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November 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Better Energy -- Brighter Future

Distributed production energy based on renewable energy sources provides a solid foundation for any sustainable community.  Issues and challenges associated with renewable energy solutions are addressed at:

The current legislative concept, listed on the better-energy-llc site, is an intriguing idea that has the potential to encourage the production and utilization of renewable energy in our local communities.


Added by jjs0sbw on November 22, 2011 at 11:28am — No Comments

New Transition Handbook published

FYI, there is a new addition of The Transition Handbook now in print. If you have not read it yet, I highly recommend it as it is a positive outline for a new kind of lifestyle that many towns and cities all over the world have adopted. It is the handbook from which we take our guidance. If enough folks want it, perhaps there is interest in a group purchase or re-invigorating the discussion groups around this text.

Added by Joann Kerr on November 21, 2011 at 4:24pm — 1 Comment

Sodbusters Sheet Mulching

There’s a running debate on how to best transition an old lawn into a productive, sustainable patch of earth.  Regardless of the method, there are many good reasons to make the change and a good variety of landscape planting designs that would contribute to an improved planet by sequestering carbon and lowering carbon emissions, feeding the animals and people while providing beauty and a sense of purpose.  Whether the purpose is… Continue

Added by Keith Mastenbrook on November 2, 2011 at 3:46pm — No Comments

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