Transition Videos Digest #1

Transition in Calgary, Alberta
This video offers some examples of Calgary initiatives that support the Transition Town movement. Selected from the Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community, this video shows complementary currency, cooperative housing, urban orchards, carsharing, and cultural events.

Why Transition?
Ben Zolno put together a video that outlines the energy uncertainty imperative of "Why Transition", highlighting some of the ways communities are working to relocalize and increase their resiliency including addressing food, energy, transportation and more.

Transition Town Manchester, Vermont
Transition Town Manchester asked the Manchester, Vermont community to look ahead to the year 2020 and tell them what they would like to see for a sustainable future. This video captures their visions.

Transition Town Manchester, Vermont - Manchester 2020 Vision from Transition Town Manchester on Vimeo.

Move Your Money
People all over the country are choosing to move their money out of large banks and into smaller, community-oriented financial institutions and this new online resource allows you to search for your local financial institutions and learn more about your banking options to reduce risk.

Permaculture Video Series on Youtube
Transition Trainers Rebecca and Bill Wilson have put together "The Case for Permaculture," a free 18-Part 'YouTube' Video Series that lays out the global context for using permaculture design principles, drawing from webinars that they have delivered in the past.

Peak Moment TV: Middle Class Lifeboat
Authors Paul Edwards and Sarah Edwards (also a Transition Trainer) ask, how do we financially support ourselves while moving towards sustainable lives? They consider dozens of possible careers and and practical life choices for navigating a changing economy.
For more episodes, see also Peak Moment TV highlights from 2009.

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