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? Exploring the Sharing Economy & Its Potential for Growth.
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Who’s Really Sharing? Exploring the Sharing Economy & Its Potential for Growth.

“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. (Never mind that this is not new at all—sharing and homesteading are […]

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 […]

Greening the Sacred Desert: Permaculture workshop and hands on learning experience in Wirikuta, Mexico
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Greening the Sacred Desert: Permaculture workshop and hands on learning experience in Wirikuta, Mexico

Wirikuta is a region in the desert of San Luis Potosí, Mexico that is considered by the Wixarika or Huichol indigenous people in Mexico one of their most important sacred sites. The Wixarika people are known worldwide for their unique visionary art and for proudly preserving their spiritual identity despite a destructive civilizing process of […]

Turning Sun into Food – Eco-Bus Caravan Collaborates with Nutrition Center in Guatemala to build Solar Cookers
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Turning Sun into Food – Eco-Bus Caravan Collaborates with Nutrition Center in Guatemala to build Solar Cookers

SPORACTION “Turning Sun into Food” 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 completed 3 […]

Co-Working: The Dissolving Line Between Work & Play – David Casey
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Co-Working: The Dissolving Line Between Work & Play – David Casey

A new way to work and share has emerged from the San Francisco Bay Area tech culture. It is embodied through co-working spaces, peer-to-peer networks for direct sharing, everything from rides to commercial retail space to clothing. It’s been called the sharing economy or  collaborative consumption. Last month, one of these co-working spaces, NextSpace, hosted a […]