The FPC 13 was transformative for us in forging the tools, design processes, and infrastructure that will allow us to attract, support, and incubate local food enterprises. The design processes at a meta level, have been developed by Jennifer English and her colleagues at the Financial Permaculture Institute. Our design teams at the FPC 13 [...]
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Friday, during the Financial Permaculture Open Space Sessions, I worked with Jeff Burns on ‘On-Going Collaboration/Networking. I put together this Graphic to summarize our conversation. I then ran the idea past Ethan Roland and Patrick Gibbs about setting up an on-line forum or utilizing a current forum [...]
The first session during the 2009 Financial Permaculture Course was a quick introduction to Transition Culture. Albert Bates summarized the steps to become a Transition Town.
Transition Culture Website
Click here to download Albert’s talk. In his talk he shared that, the TTT project started [...]
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 [...]
On June 6th, 2009 Hohenwald held a Transition Celebration. Hohenwald is now the 25th official Transition Town in the United States. The event featured local food and music. Global Village Institute Director Albert Bates, Vice Mayor Dustin Flowers, State Representative Joey Hensley and Chamber President Elect Debbie Landers spoke on Green Business and the local [...]
As reported in the Lewis County Herald by Jennifer Dauksha English:
On Tuesday, April 28, 2009, the Sonnenschein Green Initiative hosted the 4th Green Evening Cafe. The public event was held from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Emporium. Transition Town Hohenwald was the theme for the April Green Evening.
To start the evening, former Sonnenschein Chair, [...]
On Tuesday April 7, 2009 the Hohenwald City Council and the Hohenwald Lewis County Chamber of Commerce signed the Sonnenschein Green Initiative’s Transition Proclamation.
Click here to read a report from the local news and to find out when Hohenwald may declare itself as a Transition Town!