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Education & Learning
Optimizing individual and collective human potential through right education and learning To fulfil its covenant, a creative culture must achieve the effective education of each successive generation of youngers to enable them to meet and overcome the challenges they will have to face.

Waldorf Education
Waldorf schools offer a developmentally appropriate, experiential, and academically rigorous approach to education. They integrate the arts in all academic disciplines for children from preschool through twelfth grade to enhance and enrich learning. Waldorf education aims to inspire life-long learning...

The Meaning of Education by Daniel Greenberg
In 1968, a group of parents and educators founded Sudbury Valley School based on a clear vision of the individual freedom needed by children to flourish, and of a community governed equally by all its members. The task this book undertakes is to articulate the many strands that, together, form the...

The Underground History of American Education
John Taylor Gatto, invested over 10 years of dedicated research to uncover some of the most alarming ideas and writings by the creators and advocates of mandatory attendance schooling, which show where the system came from and why it was created. He combined these facts with his personal experience as...

The Global Education Project
The Global Education Project is a Canadian non-governmental foundation with a 28-year history of publishing fact-packed educational wall posters, websites and producing live events to educate about important issues. The GEP's electronic publishing efforts have produced accessible web sites which now...

The Center for Education and Research in Consciousness
The Center for Education and Research in Consciousness (CERC) initiative supports the development of undergraduate and graduate programs in Consciousness at the University of Washington Bothell. The Consciousness Minor at the University of Washington Bothell investigates the nature, dynamics, and functions...

British Columbia Education and Training
Descriptions, resources and guidelines for homeschooling and alternative schooling as defined by the Government of British Columbia

Stream to Sea: K-12 Education
The Stream to Sea education program supports and provides resources to educators in British Columbia and Yukon. Students learn to become aquatic stewards by understanding, respecting and protecting freshwater, estuarine and marine ecosystems.

Temenos Academy
An Academy for Education in the light of the Spirit: the Temenos Academy is an educational charity which offers education in philosophy and the arts in the light of the sacred traditions of east and West. The word "temenos" means a sacred precinct.

Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriuclum of Compulsory Schooling
John Taylor Gatto's radical treatise on public education continues to bang the drum for an unshackling of children and learning from formal schooling. Now, in an ever-more-rapidly changing world with an explosion of alternative routes to learning, it's poised to continue to shake the world of institutional...

Growing Without Schooling
John Holt's Growing Without Schooling (GWS), founded in 1977, was America's first home education newsletter. The website offers all back issues of GWS, homeshooling videos and resources, books and downloads.

The Gaples Institute for Integrative Cardiology
The Gaples Institute for Integrative Cardiology is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission to provide leadership in advocacy and education regarding the powerful role of nutrition and lifestyle changes for prevention of heart disease.

IslandWood
IslandWood is an environmental learning center created to improve access to meaningful, nature-based learning experiences for children, located on 250 acres on Bainbridge Island, WA.

Alderleaf Farm and Wilderness College
A wilderness survival school, permaculture training and outdoor education center. Alderleaf offers courses on wilderness survival, wild edible & medicinal plants, permaculture, wildlife tracking, naturalist skills, and outdoor education in the Pacific Northwest.

Home Learning
Keys and methods to an optimal home education There is mounting evidence that the western schooling system was originally designed with the primary purpose of adapting children and families to serve the industrialized economy, not for helping young people fulfill their optimal creative potential. With...

Folk University
Education for and by the curious folks of Cortes. Folk U is dedicated to bringing Cortes Islanders together to share what they know (and have fun doing it). Folk University is a project of Cortes Literacy in partnership with Cortes Islanders. At a time when our ideas and differences are being used...

O.U.R. Ecovillage
Located on 25 acres near Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, O.U.R. ECOVILLAGE began with a vision to create a model demonstration sustainable village community rooted in social, ecological, and economic well being. O.U.R. Ecovillage is the host site for O.U.R Community Association, a registered nonprofit...

The Golden Rule Project
"The mission of the Golden Rule Project is to increase awareness and the practice of compassion, kindness, and peace by sharing the universal principle of the Golden Rule through education, programming, and partnerships. The Golden Rule Project is not religious, not political, and not associated with...

A Place to Grow; The Culture of Sudbury Valley School by Daniel Greenberg
In 1968, a group of parents and educators founded Sudbury Valley School based on a clear vision of the individual freedom needed by children to flourish, and of a community governed equally by all its members. This book explores the array of principles and practices that have evolved and make up the...

Summerhill by A.S. Neill
Alexander Sutherland Neill (17 October 1883 – 23 September 1973) was a Scottish educator and author known for his school, Summerhill, and its philosophy of freedom from adult coercion and its community self-governance Neill wrote 20 books in his lifetime. Originally published in 1960, Summerhill...

How Children Learn by John Holt
John Caldwell Holt was an American author and educator, a proponent of homeschooling and, specifically, the unschooling approach, and a pioneer in youth rights theory. This enduring classic of educational thought offers teachers and parents deep, original insight into the nature of early learning. John...

Weapons of Mass Instruction
John Taylor Gatto's *Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher's Journey Through The Dark World of Compulsory Schooling* argues that the current system of compulsory schooling cripples imagination, discourages critical thinking, and creates a false view of learning as a byproduct of rote memorization...

David Suzuki Foundation
Co-founded by David Suzuki, award-winning geneticist and broadcaster... He is widely recognized as a world leader in sustainable ecology. "Through evidence-based research, policy analysis, education and citizen empowerment, we conserve and protect the natural environment to create a sustainable Canada....

Rodale Institute
Widely recognized as a founder of the modern organic movement, Rodale Institute has been a global leader in regenerative organic agriculture for over 70 years. Rodale Institute is growing the regenerative organic movement through research, farmer training, publishing and consumer education.

David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
David Attenborough, a 94 yr old naturalist, recounts his life and the evolutionary history of life on Earth, reflects upon both the defining moments of his lifetime and the devastating changes he has seen, grieves the global nature loss and loss of wild places in a single lifetime, and offers a powerful...

BC Home Educators Association
BCHEA is a registered non-profit society dedicated to the protection of the family's freedom to educate children at home with minimal government intervention. BCHEA was registered in 1987 as an umbrella group to represent all home schoolers regardless of their philosophical or religious beliefs. Since...

Comox Valley Home Learners Network
Homeshool support group serving Courtney and the Comox Valley, BC.

North Island Home Learners
Homeschool support group serving Port McNeill and North Vancouver Island, BC

Pender Island Home Learners
Homeschool support group serving Pender Island, BC

Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling
Selection from the book: What is most important and valuable about the home as a base for children's growth into the world is not that it is a better school than the schools but that it isn't a school at all. It is not an artificial place, set up to make "learning" happen and in which nothing except...

Wikimedia Foundation
The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia, the other Wikimedia free knowledge projects.

Nurture in Nature
Nurture In Nature is a collaborative community space for practising a sustainable, healthy, new way of life. As a team, they are in the process of transforming a 40-acre piece of property into a holistic and resilient ecosystem that produces food as well as provides for community education, growth,...

Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable
Promoting healthy and sustainable food systems through networking events and education in the Capital Region of Vancouver Island. Hosts an annual Farmer2farmer regional conference and quarterly events.

Khan Academy
Khan Academy is a nonprofit that provides free educational tools for learning math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history.

Gaia University
Gaia University offers a blended system of online, guided course-work combined with on-the-ground, hands-on project work. They are a institution of higher learning that offers mentoring, online courses, diploma certificate programs, and externally-accredited Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science...

TED: Ideas worth spreading
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of conference and videos featuring short informative talks on topics from science to business to global issues. The ted website's large collection of educational videos are all freely available for viewing and download.

EcoVersity
The Ecoversities Alliance is a community of learning practitioners from around the world committed to re-imagining higher education to cultivate human and ecological flourishing in response to the critical challenges of our times.

Kiss the Ground
Kiss the Ground is a feature-length documentary focusing on regenerating the world’s soils. It shows that it's possible to rapidly stabilize Earth’s climate, restore lost ecosystems and create abundant food supplies through regenerative agriculture.

Earth: A Graphic Look at the State of the World
**A concise and comprehensive overview of the state of the planet and humanity.** Earth's ecological and human systems are in severe crisis. Although there is a wealth of information available, much of it is fragmented. The convergence of issues facing the earth are so interrelated that most of them...

Bioneers
"Bioneers is an innovative nonprofit educational organization that highlights breakthrough solutions for restoring people and planet. Founded in 1990 in Santa Fe, New Mexico by social entrepreneurs Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons, Bioneers advances the great transformation underway in human civilization...

Homeschool Canada
Homeschool Canada began in 2011 to help homeschool families from all across Canada connect with each other, and to provide a central place where people can find national, provincial and regional information about homeschooling in Canada; including laws, guidelines and resources.

Nanaimo Community Home Learners (NCHL)
Nanaimo Community Home Learners is a collection of families in and around Nanaimo who support one another on their homeschooling journeys. NCHL’s current membership includes over 60 diverse families from Nanaimo, Gabriola Island, Ladysmith, Duncan, Lantzville, Parksville, and Qualicum Beach. Support...

Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Savers Exchange is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of heirloom seeds in the United States. Their mission is to: - Connect gardeners and farmers through the world's largest open seed exchange. - Collect, store, and regenerate organic and non-GMO seeds of thousands of rare,...

Homelearners South of the Fraser
A secular Homelearners' support network for families in the Lower Mainland of Beautiful British Columbia Covering the range of homelearning styles from school-at-homers to radical unschoolers, and everything in between. The group meets at 1pm on Mondays at Redwood Park in Surrey.

Innisfree Farm
Workshops, Classes and apprenticeship opportunities at Innisfree Farm. A 7 acre site that hosts, horticultural therapy workshops, herbal education classes and the bi annual Vancouver Island Herb gathering.

Eden Tree Farm
An Alberni Valley permaculture farm and education site provides consulting services and support for community projects. Teeny-tiny, 'beyond organic' permaculture farm in the Alberni Valley. We sell plants, produce, meats, herbs and organic garden supplies like Effective Microorganisms and Myccorhizal...

Mycology Logos
Mycology Logos is a school dedicated to mushrooms, lichens, and micro fungi, including the applied sciences of mycology and the practical arts of working with fungi. All Mycology Logos' spawn is grown using only organic, wild-crafted, and/or locally-sourced ingredients and the grains used in the cultivation...

Permaculture Institute
Founded in 1997 by Scott Pittman and Bill Mollison, the Institute’s work uses education and demonstration to accomplish our mission of training the next environmental and social change makers in the life-enhancing practice of Permaculture Design. It was developed from the work of Permaculture Drylands...

Climate Hope Resource Guide
Helpful places on the Internet with resources to deal with Climate Grief and Eco-anxiety.

Climate Hope Gathering
Coming to terms with the climate crisis may be the most important work humanity needs to do in order to address our changing climate reality.Together we will call forth our creativity and find new pathways for thriving in the climate era. At Climate Hope, participants will gather in community to...

Campbell River Homeschoolers
Homeschool network and support group serving Campbell River and the Comox Valley.

Cornerstone Homeschoolers
Homeschool support group serving Courtney and the Comox Valley, BC.

Cowichan Valley Home Learning Community
Homeschool support group serving Ladysmith, Chemainus, Crofton, Duncan, Cobble Hill, Shawnigan Lake, Cowichan Bay and Mill Bay, BC

Ladysmith and Chemainus Homeschoolers
Homeschool support group serving Ladysmith and Chemainus, BC

Our Mother of Good Counsel Catholic Homeshoolers
Homeschool support group serving Cowichan Valley and beyond.

Highschool Homelearning Victoria
Homeschool support group serving Victoria, BC

VicHomeLearn
Homeschool support group serving Greater Victoria, BC

Victoria Christian Home Schoolers (VCHS)
Homeschool support group serving Greater Victoria, Saanich Peninsula, Western Communities, Sooke and Cowichan Valley, BC

Victoria Home Learner’s Network
Homeschool support group serving Greater Victoria, BC.

LIFE--Learning in Faith Everyday
Homeschool support group serving Nanaimo, BC

Heartwood Home Learners Cooperative
Homeschool support group serving Errington, BC

Port Alberni Homeschoolers
Homeschool support group serving Port Alberni, Bamfield, Ucluelet and Tofino, BC

Quadra Home Learners
Homeschool support group serving Quadra Island

Salt Spring Island Home Learners
Homeschool support group serving Salt Spring Island

Sooke Home Learners
Homeschool support group serving Sooke, BC and surrounding area

VancouverMom.ca
A homeschool support group established in 2009, VancouverMom.ca is an online resource providing urban, hyperlocal information on what to do and and what's new for families in Metro Vancouver.

Linnaea Farm Society
An ecological agriculture oasis on Cortes Island: offering workshops, family farmstays, CSA and farm stand, agricultural internships, coop guild membership for islanders, weekly market sales, and education. In 1978, the title for Linnaea Farm was transferred to "Trust for Public Land," a charitable...

Salt Spring Sprouts & Mushrooms
Salt Spring Sprouts is a small-scale food producing operation based on a 6.5 acre farm on Salt Spring Island. Permaculture design, full use of mushroom compost, recycled water systems, education. A full range of organic sprouts grown aeroponically, shitaake and oyster mushrooms. Sold at Farmers Markets...

Sunshine Farm
Sunshine Farm, established in 1987, is a certified organic family farm providing food, seeds, and adult vocational education in Kelowna BC. The farm provides a setting for hands on experience with a wide variety of skills in addition to growing food; including cooking, music, literacy, computer, woodworking,...

homegrownbee.ca
A beekeeping supply and education business located on Vancouver Island, in the Comox Valley that provides beekeeping essentials, live bees, and packaged kits as well as educational workshops and consultations

FiddleHead Nursery
Fiddlehead Nursery began in the spring of 2012. The Nursery is run with the help of Woofers, or international farm workers who work in exchange for room, board, and education. Plants are grown for hardiness in USDA Zone 5a, where winters reach lows of -28.9C. Only those perennials that survive the...

Food Forest Farm
Growing Resilience for People & Planet Food Forest Farm aims to help people create low-maintenance, regenerative food systems. They grow, supply, and teach about perennial vegetables and other multipurpose plants. Consulting is available to design landscapes that are sustaining and nourishing for people...

Edible Landscape Design
Consultation, design, and coaching in support of a beautiful future bursting with super-foods, right outside our doors, where landscapes and communities are regenerated with every home-cooked meal. The team brings decades of combined experience and education in regenerative design, organic horticulture,...

The Farm Ecovillage Training Center
The Ecovillage Training Center assists transition towards a sustainable society by instruction in meeting basic needs for food, shelter, energy, fuel, gainful employment, and community process and progress. Featured classes include carbon farming, financial permaculture, natural building, and biodynamic...

The Resiliency Institue
The Resiliency Institute is a nonprofit organization using permaculture education and design to foster nature and human connection, grow food security, and build resilient communities. Permaculture is an ecological and ethics-based philosophy for designing resilient lifestyles, landscapes, and communities...

International Association for the Study of Commons
The IASC is the leading professional association dedicated to the commons. The association, founded in 1989 by Elinor Ostrom and others, is devoted to bringing together multi-disciplinary researchers, practitioners, and policymakers for the purpose of improving governance and management, advancing understanding,...

Anki
Anki is a free and open-source spaced repetition flashcard program.

Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg offers over 58,000 free eBooks for download or reading online. Including much or what has been catagorized as the world's 'great literature', with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment...

Algebra Rules
The most useful rules of basic algebra, free, simple, & intuitively organized.

Organic Seed Alliance
Grow seed for the common good Leading education, research and advocacy to advance organic seed Seed is part of our common cultural heritage – a living, natural resource that demands careful management to meet food needs now and into the future. Organic Seed Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that...

Permaculture Research Institute
The Permaculture Research Institute (PRI) is located on a Permaculture demonstration site in The Channon NSW, and is headed by Geoff & Nadia Lawton. We specialize in education & training worldwide. We also provide daily Permaculture news and information via permaculturenews.org. The Permaculture Research...

Tilth Alliance
The Tilth Alliance programs teach adults and children how to grow food, compost, garden organically, raise urban livestock, and conserve natural resources.

North Cascades Institute
Founded in 1986, the North Cascades Institute connects people, nature and community through science, art, literature and exploration of the North Cascades natural and cultural history.

SelfDesign
The SelfDesign Learning Community is among the largest distance/distributed learning schools and personalized learning programs in British Columbia, Canada. SelfDesign enables learners to complete K-12 by exploring their passions and taking the lead in their own learning and life. With personalized...

Victoria Home Learners Network Association
The Victoria Home Learners' Network Association (VHLN) is a non-profit society created to support home learning families in the Greater Victoria area. Their membership is comprised of families who follow diverse home learning paths – from traditional approaches to home schooling to “radical" unschooling...

Duolingo
Duolingo offers free lessons in 33+ languages, presented using a gamified version of spaced repetition.

The Whidbey Institute
An educational organization co-creating transformational learning experiences on a 100 acre woodland campus, in service to a vision of people and communities wholeheartedly and effectively meeting the complex challenges of our time.

The Life of Birds
The Life of Birds is a BBC nature documentary series written and presented by David Attenborough.

Planet Earth
Planet Earth is a 2006 British television series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit. The series has eleven episodes, each of which features a global overview of a different biome or habitat on Earth, narrated by David Attenborough.

Wikipedia
Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation.

Wiktionary, the free dictionary
A collaborative project to produce a free-content multilingual dictionary.

The Dill Pickle Co-op
Dill Pickle Food Co-op offers healthy food choices and the benefits of cooperative practice to build a vibrant local community and more sustainable world. We meet community needs and strengthen area diversity through products, services, and education. Like others around the world, our co-op adheres to...

ZWIA
The Zero Waste International Alliance (ZWIA) is an international organization focused on Zero Waste standards, policies and best practices. The ZWIA Charter Principles are: 1. Convert waste to resources for the benefits of local production and the creation of a sustainable society. 2. Redesign products...

Cite Ecologique of New Hampshire
Intentional community

Cortes Children's Forest Trust
The Forest Trust for the Children of Cortes Island Society has been formed to purchase Island Timberland forest land holdings immediately adjacent to Carrington Bay Park on Cortes Island. These forest lands will be held in trust for all the children of Cortes Island, in perpetuity. They will offer educational,...

Tree Sisters Reforestation
We fund the planting of trees to restore ecosystems and livelihoods whilst increasing protection against the extremes of climate change in multiple regions of the tropical forest belt. We do this in ways that recreate and restore natural forest ecosystems using indigenous species, fostering local knowledge...

Fraser Valley Free Learners
Fraser Valley Free Learners is an extraordinary schooling environment in which children can learn and develop important lifelong skills such as leadership, public speaking, problem solving, critical thinking, time management, meditation and mindfulness, negotiation, conflict resolution and personal...

Greenways Land Trust
**Enhancing Natural Areas for People and Wildlife** Greenways Land Trust is a registered charity and conservation organization that works to enhance the community through the creation and management of greenways networks, based on principles of stream and land stewardship. They act as an umbrella...

Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World
Harmony, a book by Prince Charles, Tony Juniper and Ian Skelly, focuses on the environment and interconnections between climate change, architecture and agriculture.

British Columbia Distance Learning Programs
British Columbia currently has the largest and most diverse offering of Distance Learning programs. Homeschool Canada has provided a list of programs, separated into categories of public, private, and faith-based. Some options are specific to a particular city or region, many others are available province-wide.

Oceanside Christian Home Learners
Homeschool support group serving Oceanside, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanoose Bay, Bowser, Errington and Coombs, BC

Oceanside Homeschoolers Vancouver Island
Homeschool support group serving Parksville and Qualicum Beach, BC

IDEAL Society
Shared collective life in the beautiful mountains of southeastern British Columbia forms an experimental framework and environment in which to grow in harmony with nature, while contributing to the well-being of the group and larger community in a spirit of sustainable development.

Thus Spoke the Plant
The story of a scientist’s discovery of plant communication and how it influenced her research and changed her life. In this “phytobiography”–a collection of stories written in partnership with a plant–research scientist Monica Gagliano reveals the dynamic role plants play in genuine first-hand...

The Berry Center
Challenging the industrial agriculture system, The Berry Center advances a holistic, "whole horse" approach that takes nature as its measure, consults the genius of the place, and accepts no harm to the ecosphere. Addressing what it will take to "revive farm economies, good land use, and vitality" for...

Center for Earth Ethics
The Center for Earth Ethics is an educational non-profit that runs programs aimed at transitioning to a society where value is measured according to the sustained well-being of all people and our planet. The CCE focus on cultivating the public consciousness needed to make changes in policy and culture...

Groundswell
Groundswell is an alternative business school where young ideas and budding social entrepreneurs connect and flourish. Through their Explore, Validate, Build and Test Market programs, Groundswell helps new business owners take the leap into entrepreneurship. "There’s a huge gap between knowledge...

SOIL - Stewards of Irreplaceable Land -
SOIL links Canadian farmers willing to take on and train apprentices with people wanting to work and learn on an organic farm using sustainable practices. Founded in 1989 it is the only national farm apprenticeship program in Canada, with more than 75 farms participating.

The School Of Forest Medicine
Healing these interconnected individual, societal, and planetary ailments requires a fundamental shift in the way we relate to life. The School of Forest Medicine’s one-on-one healing sessions, classes, courses, and initiatory trips provide opportunities to help us remember our essential bond with...

Nature Nurture Farmacy
Nature Nurture Farmacy is a non-profit whose mission is to empower the community in their health journey. We currently grow botanical herbs in Winlock, WA. We harvest these herbs and make medicine immediately or process and dry them to be saved for a later date to be used for teaching classes, dispensing...

Friends of Cortes Island
Friends of Cortes Island Society (FOCI) is a charitable organization that has been active for over 25 years. The organization exists to monitor and preserve the health of local ecosystems, and to provide educational programs that foster a greater understanding of the natural environment. Through all...

The Watershed Sentinel
The Watershed Sentinel has been the voice of the grassroots environmental movement in BC (and beyond) for over 25 years. Providing environmental community groups and thinkers –the folks who are working on-the-ground, with information on issues such as water, oil and gas projects, climate change, GMOs,...

Growing with Nature
Growing with Nature is about cultivating abundance for people, plants, and wildlife. A place where nature-lovers can gain the skills they need to support wildlife, grow food, and heal our living world. It contains simple articles and blog posts on incorporating wildlife habits, perennial foods into the...

Project Watershed
Project Watershed is a non-profit organization dedicated to watershed restoration and stewardship in the Comox Valley. Since 1990 the organization has carried out research, educational programs and consulting--aiming to encourage the people and organizations in the community to take personal and collective...

Plants For a Future Database
Edible, medicinal and other uses of over 8,000 plants. Plants For A Future (PFAF) is an online database and associated website for those interested in edible and useful plants. Originally focused on plants suitable for temperate regions, it has now been extended to include many of the more important...

Resilient Seeds
​The Backyard Beans and Grains Project (BBGP) began in 2008 as a response to the challenge of incorporating locally-grown staple foods into the diet. The main activity of the Backyard Beans and Grains Project has been to research varieties of dry legumes, grains, and seed crops that may grow well...

John Todd Ecological Design
In situ remediation systems, called Restorers, can jumpstart the ecology of a water body, digest sediments and reduce nutrient levels, bringing the water body back into ecological health. They can also serve as habitat for wildlife and as a recreational amenity within a community. John Todd Ecological...

Have Fun. Learn Stuff. Grow.
Homeschooling and the Curriculum of Love Essays about the author's experience watching his two daughters learn and grow in an unschooling family. Thoughtful, heartfelt and inspiring reading for unschoolers and would-be unschoolers.

ACISTE
American Center for the Integration of Spiritually Transformative Experiences The ACISTE experiencer forum is a social network to foster mutual support among people who have had spiritually transformative experiences. It is readable by members only, to provide a safer space. ACISTE also curates...

The Permaculture Academy
The Verge Permaculture Academy offers live online masterclasses with world-class faculty, collaborative learning experiences, and global networking on one simple, intuitive private platform.

Ecosystem Restoration Camps
Ecosystem Restoration Camps is a grassroots non-profit organisation that seeks to transform damaged landscapes into thriving, biodiverse ecosystems. The Ecosystem Restoration Camps are local living labs where campers work together with the local community to actively implement restoration strategies,...

Tony Juniper
"A British campaigner, writer, sustainability advisor and environmentalist recognised for his work as Executive Director of Friends of the Earth, England, Wales and Northern Ireland. He was Vice Chair of Friends of the Earth International from 2000-2008. He was the Green Party's parliamentary candidate...

Silva Forest Foundation
Founded by Herb Hammond, the Silva Forest Foundation (SFF) has pioneered an ecosystem-based conservation planning approach that protects biological diversity and ecological processes, while assisting communities and individuals to implement ecologically responsible human uses and develop conservation-based...

Living Machines
Living Machine Technology blends cutting-edge science and engineering with plants and beneficial bacteria to efficiently treat and reuse wastewater, providing lasting water solutions for communities everywhere. Based on the principles of wetland ecology.

The Rainforest Foundation
Founded by Trudie Sytler and Sting, The Rainforest Foundation is based on the idea of indigenous people — those intimately connected to their ancestral lands — having the legal right to protect the forests we all depend on. At the time it was founded, environmental organizations didn't generally...

Solar Cities
Solar Cities is an international platform with the intention of providing an open-source virtual hackspace for Biogas Innoventors and Practitioners and training for all those researching, developing and deploying sustainable solutions for flourishing societies.

Costa Rica Limpia
Costa Rica Limpia (Clean Costa Rica) was founded by Dr. Monica Araya with the mission is to "promote clean development from a citizenship approach."

Worldwatch Institute
Through research and outreach that inspire action, the Worldwatch Institute works to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world that meets human needs. The Institute's top mission objectives are universal access to renewable energy and nutritious food, expansion of environmentally sound jobs and...

Global Ecovillage Network
"GEN builds bridges between policy-makers, governments, NGOs, academics, entrepreneurs, activists, community networks and ecologically-minded individuals across the globe in order to develop strategies for a global transition to resilient communities and cultures. "What is an Ecovillage? "An ecovillage...

Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners association
A series of workshops, covering theory and hands-on practice in organic fruit tree and orchard management. Designed for beginner to intermediate orchardists managing backyard plantings to larger orchards.

Welland Legacy Park & Community Orchard
The Welland Legacy Park houses a community orchard that is the largest & most diverse in Canada. Once the backyard of local conservationist Rex Welland, the mixed orchard features 100 varieties of rare heritage apples. It is also home to a heritage nursery and native bees habits. The Orchard is open...

Biodynamic Association
The BDA is a participatory, membership-based nonprofit organization that works to nurture the North American biodynamic movement as a diverse, collaborative, and thriving ecosystem. We help thousands of new people understand and practice biodynamics, bringing health to the land and vitality to the food...

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Beekeeping
Expert beekeepers Dean Stiglitz and Laurie Herboldsheimer, owners of Golden Rule Honey, take readers step by step through the entire process-from information on the inhabitants of a hive and how it works to collecting bees, keeping them healthy, raising a queen, harvesting honey and wax, and stor­ing...

Marnie’s Books
An independent book store on Cortes Island with a great selection of books, including many titles on sustainable living, social justice, and environmentalism. The store is solar powered and wood heated.

Global Earth Repair Conference
The Global Earth Repair Conference will bring 500 or more people together to talk about earth repair (ecosystem restoration) at local, regional, state, national and international levels. The Global Earth Repair Conference facilitates the exchange of information between earth repair practitioners. The...

Quantum Agriculture
Quantum Agriculture, refers to a new, evolving method of agriculture that applies the last century of discoveries in quantum physics and quantum biology to scientifically growing food of the highest quality. Quantum Agriculture not only considers the chemistry and life of the soil biology, but also...

Center for Action and Contemplation
Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within Christian mysticism and the Perennial Tradition. He is a Franciscan priest of the New Mexico Province and founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico....

Earth Microbiome Project
The Earth Microbiome Project (EMP) is an initiative to collect natural samples and to analyze the microbial community around the globe.

Blue Planet Links
Blue Planet Links Foundation's objective is to promote healthy water: safe drinking water for everyone, and oceans, rivers and lakes with thriving ecosystems. Blue Planet Links is a directory of water related initiatives aiming connect people and give them the power to change what is happening to...

Occidental Arts and Ecology Center
"OAEC's [and the OAEC Water Institute's] work focuses on cultivating ecological literacy and building the capacity of civic and social movement leaders and organizations to guide their communities toward an ecologically regenerative, economically viable, and socially just future. We see that the most...

Skelly, Ian
British writer, filmmaker, broadcaster, and co-author of Harmony with HRH The Prince of Wales.

Apocalypse or Awakening: Living the Climate Emergency
How do we find meaning, purpose, and wholeness as we awaken to the emerging climate reality? How do we resist both denial and despair? Join us for a discussion on how to find our ground, and turn apocalyptic news into an awakening of our species that moves us to a new chapter in our evolution. Hollyhock...

Los Angeles Eco-Village
A 30 to 40 member intentional community living in the LAEV two block neighborhood demonstrates processes for achieving lower environmental impacts while raising the quality of community life. They envision changing the way to live in the city and strive to inspire others to make more rapid and deeper...

Life Out of the Box
Life Out of the Box was founded by Johnathan Button and Quinn Vandenburg. A purchase of a handmade LOOTB bracelet by artisans in either Nicaragua, Guatemala or Morocco gives a child in need school supplies. Every single Life Out of the Box product goes towards making the world a better place. Bracelets...

Gift Ecology: Reimagining A Sustainable World
Written by Peter Denton, 'Gift Economy' proposes that to create a sustainable future, we need to change the game itself. We cannot simply try to solve our problems one at a time. Instead, we need to reimagine sustainability in all its dimensions — social, cultural, environmental and economic — to...

EcoReality Coop
BC, Canada sustainable community eco village.



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