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Starhawk’s been in Cuba for two weeks at the International Permaculture Convergence. She will be home in a few days to give us all the exciting news, but in the meantime, she sends this update:
“I’m here in Cuba at the IPC, with amazing people who are doing incredible work all over the world! I’m [...]
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Permaculture—a design science, and a set of practical tools and principles for creating a future we want to live in! Do you dream of a world that is beautiful, healthy, just, and balanced? Where everyone has fresh food, clean air, flowing water, and thriving community? Permaculture gives us the tools to create it, to heal [...]
This past summer Jay Rosenberg, our Director of Green Projects, led a very successful 9-week job training program in the Bayview/Hunters Point community of San Francisco called “Building Emerald City.”
The program provided job readiness training in landscaping and construction, ecological design, environmental stewardship, and nature awareness for 16 young men, ages 16-23.
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Here at TFST, we’ve been very busy creating legal, financial and creative infrastructure for the development of the film. This includes concept art, original music, perfecting the screenplay, fostering connections with green businesses, pitching the film, and creating our promotional video (watch it here). We’ve designed the foundations of a green, [...]Continue Reading →
The name Akara comes from the Indonesian words for “root or vine” and “ritual or performance.” We’d like to extend a warm welcome to Akara, an important member of TFST’s musical community.
NPR described Akara as a “non-stop, out-of-this-world journey.” The energy of the Akara project is inspired by the trance rituals of Bali, the [...]Continue Reading →
We are extremely pleased to introduce you to the newest member of The Fifth Sacred Thing musical family – The Mediaeval Baebes. Their wonderful voices grace the Uprising Theme (above) – composed by Joshua S. Penman of Akara and mixed by Rena Jones, with additional vocals by Femke Weidema and The Spiral Dance Choir, based on an [...]Continue Reading →
We are pleased to present the addition of 9 new water bottle designs to our Fifth Sacred Thing Zazzle store. The BPA free Liberty bottles are available in 16, 24 or 32 ounce varieties in a host of colors, and like all of our products, we are proud to say that they are made right [...]Continue Reading →
We are very pleased to present our new teaser for The Fifth Sacred Thing film project. We have been working very hard behind the scenes to develop the project, and realized we needed a quick and effective way to present the story ideas and themes of the film to those who have not yet [...]Continue Reading →
We have introduced you previously to Rena, whose blissful song “Open Me Slowly” graced our Kickstarter video in 2011. Rena is also the mix engineer for the musical score we have been developing for the film with composer Joshua Penman. They have recently completed “The Fifth Sacred Thing Theme”, which we will be revealing in [...]Continue Reading →
We know many of you have seen a lot of the great art being generated by our spectacular team of concept artists, including Layil Umbralux, Jessica Perlstein, Andrew Jones, Mark Lakeman, and George “Geoglyphics” Atherton. We also have a wonderful music team headed by composer Joshua Penman of Akara, with Rena Jones as audio engineer, [...]Continue Reading →
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