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Evo's Blog – March 2010 Archive (5)

Water Cisterns: Tree People & The Center for Community Forestry

Tree People Cisterns: http://www.treepeople.org/cistern

The coolest interactive demonstration I've seen in awhile from a nonprofit organization allows you to model out your own cistern project and look at rainfall collection as it can be used throughout the year for agriculture, fire safety & other essential needs.…


Added by Evo on March 31, 2010 at 4:23pm — 2 Comments

2020 CORE Festival

I have been organizing festivals now for almost 20 years, from the biggest art in the world at the Burning Man festival in Nevada to the largest music festivals in the world including Coachella and Lightning in a Bottle. Since 2005 we have been working to "green" festivals by creating alt-energy solutions for mobile tech: solar grids, biofuel generators, portable wind solutions, composting EVERYTHING and working with local energy providers to include non-fossil-fuel… Continue

Added by Evo on March 22, 2010 at 4:54am — 6 Comments

Community Living & Growing Thrivable

I live in an intentional community in Los Angeles known as @sugarshack -- a thriving home for 12 people + working room for 6 others in our area. We have found that intentional community living is one of the best ways to share resources and live efficiently in urban environments. Together we are more efficient and we waste less by cooking together!

We have a small garden bed outside our home on a concrete slab that was once a…

Added by Evo on March 11, 2010 at 2:14pm — 5 Comments

I am going to miss Los Angeles

Every time I leave, I think this. The weather was so beautiful today, 75 degrees fahrenheit and clear enough to see the snow-capped mountains not an hour away. A perfect Los Angeles day working with my colleagues teaching public diplomacy at USC, facilitating architecture and international collaborative design, nonprofit community networks and spark-inducing-high-tech art. My life is a dream, it could not be any better than this.

I got a number of odd messages, first from…

Added by Evo on March 6, 2010 at 7:35am — 4 Comments


I am learning so much through reading your posts and evidence this week. One key to listening with honesty and careful intention is coming into common space with simplicity and an open heart. There is much to be said for looking people in the eyes and seeing deeper into their hearts as you explore whether a social benefit partnership can be created.

Many of you will have great intentions and desire to work together but will not find it easy to look each other in the eyes.…

Added by Evo on March 3, 2010 at 9:34pm — 3 Comments

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Stinging Nettle

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