Friends of Gaviotas arranged Gaviotas founder Paolo Lugari’s visit to the Colorado in Fall 2003, which was partially supported by a grant from the Threshold Foundation. Highlights included:
- A visit to Rocky Mountain Institute to meet with Amory Lovins
- Tour of the Boulder Biodiesel facility
- Keynote lecture and workshops at the Sustainable Resources conference
- Weekend retreat, “Dialogue on Community,”based on the social context that has fostered an amazing spirit of innovation at Gaviotas.