Here are some ways we could be of service to you.
1. Private or small group consultations. Contact Crystal@postgrowth.org.
2. Facilitating an event for you. To request an event please fill out this form.
3. Training for your group so you may offer ongoing Offers and Needs Markets. To request training please fill out this form.
4. To contact individual certified Offers and Needs Market Facilitators, please see below.
Certified Offers and Needs Market Facilitators
Education Director & Facilitator
Crystal is the founder of Money-Morphosis and two online webinar courses. Since graduating from Southern Oregon University in 2007 with a degree in international economics, she has designed and facilitated workshops, community events, and discussion panels about money. In 2016 Crystal began the “Money-Wise Women” podcast, and has interviewed nearly 100 women on the show. She has inspired thousands of people to have a healthier relationship with money. Her courses serve to illuminate the individual’s relationship with money and value. As a financial coach, she encourages people to live their potential. Her written work has appeared in journals, magazines, and in the book called Reinhabiting the Village. She lives in Oregon with her husband and two children. She is experienced in virtual and in-person facilitation. You can contact her at: email@example.com
Executive Director & Facilitator
Donnie is a facilitator, author and social entrepreneur, passionate about all things not-for-profit. Originally from Australia, Donnie moved to the U.S. in 2013, from where he coordinates the Post Growth Institute.
A dynamic facilitator, Donnie has worked with community groups in Egypt, Australia, Europe, and the United States and is the creator of the Offers and Needs Market process. An Affiliate Professor of Economics at Southern Oregon University and Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, Donnie holds a Ph.D. in social science and has helped more than 500 not-for-profit projects start, scale and sustain their work across more than 30 countries. He is experienced in virtual and in-person facilitation. You can contact him at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Björn aims to make people happier and more confident. He also writes about personal development on his blog. He is an advocate for empathic communication with his podcast Eine Dosis Empathie (A Dose of Empathy) and the Empathy Lounge he founded in 2020. He is experienced in virtual facilitation.
Vanessa, a trained packaging engineer with a background in nutritional science, is passionate about sustainability in the context of business and consumer goods, and truly believes that a shared, prosperous future within planetary boundaries lies beyond the growth dogma. Vanessa is also a director of NOW (No Other Way), an organization working towards a humane ecology through education and business. A practitioner of systemic sustainable living, she publishes articles, delivers talks, and provides support to help people live a more ecological and conscious life. Vanessa is originally from Germany and based in the UK. She loves to leave-no-trace wild camp and wild swim with her husband and daughter. She is skilled in virtual meeting facilitation. You can contact her by email at: email@example.com
Katie Epstein is a human geographer, social scientist, and trained mediator and facilitator. Passionate about the power of social gatherings and connection, Katie works closely with individuals and collectives to design and lead innovative and meaningful events and group processes, both in-person and virtually. Katie holds a PhD from Montana State University and loves sharing mutual-aid activities and practices like the Offers and Needs Market with her research community. You can contact Katie at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lynn Benander is a community entrepreneur, facilitator, and economic justice activist. She partners with low income and BIPOC communities to build community-owned solar and community based enterprises that bring quality jobs, sustainable products and services, and valuable assets to local communities. She has worked with non-profits, governmental entities, community development corporations, planning commissions, businesses, academic institutions, and cooperatives on sustainable energy projects and business development efforts. She believes people have the knowledge and power to make significant changes in their lives and brings a lot of love to help them manifest their dreams. Contact her at email@example.com if you'd like to bring an O&N Market to your organization or community.
Dani is a facilitator, youth mentor, writer & musician, passionate about community building and the role of art & music in healing & justice work. Dani got connected with the PGI through the Offers and Needs Market and now works as part of the OANM team. Since September 2020, Dani has been working doing mutual aid work following the Almeda Fire. Dani was born and raised in Ashland Oregon & loves to snowboard in winter, plant seeds in spring, explore rivers in summer, jump in leaf piles in fall & admire the color purple all year round. You can contact Dani at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mike Strode is a writer, cyclist, IT consultant, facilitator, and solidarity economy organizer residing in southeast Chicago whose community engagement work has included ride leadership with the Chicago chapter of Red, Bike & Green; editorial and archival oversight for Fultonia; and co-facilitation of Cooperation for Liberation Study & Working Group. He is founding coordinator of the Kola Nut Collaborative, a time-based service and skills trading platform which promotes timebanking throughout Chicago. He also serves as a current board member for Dill Pickle Food Co-op. Contact Mike at email@example.com if you would like to bring and O&N Market to your community.
Tannur is a mother, farmer, facilitator and poet. She is the founder of iLOGIC: Institute for the Love Of Genius In Community – a global community which promotes teaching and learning, based on interest.
Her goal is to facilitate community action and activism through education and empowerment. Along with homeschooling her three children for seven years, she has facilitated Offers and Needs Markets, arts events, conferences, social artistry trainings, spoken word workshops and more throughout the US and Europe. To contact Tannur, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lizz is an educator at Wild Mountains environmental education centre in Queensland, Australia. She runs programs from the IEE (Institute for Earth Education) with primary and secondary schools, pioneered in school programs for Plastic Free July, and helped manage a community build of a straw bale house. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Consumer Behaviour, Grad Dip. Psy and pursuing a future career as a psychologist Lizz has naturally fallen into a passion for Offers and Needs Markets.
Identifying as living with disability after her Acquired Brain Injury in 2004 she seeks to create inclusive spaces and safe containers for people to share what is important to them. You can contact Lizz at: email@example.com
Olga graduated with a master degree in Business Law, and a postgraduate in entrepreneurship from the United Spaces and Germany. Olga has spent a large part of her life abroad. She has worked with European institutions, law firms, and NGOs and is the founder of a tech start-up called BumbleBee Space. To get in touch with Olga, contact her by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.