2013 Financial Permaculture Workshop

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

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 [...]

Lewis County Green Guide

On Friday March 27 the Lewis County Green Guide was printed.  The Guide was put together by Jennifer Daukhsa-English and the Sonnenschein Green Initiative.  The eight page guide is loaded with GREEN events and projects for 2009, local businesses that support the Initiative, contact information for all the working groups and their mission and goals.  [...]

Green Evening Cafe with a Seed and Plant Exchange

The Sonnenschein Green Initiative hosted the third Green Evening Cafe on Tuesday, March 24, 6-8:30 pm at the Emporium Cafe, downtown, Hohenwald. Food and Farming was the theme for the March Green Evening. Fifty seven people attended the evening, which began and ended with a seed and plant exchange. Cassandra and Tom Warner of Cane [...]

Fourth Transition Update

Transition Proclamation Signed

On Monday, March 16 the Sonnenschein Green Initiative presented a Transition Proclamation to County Lawmakers. Connie Sharp, Debbie Landers and Jennifer Dauksha-English stood before County Commissioners, the County Mayor, the County Executive Director of Economic Development, and the public, explaining the proclamation. In summary, they stated that Lewis County and the City [...]

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 [...]

Summer Permaculture Certification Series and Demonstration Site

The Center for Holistic Ecology and Ecological Artisans will be offering a summer Permaculture certification series in Hohenwald, Tennessee. This series, as part of the Sonnenschein Green Initiative, will provide local residents with a unique opportunity to receive training and certification in Permaculture at a very reduced price. The organizers of the series anticipate training [...]

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 [...]