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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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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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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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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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