A crash course in changing the world.
Ten years from now is 2022 and I may or may not be retired by then on a limited budget. Our dinner will be preceeded by hors d'oeuvres (crackers and cheese from local famers and wine from local vineyards. For dinner, we will have multiple types of vegetables (bought from local farmers - I admit I am gardening, cooking and basically domestically challenged...) and seafood bought at the docks as soon as the fisherman arrive (my cottage will be on a beach on the ocean) served by our cook.
Posted on May 27, 2012 at 2:49am
As a result of playing EVOKE, I researched what my community is doing for sustainability and increasing food security. I discovered a few things by contacting a person I knew who is active in bringing local farmers to the community on a weekly basis to sell their products. She referred me to "Together Yes" http://tgryes.org/. Their mission is: "Together Yes, Inc. endeavors to inform and support Norwood residents and businesses in matters…Continue
Posted on May 27, 2012 at 2:13am
I live in the United States in a suburb of 26,000 people, 14 miles outside of Boston, Massachusetts. After reading many articles about hunger, I began to research the Greater Boston Food Bank and the Norwood Food Pantry in my town. I was shocked looking at the statistics that in my town, the Pantry serves 250 families! This is a typical middle class community and as I read on the the Feeding America website, being food secure is different from being hungry all the time. From the 1996 World…Continue
Posted on May 11, 2012 at 1:35am
I will be retired and financially independent. I will have a 2 bedroom cottage on a Cape Cod beach (my children & their families will be living within a couple of hours from me) and also a small house in the Catskill Mtns in NY State where I grew up. I will spend time traveling to Asia, Australia, Greece, South Africa and Kenya.I would spend summers on the Cape and maybe a couple of weekends in NY and the rest of the time exercise my passion of learning and sharing knowledge with…
Posted on April 26, 2012 at 1:22am