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Starhawk is featured along with many other prominent environmental voices in the documentary United Natures, “a film on the Rights of Mother Earth, Environmental Philosophy, Permaculture of the Inner Landscape, Wisdom and Spirituality, and a Neo-Indigenous Future for Humanity.” The film will be released on June 1, 2013, and was created by […]

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“In late October, or Ancestor Moon as some liked to call it, Black Dragon House became a shrine to the dead. Over the years Halloween, now called by its original Celtic name of Samhain, had merged with the Mexican Day of the Dead, El Dia de los Muertos, celebrated on November 2. Now the holiday […]

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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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(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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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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August 1, Lammas, one of the eight key Celtic Pagan holidays on the Wheel of the Year.  Lammas, traditionally, was the beginning of the harvest, when the early crops are coming in and the summer fruits are ripe.  In Ireland, it was Lughnasad, the festival of the sun-God Lugh.  “Lammas” comes from “Loaf-mass”—the loaf made […]

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This summer has been a whirlwind of teaching permaculture and working on making a movie from my novel, The Fifth Sacred Thing.  But a few days ago I took a break to attend a performance of Guys and Dolls put on by SF Arts Education, in which my fifteen-year old Goddess-child Kore […]

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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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