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Dew the Convergence! 2012 NorCal Permaculture Convergence

2012 NorCal Permaculture Convergence Calling The Circle We call this circle to activate the guilds, teachers, organizers, and earth stewards throughout California and beyond. In response for the need for peace and lightning fast restoration of Planet Earth, we gather our energy with respect for our Ancestors and Future Beings. “E Pluribus Unum.” We call this circle to mend “The Sacred Hoop”. In the name of all those who have cared for the Earth and wish for Peace, Sovereignty, Liberation, and Equality we gather for ReGeneration. This Convergence is called … Continued

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2012 Northern California Permaculture Convergence Oct. 12-14, Castro Valley

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The Northern California Permaculture Convergence (formerly the Bay Area Regional Permaculture Convergence) is an annual event which brings together permaculture designers, sustainability enthusiasts, and communities in Northern California, the West Coast, and beyond for a weekend of intensive focus on a common goal: to design sustainable habitats, in accordance with nature, for humans, plants, animals, our greater bioregion, and the Earth at large. Practitioners across a wide-spectrum of skill-sets exchange ideas through concurrent workshops and discussions ranging from organic agriculture and wildcrafting to natural building and appropriate technologies; from environmental … Continued

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Permeating the Main Stream! Join Us @ The 2012 NW Permaculture Convergence

Permeating the Main Stream! Join Us @ The 2012 NW Permaculture Convergence The 2012 NW Permaculture Convergence is an inclusive annual event which unites communities for a weekend of intensive focus on a common goal: to design sustainable habitats in accordance with nature for all humans, plants, and animals. Practitioners across a wide spectrum of skill sets exchange ideas through concurrent workshops ranging from organic agriculture and wild crafting to natural building and appropriate technologies; from environmental remediation and disaster preparedness to community dynamics and global justice. In addition to the workshop … Continued

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Willi Paul’s Autumn 2012 Workshop Schedule: Santa Barbara, Oakland then the NW Convergence!

Willi Paul’s Autumn 2012 Workshop Schedule:   Santa Barbara, Oakland then the NW Convergence! New Mythic Maps for the Transition Building a Creative Tool Kit for PDC Teachers and Designers Transition Tales – Video Stories from Us September 1, 2012 Mapping Future Myths for the Transition The Study of Myth Symposium  Workshop 11:00 am (Fee) Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA September 8, 2012 Community Myth Building Workshop Food N’ Justice Workshop series 11:00 am Free North Oakland Farmers’ Market 942 Stanford St, Oakland RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/8x48c6o October 5 – 7, 2012 Building … Continued

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The Plastique Sea Barge Tribe. New Myth 26 by Willi Paul, openmythsource.com

The Plastique Sea Barge Tribe. New Myth 26 by Willi Paul, openmythsource.com http://wp.me/p14SHM-GC An ironic twist to the localization movement throughout Cascadia, the Plastique Sea is a moving permaculture experiment, a bobbing and rolling decentralized government with a flag and a rowdy group chant. SeaOccupy? The Plastique Sea Barge Tribe is another example of community initiation in the post-Transition era. “How do we make our share of Cascadian Barterbucks?” 38225

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diffusor – new myths 16 – 25 eBook 9 by Willi Paul & openmythsource.com

diffusor - new myths 16 – 25 eBook 9 by Willi Paul & openmythsource.com “Good day, I visited your site and really enjoyed reading your myths. They are instruction manuals for life after the electrician pulls the plug.” – Ron  Cooper ref: http://communityalchemy.com/diffusor/diffusor.pdf 37696

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The Cascadia Funnel and the Last 3 Eras on Earth.New Myth 25 by Willi Paul, openmythsource.com

The Cascadia Funnel and the Last 3 Eras on Earth.New Myth 25 by Willi Paul, openmythsource.com “To our ancient ancestors, the end of the great cycle was for all intents and purposes, the end of time. Astronomers and sages throughout history could only dream of being alive at this time….” — Scott Lampman, writing in New Global Mythology Group * * * * * * * Verg Han has a perplexed look on his face as he returns to his sleepy daughter and their home made yurt from his regular community elders meeting. … Continued

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Yes to Permaculture! The Vladislav Davidzon Interview, Founder and CEO of Common Circle Education. By Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com Magazine

Yes to Permaculture! The Vladislav Davidzon Interview, Founder and CEO of Common Circle Education. By Willi Paul, Planetshifter.com Magazine http://planetshifter.com/node/2037 – excerpt – “I think a lot (of the global warming debate) boils down to leadership and vision. I also find that real understanding of leadership is badly lacking in the permaculture community. There is a lot of irrelevant strife for control and authority, that seems to come from confusion of authority with power; and power isn’t something we need to “take” because we are fundamentally power. What we do … Continued

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“State of Our Permaculture Union”. Interview with Lisa DePiano, Permaculturist & Keynote Speaker, 2012 NE Permaculture Convergence by Willi Paul, Permaculture Exchange

“State of Our Permaculture Union”. Interview with Lisa DePiano, Permaculturist & Keynote Speaker, 2012 NE Permaculture Convergence by Willi Paul, Permaculture Exchange http://planetshifter.com/node/2036   – excerpt – “I believe that we need change from both inside the system, like the participatory budgeting that is happening in New York and Chicago, and on the outside. I find that I am most effective somewhere on the edge. I believe that as a movement permaculture changes things by building beautiful, productive, abundant realities that defy the myth of scarcity and illustrate abundance, that build … Continued

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Crowdfunding for Permaculture Now! Article / Interview with Christian Shearer of WeTheTrees.com by Willi Paul, permaculture exchange

Crowdfunding for Permaculture Now! Article / Interview with Christian Shearer of WeTheTrees.com by Willi Paul, permaculture exchange http://planetshifter.com/node/2035   – excerpt – “WeTheTrees is a crowdfunding platform for the Permaculture community. The platform is not, however, limited to only permaculture certified campaigns. WeTheTrees is open to campaigns that fall into any sustainability, environmental, social, or educational category, as long as they meet the ethics of permaculture. The key is to work the edges. It is much more effective to work on something at the edge of your system and help … Continued

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