Thinkers Do. Doers Think.

Big Calm is at the intersection of some powerful trends. Some of the best builders, biggest ideas, and brightest lights are playing in this space. We’d like to highlight some of the ones that resonate with us.


Alexis Stephens & Christian Parsons
Braiding Sweetgrass book cover
Robin Wall Kimmerer
Permaculture Property book cover
Rob Avis & Takota Coen
Steven Leckart & Zach Klein
Doughnut Economics book cover
Kate Raworth
The Geography of Hope book cover
Chris Turner
Getting to Maybe book cover
Frances Westley, Brenda Zimmerman, & Michael Patton
Presence book cover
Peter Senge, Otto Scharmer, Joseph Jaworski, & Betty Sue Flowers
Pocket Neighborhoods book cover
Ross Chapin
Remote Office Not Included book cover
Jason Fried & David Hansson
Rhiannon Payne
Shop Class as Soulcraft book cover
Matthew Crawford
The Wayfinders book cover
Wade Davis


Mike Gilliland & Euvie Ivanova
Imagine Kootenay


Steve & Abby
Mat & Danielle
Kirsten Dirksen


two grey and green domes in a mountain garden
New Denver, BC
Green fields and blue sky
West Kootenays, BC


Regional Destination
Rechargeable Generators
slocanvalley.com logo
Area Overview
Remote Work PEO Services
Industry Association
Local Food Cooperative
Wold Willow Institute for Systems Learning logo
Institute for Systems Learning

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