Related Local Organizations
Below are organizations which support projects
related to relocalization. Let us
you have suggestions for other local organizations.
Los Angeles Permaculture Guild
The Los Angeles Permaculture Guild publishes a newsletter
is a useful and lengthy compilation of needs, surplus, events
and articles, videos, pictures and announcements of interest
to permaculture students, environmentalists, activists, gardeners
and others. Some of the information is gathered from community
input - so your suggestions are welcome.
Path to Freedom
A local suburban farm and example of trasition torwards sustainability
in a urban/suburban settings utilizing permaculture, investing
in energy efficiency and encouraging local community ties.
There are many activities happening here including permaculture
workshops, biodiesel mixn' mixers, knit togethers, video screenings
and tours. Their website has a wealth of information and including
an ongoing diary and information about biodiesel, free-cycle
and solar power.
Los Angeles Eco-Village
LA echo-village is a two block area in the Wilshire Center/Koreatown
neighborhood transitioning into a sustainable healthy urban
community through education, growning food locally, weaning
off the dependancy on cars and other local community activities.
It is home to 500 people and includes buildings which are
transitioning to resident ownership.
TreePeople’s mission reaches far beyond the simple act of
planting a tree. While our K-12 education programs raise environmental
awareness, they also enrich academic lessons and teach potent
life skills. While our forestry programs restore watersheds
and fragile habitats, they also heal inner-city communities,
bring neighbors together, cool and green campuses, and address
serious urban issues such as water and energy conservation,
flood prevention and stormwater pollution.
Seeds of Simplicity
Seeds of Simplicity is a national, non-profit membership
organization for the general public centered on voluntary
simplicity. Millions of comfortable people around the country
are choosing the essence, freedom and satisfaction of simplicity.
The movement toward balance in a complex world is forward-thinking,
choice-honoring and passion-centered.
Pasadena Global Warming Meetup
Meet other locals who are concerned about Global Warming.
Work to fight global warming in your local community!
Earth Day LA
Many Los Angeles Area environmental, social justice and religious
groups plan a powerful series of Earth Day events, actions
and teach-ins before, during and after the month of April
of every year.
Common Ground Garden Program
Volunteers of the Common Ground Garden Program help low-income
and limited-resource county residents to grow and eat more
nutritious vegetables and fruits. celosangeles.ucdavis.edu/garden/
Helpline: 323-260-3238 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pasadena Environmental Advisory Commission
This commission holds monthly open meetings to the public
and serves as a forum for the discussion of environmental
C.I.C.L.E. Cyclists Inciting Change through Live Exchange
Their website has bicycle news, bike & environmental events
calendar, beginner bicycling resources. They also organize
local events. http://BikeNow.org
Find out information on public transportation and ridesharing/vanpooling.