Monthly Archives: May 2009

The LOCAL Opportunity: Building Resilient Businesses and Local Living Economies

“It’s not about stopping anything. It’s about starting something – vibrant local economies that will make our cities and towns the places we very much want them to be.” Continue reading

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Frank Assessment Of Where The World Is At

James Howard Kunstler, prominently featured in the peak oil documentary “The End of Suburbia“, has written a frank and chilling assessment of where the world is at for “The Daily Reckoning“. Unfortunately it is not all rosy, but as usual … Continue reading

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‘In Transition’ Movie

On Saturday May 23rd the premiere of the new film ‘In Transition’  will be streamed live on the internet from the UK. With input from Transition communities around the world it tells the story of the people that have looked … Continue reading

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Transition Town Kurilpa Initiative Now Official

Transition Town Kurilpa is now recognised as an official Transition Town Initiative. Along with Sustainable Maleny north of Brisbane, Transition Town Kurilpa was today recognised by the Transition Network for our efforts to make our communities and Australia more sustainable … Continue reading

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An EDAP is Born!

Two years after the group was formed, Transition Forest Row has just published its first version of an EDAP. Subtitled ‘a community work in progress’ it is a combination of storytelling, cartoons, drawings and practical steps to an oil-free 2030. … Continue reading

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Michael Pollan, “Deep Agriculture”

Cited from The Long Now Blog – May 6th, 02009 by Kevin Kelly Farming has become an occupation and cultural force of the past. Michael Pollan’s talk promoted the premise  — and hope — that farming can become an occupation … Continue reading

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Rosey Pekin TT Adventures in NSW

After a request to take the Food Connect roadshow south of the border, we spent two weeks travelling NSW to see what was happening in local transition initiatives down there.  Our first stop was Sydney and after a couple of … Continue reading

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