<><><><>FOR WIDE DISTRIBUTION<><><><>Please distribute to your networks...Organizing to Win Sunday, June 26th 1:00Pm to 4:00PMRunnymede Public Library 2178 Bloor Street West Workshop Presenter:LIZ BENNEIAN, President, Oakvillegreen Conservation Association w w w . o a k v i l l e g r e e n . c o m…See More
The Permaculture Project GTA is developing a curriculum for a series of workshops to facilitate a shift the skills base in our communities, and would like to consult with Transition Toronto membership and the public on how this curriculum can best serve Torontonians. Join us to decide which skills are most essential and practical, and how they should be shared. This curriculum can only be meaningful if it reflects the collective genius of the community.
"There is a freecycle group uses Yahoo Groups for a very similar-sounding purpose.
It could be done very simply by members putting what their offering and their location in the subject line (e.g. Bloor/Spadina - tons of zucchini from my garden to…"
""One example might be Bill Mollison's handling of pollutions issues. I'm paraphrasing, “When you go out and start teaching courses don't waste time on the problem. We know what the problem is, spending more than half a day…"
"I would love to see the movie Dirt! with a group of Transition people. I saw Vandana Shiva at Ryerson a few weeks ago - she was amazing, inspiring but the issues (mass farmer suicides, the commodification of food, tribal people being forced off…"
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The business I was mentioning just brings the food in - they said on the phone they source it locally, and try to get organics as much as possible. I think they said at least 60% will be organic."
The goal of the movie is to help humanity learn more about the planet and how man has been involved in its “wholesale destruction". It also is said to teach people what it takes in order to heal the earth so that the destruction doesn't continue and may in fact be reversed.
"We could get more of our produce from CSAs (community-supported agriculture). There is one company called Organics Delivered that (I think) acts like a broker in getting food from local farms (as far north as Ptbo) and delivering them to people…"