Learn more about the community that builds and supports the values that Earth Altar upholds... These organizations and individuals are diligently working to create a world they are proud to leave to the future generations.
We seek to educate and inspire the public, supporting peace through sharing stories and experiences that illustrate fresh thinking, respect for traditional culture, restoration of nature, innovative media, and the importance of community storytelling.
A poet, novelist, essayist, storyteller, teacher, healer and medicine woman who has taught and counseled for over forty years. She conducts training groups on the spiritual, creative, political and ethical aspects of healing and peacemaking, individual, community and global, drawing deeply on alliance with spirit.
Casitas Valley Farm
At Casitas Valley Farm we strive to create a generative local food production system that is economically, socially and ecologically viable at creating resilient, life-supporting systems. We use permaculture and regenerative principles applied in business and on the farm to bring communities together around the source of their nutrition.
Warren Brush and True Nature Design
Permaculture is a conscious integrated design system based on ecological principles that create resource efficient, productive and resilient human environments. Founded by Warren Brush, True Nature Design is a non-profit, corporation sole that offers consulting, education and keynote services in Permaculture Design around the world.
No Regrets Initiative
We envision a world in which all agricultural ecosystems are managed for health, diversity and long-term sustainability. Our mission: to improve soil health and grow soil carbon in the agricultural soils of North America. To those ends, we demonstrate and advocate for a Regenerative Assets Strategy that deploys human, ecological and financial capital toward soil health and its effect on climate change.
Occidental Arts and Ecology Center
The Occidental Arts & Ecology Center (OAEC) is an 80-acre research, demonstration, education, advocacy and community-organizing center in West Sonoma County, California that develops strategies for regional-scale community resilience and the restoration of biological and cultural diversity.
Ken Gilbert | Embodyment
This is Ken Gilbert's beautiful blog on what he calls "Somastic Education in Body-Centered Movement'.
Movement arts, fitness, lifestyle, training 'the body's way'.
Website of Dave Asprey and the Bulletproof Diet folks. Wonderful podcasts, factoids and fantastic supplements.
Website of Donna Gates' Body Ecology Diet. Great info and great supplements.
Website for the amazing Fred and Colleen Sugerman, co-creators of Medicine Dance in LA. Gently guided 'dancing from the inside out'.
Angela and Victor
Website for the stupendous yoga instructors, Angela Farmer and Victor Van Kooten. Emphasis on self-empowerment to follow the subtle cues of the body and mind in exploring yoga as a practice of release and exploration, in dialogue with the physical and emotional body.
Gary A. Glickman, PhD LMFT
Amazing body-centered psychotherapist in LA. Also, a dear friend who co-leads the annual Mindful Movement Talking Story retreat in Hawaii every summer.
Love AMy Skin
Mindful, natural skincare and products.
Conservation, Environmental Restoration
A 'fertile hug of social and scientific innovators with practical visionary solutions for the world's most pressing environmental and social challenges. Annual gathering, support of indigenous and women-led social and ecological innovation, radio shows, and more.
Healthy Climate Alliance
Alliance of scientists, environmentalists, entrepreneurs, and activists dedicated to giving our children the same healthy climate our grandparents gave us, by 2050.
Biomimicry Institute 'innovative approach to sustainable solutions to human challenges by emulating Nature's time-tested patterns and strategies'.
Indigenous Environmental Network
Indigenous Environmental Network is "an alliance of Indigenous Peoples whose Shared Mission is to Protect the Sacredness of Earth Mother from contamination & exploitation by Respecting and Adhering to Indigenous Knowledge and Natural Law".
RSF Social Finance
SF-based Rudolf Steiner Foundation social finance. Amazing ahead-of-the-curve thinking about using money for social change through investment, business loans and grants supporting community resilience, food sovereignty, transparency in financial transactions, research, support of business initiatives led by women and people of color.
Center for Justice and Peacebuilding
Center for Justice and Peacebuilding & Summer Peacebuilding Institute at Eastern Mennonite University. Theoretical and practical peacebuilding taught by an international faculty. Shaped by John Paul Lederach's pioneering insights and community-based approach to peacebuilding.
Stephan David Hewitt
Wonderful astrologer and independent publisher. Co-leader of Mindful Movement Talking Story.