11/23~24 Permaculture Revolution Fujino
Fujino, Kanagawa prefecture, is a permaculture/Transition Town hotspot hosting the Permaculture Center Japan (PCCJ). This weekend there are having a permaculture convergence with workshops, movies, booths, etc. Fashionable urban permy Cecilia will be doing a workshop as well as Fujino electric group.
11/25 Tanukimura (Setagaya) Matsuri
Tanukimura is in Setagaya, Tokyo, and is an apartment complex slowly being engulfed by permaculture projects. The project has a lot of potential and could be a really amazing urban permaculture model in Tokyo. Currently, they are working on a forest garden, tree house, and alternative economy.
11/25 Earth Day Market Tokyo
Did you know that there are farmers markets event in Tokyo? Earth Day Market Tokyo is one of the biggest ones happening on a monthly basis at Yoyogi park (Harajuku, Tokyo). It's a good place to meet people, find veggies and farms, and network.
11/25 Green Party Fun Election Campaign event
The Green Party in Japan just got on its feet and they are attempting to penetrate the unstable national Diet. Early elections will be held, a typical event in Japan, and the stakes are high. Free trade agreement with the US, US military bases, antagonism with the Chinese, nuclear power, green house gas emissions, are on the table. The Green Party is trying to appeal to the youth, marginalized populations, and many who are disgusted at the Japanese political scene.