So you might ask: What does a regenerative business ecosystem look like? Of course it’s diverse, many niche’s to be filled by distinctly different but related businesses with many points for potential relationship (think needs and products). For example you have a diverse small farm, an edible plant nursery, a food hub, [...]
In 2008, Jennifer Dauksha English, Gregory Landua, and others came together to launch the Financial Permaculture Institute. Since it’s inception, the group has been facilitating Financial Permaculture Convergences; although, their outcomes have evolved significantly over time.
In the beginning, they would bring communities and entrepreneurs together to dream up and design regenerative models for local [...]
May 31-June 4, 2014 | Miami, FL
Participants from around North America are expected to gather in Miami for the Local Food Enterprise Summit: a Financial Permaculture Convergence a weeklong dynamic design process.
Four applicants from prospective local food entrepreneurs who wish to have their local food enterprises be part [...]
Eric Toensmeier, on the second day of the 2013 Financial Permaculture & Local Business Summit in Homestead, Florida, demonstrated how permaculture can foster community driven economic development and environmental justice. In his presentation, Permaculture: Toolbox for Economic Development, Eric and Diego Angarita shared learnings and insights from their experiences working with Nuestras Raíces in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
Jude Hobbs explaining Permaculture and Foodwebs during the first day of the 2013 Financial Permaculture & Local Business Summit.
Jude Hobbs, during her presentation on Permaculture and the Food Web, shared her insights and perspectives on Financial Permaculture, which she described as applying whole-systems thinking to resilient local economies. Through real-life examples from around [...]
Emily Kawano explains capitalism and solidarity economy.
Emily Kawano opened the Financial Permaculture & Local Business Summit in Homestead, Florida, with her keynote on the Solidarity Economy – Building an Economy for People and Planet. As she guided us through a collective visioning of a just and sustainable world, it became clear that the [...]
Blog Author, Marisha Auerback works as a permaculture teacher for Bastyr University, Oregon State University, Pacific University, and The Evergreen State College. She also collaborates with a number of non-profits including The City Repair Project, Aprovecho Education Center, Lost Valley Education Center, and Fertile Ground Community Center. Marisha sits on the Board of Directors of [...]