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We are happy to announce Guayaki as a sponsor

We are happy to announce Guayaki as a sponsor of this year’s North American Permaculture Convergence by providing organic, fair trade, sustainably harvested yerba mate to everyone at the Convergence. And we are grateful for the work they do as they steward and restore 200,000 acres of South American Atlantic rainforest and create over 1,000 living wage jobs by 2020…

NAPC II

The 2nd North American Permaculture Convergence is scheduled for September 14-18, 2016 at the Solar Living Institute in Hopland, California. NAPC II will be held in conjunction with the Northern California Permaculture Convergence (NCPC) which will be held concurrently on September 16-18 on the same site.

Towards a Racially Inclusive Permaculture Community

During the first North American Permaculture Convergence (NAPC) in August 2014, self-organized people of color (POC) and white allies (Allies) identified a need to address issues of race and racism within the permaculture movement. After meeting separately as a POC and Allies caucuses, the groups came together and endorsed the various points as powerful requests of all leaders and practitioners…

NAPC WORKING GROUPS REPORTS

The Working Groups were one of the most dynamic parts of NAPC.  They formed at the Friday morning opening circle.  Some groups met only once but most of them met multiple times. Some involved up to 50 people and others were small.  At the closing circle, a representative from most of the working groups gave a brief report.  This was…

NAPC PERMACULTURE EXPOSITION

Do you have books, T-shirts or products to sell?  Want to promote your business? Tell people what you’re doing?  Join the NAPC Exposition! The Exposition will feature a wide array of permaculture related organizations, businesses, services and products. The Exposition Hall will be in one of the wings of the main barn stage.  NAPC’s Info Hub and scheduling boards will…

TRANSPORTATION UPDATE

DO YOU NEED A RIDE? Let us know asap. Are you flying in to the Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport or Rochester International Airport? Amtrak? Want a ride from your location? CAN YOU OFFER A RIDE? If you are driving to NAPC from any directions (or distance) and have room for a fellow traveler please let us know in case we can…