Meeting my Jamily: Evolving and Emerging Economies Jam
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Meeting my Jamily: Evolving and Emerging Economies Jam

This June, I had the great fortune to participate in a leadership retreat in California for social entrepreneurs interested in building a better world. The hosting organization, YES!, “connects, inspires and collaborates with changemakers to join forces for thriving, just, and balanced ways of life for all. YES! works at the meeting point of internal, […]

The Polish Ambassador Activates Communities through Pushing Through the Pavement: A Permaculture Action Tour – Shayna Gladstone
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The Polish Ambassador Activates Communities through Pushing Through the Pavement: A Permaculture Action Tour – Shayna Gladstone

Remember in the 1960’s when music was the counterpart of social activism, during a time of resistance to war and civil rights? Remember when young people all around the US self-organized in their universities and became the driving force behind the civil rights and anti-war movements? In the first six months of 1968, more than […]

Visiting Permaculture and Plant Medicine Impact Centers in the Amazon – David Casey
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Visiting Permaculture and Plant Medicine Impact Centers in the Amazon – David Casey

Temple of the Way of Light & Chaikuni Institute are partner Impact Centers located deep in the Peruvian Amazon. The Temple is focused on inner healing.  We came by way of airplane into Iquitos, the largest city in the world that is not connected by road to the outside. Iquitos feels like the Wild West […]

Kristen Rivers is Transforming Young Women’s Lives in Santa Cruz by Taylor Proffitt
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Kristen Rivers is Transforming Young Women’s Lives in Santa Cruz by Taylor Proffitt

Artemis Girl’s Empowerment Training Meet Kristen M. Rivers. When she isn’t teaching deep ecology and permaculture design from her Santa Cruz home, she helps young women face the multifaceted emotional, physical, and spiritual challenges of the millennial age. Through after school meetings, yoga, art, gardening, storytelling, poetry, and superfood cooking, “Mama Artemis” helps junior and […]

Hacking for Change: Project Nuevo Mundo in Hacksummit SF – David Casey
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Hacking for Change: Project Nuevo Mundo in Hacksummit SF – David Casey

Over the weekend of 14-15 June 2014, Project Nuevo Mundo was proud to participate as a “problem sponsor” in the HackSummit – a hackathon to support social enterprises and non-profits, hosted by DevNetwork. A hackathon is a new type event, generally taking place over a few days, in which a large number of people meet […]

Positive Community Trace at Kinnection Campout by Taylor Proffitt
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Positive Community Trace at Kinnection Campout by Taylor Proffitt

  Avalon is a gorgeous property in the rolling hills of western South Carolina, surrounded by farmland and the stunning Lake Hartwell. The sacred attunement of the forests and river resonate in the spirit of the land. Tribal Council Collective, a conscious event production crew based in Asheville, NC, chose this magical location to host their […]

Who’s Really Sharing?
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Who’s Really Sharing?

“For all its troubling externalities, the sharing economy is largely heralded as a “return to the village,” an ahistoric utopia where we were friends with all of our trusted neighbors, lived in harmony with nature, and wanted not to consume, but to share. (Nevermind that this is not new at all?—?sharing and homesteading are things […]

Educational Farms are the Universities of the Future – Taylor Profitt
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Educational Farms are the Universities of the Future – Taylor Profitt

It’s Spring. I’m gratefully sunburnt and finally getting my hands in the Earth after months of frigid temperatures and greenhouse work. A group of community members are gathered to take an educational tour, guided by Farmer John Wilson here at the New Earth Farm in Virginia Beach. Some volunteers are busy foraging edible herbs and […]

Returning to the Roots – Eco-Bus Caravan Collaborates with Indigenous Artist Co-op in Guatemala to Build Natural Dye Garden
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Returning to the Roots – Eco-Bus Caravan Collaborates with Indigenous Artist Co-op in Guatemala to Build Natural Dye Garden

Returning to the Roots “Dyeing with Plants” Project Nuevo Mundo`s  2013 Earth Odyssey Bus Caravan After the long journey from San Diego, The Earth Odyssey caravan landed on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala for two months to implement some incredibly regenerative projects. In collaboration with JUSTA and 22 permaculture specialists, we broke off into 3 teams and […]