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Inspiration: Reskilling Style

The following are great examples of communities who are taking reskilling seriously (and having fun at the same time)

Are you conducting reskilling events in your community.  Let us know.

Do you feel you have the required skills to thrive as we begin the energy descent?

Reskilling Ideas

There are far too many skills that can be taught to list here. The best place to start is to take stock of who in your community has one or more skills to share.  Here is a list of fairly popular topics from the various Transition reskilling events that have taken place:

  • Alternative Energy
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Aquaculture
  • Ayurvedic
  • Bee Keeping
  • Bicycle Repair
  • Biodynamic Gardening
  • Bird Language
  • Blacksmithing
  • Boat Building
  • Book Making/Binding
  • Carpentry
  • Ceramic Arts
  • Cheese Making
  • Composting
  • Cooking (basics)
  • Dance
  • Fiber Arts
  • Fishing
  • Food Preservation
  • General Repair
  • Grey Water
  • Hand Tools
  • Herbal Treatments
  • Indigenous Healing Wisdom
  • Jewelry
  • Knot Tying
  • Music
  • Native Plant Identification
  • Natural Building
  • Natural Paints
  • Orchard Planning
  • Permaculture
  • Plant Propagation
  • Poetry
  • Pruning
  • Seaweed Harvesting
  • Seed Saving
  • Sewing
  • Solar Cooking
  • Solar Water Heating
  • Story Telling
  • Vermiculuture
  • Water Catchment
  • Wilderness Skills
  • Woodworking
  • Yoga / Meditation