"In Transition 2.0" is an inspirational immersion into the Transition movement, gathering stories from around the world of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. You’ll hear about communities printing their own money, growing food everywhere, localizing their economies and setting up community power stations. It’s an idea that has gone viral, a social experiment that is about responding to uncertain times with solutions and optimism. In a world that is awash with gloom, here is a story of…See More
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An introduction to emerging conditions driving the need for Transition—peak oil, global warming and climate change, and economic instability—and an exploration of why we need to create enhanced resilience in our local economy and civic culture, so we can meet more of needs for food, shelter, transportation, and community life locally.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I am directly interested in strengthening our local economies and creating more ways we can be more self-sufficient. One way I am working towards this end is that my company, Scratch and Peck Feeds, is buying our grains direct from local farmers in Whatcom, Skagit and Snohomish counties.
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
Where did you hear about Transition Whatcom and how did you find our community network website?
I have been contacted by a few members who are interested in what I am doing with my feed company and my local mill.
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Create relationship with more local residents and farmers to provide a local outlet for locally grown grains and locally produced organic livestock feeds.
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