This is a broadcast to all members to inform you a little more about
applications on our website. Every member has the ability to
cooperatively lead by adding events and creating groups based upon their
interest and location. This gives people a meeting area for people to
discuss and meet where ever and whenever they want. We are going to
discuss 3 different functions on the Code Green Community website to
help you along your path of starting up a Transition… Continue
Added by Eric Stewart on August 29, 2010 at 1:52pm —
Here is the missing url from my previous post:
Added by Neil Brown on August 28, 2010 at 10:30am —
Today is the day!
Perma Potluck at Helen Howarth Park
6301 94th Av
Pinellas Park, Fl
5:30 - dusk
Shelter number to be determined. Look for the yellow wheel barrow.
Additional Parking is available at the adjoining Recreation Center.
Please bring drinks and a snack to share with reusable cups, utensils and plates.
We will provide coolers with ice, dish bins, rags and soap for clean up and a compost bucket.
Bring what you like to… Continue
Added by Neil Brown on August 28, 2010 at 10:00am —
Black Mountain, NC
(next to asheville)
Featuring: Rosemary Gladstar, 2010 special guest speaker
Added by Stacey S. on August 25, 2010 at 9:04pm —
Community Economic Laboratories (CELs)
by Richard Heinberg
As America adjusts to the New Reality of tight credit, chronically less-affordable energy, high unemployment rates, rising levels of
homelessness, and steeply declining tax revenues, new strategies will be
needed to help swelling ranks of low-income people adjust and adapt.
National policies designed to ease credit, lower mortgage…
Added by Eric Stewart on August 23, 2010 at 11:31pm —
We have had a great result from the fundraiser hosted today at Barbara's house. We raised a grand total of $185! Many new faces got to learn about Code Green Community as well as help by donating to our incorporation. Our member Rob Serenbetz's church the Spirit of Life UU has donated a total of $127 to our organization as well in helping to incorporate. The combination leads to a grand total of $312.
The future of Code Green Community depends on you! Our website has grown from 2 to… Continue
Added by Eric Stewart on August 21, 2010 at 8:30pm —
The 7 Principles of Transition
1. Positive Visioning
Transition Initiatives are based on a dedication to the creation of tangible, clearly expressed and practical visions of the community in question beyond its present‐day dependence on fossil fuel. Our primary
focus is not campaigning against things, but rather on…
Added by Eric Stewart on August 20, 2010 at 10:23am —
Added by Eric Stewart on August 20, 2010 at 9:30am —
It is with great sadness that I think we've reached the point at which Continue
we must acknowledge that there is no longer sufficient interest in the
garden to keep it going.
So, unless I suddenly hear from a
...number of folks, willing and able to clean up the garden by tomorrow…
Added by Eric Stewart on August 15, 2010 at 1:17am —
I have said and made effort to practice what I state since I started this blog. I am posting today to let anyone reading this that I am still working to do that and show you what can be done to fix our lives. Last time I posted, I spoke on a collections call I received recently. I felt harassed and embarrassed by this call and decided that I would not allow this to happen to anyone else. I would like to post the complaint I made to…
Added by Tim Lofgren on August 12, 2010 at 4:30pm —
- a talk about how civilizations fail because of food and discusss the Russian fires which caused stopping of exportation of food.
- an article with several sources from… Continue
Added by Eric Stewart on August 9, 2010 at 2:48pm —
Vicky, Barbara, Donna, Mark S., John and Libbie, Pam, Eric
~Carrot Mobbing: Restaurants to support local farmers by hosting special events where dishes are created from local farms. We reward the business by supporting and requesting these entrees and promoting the event.
~Can Day: a trip to the brooksville cannery, we will buy in bulk local produce and can it up in brooksville for storage and use.
Added by Eric Stewart on August 9, 2010 at 12:30pm —
I have lived without A/C in the summer for 6 years now. Fans, of course. The body can and does adjust. I knew this based on my childhood in the Philippines where practically no one had A/C, including my parents. I have met others here in Florida who don't use A/C.
Added by Brenon Duff on August 5, 2010 at 8:00pm —
Folks, my cup.....er pens runneth over with manure right now. Left hubby and son home alone while I spent two weeks gone - big mistake! I have a plethora of feed bags for those who want to bag their own or bring a pick up truck and/or trailer and let's shovel it full! Got a dump truck??? I have a market on Saturday but Sunday (earlier the better but after 9 am please - before the rains in late afternoon) I will be around as well as Monday.
Can pick what you want or a mix and… Continue
Added by Pam Lunn on August 5, 2010 at 3:58pm —
Added by Eric Stewart on August 5, 2010 at 10:12am —
In talking to my Aunt and Mother about the sale we have planed this Sunday the issue of what is Code Green Community came up. To sum it up
: Code Green Community is a social website with a mission. We are establishing a community of individuals that want change seen both at an individual and community level. Forming relationships on a bioregion scale we can initiate transitions towns all throughout the Tampa bay area. These towns are self-organized groups… Continue
Added by Eric Stewart on August 4, 2010 at 9:00pm —
How a community-based co-op economy might work
by Dave Pollard
Most people have been brought up to believe that the competitive, grow-or-die, absentee-shareholder-owned, “free”-trade “market” economy is the only one that works, the only alternative to a
Added by Eric Stewart on August 3, 2010 at 8:47am —
Featuring well renown Florida author Monica Moran Brandies http://www.gardensflorida.com/index.html and Herbalist/Accupuncturist/Oriental Medicine Practitioner Bob Linde http://www.acuherbals.com/.
FREE EVENT. Organic Plants, Seeds, Supplies, Spices, Teas, Books, Fresh and Dried Herbs, Talks, Demonstrations, and Garden Tour.
Sunday September 19 from 10am to 4pm.
Added by Stacey S. on August 2, 2010 at 10:00pm —
Saturday Aug 21 tours at 10am and 1pm. Learn how to invite bats, toads, birds, earthworms, and dragonflies to your garden so they may control mosquitos and other bugs and help aerate/decompose organic matter to improve the soil. Call Willow in Valrico for more information. 813 643 7285.
Added by Stacey S. on August 2, 2010 at 9:59pm —
...for the Spiritual and Ecologically Minded Continue
In today’s society there is a need to be able to take care of yourself and your family not only in emergencies but day to day as prices for food and oil increase. In this class you will learn about basic homesteading and emergency preparedness practices including how to start a garden big enough to feed your family in a small space, how to build and use a solar oven, How to collect and purify rain water, how to can foods, wild eatables that…
Added by Stacey S. on August 2, 2010 at 9:54pm —