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Northwest Permaculture Convergence

The 6th Annual Northwest Permaculture Convergence is being hosted in Forest Grove Oregon at Pacific University and B Street Living Museum August 2nd through 4th, 2013.

The Convergence will be a plethora of hands-on self-sufficiency workshops, low-impact community design, bio-regional organic farming techniques, children's activities, and skill-share demos! Over 500 enthusiasts are expected to attend.This is a grassroots non-profit event with full adult three day admission price at $70.00. Accommodations sold separately from Pacific University.  Registration information at

Speakers include best-selling author and "Resillient Gardener" Carol Deppe, Don Tipping from Siskyou Seeds, Andrew Millison of Beaver State Permaculture, and local Shoulder events will precede and follow the main conference.

The NWPCC is a 501C(3) corporation and networking for this event is largely word of mouth and volunteer. The outreach team is attempting to attract practitioners and new recruits from all across Cascadia.

If you would like to participate in networking for the NWPCC, below are possible suggestions:

1.  Contacts:
Help us spread the word! Who do you know that would like to attend the convergence and who would benefit? Do you publish on email lists of those who would want to know about the event? Would they mind if you or we contacted the group to let them know about this once in a year opportunity? Contact [masked]

2.  Sponsorships or Vendor permits:
Would any one you know like to sponsor the event in exchange for promotional considerations and networking opportunities? Or sell their green products or services at the event from a booth? They can write to [masked]

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  • Rowan Maya L.

    I like my friends in Permaculture! A gorgeous weekend of workshops, lectures, hands-on demos and exploring a beautiful food garden. There were some logistical problems for the campers and with the programs that I think will be worked out next year and seem a result of inexperienced volunteers running everything. Volunteers make everything happen and are the heart of the convergence, and keep the price very accessible. I came away filled with inspiration and new knowledge. Thanks everyone for co-creating such a wonderful event.

    August 5, 2013

    • Kimberly L.

      Good to hear about the Convergence from you and Liam. I missed being there this year...and all of the inspirational people for sure! I'll look forward to 2014 in WA State. Wonder where it will be?

      August 5, 2013

  • Liam R.

    Super fantastic!

    August 4, 2013

  • Chris M.

    Can anyone please pick me up in Centralia on their way down? I'm getting desperate. Please help me. Thanks a lot.

    August 1, 2013

    • Liam R.

      I am heading down and I am currently looking for a passenger!

      August 1, 2013

    • Liam R.

      [masked] Shoot me an email and sort out the details.

      August 1, 2013

  • Jyoti P.

    How many miles is Forest Grove form Portland?

    July 28, 2013

  • Douglas M.

    The convergence should be a great time. I'm looking forward to it. See you there.

    July 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Early bird registration ends tonight! Here's a link to register. Save some $$$

    June 30, 2013

  • Kelda L.

    Message from Jan Spencer: Greetings!

    The 2013 NW Permaculture Convergence is taking shape for August 2, 3, 4 at Pacific University in Forest Grove, just west of Portland.

    There is still room for more presentations and hands on. Topics and skills that would be particularly important - Hands on - energy such as solar and bio gas, rain water catchment, food storage, green building, hugelkultur, grey water, composting

    Presentations - economics, taking permaculture into the mainstream, communities of faith going green, city/neighborhood/citizen partnerships, green business, greening neighborhoods, place making, reclaiming automobile space, permaculture and education,,,,

    We are particularly interested in how to, practical information.

    Presenters and hands on practitioners are eligible for free admission the day they present.

    Please E mail for more information about presenting ----- [masked]

    June 11, 2013

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