Best of Canada, volume 2

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First Nations People Reclaiming Their Heritage, Pawa Haiyupis. Visit McCaskill Street — Forging Community through Resource Sharing, Meredith, Garcia-Meredith, Riddell, Parkhouse, Walsh Village Vancouver — How Can a Big City Become a Village? Moster, Pacey & … [Read more...]

Best of Canada, volume 1

An Urban Developer Goes for the Green, Joe Van Belleghem Claiming the Commons — Food for All on Haultain Boulevard, Rainey Hopewell & Margot Johnston Awakening the Village Heart and Mind, Brandy Gallagher An Eco-Sense House — Natural Building, Natural Living, Ann and … [Read more...]

Reclaiming Democracy: How Communities are Saying “NO” to Corporate Rights

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Thomas Linzey and Shannon Biggs describe how more than 100 communities have enacted laws that place the rights of communities and nature over the claimed "rights" of corporations. Their organizing stems from a new understanding of the origins of corporate power. It's a … [Read more...]

David Korten: “The Great Turning”

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David Korten's inspiring and extensively-illustrated presentation of his new book The Great Turning: From Empire to Earth Community. David says we are at a defining moment in all of human history. Bonus: a 28-minute personal interview with David. Read presentation … [Read more...]

Introduction to Permaculture (weekend workshop)

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This weekend workshop by Cathé Fish packs comprehensive, practical information into two days of fully-illustrated slideshows. It's well-spiced with her overflowing enthusiasm and experience. The 6-dvd set covers principles, land, water harvesting, soil, zones, gardens, … [Read more...]

Preparing Traditional Nourishment

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Five Cooking Classes with Shan Kendall, based on the work of Weston A. Price, with a bonus Recipes and Resources CD. Learn the tips and techniques, materials and tools from an experienced cook. Recipes are based on Nourishing Traditions by Sally … [Read more...]

Suburban Backyard Gardens: Cultivating Abundance

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How Much Food Can I Grow Around My House? Judy Alexander An Experiment in Back Yard Sustainability, Scott McGuire Suburban Permaculture, Janet Barocco and Richard Heinberg Cultivating a Suburban Foodshed, Owen Dell Four conversations, about 28 minutes … [Read more...]

The Heart of Permaculture

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Bullock Brothers Homestead — A 25-Year Permaculture Project, Joe, Sam and Doug Bullock How Do I Invite You to Grow Food? Jenny Pell High on Permaculture in the Rocky Mountains, Kris Holstrom The Heart of Permaculture, Bill Wilson. (See also Bill's presentation Living in … [Read more...]

Port Townsend Shapes a Locally Reliant Community

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Local Investing Made Easy, James Frazier, Kees Kolff, Matthew Day How Many Community Gardens? Judy Alexander, Celia & Ray Carnighan Menu for the Future – Bringing Farmers to the Table, Dick Bergeron, Judy Alexander, Peter Bates Partners in Preparedness – Neighborhoods … [Read more...]

Best of 2011 – Pushing the Boundaries (vol 1)

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Our top choices from the 2011 Peak Moment TV conversations (volume 1 of 2). The Vegetarian Myth, Lierre Keith How the West Has Won, Derrick Jensen Awakening the Village Heart and Mind, Brandy McPherson Portable House, Simple Life, Dee Williams Four conversations, … [Read more...]