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Laura Bruno – Transition Towns Founder Rob Hopkins – “We Become Our Own Cavalry.” – 2 June 2013

laura brunoFrom Ann Kreilkamp at Exopermaculture: “Rob details a few of the creative, pioneering, shareable initiatives springing up in his hometown (and the first ‘Transition Town‘), Totnes, in Devon, England, as one among many microcenters of the burgeoning global decentralization movement that inspires grassroots cooperation while ignoring top-down solutions.”

Laura again: For those who don’t already know, the Transition Movement is an extension of permaculture, focusing more on the cultural aspect of it. Transition asks what would happen if we applied permaculture principles to society? The answers are dynamic, local, and always naturally suited to each environment. We live in Goshen, Indiana, another Transition Town, and I’m excited about all the community ideas percolating here. As more and more of us around the world develop local solutions, more and more of the world gets healed. Continue reading