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 […]

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 […]

Indigenous Permaculture in Mexico
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Indigenous Permaculture in Mexico

In October 2012, Gerardo Ruiz, attended the General Assembly in the Wixarika (Huichol) community of Tuapurie with Juan Negrin, Director of the Wixarika Resarch Center, were they were formally petitioned by the community to help them design and implement a regenerative forestry program integrated into the community’s autonomous high school, a challenge that was gladly […]