For the time being, Transition Town Durango will continue to have meetings every other Wednesday at 11:30 at the Himalayan Kitchen (992 Main Ave in Durango). The next two meetings will be Feb 8th and 22nd. For the next meeting we will arrange to use the private dining room.

What is a Transition Town?

It’s a place where there’s a community-led process that helps that town/village/city/neighbourhood become stronger and happier.

It’s happening in well over a thousand highly diverse communities across the world – from towns in Australia to neighbourhoods in Portugal, from cities in Brazil to rural communities in Slovenia, from urban locations in Britain to islands off the coast of Canada. Many of these initiatives are registered on the Transition Network website.

These communities have started up projects in areas of food, transport, energy, education, housing, waste, arts etc. as small-scale local responses to the global challenges of climate change, economic hardship and shrinking supplies of cheap energy. Together, these small-scale responses make up something much bigger, and help show the way forward for governments, business and the rest of us.

Really, it’s the opposite of us sitting in our armchairs complaining about what’s wrong, and instead, it’s about getting up and doing something constructive about it alongside our neighbours and fellow townsfolk. And people tell us that as a result of being involved in their local “transition initiative”, they’re happier, their community feels more robust and they have made a lot of new friends.

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More info:

coloradotransitionnetwork.org | transitionnetwork.org | transitionus.org | transitionculture.org

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