Salon: The Flow
Location: Nicasio, CA
Potluck, speakers, conversation and fun
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Join us for a special sneak preview of clips from Louis' upcoming movie, The Flow about the timeless wisdom of Tao as it applies to changing our cultural narratives and practices in regard to climate change.
Louis Fox is a storyteller, strategist, and filmmaker dedicated to looking at the world as it truly is, while also envisioning it as it could be. As a filmmaker, he has directed and cowritten over a hundred short live action and animated films. His projects The Meatrix, Grocery Store Wars, and the on-going Story of Stuff series, have been viewed by more than 60 million people and have garnered top honors at dozens of international film and media festivals.
Atossa has built a powerful coalition of indigenous leaders and environmental groups that are on the frontlines working to keep carbon in the ground. Learn about this unstoppable movement and how you can get involved.
Atossa Soltani is the founder and executive director of Amazon Watch, the non-profit organization dedicated to defending the rainforests and the rights of indigenous peoples of the Amazon basin.
Tuesday, Sept 22, 2015
How do our clothing choices impact the carbon cycle?What do dyes, fabrics, and clothing production have to do with climate change? Learn about full-cycle sustainable clothing production and how this supports living wages, flourishing soil, and a healthy climate.
Rebecca Burgess is the Executive Director of Fibershed. She is the author of the best-selling book Harvesting Color, a bioregional look into the natural dye traditions of North America. She has built an extensive network of farmers and artisans within our region’s Northern California Fibershed to pilot the regenerative fiber systems model at the community scale.
Host: Elizabeth Ferguson, Ph.D.
Elizabeth is a facilitator and educator in the practices of resilience and wellbeing. Combining the wisdom of psychology, contemplative science, internal martial arts and neuroscience, she offers an approach to climate activism that weaves self-compassion, social justice, and community building.
Host: Jeremy Lent
Jeremy is the author of Requiem of the Human Soul, and the forthcoming The Patterning Instinct: A History of Humanity's Search for Meaning. He founded the Liology Institute, dedicated to fostering a worldview that will enable humanity to thrive sustainably on this planet.