Posts by: Starhawk

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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For all of you who have been part of our efforts to make The Fifth Sacred Thing movie, we wanted to just review what we’ve accomplished in 2012 and what we hope to achieve in 2013.

In the summer of 2011, we ran a very successful Kickstarter campaign that raised $76,000, money which has […]

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Welcome back, everyone.  I hope you enjoyed your time here in the Central Plaza and at the market.  My name is Johanna—and Maya and I go way back.  I do mean, way back!  She’s asked me to take over the tour at this point because education is my area of expertise.  You may notice a […]

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The vision of The Fifth Sacred Thing is highly informed by the insights and tools of permaculture, a system of ecological design that teaches us how to work with nature to meet our needs while regenerating the environment around us.  I just wanted to share a few of my inspirations from the Continue Reading

Update on our Green Projects

On 15 September 2012 By

I’m looking back over photos from last spring, fast-forwarding through the months as young people from San Francisco’s inner city take a bare lot covered with asphalt and transform it into a beautiful container garden.   Earth Activist Training, our permaculture teaching organization, partnered on this project with Hunters Point Family, an organization that offers youth […]

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(Here’s the third installment in our ongoing city tours of the reimagined San Francisco of the future.)

Alright, let’s stroll along here to the Central Plaza.   Up this broad avenue, you’ll note the Library here at center.  The Library is the heart of our city, in many ways.  Here we preserve old books as well […]

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Here’s the second in our ongoing city tours of the reimagined San Francisco of the future!  Thanks to all our Permaculture Visionaries for inspiring these posts.

Hello again, everyone.  Maya Greenwood, still here as your tour guide!  I hope you’ve all had a chance to get a plate full of something delicious.  Take a seat, […]

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Hello and welcome everybody!  My name is Maya Greenwood, and I’ve been cajoled into being your tour guide for this special visit to Yerba Buena/San Francisco 2047.  Why me, you might ask?  Well, for one thing I’ve adored this city since my first glimpse of it in the Summer of Love, eighty years ago.  I […]

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I know that if you’re reading this in the Midwest or the Northeast, you may be slogging through snowbanks and shivering in the cold, but here in Califia, it’s spring.  The trees are blossoming, and the bulbs pushing up through the earth.  And with the energy of the new year and the new season, we’re […]

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We did it, everyone!  We’re 127% funded, thanks to you–and up in the top 50 of Kickstarter’s  most funded projects!  Huge gratitude to all of you who donated, who Liked the site, who joined our Facebook page, who posted and forwarded our links, who have offered so many different kinds of help, support and […]

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