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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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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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Timewalkers, come join us for a real living history tour of Yerba Buena City as it was in the not-so-distant past… in the year 2013.

Back then, more of the city was above the waves. The clean, vibrant city we know now was still in thrall to the gritty dirty energy economy of the […]

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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

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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We began with a few questions. What is Emerald City? How do we create the world we want to live in? What are the traits we think our heroes will need?

Our mentors, Senegalese artist Charles Dabo, and Yoruba Priestess and author Luisah Teish, offered wisdom and passionate guidance as we explored traditional African Rites […]

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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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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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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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