The NuMundo Journey Portal: Bringing Regenerative Culture to Transformational Festivals
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The NuMundo Journey Portal: Bringing Regenerative Culture to Transformational Festivals

Step into the Journey Portal. Take a seat on the woven straw mat. Smell the palo santo burning, and smile to the person next to you. Pick up a flower from the altar, and notice its fragrance. Look up at the posters hanging on the information board: surfing, farming, meditation. Did you ever imagine doing […]

Permaculture Meets Justice in One of the Most Resilient Places in the United States
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Permaculture Meets Justice in One of the Most Resilient Places in the United States

It is a place of incredible resilience amidst terrifying history. Established in 1889 by white colonialists as a Prisoner-of-War camp for Native Americans, South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation is now the second largest Native American Indian Reservation in the United States. Building a permaculture education centre and language school here, in one of the most […]

Evolving from Elaborate Parties in the Desert to Permanent Villages
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Evolving from Elaborate Parties in the Desert to Permanent Villages

Every year, inspired individuals leave the common culture of our modern age. They build a temporary city in the desert to experiment with an imaginative new culture based around gifting and acceptance. These gatherings have the capacity to change lives by filling participants with awe and shocking them out of complacency immersed in a rugged desert climate. […]

Envision Festival: A Transformational Gathering in Costa Rican Jungle Paradise
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Envision Festival: A Transformational Gathering in Costa Rican Jungle Paradise

All photos by Katia Alferova. Envision is a four-day outdoor transformational festival in the coastal Costa Rican jungle combining music, yoga, visionary art, natural building and sustainable practices.  Impressive handcrafted stages and art installations decorate the jungle in Uvita while thumping beats keep Envisioners dancing all night.  But it’s not just about electronic music. The […]

Lucid University: California Festival Takes Learning to a New Level
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Lucid University: California Festival Takes Learning to a New Level

In an exciting new series promoting onsite personal growth, Lucidity Festival is offering an exclusive 3-day early arrival experience engineered specifically as an incubation space for living solutions as part of their fifth year theme, Crossroads. As a Lucid University participant, students get to choose from one of five intensive learning programs focused on creative […]

Graduating from Burning Man to a 9 acre, 5-family community. What does it take?
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Graduating from Burning Man to a 9 acre, 5-family community. What does it take?

By: Jessica Plancich Shinners, Co-founder of Emerald Village Organization We started off as veteran Burning Man friends and we ended up as neighbors, chosen family members, business partners, co-parents and partners in the process of life. Little did we know that there was a grand design at work when years before, many of us came together […]

Preview: Elemental Alchemy at Symbiosis
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Preview: Elemental Alchemy at Symbiosis

By: Sophie Moon After ten years of creating unforgettable experiences, Symbiosis continues to bring together some of the best performers, teachers, and artists from all over the world to one place! We are co-creating a magical festival where one is reminded of the beauty that life holds and the amazing opportunities we can learn and […]

The Vision Council: An Ancient Way of Gathering in Modern Times
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The Vision Council: An Ancient Way of Gathering in Modern Times

Since the beginning of human history we have been gathering together as families, tribes and communities, to strengthen our relationship with each other, to council about important community matters, to exchange seeds, medicines, gifts and to simply celebrate life; to sit by the fire and hear the stories of our elders; to heal and honor […]