With some friends we are setting up a local informal environmentalist group, with the aim of pushing forward good practices, spread sustainability, ecological awareness, and this kind of #solarpunk. stuff.
So far we are planning of doing #permaculture , #food production, #composting workshops, #Seed library, #GuerrillaGardening, collective purchase from #RegenerativeAgriculture farms, but we'd like to have more on the todo list.
Help me get out of our echo chamber, and give me your ideas about more activities we could engage ourselves and the local communities in.
@arteteco basics of a solar setup, radio communications (baofeng uv5r is a classic, inexpensive two-way ham), decolonization workshops (this is really like most important), how to use / take care of a composting toilet, basic shelter construction, wilderness first aid
Critical: shared responsibility of cooking / dishes, pol ed on how environmental crises stem from capitalism, patriarchy, colonialism and imperialism
I dunno, lots of other things.
Best of luck with project!
What you suggest are valuable contribution to any community, and I'll put it in the todo hoping that we'll find the energy and people to do such things.
But we are right now just a bunch of people in a big city (I'm just moving back here this year), so I'll have to strive to get people composting, let alone composting their shit (which is something I really like and push for at the very beginning of more rural projects)
What we can do, now that you make me think about it, is do more one shot thing, like a properly organized compost toilet workshop, or graywater phytodepuration workshop, so that interested people from outside the city could join us. That could be a more immediately doable thing.
Thanks for your input, very appreciated.
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