Stirring people to know about and care for themselves, each other, and the greater natural world by restoring a sustainable balance of economic, human and natural resources.
long-term vision to make our community and neighborhoods more resilient — more fun, skillful, creative, and just —
philosophy (born from the Transition Towns movement) In response to on-going environmental, financial, political, and other foolishness, we are moved to agree to these assumptions: > our community presently lacks the readiness, skills, and resources to handle the coming shocks likely from energy, weather, and social disruptions > lower energy use is inevitable > we have to act together and NOW to build community resilience > it is better to plan and be ready than to be taken by surprise > that a local, resilient, fair, sharing, smart, fun future — if we work together creatively — will be better than the past
ways we are working to creating greater community resilience:
Co-sponsorship of the Vista Certified Farmers Market. This is the longest-running farmers market in the county. It focuses on real farmers, actual food makers, and makers who sell what they make. More information at http://vistafarmersmarket.com
Sharing books, and resources at the Vista Farmers Market
Teaching classes and workshops on practical know-how and skills