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Permaculture Convergence – Resilience in Action, By Tony Kamba

Educative, engaging, productive, sustainable and fun are but just a few words that attendees at this years’ permaculture convergence described this year’s Building Resilient Communities Permaculture Convergence.  Held at the Solar Living Center in Hopland California October 5-8, this annual gathering supported hundreds of citizen activists, permaculture designers, activists and community organizers from North California [...]

October 17th, 2017|

News from the B.K. Foundation

This post originally appeared in the Berrett-Khoeler's June newsletter, and was written by Executive Director Annie-Rose London. Every week I connect with leaders of remarkable organizations, plotting how we can combine forces. We all recognize that we are stronger together, and that it takes all of our unique gifts to tackle the challenges our world [...]

June 9th, 2017|

NorCal Network launches our Circle of Collaborators

An energetic crowd of more than 70 movers and shakers from around the Bay Area gathered at the East Bay Community Space to help launch the NorCal Community Resilience Network's Circle of Collaborators on April 14th. The day started out beautifully with Gerardo Marin and Rafael Jesús González opening the space with a grounding ceremony rooted [...]

May 3rd, 2017|

West County women farmers further food movement

With the steady rise of females in farming, women in West County are working to make a mark in local food systems. In an effort to celebrate and collaborate women and food, Caiti Hachmyer, owner and farmer of Red H Farm, created the symposium called Foundations and the Future: Celebrating Women’s Leadership in the [...]

November 16th, 2016|

Petalumans share a plentiful bounty at 8th and Bee Homestead

At first glance, the yard on the corner of 8th and B streets looks like any other neatly kept, early spring garden in the cozy west Petaluma neighborhood. Clean gray river stones frame newly budding fruit trees, mature kale and chard plants pump out their nutritious offerings and a flowering quince attracts buzzing bees. [...]

November 16th, 2016|

West Oakland Activists Vow to Defend Afrika Town Community Garden By Luke Tsai

A community garden in West Oakland is the latest battlefield in the war against gentrification, according to activists who built the garden and have vowed to defend it. Built over a period of several months, the Afrika Town Community Garden sits in what its organizers say was a dilapidated, needle-strewn lot at the intersection of West Grand [...]

January 20th, 2016|