At our well-attended TW Goshen neighborhood meeting last weekend I was suprised how many attendees had not heard of this important world-wide event. After some discussion and sharing of ideas it…Continue
The group 10:10 is a different startup group from the 10-10-10, 350 . org work party group. Its group philosophy is 10% carbon reduction in 2010. From what I understand from the meeting on Wednesday, it is a personal goal as well as a…"
At our well-attended TW Goshen neighborhood meeting last weekend I was suprised how many attendees had not heard of this important world-wide event. After some discussion and sharing of ideas it became clear of the possibilities within TW. Preliminarily, our group is organizing a "threshing" party with a fellow member of Goshen as well as the Small Scale Grain and Bean group. Rob Olason has created a group "350.org Workgroup aka 10-10-10" to use as the hub for all groups within TW to organize…See More
"Hi Stephanie, I thought 10-10-10 was a cool way to tap into 350.org's fall project, but I see the wisdom in what you are saying about renaming the group. I will follow your suggestion for the renaming.-Thanks, Rob"
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"Below is an article by Bill Mckibben in the Orion Magazine March/April 2010 edition. Maybe we could consider a beef free day on 10/10/10 in recognition of the huge amounts of methane gas emitted by feedlot cows. Also, it would be interesting to know…"
The oil spreading across the Gulf is a test, pure and simple.
Think of its twisted outline as a Rorschach ink blot for a society--maybe for a whole civilization. Will we respond in ways deep enough to matter? Or will we see nothing…"
"I received this in my inbox today - thought it worth sharing. It includes ideas for action leading up to 10-10-10.
Senators John Kerry (MA), Lindsey Graham (SC) and Joe Lieberman (CT) had committed to releasing the outline of their long-awaited…"
"Thanks for starting this group Rob. What a great cause and I feel the perfect venue to empower our community for action regarding global warming. I would love to see all the group's, or at the very least each community group participate. Did…"
This group is an outgrowth of the overall reskilling work group meeting held Day 2 of the Great Unleashing. The purpose of this group is to share information about existing reskilling workshops and resources, as well as announce new opportunities.See More
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Hi Stephanie, I thought 10-10-10 was a cool way to tap into 350.org's fall project, but I see the wisdom in what you are saying about renaming the group. I will follow your suggestion for the renaming.-Thanks, Rob
Welcome Stephanie! I look forward to meeting you at a work-party or potluck once we get caught up on our home & community gardens!
There is a great online networking group for gardeners & permaculturists on this TW ning site in case you are interested in clicking the "join" button to be in the info loop...Located under this sites "Group" tab, or go to - http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/group/organic