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A wealth of information, ideas and practical knowledge for community building and community organizing, made available from the Vancouver Community Network.
World's largest resource for free information on essential skills for building healthy communities. It offers more than 7,000 pages of practical guidance in creating change and improvement.
"If your neighborhood association, church organization, city planning office, or community-based organization is interested in building a more resilient community, this toolkit is for you." (From the Executive Summary) A Bay Localize Publication
Welcome to the online edition of the Appropriate Technology Sourcebook which reviews over 1,150 of the best books on appropriate technology. Brought to us by Village Earth, The Consortium for Sustainable, Village-based Development.
So youʼve decided that that sea of green is taking far too much without giving back? Why not make that open space work for you? Converting your lawn into a garden is much easier than you think and for the time and energy you put into maintaining it, you’ll get to see and experience results that are beautiful, rewarding and delicious.
An excellent manual for the would-be urban farmer with a community garden plot.
English version: CGN_Garden_Guide_2008.pdf Garden Guide
Version française: Guide_du_jardinier_2008.pdf Guide de jardinier
In an age of erratic weather and instability, it’s increasingly important to develop a greater self-reliance when it comes to food. And because of this, more than ever before, farmers are developing new gardening techniques that help achieve a greater resilience. Longtime gardener and scientist Carol Deppe, in her new book The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times, offers a wealth of unique and expansive information for serious home gardeners and farmers who are seeking optimistic advice.