Looking for a permaculture-inspired gift for the holidays? We’ve put together this gift guide featuring small, locally owned businesses so that we can all shop local this holiday season–and beyond!
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Homefun resources related to Social Permaculture & Community Development from our Permaculture Design Certificate course.
In the fifth post in a series about community wealth, we discuss an initiative to create a downtown commons in Santa Cruz, CA.
In part three of our series about building community wealth, we explore cooperative and community-owned housing initiatives in the East Bay, Santa Cruz, and Davis.
In part 2 in our series about building community wealth, we explore the role of anchor institutions and universities as anchor collaboratives.
Conversations, inspirations, and ideas that emerged in Santa Cruz during four events with Mark Lakeman about redesigning the city for urban placemaking.
Last month in Hopland, CA, 610 permaculture-minded folks from all over Northern California and beyond gathered for the 13th Annual NorCal Permaculture “Building Resilient Communities” Convergence. Presented by Living Mandala and co-sponsored by a super rad list of organizations and businesses, the Convergence is proud to be the world’s largest permaculture event! The Solar Living […]
During spring quarter 2018, UC Santa Cruz senior Kaylee Savage-Wright worked with Santa Cruz Permaculture through a for-credit internship hosted by the UCSC Environmental Studies Department. We enjoyed working with her for the ten-week quarter. At the end of her internship, we asked her to reflect on her experience so we could share some of […]
This is the second article in a series about how to start a permaculture guild in your community. It’s based on what we’ve been doing to start one in Santa Cruz, CA. In the first article, we explore what a Permaculture Guild is and how to host your first meeting using the World Cafe process. […]