by Sky Blue, FIC Exec. Directory
Summer’s over, but Fall’s just beginning, and the movement for cooperation, sustainability, and justice charges on! We’ll be representing at several more great events this year. Come hang out with us and help change the world!
Did you know we have an events page where you can post your event? For more information and to add your event to the list, visit our Events page.
North American Permaculture Convergence
Sept 14 – 18, Hopland, CA
The first permaculture convergence in North America, this unique gathering “offers a special opportunity to meet up to 1,000 permaculture movers and shakers from across North America to share our successes and strategize how to create a permaculture future.”
West Coast Communities Conference
Sept 30 – Oct 2, Groundswell Institute, Yorkville, CA
“Inspired by the Twin Oaks Communities Conference…this event promises to be a brilliant convergence of those who see the vital role community has to play in the trying times we live in. Worker cooperatives, rural communes, artist collectives, or any other kind of communal enterprise is invited to participate. A blend of workshops and interactive social activities, we will go deep into the topics that matter most to our communities while also making time for joyous
Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions
Oct 21-23, Yellow Springs, OH
A community of educators, authors, filmmakers, and activists exploring Community Solutions to Peak Energy and Climate Change, this year’s conference focuses on the theme of, “Charting a New Course.” Topics will span community activism, economics, ecopsychology, permaculture and more.
North American Students of Cooperation Institute
Nov 11 – 13, Ann Arbor, MI
NASCO Institute is a place “to share ideas, learn new skills, and look at issues affecting the cooperative movement worldwide. Since 1977, NASCO’s Cooperative Education & Training Institute has been widely recognized as one of the most important training and networking opportunities available to members, directors, staff and managers of group-equity cooperatives.”