Transition San Francisco

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Transition San Francisco

Transition group to move San Francisco community forward to implementing ideas and policies, which will enable the city to deal with Climate Change and depleting energy while developing more resilient neighborhoods and Bay Area region.

Website: http://transitionSF.org
Location: San Francisco
Members: 48
Latest Activity: Feb 11, 2013

Transition SF: Documents, communication, and events calendar

Our Official website: TransitionSF.org

We are using the google group for most of the communication and document tracking.
http://groups.google.com/group/transitionsf

Calendar of Events:
http://sites.google.com/site/transitionsf/Home/dashboard

Next meetings:
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We have a community meeting the last Monday of the month in the Gazebo Room at CPMC Davies: Here is more information:
http://sites.google.com/site/transitionsf/community-meetings-1

Discussion Forum

Registration Open for Local Urban Permaculture Training

Started by Kevin Bayuk Dec 25, 2009.

Transition Handbook Available Online 1 Reply

Started by Will Sherwin. Last reply by Transition East Bay Aug 13, 2009.

Permaculture for Renters workshop in Bay Area

Started by Leonard Barrett Aug 12, 2009.

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Comment by Lisa Marie David on July 4, 2011 at 12:12pm
Why is Yosemite Sam on the members page? Guns scare me
Comment by Cecile Andrews on December 25, 2009 at 7:34pm
Everything we do must build community. We won't have sustainability unless we learn to care about the common good, and we will only do that when we experience community.
Comment by Floyd Earl Smith on November 22, 2009 at 2:30pm
Hello - I've met a couple of you in person and look forward to learning and doing more.
Comment by Fred V. Cook on September 19, 2009 at 10:12am
When is the next screening of "In Transition" in the SF Bay area?

This is from http://transitionla.blogspot.com/
If you would like to show "In Transition" in your local community, here's how: Transition Los Angeles owns a copy (perhaps the only copy presently in the LA basin??) with public showing license. Select a date and place to show it, and let us know. You're in charge of A.V. equipment and publicity. We'll send the movie out to your site with a Transition Los Angeles core team member. After the movie, we'll help answer questions and facilitate discussion of the ideas in the film.

In the Transition process we don't show movies, then turn on the lights and send people home. The movie is the excuse to gather people, and provides a context -- a "gathering of the minds", getting people "all on the same page" -- for the real event of the evening: the community discussion. And, after all, that's what Transition is all about.

"In Transition" is a good, upbeat, introductory film. It starts out with an overview of the problems (peak oil, climate change, and the impacts that their simultaneous occurrence is bringing). It gives a brief sense of the history of the Transition movement. But the entire latter portion of the film is the good news: what Transition initiatives are actively doing to solve problems in their local neighborhoods. With film segments provided by Transition initiatives from around the world, it covers many sectors of society, including food, transportation, economics, and education. The film is good material for an awareness-raising event, as well as for invigorating and inspiring your local steering group.
 

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Latest Activity

Victoria Armigo posted an event

Fourth Friday Film - Surviving Progress - Sept. 26, 2014 7:00p at Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto - UUCPA

September 26, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Fall Fourth Friday - New Films of Vision and Hope SeriesFinding Meaning in an Uncertain WorldA special film series is coming up for fall Fourth Friday. What does it mean to be human in today’s uncertain world - to survive, live among others, and find meaning and happiness?Surviving ProgressFriday September 26, 2014 7-9PM   NOTE time change just for this monthHuman advancement is awe-inspiring and double-edged, but we’re running the 21st century’s software — our know-how — on the ancient…See More
Friday
Victoria Armigo posted an event
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TPA Fall Sharing Expo at Common Ground in Palo Alto at Common Ground

September 21, 2014 from 1pm to 3pm
Transition Palo Alto Fall Sharing Expo atCommon Ground Organic Garden Supply & Education CenterSunday, September 21, 20141:00 to 3:00 PM559 College Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94306Mark your calendars.  The Fall Sharing Expo is taking shape.  Besides goods (garden and food, books, clothes and toys), to share, we'll have a number of Skill-Share demonstrations.  Given the drought, our theme will be Water Saving Tips this time.  Confirmed demonstrators include:William Mutch - Permaculture Cafe, saving…See More
Sep 2
Doris Anne Beaulieu posted a blog post

Kids Love For Animals

Kids Love For Animals ( Poem )Children’s favorite shows are of animals I have hours in a playlist that are laughable Like a camera pecking rooster and fun monkeysTo a mom and a baby miniature donkeysVideos of wild turkeys and charming geese Ducks in water and chicks learning to speak Dazzling ostrich and many free birdsSome you would not want to move towardsA large unique animal is the alligator The total opposite of the caterpillar Camels and alpacas are tall and exquisiteBut they spit at you…See More
Aug 26
Doris Anne Beaulieu posted a blog post

Tractor Pulls

Tractor Pulls ( Poem )America’s passion tractor haul Ford and Farmall want to take it all Showcasing your tractor is never dullCase give a strong performance callSee a smokey John Deere tractor Unleash yourself in an Oliver Massey Ferguson speeds uncoveredAs International pulls with no effortWhite’s power with high tractive force As McCormick is running the course Agricultural machinery CompetitionFun family oriented tractor pullin’Opportunities may come and go You all know it’s a successful…See More
Aug 23
Yuri Smirnov posted a blog post

Dolmen pilgrimage, August 2014

My dear friends,Please enjoy beautiful pictures from the August dolmen pilgrimage: https://www.flickr.com/photos/spaceoflove/sets/72157646184247100/ A couple from Germany visited dolmens of Pshada, Shetinin's school and ecovillage of Kin's domains Sinegorie. For details please check…See More
Aug 22
Yuri Smirnov posted photos
Aug 22
Yuri Smirnov commented on bob banner's blog post Call of The Ringing Cedars by Scott Fraser
"Please enjoy beautiful pictures from the August dolmen pilgrimage: https://www.flickr.com/photos/spaceoflove/sets/72157646184247100/ A couple from Germany visited dolmens of Pshada, Shetinin's school and ecovillage of Kin's domains…"
Aug 22
Tammy Davis joined Dandarius's group
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Organic Gardening & Permaculture

How can we transition without being able to grow your own organic food or find it in your local community? How can we successfully transition without applying permaculture principles to your environment? Learn, share, and explore in this group.
Aug 22
Doris Anne Beaulieu posted a blog post

Woodsmen Day

Woodsmen Day ( Poem)Sport using handsaws With a toothed edge blade One or two handed sawingOn a woodsmen fair dayTraditional log rolling Is a lumberjacks technique Style used in river drivingThe illustration is uniqueSpringboard tree is branchless With live action you can’t beat Platform board is dangerousA risk if you competeBlock ax chopping Is a loggers sport indeed Hard on your back swingingBe careful of your feetWoodsmen day activities Is part of the fair you see I bring it all to my…See More
Aug 21
Chelsea O'Neill posted a blog post

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index Shows 1.2 Million New Clean Jobs in 2014

Ecotech Institute’s Clean Jobs Index, a tool to compare states’ use and development of clean and sustainable energy, found more than two million job postings in the green energy sector in quarters one and two of 2014 alone. This is almost an 88 percent increase from…See More
Aug 18
Doris Anne Beaulieu posted a blog post

Wishing Witch

Wishing WitchMy Halloween screenplay is funny as can be It’s funny how witchcraft is what we need to seeBrewing up trouble with all your classmates The teacher will get angry, make no mistakeCrazy riddles from a child can be so scary Being her classmate leaves you feeling waryYou may start a princess and end as a boar As her riddles will leave you in an uproarWill you return to normal after all this nonsense Is the question that has everyone in suspenseYou may not have believed in the…See More
Aug 11
Darkin Tanner left a comment for Nabil Michraf
"Hello Nabil and welcome to the Transition California Community Network! We are happy that you joined and welcome your involvement and sharing with the community. Here is a link to the 'how to' video tutorials for using and navigating the…"
Aug 8
Nabil Michraf is now a member of Transition California
Aug 8
Doris Anne Beaulieu posted blog posts
Aug 7
Doris Anne Beaulieu posted a blog post

Read All About It

READ ALL ABOUT ITStories all of 100 years old Bribery And Blackmail They have to be retoldDefinitions of words have surely changed as Kilts And Reefers are now explained.Two Kinds Of Success stories That Work Both Ways Stealing From Citiesand the Faithful Toby wayNo Poison In The Wallpaper is History Rewritten With A Humble Helperand Powerful CompetitionLike a Scene In A Play The Counterpane Got Smutty He Raised The Bid todaywas a story so funnyStriking A Light was crazy amazing but Obeying The…See More
Aug 3
Eric Broberg joined Dandarius's group
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Organic Gardening & Permaculture

How can we transition without being able to grow your own organic food or find it in your local community? How can we successfully transition without applying permaculture principles to your environment? Learn, share, and explore in this group.
Jul 21
Eric Broberg updated their profile
Jul 21
Victoria Armigo posted an event

Accelerating the Transition to Clean Renewable Energy 7/23/14 in Sunnyvale at Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum

July 19, 2014 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Community Choice:  Accelerating the Transition to Clean, Renewable Energy--Progress and Threats Wednesday, July  23, 2014 7-8:30 PM Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum 570 E. Remington Drive Sunnyvale, CA What can a city do to accelerate the switch to clean and renewable energy? Many see Community Choice, which allows local control over electricity purchases, as an effective way of hastening the switch. Marin and Sonoma Counties are already providing their residents and businesses cleaner, greener…See More
Jul 19
Eric Broberg is now a member of Transition California
Jul 16
Victoria Armigo posted an event

Fourth Friday Film - Gaining Ground - July 25, 2014 7:30p at Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto - UUCPA

July 25, 2014 from 7:15pm to 9pm
July Fourth Friday - "Gaining Ground" Film and discussion, plus special guest - producer Mark Lipman In the midst of the economic meltdown, Gaining Ground explores the innovative, grassroots organizing efforts of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI) in Boston. Over the course of two years, you'll see a new generation of leaders working to prevent foreclosures and bring jobs and opportunities for young people to one of the city’s most diverse and economically challenged…See More
Jul 8

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