MIMIC THIS! When you get invited to events 3000 miles away (or 20 of them just across town), use COPY & PASTE with the really interesting events to seed your own community's plans for similar events. Why start from scratch.... Beg, borrow and mimic! More....
"You are an amazing person Briana!
Check out Stephen Hacker's book on The Trust Imperative as another resource for sorting out the elusive nature of relationship building--particularly in today's fast moving culture. I've attached an…"
Local Food Abundance - CSA's & community gardens, basic Nutrition & “Slow Food” - cooking with simple, local and fresh food, Shared Storage Foods, Youth Gardeners...Community responses are coming forward. Let's share best practice.See More
"Thank you for the feedback, John.
Would you recommend any communities in the US Pacific NW who may be a good group to collaborate with in regards to the processes you've specified? I'd like to tap into their lessons learned as well. I…"
"John and others
Thank you all for your contributions. We are exploring the establishment of a local-based community exchanges system in Vancouver, WA association with a grassroots-based initiative titled the 4th Plain Corridor Revitalization Task…"
There's perhaps no question I'm asked more often than "What about Local Currencies?" So I'm starting a study group on alternative forms of community trading. Register your interest! Soon we will begin building a prototype.See More
"Thank you for the welcome, Les.
I am scoping more and sorting out our best approach.
I see another who I do not know just opened a Buy Local Clark County group--and so have engaged him to see what alignment/synergy we can create together.
"Bentley--let's get connected! Have you heard of the 4th Plain Corridor Revitalization Task Force--and are you connected with the LOCALS group or any of the Buy Local campaigns being crafted in Clark County?"
This Group is a place for those who are just starting out in Transition and want to hang out together, email each other, and interact. Join us! Ask David Greenwald for assistance if you have questions.See More
Broadcast email list for Transition U.S. Send and receive announcements of events and new developments from members across the U.S. Members may write to all members. You may add or remove yourself at any time.See More
How are you currently involved in the Transition movement?
Organizing a CEN in support of the economic and community development efforts in association with the 4th Plain Corridor Revitalization Task Force.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
To provide a basis for local control of economic and community development efforts which is predicated on individuals/businesses generating value and being fairly compensated for the value they create.
How can you help the growth/acceptance/vitality of the Transition movement? What can YOU teach us? What can your GROUP teach us?
We provide an exceptional geographic base organized through a grass roots movement and supported by the local jurisdiction which is ripe for modeling and institution of a fully functional CEN.
Your Favorite Books/Websites/Blogs/RSS Feeds for Information about the Transition Movement
The Creature from Jekyll Island
The End of Money and the Future of Civilization
The Secrets of the Temple
Banker to the Poor
The Money Fix
I'm not sure how or if our local Transition Whatcom network (beyond Bellingham WA and Salish Sea bioregion), is linked to the organizations you listed. We now have a new 'organizing' group of leaders we refer to as the TWOG, and they have a discussion & blog space they will answer questions at.
You're welcome to explore our local networking site located at:
Hi Mark! Re your questions on Transition Whatcom: I want to refer you to one of the founders, Cindi Landreth, who is on this TransitionUS site. You can find her under the Members section on this site by doing a search, or under my friends list.
Hi Mark. Good to see you! ...Organizing a CEN in support of the economic and community development efforts in association with the 4th Plain Corridor Revitalization Task Force.... Wonderful. How about clicking here to add your CEN to our registry of local groups, local currencies, companies and other organizations supporting Transition values in the U.S. This hybrid group makes your CEN visible and important to all our members, and our members visible to your members. When you're finished, I'll be there with some further assistance. Let me know when you have questions.