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Constantine Faller
  • 60, Male
  • Amesville, Ohio
  • United States
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Constantine Faller commented on Kathy Jacobson's group 'Radio Communications'
"Morning Del, Following up on your recent post Hi all, Haven't seen any posts on this group in a long time.  Anyone out there who wants to make an amateur radio contact about prepper subjects? We might try 2 meters here in southern…"
Jul 17, 2012
Constantine Faller replied to Kathy Jacobson's discussion 'CQ, CQ...Any Transition HAMs or other radio operators out there???' in the group Radio Communications
"Good morning all. "A message from Del Anderson to all members of Radio Communications on TRANSITION IN ACTION SOCIAL NETWORK! "Is this how I make initial contact with members of the group?" I am going to guess that Del hit…"
Sep 20, 2011
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Apr 6, 2011
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Jan 22, 2011
Constantine Faller replied to Les Squires -- Webmaster's discussion 'Introductions and Experiences with Local Currencies' in the group Nighthawk Traders
"Hi David, finding if and where there are folks already discussing these matters is a challenge of social networking sites. Here is one on value-based economies It seems to be looking at why it is needed.   Forth Corner Exchange seems to be…"
Jan 11, 2011
Constantine Faller replied to Les Squires -- Webmaster's discussion 'Introductions and Experiences with Local Currencies' in the group Nighthawk Traders
"1/9/2011 David, I so agree with you, and our list are very similar -food, water, shelter, wellness, air, and education.  A yardstick to value in these terms would be very helpful to us.   Here’s why.   Healthy…"
Jan 9, 2011
Constantine Faller replied to Les Squires -- Webmaster's discussion 'Introductions and Experiences with Local Currencies' in the group Nighthawk Traders
"It is not so much that I want to start a topic on this additional approach to alternatives to money as I am interested in a discussion of how we organize the way we do things to create the world we want . . . one thing is related to another and all…"
Dec 29, 2010
Constantine Faller and David Braden are now friends
Dec 29, 2010

Profile Information

How are you currently involved in the Transition movement?
Building/improving systems of community preparedness and resiliency.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I am committed to a systematic and inclusive approach to building solutions to the challenges we face: economic, social, and environmental.
How can you help the growth/acceptance/vitality of the Transition movement? What can YOU teach us? What can your GROUP teach us?
As the steward of Athens' Own, I want to find creative uses of this marketing and distribution business to assist transition and beyond
- local currency
- energy conservation, curtailment, and alternatives
- wise product choices that take into account the families/communities they represent and empower.
- become an active part of local policy/direction,
- more effectively using my culinary training to strengthen community resiliency by building local food security
- utilizing my engineering skills to assist the evolution from silos to systems and systems improvement strategies
- by making more informed and networked decisions as to the need or not for local distribution systems in post oil communities
Your Personal Website (if you have one)
Athens’ Own Holisticgoal (1)

Quality of Life Statements
- We want good physical, financial, emotional, and spiritual health.
- We want fulfilling relationships with good communication.
- We want opportunities for life long learning and adventure.
Forms of Production
- We practice management processes to promote over-all health.
- We generate profit from fulfilling work.
- We nurture relationships and welcome open communication.
- We participate in activities that are fulfilling, challenging, and inspire growth and development.
- We enjoy nature, seek inner guidance, and strive to be of service.
Future Resource Base
- We are known for our dedication, integrity, reliability, compassion, and clear communication.
- We are known for high quality products and services.
- We are known for efficient and effective processes.
- We live in a community where people take care of each other and make decisions with future generations in mind.
- The environment is beautifully balanced with open-space for agriculture, wildlife, and recreation.

(1) 'Holistic Management' by Alan Savory
'At Home With Holistic Management' by Ann Adams

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At 5:01am on October 6, 2012, amelia said…

Hello dear,I am Amelia by name,this is important,
please email me back at[].
I will be waiting to hear from you soon.

At 10:13am on January 6, 2009, Mimi said…
Thanks, Constantine. I confess that I had this weird moment seeing "Athens Own" because I am currently steeped in writing a book about the ancient amphitheatre in Athens. My son is a student at Oberlin. Ohio does seem to be a leader in this movement. I also just want to say that I think "own" is a great 'branding' for this movement. Really effective environmental messaging. Bravo.
At 3:55pm on December 31, 2008, David Olivero said…
Thanks for the welcome, Constantine! Athens' Own sounds really cool. How long has it been around? It'll be interesting to compare notes with folks in Ohio in terms of moving toward sustainability. Climates, population density, land use, etc...Different regions = different solutions, right? Can't wait to see what we all come up with. Cheers,
At 1:05pm on December 26, 2008, Wayne Davis said…
No, I am not. But, it is my favorite example of the direction that new single family development should be taking (or mixed types for that matter). You may have noticed that it was designed by Andres Duany He did Seaside a long time ago and is considered to be one of the "Big Guys" in Traditional Neighborhood Design (TND).
At 6:47am on December 26, 2008, Wayne Davis said…
Check out this development in North Florida.
Go to the Community page to find the Master Plan.
At 8:09pm on December 22, 2008, Nathan Lyle said…
I'm afraid my membership at the moment is mostly "guilt by association"... and I doubt I'll be the poster boy for action. (I guess I called myself a slacker in order to not start off with any expectations I won't have time to live up to.) With family and work, my involvement is probably best described as philosophical, with a strong possibility of technical assistance should I become sufficiently and overwhelmingly motivated to adjust some of life's priorities. (I apologize if that doesn't make sense... I need to stop posting things online after 10pm.)
At 7:27pm on December 20, 2008, Taylor said…
As far as your posting: I was a little confused by "Lots of systems of exchange and reciprocity put forth here." Were you referring to the website? The comment just seemed to be floating and others might also be confused by this part of the post. I'm not certain, but I thought I would just throw that out as feedback. Furthermore, the "bulletin board" comment seemed out of place, or perhaps it just needed a transition. I did, however, think that the questions at the end of the posting seemed appropriate. It leaves a lot of room for a variety of different people and skills to consider the internship.
At 10:05pm on December 12, 2008, Patrick Gibbs said…
Hi Constantine,

Glad to clarify computer details -- that was a bit of a confusing forum thread.

I am not a TT member at any state level, and I had no idea that such positions exist in the Transition Movement.

What are your questions about resource networking?

~ Patrick
At 5:54am on December 3, 2008, Constantine Faller said…
Hello Kathy. Hi Matt and all!
At 5:29am on December 3, 2008, Kathy Jacobson said…
Hi Constantine!


You can also get there, and to the other states, from the link
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John Krochmalny, northwest Ohio, sent the following link to his summary of the 5th Peak Oil Conference

Best Wishes, kj

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