Category Archives: local action

LOCAL PHOTOS, Mid-September: Green Acres Gardens and Grounds

Note: For more on Green Acres Village and Urban Farm see www. greenacresvillage.org  In order to finish up my planned power point presentation on the “Evolution of Green Acres Village” to the North American Permaculture Convergence in Hopland California on Sunday, … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Hunger Games? Or Permaculture.

I couldn’t help but feature the following two posts together, despite, or really, because of how wildly disparate their messages. The first features what happens in a “black swan event” when one tiny cog in an enormous mechanical system suddenly … Continue reading

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LOCAL PHOTOS: Flash Mob Job — making a hugelkultur bed

We had to take a another dying old maple tree down in the Overhill front yard. So, given our success in creating a hugelkultur bed around the old stump of the first dying maple we took down years ago, we decided to do … Continue reading

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LOCAL, Green Acres: Second Weekly Community Dinner of Fall Semester

Despite near daily rain, we were able to converge on the patio last night for a wonderful meal and conversation with pot roast and a special guest: A woofer from France, named Lea. Weekly Community Dinner: Arielle in the lead, … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Oakwood Center, Selma Indiana, late August

Puppy Shadow and I got on the road heading for Oakwood Center early Saturday morning, where we met with others for a weekend of visioning the future of the Oakwood. Takeaway, for me, was that no matter where we want to … Continue reading

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LOCAL: A day in my life, late August 2016

Ever noticed how we are being invited to span vast differences in “realities”? Case in point, yesterday, a typical day for me. Early morning, walked with puppy Shadow (twice: on Tuesdays and Thursdays, I also walk around the block with … Continue reading

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Florida graffiti spells out what’s ahead, plus new LOCAL photos

Mystery graffiti with grim message appears on abandoned SoBe tower Of course the letters of this message, very neatly done, were painted over within hours. For more on Florida’s disappearing land, see The Atlantic: Preparing for the Inevitable Sea Level Rise … Continue reading

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Decentralization Department: Microgrids!

While we debate the tired question of dirty, unsustainable, finite fossil fuel or clean, relatively “free” renewable energy, what may be the more important distinction is between centralized vs. decentralized power, whatever the source. Dreams of gigantic solar arrays and … Continue reading

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JOIN US! First North American Permaculture Convergence: August 29-31

At the 11th International Permaculture Convergence in Cuba, 2013, a gathering of North Americans proposed putting together the first North American Permaculture Convergence. It’s on. Check it out! And join us. Harmony Park (a 40-acre outdoor events venue with lake) … Continue reading

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We now enter two BIG Weeks astrologically. May the stars be with us!

My brother-in-law John called on the phone this morning. He had read the post about me carrying a “corporate flag” (logos in place of stars) in the local 4th of July parade, and remarked: “We’ve forgotten about the stars. Instead, … Continue reading

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