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....
Cool. That would be great. We'll have to wait and see if I can make it over there. Right now, I can barely get down my own driveway with all this snow! I am guessing Payson looks similar right about now.…"
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
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
Hi Sue! Can you RSVP on the transition AZ site so we can get our numbers up? We have opened the class for a 2 for 1, and if we do not get enough people by Monday, we will have either a VERY small class with one trainer, or no class at all. Thanks!
Cool, yes, the Tucson Training did happen, so that is why we are trying to facilitate it here. The Sonoran Institute is considering hosting it, I just have to confirm it with them. Hope to do that this week.
Welcome Sue! Great to see you here on the social networks for Transition U.S. and Transition Arizona. You highlighted in your profile "... I am a trained facilitator with Awakening the Dreamer - Changing the Dream concerning social justice, environmental sustainabililty and spiritual fulfillment...." -- Super! Let us know how we can help facilitate the work you and Jim are doing in Phoenix. There are surely a few more Dreamers to be awakened.... Some Links Members Have Found Helpful
Send me your Skype ID so we can spend a few minutes talking about what you’d like to do here. My ID is LSquiresSkype.
Declare yourself -- What do you personally bring to the potluck? Give it a title and say much more than you included in your Profile. Lay out your offer in detail. Or, tell us what you’d really like to learn! Others will join in.
Profile your group -- Make your constituents visible. Find some creative ways to offer their special values to mentor all Transitioners.
Reinforce, reinforce, reinforce -- Connect the dots -- friends to friends, newcomers to oldcomers, groups to groups, groups to members, skills to skills, special interests to special interests. This is your garden. Cultivate for the harvest.
Next steps TransitionUS -- Set up local Transition initiatives as official Transition communities; sign up for training; build your community resilience.