Transition Town Movement

The Transition movement works on the basis that if we wait for government to act on issues such as climate change we'll be waiting until hell freezes over; and if we only act as individuals, that's too little.

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A Plan – Local Solutions to Global Problems

I recently came across this man’s very interesting and in depth website with all kinds of resources and information about the new economy and transition towns. It is full of practical ways that we can all work to creating a responsible, creative and engaged community and world. He has recently written a book Changing Course for Life which outlines ways that we can do this. I haven’t read the book yet, but it is on the top of my list of things I want for Christmas :).

The following information about Julian Rose’s personal history is from his website .

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Pies Will Save the World

As you can tell from the poll on our homepage (please take a second to vote if you haven’t already 🙂 , I am a bit of a fan of street vendors, illegal or otherwise since legal and illegal can vary quite a bit depending on what country you are in. I would love to sell some food in the park, so I listen and my eyes glimmer with bright green envy when I hear people tell their tales. I have made a deal with a vibrant lass from New Zealand here in Vancouver to start up a underground restaurant, so we will keep you all posted on that, but in the meantime I would like to share this experience a friend had in Portland with her curbside cuisine

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