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"A free tele - seminar by hOurworld and Transition US on time-banking. In this (free) teleseminar Linda and Terry will cover the history of timebanking; various models, structures, and funding mechanisms; resources available to those interested in getting started; sustainability challenges; and opportunities for and examples of collaboration between the Transition and Time Bank movements." -The Economics of Happiness pass on...

Transition Network--Transition US is a nonprofit organization that provides inspiration, encouragement, support, networking, and training for Transition Initiatives across the United States.

Local, self-sufficient, optimistic: are Transition Towns the way forward?  Locally grown food, community-owned power stations, local currencies … can small-scale actions make a difference? Yes, according to the Transition network – in fact, it's our only hope

Local, self-sufficient, optimistic: are Transition Towns the way forward?

Locally grown food, community-owned power stations, local currencies … can small-scale actions make a difference? Yes, according to the Transition network – in fact, it's our only hope

"What he is arguing is that sweeping changes in history are made not only by 'big' people doing big things but by groups of 'ordinary' people doing smaller things together. And that it's a mistake to overlook those small steps."

Local, self-sufficient, optimistic: are Transition Towns the way forward?

The Power of Just Doing Stuff: How Local Action Can Change the World by Rob Hopkins

Our local community board.  Using an old car mat and photographs from where the children visit over the year at pre-school such as the post office, tea room, doctors, dentist, hairdressers, shop, etc. EYFS Links: Understanding The World

Using a car mat and photographs, create prayer board for people and places in our community

"Transition Towns are communities of people engaged in dynamic, proactive redesign of their cities and towns for the Post Peak Oil era. See www.transitiontowns.org for more information. Each participant has something to contribute to move toward more localized, self-sustaining, energized and creative communities. This Meetup group is primarily focused in the metro area of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN USA.) Join to expand the possibilities by adding your skill set to the mix."

Transition Towns are communities of people engaged in dynamic, proactive redesign of their cities and towns for the Post Peak Oil era.

Transition towns (such as Totnes, Devon, UK, shown here)  are grassroots community initiatives seeking to build resilience in response to peak oil, climate destruction, and economic instability. Click image for details and visit the Slow Ottawa 'Consume Less' board for more sustainable thinking.

Totnes High Street, Devon - the shops are wonderful, lots of individual boutiques, coffee shops and a great craft market!

Transition Towns: An Interview with Rob Hopkins. The founder of a growing movement shows us around 'Transition Town Totnes' in Devon and talks about peak oil, the origin of the Transition Towns concept and how to help your community develop an 'energy descent plan' and prepare to 'power down.'

Learn about Transition Towns: Interview with Rob Hopkins, founder of a growing movement, talks about how to help your community develop an 'oil energy withdrawal plan' .

TilburgWebTV - Paul Hendriksen over Transition Town

TilburgWebTV - Paul Hendriksen over Transition Town

The Heart-Warming Rise of the Transition Towns.

As resources become increasingly challenged, rather than being exposed to the global supply chain, we need to be more resilient, connected and self-sustaining.

Local, self-sufficient, optimistic: are Transition Towns the way forward? | Environment | The Guardian

Local, self-sufficient, optimistic: are Transition Towns the way forward?

Local, self-sufficient, optimistic: are Transition Towns the way forward? | Environment | The Guardian

Transition Towns – preparing for a self-sufficient community-based future

When I set out to investigate the appeal of Transition, a sustainability movement that has spread to towns in 43 countries over the past eight years, I

Rob Hopkins, co-founder of the Transition network

Local, self-sufficient, optimistic: are Transition Towns the way forward?

Rob Hopkins, co-founder of the Transition network

The Bicycle Blender Page - Transition Town Hartland.  These seem like really useful instructions.

The Bicycle Blender Page - Transition Town Hartland. These seem like really useful instructions.