Monday, February 13, 2012

We've Moved

To better serve our community, we have moved to another hosted website,  Please update your bookmarks and feeds.  We're excited to continue this learning experience.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Local Foods Talk Feb. 16, 2012

Transition Catalysts Feb. 6, 2012

This was the first meeting of the Transition Catalysts of Huntsville in 2012. It was again hosted at Michele Sneed's classroom at Randolph School. The main focus of this meeting was ratifying the mission statement. We also began work on the working agreement and some initial awareness raising events. More details after the break.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Early 2012 Local Events

There will be a Community Garden Seed Exchange Day at the Lowe Mill in Huntsville Saturday, January 28, 2012.  Seed swaps are a great way to broaden your vegetative and social exposure all in the local community.  Lowe Mill is the location of a new community garden started in 2011.  Come out and support local initiatives like this!

The next class in the Backyard Permaculture Series will be Saturday, February 4, 2012.

Our next Transition Catalysts of Huntsville (mulling initiative) will meet February 6, 2012 again at Randolph to discuss ideas for events this year.

Also check out the Local Foods talk: Potential to Build Wealth & Health in Alabama by Ken Meter hosted by several local food groups here in North Alabama (details found in the link).  This talk will be February 16, 2012 at the Huntsville City Council Chambers.

Keep your eye on the Transition Huntsville Calendar for these and other events.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Randolph School Meeting Approval thru April 2012

Michele Sneed has secured approval for us to continue our Transition Catalysts meetings at her classroom at Randolph School.  These meetings will be at 6:30pm on
  • February 6
  • March 12
  • April 16
These meetings correspond closely to the Huntsville Backyard Permaculture Series.  For the first meeting, remember to bring some ideas for activities during the 2012 year.

Huntsville Backyard Permaculture Series in 2012

For those interested in using sustainable practices in your backyard, check out the Huntsville Backyard Permaculture Series.  It is hosted by Michele Sneed and taught by Cliff Davis of Spiral Ridge Permaculture.  There were three courses in 2011 covering the basics of soil, water in the landscape, and edible forest gardens.  The first three courses in 2012 will include:
  • Gardens: Season Extension, Propagation, and Seasonal Chores (February 4)
  • Backyard Mushroom Farming (March 10)
  • Animals in the Landscape (April 7)
Hope you can join us for these valuable learning experiences.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Transition Mulling Nov. 7, 2011

This was the third meeting to look at creating a Transition Initiative in Huntsville, Alabama.
Details of the meeting after the break.