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Permaculture—a design science, and a set of practical tools and principles for creating a future we want to live in!  Do you dream of a world that is beautiful, healthy, just, and balanced?  Where everyone has fresh food, clean air, flowing water, and thriving community?  Permaculture gives us the tools to create it, to heal […]

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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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Welcome back, everyone.  I hope you enjoyed your time here in the Central Plaza and at the market.  My name is Johanna—and Maya and I go way back.  I do mean, way back!  She’s asked me to take over the tour at this point because education is my area of expertise.  You may notice a […]

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(Another TFST Artist Feature! Click on each image to see it at full size.)

Artist George Atherton creates his work under the name Geo Glyphiks. His creations are beautiful, deeply-detailed, and soulfully inspired by his vision for what he calls a “harmonious, ecologically thriving world and awakened states of being” – so it was […]

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Android Jones is a true modern artist, one who works ceaselessly to find the voice of his time, using the tools from the frontier of a designer’s imagination and taking all elements in hand as a visionary to seek the living frontier.

He stands in a short list of artists as the heir apparent to […]

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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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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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Check out the latest issue of Mushroom Magazine online, featuring an interview with The Fifth Sacred Thing’s concept artist Jessica Perlstein! (Note: follow the link, wait for the magazine to load, and use the bottom navigation bar to advance to page 72 for the interview.)

 

 

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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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