2013 Financial Permaculture Workshop

January 21-25, 2013 Miami Dade College Homestead Campus www.financialpermaculture.com

Bioneers: Local Living Economies Video with Judy Wicks

Check out this remarkable video by Judy Wicks taken from a Bioneers conference talking about her local, sustainable business (The White Dog Café). She takes us through her activism and decisions in making her cafe more sustainable from paying a living wage to using green energy to making sure all her products were […]

How to Multiply Your Time

Apparently you can multiply time! Most of us make endless lists, prioritize, procrastinate, feel guilty and still don’t make a dent in our to-do list. The fault is partly how much we are trying to accomplish in one day, but partly it is because we don’t have the secret ingredient Rory Vaden talks […]

Purpose-Driven Work

This short article is part of a blog series about how to bring more positivity to the workplace. It describes the benefits of maintaining happy employees and provides strong, evidence-based techniques for achieving the best organizational performance. This is a necessary part of a healthy Financial Permaculture design for a business and a right livelihood (work that is socially […]

Opening the Social Field for Social Change

Otto Scharmer, Co-founder of the Presencing Institute and lecturer at MIT, published a Blog in the Huffington Post this week laying out a pattern language to discuss how to access deeper layers of the social field to help people awaken to their co-creative potential. While the world of presencing may seem far from the world of economics, […]

Understanding “New Power”

Sometimes it seems like we’ve already got big corporations on the run with new models like AirBnB, Uber, B-corps, time banks, open-source solutions and such. So why is Wall Street only getting more powerful? This article teaches us that there is a hierarchy of “new” power that needs to be in place to take on […]

Your Money or Your Life is a great resource for building a better relationship with money

There are many books about money out there, how to make it, how to save it, and how to spend it wisely. One of the best is Your Money or Your Life by Vicki Robin. Her approach to money is more about mentality, scarcity vs. abundance, than numbers and gimmicks. She eloquently describes the traps […]

The Plant in Chicago Houses Integrated Food Enterprises

The Plant in Chicago has re-purposed a 93,500 square foot industrial building into an incubator for sustainable food production businesses. It houses demonstration farms, education facilities, and 125 good jobs for the community. They are exemplifying the principles of Financial Permaculture by cycling energy and resources between businesses, stacking functions, and creating financial intimacy among […]