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Workshops open for Building Resilient Communities Convergence

Workshop applications are now open for the Building Resilient Communities Convergence!  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formk

Started by Angelo Silva in Sustainability & Transition EducationLatest Reply

12 Key Steps to embarking on your transition journey

12 Key Steps to embarking on your transition journey from the Transition Towns WIKI - UK To begin with, it is important to note that altho…

Started by Sandi Brockway in Sustainability & Transition EducationLatest Reply

Fuel documentary by Josh Tickell

http://thefuelfilm.com/ On Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3CBOdgBlk8 This film goes into a lot of detail of how we got to where…

Started by Thomas S. Loeber Jr. in Recommended Reading & FilmsLatest Reply

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4 May 5, 2011
Reply by Fred Klammt

Land Stewardship, Food, & Gardening

local food production, food security, CSA's, Permaculture, organic, & biodynamic growing, building healthy soils, food preservation & storage, farming cooperatives, community kitchens, buying in bulk, grains, working animals, aquaculturelocal food production, food security, CSA's, Permaculture, organic, & biodynamic growing, building healthy soils, food preservation & storage, farming cooperatives, community kitchens, buying in bulk, grains, working animals, aquaculture

34 Mar 5, 2013
Reply by Darkin Tanner

Energy & Transportation

local renewable energy sources, distributed/decentralized energy grid, biogas conversions, solar, wind, CHP, wood, micro-hydro, biofuels, use reduction

17 Feb 18, 2013
Reply by Darkin Tanner

Sustainability & Transition Education

ecology & stewardship, k12 farm-to-school programs, school gardens, permaculture, , democratic family models and parenting skills, apprenticeships, lifelong learning and life skills, special presentations by specialists, teaching, self educating. Experiential, Work Study, Independent learning.

10 Aug 26, 2013
Reply by michael leas

Sustainable Communities, Earth Shelters & Green Homes

natural building, retrofitting/eco-home renovation, affordable housing, developing/sourcing local building materials, Passivhaus, ecovillages, co-housing, changing zoning laws, adding tenants, home business, child-friendly communities, neighborhood sharing, multigenerational home design (tools, machines, etc.)

11 Aug 8, 2013
Transition-Minded Housemates Wanted
by Loni Gray

Local Currency & Economy

local currencies, barter, childcare cooperatives, cottage industries, jobs & right livelihood, homeworking, cottage industries, green business & local entrepreneurship, local business, meaningful work, living wage.

21 May 5, 2011
Starting Time Bank in the Sierra Foothills/Gold Country.
by Fred Klammt

Cradle to Cradle & Waste

reusing and re-purposing, reducing, upcycling, buying in bulk & cooperatives, saying goodbye to plastics, neighborhood sharing (tools, machines, etc.), composting, vermiculture, composting toilets

3 Mar 28, 2009
Reply by bob banner

H2O-Water

Rooftop collection & storage, purification & filtration, anti-privatization, community storage & distribution, conservation, earthworks for water harvesting, swales, ponds, gray- and black-water systems

6 Aug 20, 2013
Reply by Darkin Tanner

Ongoing Courses & Internships

Interdependent living skills, Sustainable Community Development, Internships, and the learning of all skills that lead to self reliance and sustenance. PLEASE DO NOT POST EVENTS HERE - ONLY ONGOING COURSES OR INTERNSHIPS SHOULD BE POSTED HERE

2 Jun 24, 2014
Equine Assisted Learning- How does Herd Behavior Reflect Human Social Systems Internship
by Kedra Charette Holderman

Wish Lists & Wanted

Have a wish list or wanted post? Here is the place to do it and we will do our best to get it broadcasted.

11 Jun 24, 2014
July Full Moon Instrument Circle with horses
by Kedra Charette Holderman

Recommended Reading & Films

Have a book or film you would like to recommend to the community? Post it here!

12 Aug 20, 2013
Reply by Darkin Tanner

Critical & Non-Critical Opinions & Analysis Articles/Essays

This area would be where effective and eloquent voices have a space to criticize / comment / argue / debate about the failures, successes, the errors, the misconceptions about certain aspects of the Movement... so they can be aired. For example, the top down nudging, comments about ning, comments about the presentations....

26 May 17, 2012
How serious is climate change?
by Thomas S. Loeber Jr.

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Many discussions are outdated and/or not current so they will be placed here for member reference

46 Dec 22, 2011
Reply by Thomas S. Loeber Jr.

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