Envisioning a Future for San Francisco in Response to Climate Change and Peak Oil
Mon, April 26, 7:00pm-9:00pm, San Francisco
We'll have a special speaker and author talk about Climate Change and what it means for the City of San Francisco.
This is an event that engages SF residents in conversation and visioning process to form a resilience plan for San Francisco in the face of climate change and peak oil.
We'll continue our discussions from last month on:
ﾠFOOD - local food production, food security, CSA's, Permaculture, organic, & biodynamic growing, building healthy soils, food preservation & storage, community kitchens, buying in bulk
ﾠRESKILLING - developing local products & materials, learning from elders & history, reuse, repairing, repurposing, reducing, recycling, cooking with fresh produce, cheese-making, soaps, plant-based textiles, baking, carpentry, blacksmithing, animal husbandry, bike repair
ﾠHEART AND SOUL - focusing on how we as individuals and a community can support one another in the process of change
ﾠENVISIONING A LOCAL FUTURE - Creating a vision and communicating through videos, blogs, and other media
LOCAL CURRENCY - creating local currencies to support local businesses, local credit unions, local community groups; Model Bernal Bucks Program
GOVERNMENT - Changing laws that prevent change
We'll use open technologies format for the meeting to form new groups around the following topics
ﾠENERGY - use reduction, local renewable energy sources, distributed/decentralized energy grid, biogas conversions, solar, wind, micro-hydro, biofuels, zero carbon
ﾠTRANSPORTATION - pedestrian-friendly, bicycles, mass transit and long distance rail, reclaiming roads for other uses
ﾠECONOMY - local currencies, barter, childcare cooperatives, cottage industries, jobs & right livelihood, green business & local entrepreneurship, local business
New participants will have an opportunity to hear the TransitionSF speakers, engage in closer conversation, and have opportunity to participate in our breakout groups on variety of resiliency topics. Please join us.
DATE & TIME:
Monday, April 26th
The "Gazebo", at CPMC Davies Campus, on Castro between 14th and Duboce
From the main hospital entrance, stay outside and go around the building to the right. The Gazebo i
San Francisco, CA 94114
COST & REGISTRATION:
Contact: Joel Frangquist
Phone: 415 819 9663
Community Group to promote and inspire an abundant, local and resilient San Francisco by unleashing the collective genius of our community to dramatically reduce carbon emissions - in response to climate change; to significantly rebuild resilience - in response to peak oil; and to greatly strengthen our local economy -in response to economic instability.