“Ecovillages: Lessons for Sustainable Community”
Book talk and Slide Show Presentation with author Karen T. Litfin
at L.A. Eco-Village
WHEN: Friday, January 31, 2014 at 7:30 pm (veggie potluck at 6:30pm)
WHERE: Los Angeles Eco-Village, 117 Bimini Pl, LA 90004 (Directions)
FEE: $5 to $10 sliding scale ( no one turned away for lack of funds)
Come hang out with us for a veggie potluck at 6:30 pm and schmooze with others who lare iving in or interested in creating more eco communities in and around LA or the world!
Then stay with us as Karen Litfin shares her adventures exploring 14 of the mostprominent ecovillages throughout the world (including LAEV) on her year long personal journey seeking answers to how she might align her living patterns with her ecological values, as well as how societies throughout the world might benefit from the lessons of ecovillages in their midst, from the most advanced industrial societies to remote villages in the developing world.
Here’s what people are saying about Karen’s new book:
“If you can’t take a year off to visit ecovillages around the world, this marvel of a book is the next best thing… -Joanna Macy, author of Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We’re in Without Going Crazy
“…her learnings and insights are invaluable. We owe her road trip and her research a great deal, there is much wisdom and treasure here!” -Rob Hopkins, author of The Transition Handbook: From Oil Dependency to Local Resilience
“…Through her eyes, we meet people everywhere who are building high-joy, low-impact communities. Litfin is the perfect guide: intellectually rigorous, spiritually awake and deeply caring. If you want to create a richer, gentler life for yourself and your community, read this book!” – Vicki Robin, bestselling author of Your Money or Your Life and Blessing the Hands that Feed Us