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IOWA CITY FOOD NOT LAWNS
A FLOCK OF FORWARD-THINKING FOLKS
IOWA CITY FOOD NOT LAWNS NEEDS YOU!!!
The flood waters are here, large, and looming. The toxicity left by the floodwaters will soon need remediating.
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Iowa City Food Not Lawns is an active group designed to provide networking and resources for the communities in and around Iowa City that seek to establish regenerative living systems within the urban setting. This includes the integration of neighborhood food production, edible landscaping, water collection, beneficial use of waste, resource sharing, and a commitment to increase local dialogue, education, and social justice by raising awareness of these basic components of living.
We will now be having monthly potluck on the 1st Sunday of every month. They will begin at 5pm and will be held at Alicia and Olivia's house at
St by default. Let folks know if you are interested in hosting one of these monthly bonanzas. This will be a time to eat, talk, bond, laugh, and discuss the issues.
WORK MEETINGS: THE NEXT BIG THING
The nitty-gritty, project-specific, skill-sharing kinda items that we often discuss as a group are things that we could probably cover while picking greens, digging sod, watering herbs, spreading compost, or doing any of those other exciting garden tasks that there are to do. So why not organize these kind of interactions and exchanges around workdays. Be on the lookout for a list of skills and needs, and more discussion of this topic in general.
Feeling a mite-bit ponderous, discombobulatized, or plain-ol' interested in any of this yee-haw? feel free to email the group at:
BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD
- Equality, diversity, and cooperation in our communities grows out of the values emphasized in our personal relationships and group structures.
- consensus resources:
quickish consensus overview
overview from intentional community standpoint
Plants for a Future Database (best website ever)
Examples of Brilliance and Resilience:
Earth Activist Training
Community Services Unlimited
Other Local Goings-On:
Abundant Iowa City
The Bike Library
More of everything to come.
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