The Power of Community

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Cohesive communities are a threat – or at least are as such perceived – to the powers-that-be (but really should not be) and it is for that very reason that such areas, such communities, are always targeted for break up and its residents for dispersal.

The Garden as Community

Green (Living) Review

Community is being formed through gardens in Denver, Colorado. The following excerpt takes us to Denver, where the urban garden has become a community of its own. The Garden as Community It’s hard to miss the East Thirteenth Street Garden on a summer afternoon.

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How Permaculture Can Restore Ecosystems & Communities

Green (Living) Review

Maddy Harland tells the story of the Shona African community who healed their damaged ecosystems. In the rural Shona African community in Zimbabwe, five villages of 7,000 people have joined together to form the Chikukwa Project, named after their local chief.

Community garden concept grows in The Woodland

Green (Living) Review

It is one of two - soon to be three - community gardens in The Woodlands Township that are available for residents to rent as a space to get their hands dirty and grow something fresh for their kitchens. community gardens grow your own food grow your own food in the city

Interest in 'community supported agriculture' grows

Green (Living) Review

August Creek Farm joins the growing list of "community supported agriculture" operations across Illinois targeted to consumer demand for locally grown produce. community supported agriculture CSA growing food

The Community Gardening Handbook – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

The Community Gardening Handbook Plant & Grow Together by Ben Raskin Published by Leaping Hare Press in association with Big Dig and the Soil Association February 2017 ISBN: 9781782404491 Price: £9.99 Join the community gardening revolution for a greener future!

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Simply Home: A tiny cohousing community grows in Portland

Green (Living) Review

It appears that a tiny house boom is well underway, and along with it comes a smattering of emerging tiny house communities. Whether they are tiny or otherwise, it takes a lot of work to keep an intentional community together. communities living with less small is beautiful

Green Living 2.0, Sustainable Communities

Green Home Blog

Many of the Baby Boomers were born or grew up the 1960s and 1970s, which set the stage for all kinds of sustainable concepts from communal or community living to vegetarianism, or not eating meat. In fact, the community charter (bylaws, etc.)

Airbnb helps its community travel greener

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, has announced a partnership with Nest, which reinvents unloved products in the home.

Creating Community ~ Lesson Plans

The Green Changemakers

These lessons (arranged from lowest to highest grade levels) provide tools for developing empathy and understanding others , as students learn to value how diversity creates a strong and colourful classroom and community. Valuing Community lesson plan Link: [link]. Community Education

Why Redefining our Community is more Important than Ever.

Elephant Journal

My departure from my attorney life in San Francisco came from a piling-on of discontent, not from my personal community, which was and is fantastic, but from the discord of a life not fully lived. Academy Alumni Adventure Elephant Academy Family Health & Wellness Right Livelihood Travel community connection global community.

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Planning Appeal Success for Sustainable Community

Green (Living) Review

Community group, Rhiw Las, have won their planning appeal to build four low-impact smallholdings, where they will grow their own food, create their own energy, and develop their own ecological businesses.

State Of Texas Tried To Shut Down A Sustainable Community

Green (Living) Review

Earlier this year, the state of Texas brought several SWAT teams to the quiet and peaceful Garden of Eden Community and threatened its existence. Absolutely no drug related violations were found and all inhabitants of the community were unarmed.

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Elderly should do community work or lose pension, said peer

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Lord Bichard, an ex-chief of the Benefits Agency, said in October 2012, and while I know that this is almost six years ago, that the elderly should get rewards and fines to make sure they are taking a more active part in the world.

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Nestlé 'UK's most hydrated community' push

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Nestlé Waters – yes, the very company whose CEO states that water is not a human right but must be a commodity – is running a exclusive retailer competition to find Britain's 'most hydrated community' this August.

Communities Take Root: Vote for Your Community Now!

The Green Samaritan

Neighborhoods all over the country have been nominated to receive free fruit orchards via Edy’s Fruit Bars and the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation’s “Communities Take Root&# program.

More than village gossip: how hyperlocal journalism is reinvigorating communities

Green (Living) Review

As local newspapers close and budget cuts put increasing pressure on remaining journalists, the hyperlocal journalism movement is stepping up to provide the services communities rely on. Community free press green living local media media

Surgeon General's prescription for health: walkable communities

Green (Living) Review

He is also calling for a redesign of our communities. Designing communities to encourage pedestrian activity will make it safer and easier for all users, including those with mobility limitations and other disabilities.

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Practical guides for community economic change

Green (Living) Review

The guides have been researched and written using experience from active projects and community groups around the UK. A trio of ‘how to guides’ has been launched by the REconomy Project.

Beyond Food: Community Gardens as Places of Connection and Empowerment

Green (Living) Review

Due in part to the current swell of interest in the local food movement, since the early 2000s there has been a remarkable surge in the prevalence of community garden initiatives. Community gardens have been part of American cities since the late-19th century.

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Bringing together Permaculture & Spiritual Communities.

Elephant Journal

Combining mindful sustainable design with mindful-ness is the necessary key to bringing harmony to any community regardless of its central values. Building or being a part of a community is challenging and for long-term success permaculture and spirituality need integration.

Making local woods work for Community Enterprises

Green (Living) Review

Fifty communities across the UK will receive support to transform unmanaged woodland into opportunities for jobs, leisure, education and services and to improve the health and wellbeing of local people.

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Community-based economic research

Environmental Economics

Some context for the  tool picture  from the local paper: Since 2008, students in Whitehead's classes have participated in community-based research through the university's Appalachian and Community Together Office, which links university classes with local nonprofit agencies.

Port Macquarie residents promote sustainable living through thriving community garden

Green (Living) Review

A community garden on the New South Wales mid north coast is thriving and playing a key role in promoting sustainable living. It is now entirely managed by volunteers through not-for-profit organisation Port Macquarie Community Gardens.

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Drake Landing Solar Community

Green Earth Journey

Site Link HERE In the town of Okotoks, Alberta, Canada the first solar powered community of North America has been in use since August 2007. All homes built in the community are finely crafted, single-detached homes with rear garages and breezeways.

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Community conservation in action – Rotokare

10,000 Birds

This community based organisation has been working in rural Taranaki, near where I went up the mountain. While I have previously praised the efforts of the Department of Conservation and other large conservation organisations, so today let me sing the praises of smaller groups, specifically the Rotokare Scenic Reserve Trust. Run along the same lines as the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary, the site has had a large fence placed around it and the introduced mammals removed.

An Open Letter to the Yoga Community.

Elephant Journal

The more conversations I have with those outside the yoga community, the more I’m convinced that many, if not most people, truly want and need the benefits that. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Yoga accessibility aparigraha community niyamas svadyaya yamas

Historic Preservation, Money in Politics, Fun Community, Density.

Elephant Journal

It’s all connected: money in politics, developers, historic preservation, community, safe streets, opportunity, bike-ability, enlightened society. That’s the mission of my Buddhist community, and of many communities.

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A Declaration of Interdependence; Creating Heart CommUnity.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today community enlightened society group love heart love openness

Community food gardens

Green Living Tips

HTML clipboardAn extension of the Victory Garden concept that developed during World War II, a community food garden (sometimes referred to as a food bank) is another way of producing more natural foods in an environmentally friendly way and increasing a community's food security

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How to give a community a soul

Green (Living) Review

Having suffered a year of working there, I knew exactly what she meant, and I wrote a story for today’s Washington Post defending her and arguing that she should use this opportunity to discuss how public policy can make communities better. I was amused to hear that Sen.

Pioneering community renewables in Oxford

Green (Living) Review

A partnership between an Oxford-based social enterprise and the local Council provides a blueprint for financing community energy projects, writes Wendy Twist. More recently Oxford North Community Renewables raised £92,000 in three weeks to install 63.5kW of solar PV on two local schools.

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How Neighbors Turned Unused Buildings into a Thriving Community Hub

Green (Living) Review

"Our entire goal in creating it was to make it a central hub for community to get together," Sallee said. They share profits, decision-making, and the community rewards of having, among other things, locally owned shops they want in their neighborhood.

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Initiating Sustainability In Your Community

Environmental News Network

Imagine the challenge of building a sustainable community and warding off all pessimism and indifference. A UNESCO module stated that sustainability is to be attained at the local level and the community if it were to really make a difference. Now, let’s look at your community.

Farmer Faces Jail for Feeding Community

Green (Living) Review

Baraboo, Wisconsin, May 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) : Food rights activists from around North America will meet at the Sauk County Courthouse in this tiny town on May 20 to support Wisconsin dairy farmer Vernon Hershberger and food sovereignty.

6 Steps to Building Conscious Community.

Elephant Journal

It’s time to talk about community building. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Green WAYLON: Today Only alternative living building community connection cooperative Intentional Community sharing

Get Involved In Your Community

Green Home Blog

Get Involved in Your Community. Earth Day isn’t just about the things we can do for our environment – it’s also about getting involved in your community to teach others the importance of being eco-friendly. So Greenhome wants you to help everyone in your community feel the benefits of living green. The number of community composting programs has dropped from 3,227 in 2002 to 3,090 in 2010. 5 Easy Ways to Get Involved in Your Community.

Adventures in Community Supported Agriculture

Green Home Blog

Adventures in Community Supported Agriculture. My interest in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA for short) started at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C.

Community-based faculty/student economic research

Environmental Economics

If that includes you, I've updated by community-based research page: “Community-based research is a unique form of learning at Appalachian that directly collaborates with the community to answer questions and solve problems.”. A lot of people ask me what I've been up to for the past several years*.

Seeking communities

The Green Changemakers

By Paul Born "The Seeking Community is organizing around three themes: enjoy each other, care for one another, and work together for a better world. We all have many communities in our lives and that we have a choice about how deep or shallow our experiences of community are.

A Community Garden Became an Alternative to Juvenile Detention

Green (Living) Review

The first time Tatiana visited the Curtis “50 Cent” Community Garden in Jamaica, Queens, she didn’t want to touch the dirt. “It A small green space in Queens helps court-involved youths turn their lives around.

Coastal Communities Strike Back Against Erosion

Nature Conservancy - Science

The beach is disappearing in Grenville, Grenada and many coastal communities around the world face a similar situation. “It hurt my heart to see how [the beach] had been deteriorated,” says Norris Henry of St. Andrew’s Development Organization. “I

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Pedal-powered recycling program allows low-income communities to turn waste into value

Green (Living) Review

Along with helping neighborhoods to clean up unmanaged waste, Wecyclers also enables people in low-income communities to turn waste into value through an incentive program. green living low-income communities recycling Wecyclers