Delegation to Venezuela December 2 to 12, 2015
This December, witness one of the most important elections in the history of Venezuela, and of the hemisphere. On December 6, the people of Venezuela will exercise their right to vote in elections for deputies to the country’s National Assembly. Voters will decide whether to carry forward the Bolivarian Revolution by retaining a Chavista majority in the National Assembly or return the political intitative to the traditional elites represented by most of the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD).
Permaculture in the City with Toby Hemenway
October 4th 2pm-4pm
World Beat Center
2100 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101
San Diego Sustainable Living Institute is excited to host best selling permaculture author, Toby Hemenway, for a free presentation and book signing for his newest book, The Permaculture City. This is a not be be missed event for inspiration and learning how to create sustainable and resilient cities!
60 Minutes This ground breaking, Emmy-winning Showtime documentary television series, consisting of 9 episodes, explores the human impact of climate change. Episode 9: MOVING A MOUNTAIN Michael C. Hall concludes his journey to Bangladesh, where rising seas are expected to submerge 17% of the country. He learns that global warming is a human rights, public health and foreign policy issue. M. Sanjayan questions top climate scientists in their fields who collect data from the past, such as ice core samples, that explain how our climate is changing.
Saturday, October 17
the last potluck of 2015
Volunteering, Yoga, Farm Tour, Potluck, Live Music, Wood-fired Pizza, Bonfire and much more.
at Wild Willow Farm
(except classes or purchases; donations are always appreciated)
Schedule for the Day
8am to noon: Volunteering
Please join our friends from Wildcoast and the Tijuana River Action Network for the annual Goat Canyon Cleanup. (Farm volunteering is cancelled this day).
4pm: Farm Yoga (donations requested)
with Niina in the Classroom
Don’t Let SDG&E Block the Sun!
Wed, Oct 7, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (Pacific)
Sempra Headquarters (parent company of San Diego Gas & Electric)
Join us on Oct 7th for a rally and help us keep powering San Diego with the sun!
QUEEN OF THE SUN: What Are the Bees Telling Us? is a profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis from award-winning filmmaker Taggart Siegel, director of REAL DIRT ON FARMER JOHN . Taking us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees and the mysterious world of the beehive, this engaging and ultimately uplifting film weaves an unusual and dramatic story of the heartfelt struggles of beekeepers, scientists and philosophers from around the world including Michael Pollan, Gunther Hauk and Vandana Shiva.
BLACKFISH tells the story of Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in captivity. Along the way, director-producer Gabriela Cowperthwaite compiles shocking footage and emotional interviews to explore the creature’s extraordinary nature, the species’ cruel treatment in captivity, the lives and losses of the trainers and the pressures brought to bear by the multi-billion dollar sea-park industry.