Dear Mayor Christian and members of the Economic Recovery & Renewal Task Force, Thank you for starting this important work! In addition to challenges and hardship, COVID-19 has given us an opportunity. We have a choice as to how we respond: will we go back to the status quo, or will we make the changes that are urgently needed in order to truly renew and repair relationships within our interconnected world? Transition Kamloops would like to encourage the Task Force to focus on the projects that will make the biggest difference in our citizen’s quality of life: those that are … Continue reading Submission to Mayor’s Task Force on Economic Recovery & Renewal from Transition Kamloops
We live in a time of tremendous political, environmental, and economic upheaval. Think Resilience is an online course to help you start doing something about climate change and our other sustainability challenges—starting in your own community. For a limited time, … Continue reading Courses and webinars
Without discounting any of the stress, loss, confusion and anxiety many experience as we move through this COVID time, it is possible to identify some positive learnings which connect closely and obviously with the climate crisis. We know in a … Continue reading Return to Forever: Lessons we can learn from COVID
People have been baking leavened bread (the kind that rises) for thousands of years—long before yeast was commercially available at the local grocer. Continue reading No yeast? No problem!
For many in the Transition community, growing a garden is part of our culture. We seek out local and sustainable sources of food, and gardening organically in your backyard doesn’t get much more, pardon the term, ‘green’, when it comes to sourcing food. Continue reading Healthy gardens grow in healthy soil
This issue we will continue with our theme of nature as healer. May 3, 2020 is International Dawn Chorus Day. In the spring and early summer, during mating season, multitudes of birds announce their fitness, define their territory, perform courtship duets and generally communicate with each other in nature’s greatest symphony! But you have to get up early to hear it. Continue reading The hills, and the trees, and the fields are alive with the sound of music…..