I’m taking the liberty of posting the text of my pre-election-day submission to the Letters to the Editor section of the Milford Cabinet. I think it reflects, at least in part, some of the thinking behind the Transition Town movement.
Sponsored by ETP (Efficiency Training Program), the Deep Energy Retrofit workshop will be held at the Susan N. Mclane Audobon Center in Concord, N.H., on Wednesday, November 7. It is an all-day event, running from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
An 11-minute video entitled “Trust Me — I’m in Finance” argues that financial relationships should be direct, transparent, and personal. This dovetails nicely with the Transition Town emphasis on supporting credit unions and community banks.
Keith and Andrea Badger invite all STTN folks to an almost-all-day event on October 28 at their home in Lydeborough: a morning walk in the woods, a workshop on medicinals in the afternoon, and a pot-luck supper to finish the day.
The Milford Farmers’ Market starts its winter schedule on October 20.
A new category “Resources” will be available to share links and comments about transition-related topics we find on the internet. Your contributions are eagerly awaited!
Interested in Community Gardens? Here’s an announcement from the UNH Cooperative Extension Education Center about an open house this afternoon in Goffstown.
The documentary “Fixing the Future: Building Local Jobs, Income, and Stability” will be screened at the Colonial Theatre in Keene on Wednesday, Oct. 17. A panel discussion will follow.
Michael Conley recently sent out an email containing a status report of the Souhegan Transition Town Network. Here it is (ever so slightly altered for the blog):
Here is an email from Bev Edwards, the Coordinator of MERI, with a reminder about the free raffle that MERI is sponsoring for a home energy audit.