Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Katherine Forster Dec 11, 2010.
Hello do-it-yourselfers. I have recently learned how to grow alfalfa sprouts using mason jars. In order to be fully self-sufficient in my alfalfa growing operation I would like to know how to collect…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Transition Ottawa (/jd) Aug 13, 2010.
Hello folks, Here is an idea to create opportunities for us to meet and to bring exposure to our group and cause. What about we contemplate adopting a high-profile park or roadway through the…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Keith Shackleton May 25, 2010.
Howdy folks, Like most of you I'm sure, our knowledge of the state of the environment has directly translated into action. We know that greenhouse gases are responsible for climate change, that…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Katherine Forster Jun 21, 2012.
Hello fellow transitioners,
It is easy to get discouraged these days by reading the news. But this is exactly when we need to be most active! As people witness the failing of our society's systems, we need to clearly remind people that we are heading in the wrong direction and present the other options. Otherwise, confused people will try to keep pushing in the same direction by bailing out more companies, invading more resource-rich countries, taking on more debt…Continue
Posted on March 31, 2011 at 5:57pm — 1 Comment
Posted on October 28, 2010 at 7:47pm
Hello transitioners. My good friend Gabriela informed me about the Little City Farm in Kitchener. If anyone is in the area, it would certainly be a great place to stay and visit. From their website:
We are an urban homesteading family trying to live sustainably in the city. In the spirit of modern pioneering, we aim to provide many of our basic needs (food,…Continue
Posted on August 8, 2010 at 10:00pm — 3 Comments
It is easy to get discouraged watching/reading the news these days. We may lose hope and feel that our individual actions do not matter. But we cannot give up. I believe that with every new environmental/social/economic disaster news story, more people get to realize we are going in the wrong direction. Here is an analogy by Mike Nickerson:
It is the analogy of the caterpillar. From birth it grows exponentially until it considers that it has grown enough and reaches adulthood…Continue
Posted on July 22, 2010 at 5:06pm