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We are very pleased to announce the addition of a new member to The Fifth Sacred Thing production team, Eric Watson. Eric is a producer, writer, director, and committed environmental activist. His filmography includes several groundbreaking and critically acclaimed cinema classics including Pi, Requiem For A Dream, and The Fountain. After acting as a friend […]

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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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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, […]

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Starhawk will be a keynote speaker at the Northern California Permaculture Convergence (formerly the Bay Area Regional Permaculture Convergence), 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 […]

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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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If you have been wanting to get involved with the production of The Fifth Sacred Thing film, here’s your chance!  We have added a production sign up to our website where you can share your talents with us and have the opportunity to join our team!

Just follow the link below and fill out the […]

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Permaculture is a system of ecological design aimed at meeting our human needs while regenerating and healing the environment around us.  The word ‘permaculture’ was coined by Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren in the 1970’s, from ‘permanent agriculture’.  But it’s not just gardening or ranching — permaculture principles also work for economics, urban […]

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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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Less than a week to go on our Kickstarter campaign for The Fifth Sacred Thing movie.  We’ve done so well–but still have far to go!  However, it occured to me that it was past time to share with you all the Green Plan I wrote up for our production.  It’s designed to guide […]

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Solstice Blessings

On 21 June 2011 By

“Now, on the longest day, light triumphs, and yet begins the decline into dark. We turn the Wheel… for we have planted the seeds of our own changes, and to grow we must accept even the passing of the sun… Set Sail… See with clear eyes… See how we shine!”
~ Starhawk, from The […]

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