September 30, 2021
A permaculture convergence was my introduction to Cascadia. One of the best ways to hit the ground running is two to three days of immersion in a conference assembling many of the people and pursuits situated in a bioregion.
The stated aim, according to the Northwest Permaculture Convergence, is to bring hundreds of diverse people together to share their approaches to "designing living environments, economic systems, and culture practices that thrive within ecologically sustainable limits." Convergences also model those plans in miniature, with impromptu housing, barter systems, and shared...