Mud Hut

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Mud Hut has been a worker-owner at Three Stone Hearth, a cooperatively owned Community Supported Kitchen, since 2014, and has worked and volunteered there since 2007. He is working…

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Lee Klinger

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Dr. Lee Klinger is an independent scientist living in Big Sur, California. Since 2005 he has served as director of Sudden Oak Life, a movement aimed at using ecologically-based…

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Film: “Adventures in Permaculture: Transition West Coast”

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Permie-journos Steven Saint Thomas and Trudy Thomas traveled from San Francisco to Seattle to document the West Coast's burgeoning Transition movement. See how permaculturists are taking design principles to…

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Steven Saint Thomas & Trudy Thomas

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] STEVEN SAINT THOMAS earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Northwestern University and has been writing articles for newspapers and magazines for the past 25 years. He has worked…

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Connecting Across Partisan Divide

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Left-right political divisions that should be irrelevant are getting in the way of movement building. We'll quickly review recent cognitive research on why liberals and conservatives divide, and then…

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Stephen Cataldo

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Stephen Cataldo is the author of Cognitive Politics. He leads workshops and is beginning to develop web applications that break down partisan divides and encourage healthier dialogue. 2016 RED…

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Jasmine Vassar

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Jasmine Vassar, California native, is wellness educator, and facilitator driven by her mission for spiritual activism and deep social transformation. Her love for food and community, brought her to…

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Building a Movement for Permaculture to Cool the Planet

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"]http://permacultureconvergence.com.webserver.vera.asdf456.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Global.jpeg[/image_frame] It's possible, we can reverse climate change through permaculture/ regenerative agriculture. And the "we" is everyone on the planet. There is a movement building globally and we need your…

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Lauren Tucker

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Lauren Tucker is a community organizer and the Executive Director of Kiss the Ground. Kiss the Ground is a nonprofit dedicated to the vision that a new view has…

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Herbal Intelligence

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Is it possible that herbs are not only conscious but also intelligent? Singing Bear will share some stories about herbs that may astound you. An awareness probably awoke in…

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Royal Jelly Jive

  [image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Since forming in San Francisco's own Boom Boom Room in the summer of 2013, Royal Jelly Jive has quickly ascended to become one of the Bay Area's most…

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Josefina Dueñas

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Josefina was born and raised in Puebla, Mexico during the 60’s. She became deaf during her first year of age, and maybe because of that she became an eager…

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Namorados de Lua

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Namorados Da Lua - translated from Portuguese as "Moon Lovers" - is the newest Brazilian band to hit the Bay Area. The band unites Brazilian and North American musicians…

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Singing Bear

  [image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Anthony Singing Bear is a stylistic singer-songwriter weaving wise words and personal stories into jazzy swing, world beat, reggae, hip hop and soul. His popularity is in large…

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Colin Miller

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Colin is the Co-Director for Rooted in Resilience co-leading organizational management and development, and managing programs of the Local Clean Energy Alliance. In 2013, he coordinated the Alliance’s fourth…

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Supervisor James Gore

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] James Gore is a Sonoma County native who was born in Healdsburg and raised in the 4th District. The Gore family has deep roots in Sonoma County’s community and…

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Senator Mike McGuire

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Senator Mike McGuire is a third generation Northern Californian, whose family farmed prunes and grapes in the Alexander Valley for nearly a half century.  Raised by his mom and…

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Access The Abundance of Edible Plant Diversity: From Backyard to Global Resources

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] John will explain how to choose from thousands of possible plant selections for use in our regenerative landscapes, and where to find them. Learn how to source from back…

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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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Jim Collins

[image_frame align="left" height="300" width="300" prettyphoto="false"][/image_frame] Jim Collins, Ph.D., known as "Redtail," is a wisdom-keeper in the lineages of both the Lakota Sun Dance tradition and the Laika shamans of Peru. He is also an…

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