Resources From The 2018 Peak Prosperity Seminar

The 2018 Peak Prosperity annual seminar took place in Sebastopol CA from May 4-6. Throughout the event, insights and solutions from experts/partners/resources/recommended readings were highlighted. A summary of helpful links to each of these is provided below.

1) EXPERTS

These are the outside experts who presented during the seminar:

Charles Hugh Smith

 
Richard Heinberg

 
Tiana Kraus (functional diagnostic nutritionist) & Dr Pat Pisenti (functional medicine)

 
Ryan Parker (fitness coach)

 
Paul Kaiser (no-till farmer)

 

Tony Gossner (Santa Rosa Fire Chief)

 

Carson & Andreas Pforsich

 
Michael Basta (therapist)

 
New Harbor Financial Advisors (Mike Preston & Justin Griffin)

 
Farmland LP (Craig Wichner)

 
Mark Rees (cryptocurrency maven)

 
Ron Wargo (estate law)

2) LOCAL PARTNERS

These are the people and companies who provided samples/tours/meals during the seminar weekend:

April Owens/The Habitat Corridor Project (native ecology landscaping)

 

Adam Parks/Victorian Farmstead (sustainably-raised meats)

 

Spirit Works (organic grain-to-glass distillery)

 

Zazu Kitchen (farm-to-table dining)

 

Woodfour Brewing Company

 

Crooked Goat Brewing

 

Guayaki Organic Yerba Mate

 

Screamin' Mimi's (handmade ice cream)

 

Beekind (honey & beekeeping supplies)

 

Sonoma Chocolatiers (handmade chocolates)

3) LINKS TO RESOURCES

Below are links to helpful resources that were mentioned during the presentations or Q&A:

 

Articles on Self-Directed 401K plans and their benefits

 
Montgomery Citizens’ Leadership Academy

 
Analysis of oil data and shale plays

 
Transition Towns websites/social media/resources

 
Global Footprint Network

 
Limits To Growth book

 
Energy and Authoritarianism article

 
Democracy Index

 
Population Media Center

 
East Los High TV Show (challenges facing today’s youth)

 
Food Storage

 
Water Storage

  • Waterbricks / Food Bricks - Food Storage Systems

 
Biohealthdiagnostics (the 401H gut test used by functional medicine practitioners)

 
Cellular Healing podcast

 
4 Seasons Farming (Elliot Colman)

 
CircleUp  (investing in small businesses)

4) RECOMMENDED READING

Below is the list of books that were on the Knowledge Capital table, as well as additional books that participants felt *should* have been on the table: