This morning I received a link to a short video that I would like to share with others who have not yet seen it. This is suitable for all ages. Please use the following link, or go to http://storyofstuff.com
Added by Joanne Licsko on February 28, 2009 at 8:30am —
I'm on the lookout for California heritage vegetables, herbs and fruits, especially California RAFT
foods (the link is to a pdf file). For those who are growing rare California heritage varieties or if you know a grower, feel free to contact me. I would love to start bringing these into my own garden!
This is my favorite plant in the garden at the moment. It is Bronze Arrow lettuce grown from seed that I… Continue
Added by Chris Prudhomme on February 22, 2009 at 6:57pm —
My friend Kat Steele is co-teaching this workshop at Esalen, March 8th through the 13th.
You can read the description and reserve a space at the Esalen Website.
Added by Chuck White on February 18, 2009 at 12:00pm —
Bay Area Nonviolent Communication (BayNVC) aims to provide resources for individuals, couples, families and organizations for learning Nonviolent Communication (NVC). We focus on training people to develop the ability to use all of their communications as an opportunity to become more aware. Skills we teach include helping people to develop a lived practice of nonviolence by developing the capacity to see themself in others, harnessing the creativity in conflict, transforming judgements and… Continue
Added by Transition East Bay on February 18, 2009 at 8:11am —
Please see the LINKED files/articles below the graphics!!
ECONOMIC SOLUTIONS… Continue
Added by bob banner on February 16, 2009 at 2:00pm —
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2009
Social Collapse Best Practices
The following talk was given on February 13, 2009, at Cowell Theatre in Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, to an audience of 550 people. Audio and video of the talk will be available on Long Now… Continue
Added by bob banner on February 15, 2009 at 7:30pm —
Earlier tonight, Dmitri Orlov started out his talk saying how he was glad to see so many people show up, since he had flown across country to do the presentation on "Social Collapse Best Practices." And indeed the house was over-full. The usual local doomer set was there (including me), along with people we dragged out with us to see the Russian futurist so famous for his predictions of American societal collape.
Dmiti Orlov did not disappoint us. He summarized his comparison of… Continue
Added by Transition East Bay on February 13, 2009 at 10:00pm —
Global Village School
recently received grants from Wishworks Inc. and two anonymous family foundations. The grants will support development of a new K-12 curriculum centered on the Earth Charter, a declaration of fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society. The Global Village Curriculum will be formatted for use by schools, groups, and homeschoolers, and will combine a creative, flexible, student-centered… Continue
Added by Sally Carless on February 11, 2009 at 1:29pm —
Francis Underhill Macy - improved Russia relations
Peter Fimrite, Chronicle Staff Writer
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
A memorial service will be held on Feb. 21 for Francis Underhill Macy, an environmental activist and expert on Russian culture who dedicated much of his life as a citizen diplomat working to improve relations with people in the former Soviet Union.
Mr. Macy, who advocated for racial equality long before the civil rights movement and was a well-known… Continue
Added by Linda Seeley on February 10, 2009 at 5:09pm —
After missing getting into the December training in SF, Chris Kresser, Tim Silk and I are organizing a Transition Training workshop for the East Bay. It looks like it will happen at the Humanist Hall, and I imagine it will fill quickly, so let me know if you're interested. More details to come soon - will post on events as soon as we know more about cost, who the trainers are etc.
Look forward to seeing you there.
Added by Elanne Kresser on February 10, 2009 at 8:30am —
What movie featured the line "Hughie, Dewie...Louie isn't with us anymore." (And who was the actor that said it?)
Added by Jon K. Williams on February 9, 2009 at 9:25pm —
February 5, 2009
The Unraveling of the Ethanol Scam
By ROBERT BRYCE
On its website, Wisconsin-based Renew Energy says it is the “biofuels industry leader for innovation and efficiency.” It goes on, saying that its new 130 million gallon per year ethanol plant in Jefferson, Wisconsin is “the largest dry mill corn fractionation facility in the world” which uses 35 percent less energy and 33 percent less water than similar ethanol plants.
That would be… Continue
Added by David Eccles on February 5, 2009 at 12:08pm —
(this is a repost from my blog porch side abundance
One year has passed since I started seriously researching and growing my garden. I'm a renter so even though my landlord has been generous, there are limits to what I can do. These limits are good though, because they focus and refine the gazillions of possible arrangements down to what works within the the 500 square feet of garden space and the border along the 'lawn' in… Continue
Added by Chris Prudhomme on February 2, 2009 at 3:34pm —