. Lead by Miguel Elliott aka "Sir Cobalot" of Living Earth Structures you…

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Michael Wellman

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Michael is a doctoral student at the California Institute of Integral Studies with an emphasis in radical ecology and ecospirituality. His interests reside at the intersection of permaculture, rewilding,…

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Lesley Moore

Lesley Moore is a writer, educator, organizer, and artist with fund and organizational development expertise who seeks to apply permaculture principles to its own sustainability and adoption. She works with individuals, groups and organizations…

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Ivan Sawyer

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Event producer, Environmental and social entrepreneur. Ivan is also facilitator of Art of Hosting and collective intelligence work; Dragon Dreaming (collaborative project design) and Nonviolent Communication. He is certified…

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How to Use Local Plants for First Aid and Home Remedies

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Join herbalist Cara Saunders, founder of Bear Wallow Herbs, to explore native plants and abundant weeds in Northern California that can be used as first aid remedies to heal…

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Cara Saunders

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Cara Saunders became an herbalist after a degree in Forestry and Environmental Science and many years as a community organizer working for human rights and environmental justice. Her passion…

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Growing Justice

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Youth leaders will share their story about how/why they planned and implemented an urban food forest on their school campus that features a self-illustrated mural of the solutions they…

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Corrine Van Hook-Turner

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Corrine Van Hook-Turner Corrine is the Co-Director for Bay Localize co-leading organizational management, strategy and development. She also manages communications and outreach. As a former IDEAL Scholar, she witnessed…

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Dancing Freedom: Regenerate Zone Zero- Vision, Movement, Action

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Through dance and movement meditation we can celebrate and cultivate our diverse culture within, seed our vision with breath and intention, and activate a new reality of a vibrant…

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Alé Pullen

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Alegra was born in the Arizona southwest desert and has always had a deep love of nature, art, and passion for learning. Her grandfather was a green thumb and…

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Here We Grow … DRUM!

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Connect - Nourish - Grow - Activate - Release - Sustain concepts are alive in the prinicples of Permaculture. Drumming has been an integral part of human experience and…

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Afia Walking Tree

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame]   Afia Walking Tree, M.Ed. is recognized for her restorative facilitation of African Diasporic courses, processes, and performances, internationally. She uses drumming, rhythm, song, movement, storytelling, earth stewardship, ritual,…

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