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Last Summer in Emerald City

On 26 November 2013 By

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.

The students […]

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Starhawk sent a note to the rest of the production crew, excited to share this story from one of her Earth Activist Training grads from England. In Brittany, there is a stranger-than-fiction, real life stand being taken by activists who for three years have occupied a wild and abundant 4000-acre landscape. Their purpose? To oppose […]

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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

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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Our Kickstarter campaign is drawing to a close in just a few days.  I’ve felt so astoundingly gifted by all of the amazing support we’ve received! From people giving us their hard-earned money, others who have offered us their services or creative work, to all the people who’ve written and told me how […]

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Everything is connected.

Abundance, health and happiness come not from things, but relationships.  Money can’t buy me love!

As designers, we look at connections in space and time.  If we put things in the right place, do things in the right order and at the right time, we save work, money and energy.

“To every […]

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The Earth is a living, conscious being. In company with cultures of many different times and places, we name these things as sacred: air, fire, water, and earth.

Whether we see them as the breath, energy, blood, and the body of the Mother, or as blessed gifts of a creator, or as symbols of the […]

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