Transition Whatcom


Transition Downtown

Bringing community sustainable everything to the heart and soul of the downtown business district. Connecting local businesses to each other and the broader transition movement.

Location: Downtown Bellingham
Members: 19
Latest Activity: Oct 9, 2013

Discussion Forum

Small Family Looking for "Home"

Started by Bryan Krueger. Last reply by Bryan Krueger Aug 27, 2013. 2 Replies

Hi Whatcome Transitioners!We are a family of four, with two little girls (2 yo and 1 mo) and are currently in Spokane. We are heading to resettle in the "better half" of the state ;) very soon and…Continue

Transition Movie Festival

Started by Kate Clark Dec 29, 2009. 0 Replies

Hey Alborz-Would you be interested in letting us use bloom as a venue for a week of good transition-related films? The Pickford folk are showing "Collapse" Jan 21-23 (and its better than it sounds, I…Continue

Entrepreneur Finance--Relevant

Started by Susan Templeton Nov 27, 2009. 0 Replies

News suggests entrepreneurs are suffering from a lack of credit. Is availability of credit relevant for your busness or green investments? How are local transitionites experiencing this and if so…Continue

Tags: Finance, Green, Credit, Entrepreneur, SBA

Transition in bloom

Started by Alborz Monjazeb Oct 28, 2009. 0 Replies

Announcing Sundays @ bloom in November! Sustainable film screenings. Sunday Nov. 1st 2:00pm - Aware Picture Presents - Sustainable AmericaThis is a documentary about how individuals and businesses…Continue

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Comment by Jamie Jedinak on October 3, 2010 at 4:15pm
Welcome Kevyn - Great to know you are part of what we are creating together! Cheers, Jamie
Comment by Kevyn Jacobs on October 3, 2010 at 1:10pm
Hi, I just learned about Transition Whatcom this week, and am eager to learn more. I live and work in downtown Bellingham, and am interested in transition issues for downtown urban dwellers like myself.
Comment by Susan Templeton on November 25, 2009 at 10:02pm
I'd like to enlist some help planning an urban garden beside the housing development on E. Laurel Street. We have a design person and dealing with city and officials for permission needs an organizer with vision.
Comment by Heather K on November 2, 2009 at 8:09pm
Re- Economic alternative curranices like (FCE) being used by businesses.
I have been a FCE member for a long time and offered my services & experiences as a sustainable sytem-permaculture designer & organic garden mentor in exchange for 'lifedollars ' through FCE online system.
I really appreciate the few businesses, like Terra Organica & Rhythms of Life, that also offer their services & products for life-dollars so that I can use the lifedollars I have earned.
There are so many reasons that are healthy & sustainable for local communities to learn to use more than just the USD's currancy. Even in times of ecomomic financial hardship, we as a community can still offer our services and experience our needs being met.....T
However there is a Big learning curve for our culture to go through to understand how well these alternative currancy systems work, and to understand it is Not the same as bartering.
I also really enjoy experiencing a 'gifting culture' that is similiar to what many indigenous tribes use, and is based on sharing the abundance we receive from the natural earth/sun/moon/stars and through the gifts of the Source-Of-Life or the spiritual Mystery expressed by many names through many different cultures & faiths.
I would like to see someone who has the interest & calling, to initiate some Ecomomic discussions/forums on this whatcom ning site. So far, there are no discussions posted on this transition ning site under the forum 'Economics' catagory.
Comment by Renata Beata Kowalczyk on November 2, 2009 at 4:11pm
I won't be able to attend next Sunday's gathering - I am traveling to Everett for the Fourth Corner Exchange monthly member potlock there. However, would love to continue conversations about creating a strong business network downtown using Life Dollars.
Comment by Stephen Trinkaus on October 22, 2009 at 10:26pm
Consider Terra Organica joined.
Comment by Morgan on October 20, 2009 at 1:43am
And maybe the peace and justice center

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