We are starting a loose network of cooperative neighbours with the aim of being more self sufficient in the coming hard times.
For example, I used to keep chickens, and wouldn't mind doing it again if I could count on "chicken-sitters " when we want to go away on a trip. I have a date this Tuesday to pick the brains of a lady who used to run a barter bank. It may well be an idea whose time has come.
Printing money, why let the government have all the fun? But that is a whole other topic.
This item was on the local news. We are a region of deep valleys mainly filled with lakes.
Places to grow grain are far and few between, but Creston at the South end of Kootenay lake
is such a place. Locally grown food is making a come-back, yeah!
Read this story and rejoice.
October 20, 2008Press Release
ATTENTION NEWS EDITORS:
CANADA'S FIRST INLAND DISTRIBUTION OF GRAIN BY SAILBOAT?