David Rose begins by leading us in visualizing the direness of the situation humanity faces, not to push us into a fearful mire of disempowerment but rather to encourage us to allow ourselves to “ease into hope.” Despite the greatness of the task at hand, David inspires the kind of hope necessary to take on any [...]
Summer 2009, an abundance of rainfall to report. All catchment systems full. This is the true and real analogy for my work with local green business development. In this report I’m going to cover the cornucopia of new action: Transition Hohenwald, New Green Staff and Interns, Permaculture Certification Series, Green Evening Cafe, New Local Green [...]
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 [...]
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!
A few days ago I blogged about Eric Wagoner’s AWESOME LocallyGrown.net — see the full post here:
Today Eric emailed me saying that he had posted his excellent slideshow over on slideshare (which is itself an excellent service) — take a look here: http://www.slideshare.net/ewagoner/locallygrownnet-presentation-presentation/
Go ahead and favorite his slideshow — it only takes [...]
At the Financial Permaculture Course, we’re collaborating with the Hohenwald Chamber of Commerce to support their experimental complementary currency “Chamber Bucks”. A percentage of our course revenue was used to purchase Chamber Bucks that can then be fed back into the financial ecosystem of Hohenwald.
At a geekly blog dinner break at the Buffalo [...]