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....
Introduction to Nature’s Mystery Awareness School“Come explore our magical world where your child will have the opportunity to learn directly from the land that sustains us. Here we will explore history, ecology, and native lore, as we deepen our nature awareness skills and uncover treasure all around. Our curriculum is specifically designed…See More
Help Us Write New Myth #42 @ Myth Lab #3: Song & PaintingsEnter the LabMyth Lab is designed as an interactive, open source and iterative experience. One goal is clear: we need to build our own messages and new myths to support our new food and governance systems.An Artifact and process model is included that illustrates the five stages of the Lab and mythic imprinting in…See More
No matter the cause(s) of the explosions at a local farm fertilizer plant in West, Tx last night, one big question for us is how permaculture and transition can help prevent and heal such tragedies. One might say that the principles of the movement are 90 degrees counter to both chemical farming technologies and to the terrorist…See More
http://communityalchemy.com/gardenpilots/gardenpilots.pdfOfferingPreludeSounds "Transition Prayer Percussion Ritual" Articles "Tattoo Alchemy" - A fun test in the future for kids 10 - 14 years old "Symbols in the Transition?" Animation / Video "Mother - Frack" - Animation Pilot for Children New Animation Model & Case…See More
New Myth #38: Halo and Kat Wing of Caledonia AlleyIn 2042 the San Francisco Mission District is in bloom with organic cafes’, food forests and walking paths. The streets are all gone, as are the cars and trucks that once clogged Valencia and 16th and the alleys with dark smoke and pesky horns. The fear from gentrification – a community diversity killer – has now been implemented in reverse. The…See More
Repair Cafe Palo Alto is as much about repair of broken machine as building local networks and creating friendships. The Café, as I experienced it, is a cross-generational community builder. An agent of resilience and localization.Repair Cafe Palo Alto goes much deeper than “keeping old stuff out of our landfills.” Sentimentality (i.e. – a personal attachment to things), love of…See More
wondrous resource capsulecrash lands in Central CascadiaThe Salem Trans-Tribe took a direct, heavenly hit in broad daylight this morning, according to Cheq, the coast horse messenger and guide.“It’s very shinny,” he shouted. “30 feet long, metallic, standard hand-made candle shape with some powered orange and black burn marks from atmospheric entry wounds.”“Where did it land?”“Oddly enough, just…See More
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