Fourth Annual Earth Stewardship Symposium

Newton Harrison addressing the audience.  (Photo by Brenda Rogers)

Newton Harrison addressing the audience.
(Photo by Brenda Rogers)

Earth Day is on Friday 22 April

Join us at WVC for a tremendous learning opportunity!

Here are the trailers for the documentary films that will be screened:
This Changes Everything

The True Cost


Newton Harrison, the co-founder of the Center for the Study of the Force Majeure at UC Santa Cruz, will speak about bringing artists and scientists together to design ecosystem-adaptation projects in critical regions around the world in order to respond to climate change.

Toby Hemenway, author and permaculturalist, will speak about his latest book, The Permaculture City: Regenerative Design for Urban, Suburban, and Town Resilience, which provides practical examples for creating abundant food, energy security, close-knit communities, local and meaningful livelihoods, and sustainable policies in our cities and towns.

Lynda Grose, an eco-pioneer, a practicing designer, consultant, educator at the California College of the Arts, and the co-founder of Esprit Ecollection Clothing, the first ecologically responsible clothing line developed by a major corporation, will speak about sustainability in clothing and in practice.




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