Transition Los Angeles
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Community-building, alt economics
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Joanne Poyourow is a food-gardener, a teacher, and a community-builder. She is the initiator of Transition Los Angeles, which is a hub for the international Transition movement exploring post-petroleum, post-carbon lifestyles. Her writing is distributed internationally via Energy Bulletin (aka Resilience.org) and Transition US.
Joanne is the co-founder of the Environmental Change-Makers, a Los Angeles community group that has built two community gardens and launched numerous sustainability-oriented programs.
Joanne's work and writing focuses on what we can do about peak oil, global warming, long-term economic contraction, and "peak everything."
Her Los Angeles backyard is a food garden with four urban chickens.
Whitepapers & Research
blog at Transition US: http://transitionus.org/bl...
Transition Los Angeles city hub www.TransitionLA.org
Environmental Change-Makers www.EnviroChangeMakers.org
Economics work www.ResilientEconomy.net
Urban food production work www.AbundantHarvests.com
Books & Articles Published
Economic Resilience: What You Can Do in Your Local Community(forthcoming)
Environmental Change-Making: How To Cultivate Lasting Change in Your Local Community (2008)
Legacy: A Story of Hope (novel, 2005) envisions the journey of transitioning Angeles toward sustainability
Awards, Associations & Memberships
part of the international Transition Movement
initiator of Transition Los Angeles city hub
radio: NPR; Los Angeles public radio; several internet radio shows.
print: E Magazine, Whole Life Times.
Books: contributor to The Transition Companion by Rob Hopkins
Business Economics, University of California at Santa Barbara
* Vegetable gardening and urban food production
* alternative Economics
* solutions to peak oil and "peak everything"
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