Chris speaks at The Commonwealth Club of CA
Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Location: The Commonwealth Club of California, 2nd Floor, The Blue Room
Address: 595 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. reception
Cost: $20 standard, $12 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
More information here: http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2012-04-24/crash-course
Nine years ago, Chris Martenson was an executive with a Fortune 300 company and living with his wife and three children in a five-bathroom waterfront house in Mystic, Connecticut. But based on the future he foresees, Martenson, who holds a Ph.D. and MBA, has opted for a much more sustainable lifestyle, and he now lives with his family in rural Massachusetts in a 1.5-bathroom house. He says he is much happier in his simpler life, which includes raising chickens, brewing beer, and growing a garden. His children are homeschooled and he managed his own investments.
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