[Sdpg] Local Earth Newsletter ~ February

Joshua Alvord joshua at treekaya.org
Wed Feb 8 12:14:21 PST 2012

The *Local Earth <http://www.localearthsandiego.org/>* team wishes you an
amazing 2012 filled with community celebration, health, happiness &

Upcoming Community Events

Food & Film<http://localearthsandiego.wordpress.com/2012/02/06/local-earth-social-february/>
February 11th - 4:00 PM / IC Gardens Vista)
Join us and our friends from Ecofficiency.org who will be presenting “2012:
A Time for Change” - An uplifting documentary by writer and producer Daniel
Pinchbeck; with a focus on the opportunity for a consciousness shift and
solutions to help transform our current society into a more self-sustaining

Transition Town Study
week study group beginning February 15th - Vista)
Welcome to ‘Seeds of Transition’!  We help support, organize, coordinate
and facilitate weekly Transition Town study groups.  The focus is creating
sustainable, resilient and localized communities that are less dependent on
fossil fuels.

Transition Tuesdays<http://localearthsandiego.wordpress.com/get-involved/transition-tuesdays/>
A casual and fun evening of discussion about the health & resilience of the
local community. This is held at fun public location where participants can
enjoy a snack, tea, coffee or beer while discussing local projects & issues.

Awakening the Dreamer
 (March 25th - Vista Library)
Another symposium coming up at the Vista Library - 700 Eucalyptus Avenue.
 It is a free 4-5 hour multi-media, fun, practical, philosophical, and
inspiring look at our place in the world.  Completely free, nothing for
sale, and not religious.

Local Earth Festival<http://localearthsandiego.wordpress.com/local-earth/festival/>
This March begins the first chapter of the Local Earth Festival in Costa
Rica (March 2013)!  A portion of our team will be spending the month of
March scouting out the site and logistics for next years festival!  This is
an exciting new project that is just beginning... our logistics/planning
team is currently forming.  If you are interested please contact
*Updates of recent community action...*

We completed our 2nd Transition
group.  Around 20 amazing folks came together every Tuesday night to
discuss local issues of community resilience, health and sustainability.
 Our first community action group sprouted from this study group; check out
theLocal Economy
 The Buena Vista Watershed group also sprang from this gathering.

We completed our 1st Treekaya Roots
Gardening & Composting Workshop).  Mark Boyko - ‘Papa Earth’ guided 10
community members in preparing healthy organic soil, planting basics,
efficient irrigation systems & various composting methods.

We hosted several fun community
great organic local food, thought provoking films & inspiring discussion!
 We also facilitated our first Awakening the Dreamer

If you would like to receive updates of community projects and activities
please see our website! (www.localearthsandiego.org)  If you click the
little button over on the side ‘Join Local
you will automatically be notified of upcoming events.

Thank you so much for all you are... and all you do to help make San Diego
such an amazing community!  Let us become a progressive global leader in
local communities that live with intention and respect; to the Earth and
one another. *“We are the one’s we’ve been waiting for” - Hopi Elders*.

*Wishing you a beautiful February full of Love!*
The Local Earth San Diego Team

*~I*n *H*armony with *P*eople & *P*lanet
*J*oshua *A*lvord *
EcoLogic Living

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