"I've started a brainstorming and planning wiki for a very similar project. I encourage everyone to check it out and add to it if you like: http://eudea.liminoidforest.orgI think this type of thing is inevitable. We are looking…"
"Welcome to Global Swadeshi, KG.
Please make a post in the Forum and tell us all about your work with Sarvodaya in Kerala, I think many of us here would be fascinated by that story!
Thank you for joining,
"Yah. My thought is that the permanent residents, rather than the 'organisers', are the key personnel choice when it comes to avoiding emergent complications. I've seen a more-or-less effective version of the concept operated on a…"
I'm back in Boston until June 17, then in Chicago 'till September. Possibly visiting California (maybe maybe Seattle) at some point in time, so if we coexist within some reasonable radius of each other, I'd love to meet you face-to-face. Easiest way to keep track of movements is probably to follow mchua on Dopplr.
Thanks for the comment on my post Vinay! I just checked your keynote on Hexayurt and Open design. Inspiring. How's that movement taking shape? The solution map you talk about in the infrastructure section... is that all available to implement? I am very keen to know. Cheers!
Hi Vinay, thanks for the welcome- its great to be here too.
I think the speed angle is a wise one these days. "Fast start agriculture" is a great idea. Have you seen the commercial product earthbox.com?
Keep me posted on what you develop, I would love to feature it on the WFG map.
The WFG site's angle is geared towards getting the social infrastructure in place so that people can help each other grow food either by being garden mentors, sending seeds, or bringing people to the site to learn gardening (the WFG tutorials will be up soon).
If you know anyone in Iceland who has a garden or wants to learn, please ask them to add their carrot to the map!