New Systems for Urban Agriculture

Today more people live in cities and they have inherited poor design and crumbling infrastructure that needs to be maintained, Their is also a lot of possibilities with the new systems being built. What…

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Anne Jacopetti

Anne is a retired Waldorf teacher and educator and author of "What Are We Going to Learn Today?", a memoir and inquiry that stresses among other basics the importance of the natural world and…

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Colin Eldridge

Colin has been a Permaculture activist and advocate for over 5 years. He enjoys sharing his teachings on design principles, medicinal plants, edible forestry, ecology, and sacred regenerative knowledge. He runs a small-scale design…

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Music As Medicine In Our Time

Lydia Violet (of Ayla Nereo band) will lead us through an intimate experience with Joanna Macy's Work That Reconnects (WTR), a set of teachings and group exercises that help build inner resilience, fierce compassion,…

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Lydia Violet Harutoonian

Lydia Violet Harutoonian, M.A, has a Masters in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness from CIIS. She has studied closely with deep ecology elder and Buddhist scholar Joanna Macy for the past 8 years, learning how…

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Compost Strategies for Different Circumstances and Materials

Joe will discuss different organic waste processing techniques (hot vs cold compost, vermiculture, bokashi, biochar, anaerobic digestion, hugelkultur, mushroom cultivation). He will address the pros and cons for each method, the ideal circumstances, and…

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Joe Anderson

Joseph Anderson works with supporting community scale agriculture education. He graduated from The Evergreen State College with a degree in Sustainable Development, and has been working in sustainable land management for 3 years. He…

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Amani Will

A Singing Poet, BeatMan, Meditator, Educator, smooth talking, spirit walking, psychic somatic Tarot in the town talkin’ Irreverent Reverend. We Consult, curriculum write, and program manage. Facilitate, collaborate, and liberate. Raise the creative, nurture…

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Intuitional Literacy 101

Through simple personal practice, collective council, and experimentation, Amutabi Todaii and Amani Will of the Creative Liberation Network work with you to recognize, honor, and deepen our relationships with the intuition. We unpack intuitional…

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Angel Rodriguez

Angel Rodriguez, M.A., C.N.E., is a former professional athlete rated #1 in the World. Her interviews on coaching and training have been in local newspapers and magazines, and she has also been seen in…

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Abigail Hinds

Abigail Hinds ~ began her womb journey many years ago when she got her IUD taken out and learned how to track her own moon cycle. This began a long journey of connecting more…

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Foraging Adventures

Foraging connects us to abundance and brings us into meaningful relationship with plants and people. It also releases feel-good chemicals in the brain. We will talk story and ethics behind gathering wild foods as…

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Bryan Bramlett

Bryan’s approach fuses permaculture, ecology and indigenous land tending practices. Growing up in rural Alabama, Bryan was immersed in nature since childhood. After migrating to Berkeley in 2009 to pursue a masters in somatic…

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Jada Imani Carter

Jada Imani is a licensed Kingian Nonviolence practitioner and a trained facilitator of Youth Speaks writing workshops. She has facilitated workshops in several high schools across the Bay Area and beyond. In May of…

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Makin’ It Happen, Cooperatively: Pathways for success in Intentional Communities, Worker Co-ops, and other collective projects and endeavors

We all know that creating a world that works for all people and the planet will take an unprecedented level of cooperation. Easier said than done when the dominant social and economic structures, not…

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