Tag Archives: food

For Real Change, Build Relationships: Resilience Circles & Occupy Wall Street

“We take care of each other, and try to truly hear each other,” Travis Bonpietro says of Occupy DC. “In a way, it’s like a giant Resilience Circle!”

Sustainable Art & Local Food Create Perfect Pairing in Oklahoma City

From Transition United States Website Sustainable Art & Local Food Create Perfect Pairing (Oklahoma City) May 26, 2011 – EVOLVE, a juried art exhibit and collaborative fundraiser exploring sustainability, resilience & community, closed in early May after a strong showing of community support for sustainability. The exhibit opened on Sat., April 23, at Individual Artists […]

From Field to Skyscraper: Tomorrow’s Farms

Imagine a world in which we could grow our food by sustainable methods, produce and distribute enough for everyone, and repair the heavy ecological damage inflicted by today’s farms. Can we realize this vision if we continue farming as we have for the past 10,000 years? Dr. Dickson Despommier, author of The Vertical Farm (http://www.verticalfarm.com/), […]

What is “Resilience”? You Tell Us.

Take the YES! Magazine Resilience Quiz with your Common Security Club or a group of neighbors and figure out what it means about your community. Tell us below in the comments. And tell us if this inspires you to take some next steps so that in six months, your community’s score might be a little higher.

Videos: Peak Moment TV

Peak Moment Television online offers a wealth of examples of real action in community.

Cookbook: Oats, Peas, Beans and Barley

A great cookbook for eating cheap and healthy in hard times

A Now or Never Kind of Project, by Barbara Kingsolver

Excerpt from Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life How is it possible to inspire an appropriately repentant stance toward a planet that is really, really upset? … However much we despise the monstrous serial killer called global warming, it’s hard to bring charges.  We cherish our fossil-fuel-driven conveniences, such as the computer I […]