L. Johnson wrote:... The other is the business orientation of finding demand or solving a problem and then presenting an attractive permaculture solution. A third and in my opinion probably most difficult is trying to convert existing practices into permaculture ones.
Nikki Roche wrote:I held a "no sales" yard sale, where I just gave my stuff away for free.
Rachel said, "What are some useful things a grateful, idealistic, and introverted citizen can do to help her neighborhood move toward resilience, sustainablility, and all that good stuff?
Rachel Lindsay wrote:
To know what demands/problems the people have, and then to show them any solutions I may have, I am first going to need to take a deep breath and...go and meet the people!
Alexia Allen wrote:I stopped dreaming of living in an intentional community, and just decoded to be more intentional about community.
Nikki Roche wrote:I held a "no sales" yard sale, where I just gave my stuff away for free. I didn't advertise except to my closest friends and family, and then people in my neighborhood stopped by as they saw it. So many were confused when I said, "take what you want! No charge!" Many responded with, "I really need to do this. I have so much stuff to give away," and the next year, a few people did bring items to give away or trade. I'd love to do it as a neighborhood-wide event instead of just mostly my stuff, advertising to bring what you don't want and take what you do want. I imagine it would only work in select neighborhoods, and I don't know that mine is one of those. I haven't met enough of my neighbors yet, so that's my first step.