2013 Financial Permaculture Workshop

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

Foodshed Farming, pt 6 – Community Food Works!

In preparation for last year’s 2013 FPC, it became painstakingly clear that we had to recycle Community FoodWorks (CFW), a project that we had created to house our Beginning Farmer training program and the project ventures our Apprentices were using to learn from.

 

CFW became a for-profit LLC corporation, an incubator [...]

Foodshed Farming, pt 5 – Farm-to-LocalFOOD-Hub (“get your greens here!”)

The Food Hub, as a project, emerged out of necessity when we first began running farmers markets several years ago. Part of the geographic, sprawl-based challenge in South Florida is that producers rarely make time (as it requires lots of it) to come out to farmers’ markets. So we began by diligently scoping out producers [...]

Foodshed Farming, pt 4 – Market to Kitchen

The Commercial Kitchen & Café Team was led by Charlie Wilson and Dion Taylor, two very adept and successful local food business entrepreneurs. As they took all the pieces of two related potential ventures in to consideration, their team began a process of evaluating how best to position and operate each, so they would contribute [...]

Prospectus: Commercial Kitchen

Financial Permaculture in Miami

Jan 21-25 = 4 Regenerative Business Designs by our Team

Join us – Check out the 2013 Financial Permaculture & Local Business Summit.

Business Design 3:

Commercial Kitchen

Preserving the Harvest is a venture that was launched to capture as much produce not sold at market and or [...]

Food and Farming Update

Bob Ogden sent a few e-mails to update me and the Sonnenschein Initiative on the happenings of the Food and Farming Working Group.  Bob tells me about the fruitful next steps in creating a Community Garden in Hohenwald, Lewis County, Tennessee.  He also shares some about the Community Kitchen and the Farmers Market.  Click here [...]

Third Transition Update

The Sonnenschein Green Initiative, Transition Committee held a meeting Wednesday, March 4, with 27 people in attendance.  Outreach education, youth education and the Green Proclamation were on the agenda.  The Food and Farming Working Group also met and discussed the Food and Farming Green Evening Cafe’, which will be held March 24, 6-8:30 pm.  The [...]

Green Business Presentations on Slideshare!

The final presentations of the Financial Permaculture Course have been posted over at www.slideshare.net!

• H.O.P.E. – Hohenwald Organization for Progressive Enterprise

• Green Village Marketplace

• Hohenwald Green Village Food Center

Check them out along with the business plans on the wiki: www.financialpermaculture.practivist.org.