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EAT Recommends:

EAT Recommends:

Erik Ohlsen, one of our favorite alumni and a frequent guest teacher, has developed a great collection of online resources. Ecological Landscaper Other Favorite Resources: Alan Savory’s TED Talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpTHi7O66pI Darren Dougherty’s...

Our Bayview Project

Our Bayview Project

Earth Activist Training in Bayview/Hunter's Point Since 2006, Earth Activist Training has been working to support two community gardens in Bayview Hunters Point, a predominantly African-American, low-income inner city neighborhood in San Francisco, plagued by toxins,...

What is Permaculture? by Starhawk

What is Permaculture? by Starhawk

Permaculture is ecological design aimed at creating systems that meet human needs while regenerating and healing the environment around us. It does this by applying a set of ethics and principles that guide us in designing connections, flows, and beneficial...

Like a Phoenix from the Fire: Cultivating Hope at Earth Activist Training

Like a Phoenix from the Fire: Cultivating Hope at Earth Activist Training

You know the tagline: “Radical Solutions Inspiring Hope.” You know HopeDanceis all about exploring neato answers to modern social, ecological, and political ills, and I assume that’s why you read it, for if you wanted to bombard yourself with tired, standard complaints, you wouldn’t be here, right?

Earth Activist Training, Permaculture, and Simple Techniques for Saving the World!

Earth Activist Training, Permaculture, and Simple Techniques for Saving the World!

Jonathan Furst wrote about the power of the EAT experience to change one’s life: “Earth Activist Training, Permaculture, and Simple Techniques for Saving the World!” Jonathan attended the January 2002 EAT at Black Mountain Preserve in northern California. This article was published in the Summer 2002 issue of Reclaiming Quarterly.

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A Wild and Diverse Earth Activist Training!

By Starhawk, February 2, 2016 Pandora Thomas on our site visit.           Our January Earth Activist Training opened with the sound of clapper sticks and flutes, and the steady beat of a Pomo drum. Our old friend Neil, who has spent many years...

City of Refuge Kickstarter Campaign a Wild Success Story

City of Refuge Kickstarter Campaign a Wild Success Story

Wow!  I'm so excited, I hardly know what to say. We've had such incredible support for the Kickstarter to publish City of Refuge, the sequel to The Fifth Sacred Thing! I'm also somewhat exhausted, from teaching our Earth Activist Training in Catalunya, which by the...

Earth Activist Training by Layne Whitley

Earth Activist Training by Layne Whitley

Layne Whitley, director of the Chico (California) Peace and Justice Center, took EAT in April/May 2003, at Black Mountain. She wrote this article for the CPJC newsletter, published in June ’03.

“I wanted to learn how to maintain my optimism in the face of so much fear and negativity, and I wanted to learn general PC principles. I did! Not only did I learn to maintain my optimism, I feel even MORE positive and empowered than ever. I wholeheartedly, enthusiastically recommend this course. The best, most inspirational, informative, empowering class I’ve ever attended.”

Laura Holland Belk, Sierraville, California
January 2004 EAT

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