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Permaculture Town in Oregon? (This could be happening!!!)  RSS feed

 
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O.K. so I must admit that I found out about this via clickbait, but wound up on a real story in the Denver Post (same story is reprinted almost verbatim all over the AP). While reading I was thinking to myself, how cool would it be if a Permie or group of Permies got a whole town and made a full on transition town out of it? To my surprise it was written right there in the article that it WAS going to be just that in some capacity:

"The potential buyers have said through the seller’s broker that they intend to turn the school into some type of campus and create a “permaculture” development that respects the town’s remaining residents and its picturesque setting in a bend in the emerald-tinted South Umpqua River." Source - same link as above

Now I'm excited. Understandably the buyers are remaining anonymous to the press, but how cool is this? In support of efforts like this (especially a trailblazing one) I'm in high hopes that they can establish a business model that I can support in some way. Maybe make a point to source some plant cuttings or who knows what from them in the future.

This is a huge undertaking and I really hope that it succeeds, imagine the reinvigoration of all the 'dying' small towns in the US coming back to life in a regenerative way?

 
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Was just coming to add this link to same article. Certainly an intriguing opportunity.

http://arizonarepublic.az.newsmemory.com/publink.php?shareid=02fea0456
 
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