Life in Green Acres Village during CV Lockdown

Only one thing has decidedly changed: No more Thursday Community Dinners for the duration, since they inevitably draw way more than ten people. Otherwise, for we who are more in tune with nature than with the existing culture, not much changes here; or I should say, whatever massive, ongoing changes occur in the “outside world,”…

via Life in Green Acres Village during CV Lockdown —


Ann Kreilkamp will be presenting at NAPC.

Screen Shot 2016-09-02 at 11.06.56 AMShe will give a presentation on “The Evolution of Green Acres Urban Village.” Gradually, over a period of seven years, we have been carving out an intentional village atmosphere inside a conventional suburban neighborhood. The presentation will include and emphasize both the specific difficulties of working with this particular site as well as stories of how we are learning how to integrate shadow material, both individual and social. Begun as the Green Acres Neighborhood Garden, the site and its people have evolved into the Green Acres Village and Urban Farm with a four-member CSA, weekly Community Dinners, art, work parties, shared tools, skills, and projects, annual special events, that celebrate seasonal changes, and a continuously creative intergenerational and multidimensional awareness.

The presentation will be Sunday, September 18, at 2 p.m.
She will also be on a panel on Thursday, September 15, at 11:30, where we will focus on “Neighborhood Resilience.”
ARC members attended the first NAPC, 2014
ARC members attended the first NAPC, 2014

Rhonda Baird, ARC Secretary, will also be at NAPC as part of the core organizing team, coordinating the Media and Communications Working Group, and representing Permaculture Design magazine.

You can find out more about the North American Permaculture Convergence, which happens every two years, here.