Archive for November, 2009

Local Food: How to make it happen

November 4th, 2009 by Richard Lord

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gkMS–koKqk&feature=player_embedded

You can never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

From The Local Food Book by Tamzin Pinkerton and Rob Hopkins.  This book co-authored by Tamzin Pinkerton and Rob Hopkins brings together a very wide variety of projects, ideas, resources and information covering every aspect of developing local food supplies. There are chapters on skills, home growing, community gardens and orchards, food co-ops, schools projects and many more.

Green Maps – Direction to a Sustainable Future

November 4th, 2009 by Richard Lord

The Green Map System empowers a diverse locally-led global movement that puts natural, cultural and green living resources on the map in hundreds of cities, villages and neighborhoods in over 50 countries.

Green Maps supplies icons for use on maps to locate resources that encourage sustainable living.

The Way to Change Behaviour

November 2nd, 2009 by Richard Lord

Making something fun can help change our behaviour.