getting together as a community and planning our future
By harnessing the collective genius of our community members and through principals such as reskilling, open space meetings, and relocalization, we will be a more resilient, vibrant and sustainable community.
RelocalizationHow can we provide for more of our needs right within our community? By planning for transition, can we create local jobs? Shop in town? Hire locally for services? What goes around comes around, what goes out is gone.
ReskillingOur grandparents knew how to make things and fix things. They knew that you don’t buy things you can’t afford with credit cards. They survived a depression, a world war, a dust bowl. They knew how to make do, mend and get by. We have forgotten many of our basic skills for living. Transition Initiatives organize events and workshops to teach and share what we know, and what we need to learn. Most of it is really fun!
ResilienceHaving more than one way to take care of something makes us stronger. Having more jobs available locally means we are more resilient to unemployment. Having a back yard garden makes us more resilient to rising food prices. Transition Initiatives strengthen our community by adding flexibility.
BackcastingWe think about where we want to be in the future and start making plans to get there. We connect the dots. We don’t always get where we think we are going… sometimes we get some place better!
Stone Soup potluck December 2016
Friday, December 2 at 6:30PM - 7:30PMSue & Allen's 650 1st Avenue - Prairie Farm WI which is also the home of Good Root Growers.Share this event with ...
Posted Nov 27, 2016, 1:29 PM by George Adams
Traditional & Green Skills Event 2017
Saturday, March 4, 2015 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. Prairie Farm High School, 630 River Ave. S. Prairie Farm No need to pre-register, just pay at ...
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