Land Tenure & Community Governance

Indigenous Voices Panel

Sweetwater will open the panel with a 30 minute talk on Decolonizing our Activism To heal from historical trauma, you must first understand how colonization has impacted indigenous people. By acknowledging our collective past…

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Emotional Literacy & Reading Human Landscapes

Are you emotionally intelligent? Do you know what is going on inside yourself and others? Can you ‘read’ human landscapes like you read land systems? The dominant culture has not supported us in being…

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Pollinating the Permaculture Paradigm: Blooming Biodiversity’s Global Permaculture Journey

Bloom and Anahata have travelled globally with their organization, the Blooming Biodiversity Permaculture network, living at and visiting a rich diversity of Eco-villages, intentional communities, indigenous farms, and Permaculture projects. Bloom and Anahata have…

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Access to Water, Access to Life

A social, ecological and human rights perspective exploring themes such as environmental racism, social and environmental justice, landscape resiliency, and overall repair of the water cycle in today's climate as it relates to water.…

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Designing for Resilience

Lets talk about how to use Permaculture Design that supports people and the planet, from the bottom up! Brandi Mack, AKA, Mama B, will share her 5 steps to Resilient design that support people…

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Introduction to Permaculture

Laying an important foundation to the 2018 Permaculture Convergence, this intro class will give a brief overview of the origins of permaculture from the 1970s in Austrialia until the present in the US, with…

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Place Justice with City Repair

Sharing Power through Co-Collaborative Placemaking For this workshop, Ridhi D-Cruz and I will start by giving an overview of The City Repair Project. We will explain what the organization represents, how the Village Building…

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Intentional Communities: The Unfolding Story

A panel discussion on the intentional communities movement - past, present, and future. Join us for a panel discussion on the future of the intentional communities movement. Where have we been, what is happening…

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Anchor The Dream

A visionary playshop in which participants learn to leverage the Law of Attraction collectively to birth new earth realities as blueprints that enter and positively impact our collective consciousness with great integrity and love.…

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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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Cultivating Resilience Through Defending the Sacred

Speaking to lessons learned from her time at Standing Rock, indigenous grandmother Winona LaDuke reminds us, “I do not enjoy my time fighting bad guys, or as [John] Trudell would say 'keeping the beast…

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FairShare: The People’s Permaculture

Interactive discussion that strategizes The People's use of the permaculture power tool! Come join Town and City Permaculture as they facilitate another interactive and invigorating workshop. That will implore participants to really delve into…

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Ayurveda-A Human Experience on Planet Earth

Our inner & outer landscapes are created by the elements; by listening, communicating and taking action, balance is possible. Our human form is experiencing very similar imbalances as the earth itself. If we can…

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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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Bringing Permaculture to Neighborhoods with the Resilient Hubs Initiative

Learn about the Resilient Hubs Initiative, a collaboration between the NorCal Resilience Network and Daily Acts, is an exciting new model that uses permaculture principles to create create a network of homes, schools and…

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International Permaculture Slideshow Odyssey

International Permaculturalist, Jillian Hovey, will take you on a journey of some of the best examples of permaculture and eco community projects from around the world. A leading edge practitioner, Jillian has lived and…

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Reimagining the Commons: GENNA Alliance

This session will offer practical tools and frameworks for how we can collaborate - based on the recent development of GENNA Alliance. Collaboration is happening! Explore new collaborative potential within our regenerative movement. GENNA…

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Transition to Permaculture: Scaling Up for Community Resilience

Learn how to effectively apply Permaculture ethics, strategies, and principles to build a thriving movement for community resilience right where you live. The international Transition Towns Movement was founded in 2005 by UK-based Permaculture…

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