2013 Financial Permaculture Workshop

January 21-25, 2013 Miami Dade College Homestead Campus www.financialpermaculture.com

Meet Wesley Roe, a keynote speaker at the #2014FPC Local Food Enterprise Summit

Wesley Roe was born in Hamilton, Canada in 1950 to parents who were environmentalists, union members and supporters, political activists and credit union members. He was encouraged at an early age to be involved in community service and studied Urban Planning at McMaster University. Wes opened an Alternative Health Clinic in Santa Barbara, [...]

Second Transition Update

A lot has happened in the not so sleepy town of Hohenwald since my last Sonnenschein Green Initiative – Transition Update.  We had a total of eight important meetings in ten days.

Click here to read a brief summary of each meeting: Complimentary Currency Working Group Sewage Treatment Working Group Bioregional Congress Group The Lewis [...]

“IN HOHENWALD WE TRUST”

The Sonnenschein Green Initiative had its first meeting on complimentary currencies, Monday February 9, 2009. Myself, Jennifer Dauksha-English, Patrick Gibbs and two members of the local Chamber of Commerce met over tea to discuss transition economics. We first assessed our current situation. Aside from talking about the state of the world’s economy, our assessment was [...]

Transition Update

The Sonnenschein Green Initiative’s Transition Committee held a meeting Wednesday, February 4. There were 22 people in attendance. Highlights: DOWNTOWN PERMACUTLURE DEMONSTRATION AREA SUMMER PERMACULTURE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM GREEN PLANS FOR NEW SEWAGE TREATMENT FACILITY GREEN PROCLAMATION UPCOMING GREEN EVENTS NEW GREEN WORKING GROUPS

Read about some of the details on these projects here!

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Complementary Currency

This article is re-posted by Permission of its author, Crystal Arnold.  It originally appeared as an article in the Sentient Times For resources and links about complementary currency click here

Creating Currency For A Resilient Local Economy

By Crystal Arnold

Imagine a world of sufficiency where needs are [...]

Free Money

Gaia Emerging Discusses the increasing importance of alternative currency in creating sustainable and just economies. [...]

Financial Permaculture Looks at “Transition Towns”

with contributions by Greg Landua

Tonight we focused on the Transition Towns movement, which proactively and positively faces the challenges of peak oil and climate change in a de-humanized society. Transition Towns is both an evolving method for collaborative town planning and implementation, and a network of people and towns. We heard from Andy Langford, [...]