The Plant in Chicago has re-purposed a 93,500 square foot industrial building into an incubator for sustainable food production businesses. It houses demonstration farms, education facilities, and 125 good jobs for the community. They are exemplifying the principles of Financial Permaculture by cycling energy and resources between businesses, stacking functions, and creating financial intimacy among […]
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 […]
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:
Preserving the Harvest is a venture that was launched to capture as much produce not sold at market and or […]
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 […]
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 […]