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Music in Bloom

One of my dreams is to be able to find amazing music and art through Bloom Network. I don't know how common this is, but I find it difficult to find music with lyrics I can relate with. At the same time, I love pop music and how tight the production is. So, I'll start...

Bloom Logo Mythology – The Tracer

Like dropping a pebble into a pool, the actions you take every day to make the world a healthy place ripple out into your communities. Bloom’s logo is an illustration of the interconnectedness of our relationships with one another and our surroundings. It’s also a...

‘Intercept’ – rescuing fabric from certain doom!

In New Zealand, in the small town of Whangarei (“Farn-ga-ray”) fabric rescuers are taking on the waste headed for landfill from second-hand stores. The local Salvation Army Op-shop* receives roughly 3 wool bales of donated clothing a day. Even with a good crew of...

Regenerative Movements

List in progress! Is there a movement you’d like to see listed here? Contact us here. Our intention with Bloom Network is not to circumscribe people into one movement or into our “brand”, but to help people find regenerative spectrum activities and groups they can...

Regenerative Culture Examples

TLDR; It’s about nurturing and creativity, + circular systems that build life, as opposed to extractive ones that create sickness and inequality. Holistic Regenerative workplace – a sketch, please add to it if you think of thingsBuckminster Fuller Institute – the...

Bloom Podcast Ep. 6: Betti Ono Gallery, with Anyka Barber

Anyka Barber is founder, director and curator of Betti Ono gallery in Oakland, California. We reached out to Anyka in response to Betti Ono's fundraiser to power arts, culture, and community resilience. Contribute at https://bettiono.com/donate/. Betti Ono is an...

Bloom Podcast, William Padilla-Brown, Ep. 5

Bio: William Padilla-Brown is a certified permaculture designer taking a multidisciplinary approach to designing models of living systems that can be utilized to replace the anti-biotic (against-life) systems that our societies have provided us. He educates locals,...

Regenerative Culture Podcasts

Here are several podcasts where you can learn about regenerative culture practices. We are looking to add podcasts to this list that are in other languages and not centered in the U.S. Please get in touch if you have recommendations. All My Relations: Hosted by Matika...

Community Currency: Theme for Bloom Network, April-June 2016

The current network-wide theme for Bloom is "Community Currency".  The global economic infrastructure is showing signs of collapse and transition. Learn how communities are relocalizing their economies and implementing more resilient systems of...

Mushroom City Art Festival, Oct 21, Bloom Baltimore

With both a focus on personal and planetary healing, MCAF is an informative and interactive exploration of mushrooms with foraging, identification, cultivation, and psilocybin research all part of our event. Sculptures and paintings inspired by this mysterious,...

Robin Gunkel: On the Yin Frontier

Robin Gunkel, lead producer with Bloom Baltimore, will be giving a talk called ‘On the Yin Frontier: Mother Trees, Grandmother Mycelium and the Resurgence of Grandmother Culture.’

Decolonize Consciousness Workshop at Blessed Coast Festival

Upcoming EventSunday, July 24, 2016at Blessed Coast Music Arts and Yoga FestivalSquamish, British Columbiahttp://www.blessedcoast.ca/The growing online forum nesting on Facebook will land at Blessed Coast for a live interactive session allowing the opportunity to look...

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