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Inhabit

Humanity is more than ever threatened by its own actions; we hear a lot about the need to minimize footprints and to reduce our impact. But what if our footprints were beneficial? What if we could meet human needs while increasing the health and well-being of our planet? This is the premise behind permaculture: a design process based on the replication of patterns found in nature. INHABIT explores the many environmental issues facing us today and examines solutions that are being applied using the ecological design lens of permaculture. Focused mostly on the Northeastern and Midwestern regions of the United States, Inhabit provides an intimate look at permaculture peoples and practices ranging from rural, suburban, and urban landscapes.

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Save the Farm

SAVE THE FARM tells the story of the largest urban farm in the United States, a 14-acre organic farm sitting right in the middle of South Central Los Angeles. Over 350 farmers cultivated this farm, which fed their families and community and created an urban oasis for more than 14 years. But when the city sells this public tract of land to a developer in a closed door session, activists and celebrities stage an 11th hour tree sit to try and save the farmers from eviction.

Although this film depicts one local story, filmmaker Michael Kuehnert demonstrates that protecting green spaces and urban farming is a successful solution for local, affordable organic food in cities everywhere and an important building block for a sustainable future.

Cures for the Common Protest

ArtShift BC is less than 2 weeks away! On March 1st we're launching ArtShift, and we want you to be there. A legacy project of PowerShift BC, ArtShift is a full day creative action laboratory to explore the intersections of art and ArtShift1share.jpgaction for climate and social justice. With workshops from the theory and history of creative action to story-telling and spoken word to how to create and share powerful symbols and giant props for action, ArtShift is going to be an amazing gathering. Check out the whole program and don't forget to RSVP Here or on Facebook so we know you're coming! 

Artshift will also feature an amazing Cultural Resistance panel featuring talks from Sean Devlin, Neelam Khare and Jerliyn Webster on the role of culture in art and organizing, and we'll close with a mix of performances including spoken word and music from Corrina Keeling and Jesse LeBourdais!

See you on March 1st! 


Cameron Fenton, 
On behalf of the ArtShift BC team 

P
.S. We could use your help with making ArtShift happen! Can you Volunteer or Donate some old art supplies or other materials?  -=-=-

OurClimate.ca - The Canadian Youth Climate Coalition · Vancouver, British Columbia V5V1W5, Canada
You can also keep up with Cameron Fenton on Twitter.

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