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Resilience Review Column – Food-related book, movies on the menu

Here is Local  20/20s' January Column in the Port Townsend  Leader (Thank you, PT Leader!), titled Resilience Review.  It is copied below, as submitted. Food Resilience in Jefferson County by Judy Alexander One thing we all have in common:  FOOD.  We all eat food. It may not be true, though, that we all eat locally sourced food! Have you ever stopped to think where your food will come from if we have a weather or disaster event that shuts down the supply line access?  Most grocery Read more...

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Farming Film Festival 2018

Learn about solutions to world hunger, land degradation and climate change at the North Olympic Peninsula Farming Film Festival 2018! The films will be shown most Mondays from January 22 – April 9, 6-8 pm, at the Jefferson County Library, at 620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock. Free admission. See poster below for details.     Read more…Last updated:Sunday, January 14, 2018

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Resilience Review Column – The Power of Telling a Story

Here is Local 20/20’s December column in the Port Townsend Leader  titled “Resilience Review”. (Thank you, PT Leader!) It is copied below, as submitted. The Power of Telling a Story By Roarke Jennings The great thinker David Korten wrote in his book “Changing the Story, Changing the Future” in 2015 that “we humans live by shared cultural stories that serve as the lens through which we view reality. Most important are the sacred stories that give meaning to our lives and frame Read more…Last updated:Friday, January 19, 2018

Resilience Review Column – Spread the Word: Get Everyone Insured!

Here is Local 20/20’s November column in the Port Townsend Leader (go to page 9 of the Good Works section), titled “Resilience Review”. (Thank you, PT Leader!) It is copied below, as submitted. Spread the Word: Get Everyone Insured! By Mark Secord Since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) coverage in 2014, the share of our neighbors who lack health insurance has dropped from over 12% to about 6% in Jefferson County.  But that means we still have more than Read more…Last updated:Saturday, November 25, 2017

Resilience Review Column – Happiness is a Community Resilience Conference

Here is Local 20/20’s October column in the Port Townsend Leader titled “Resilience Review”. (Thank you, PT Leader!) It is copied below, as submitted. There is unease across America; many of us sense trouble on the horizon. Record-high inequality of wealth, political processes dominated by globalized capitalism, and national leaders who seem unresponsive to the needs of the majority. Biologists tell us we are in the midst of a mass extinction of species, even as the human population continues Read more…Last updated:Thursday, October 19, 2017

Resilience Review Column – Public Buses: An Unfulfilled Potential

Here is Local 20/20’s September column in the Port Townsend Leader titled “Resilience Review”. (Thank you, PT Leader!) It is copied below, as submitted. Public Buses: Unfulfilled Potential By Joe Calodich In Renaissance Italy, a sculptor named Benvenuto Cellini promised to cast a metal statue for the city of Florence. This ambitious statue had many sharp angles making it hard for conventional metal to fill the cast. When the metal was poured, Cellini realized it was too thick to flow Read more…Last updated:Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Resilience Review Column – King Tides or Crystal Ball?

Local 20/20 has a monthly column in the Port Townsend Leader titled “Resilience Review”. (Thank you, PT Leader!) Copied below is the August column, as submitted, about king tides and sea level rise. King Tide or Crystal Ball? By Dave Wilkinson One of the joys of living in a coastal community is to simply watch the water as it is constantly changing, driven by our place and time in the solar system, continuously evolving weather systems, and the complexity of the coastline itself. A special Read more…Last updated:Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Resilience Review Column – Emergency Preparedness and All County Picnic on 8/20

Did you know Local 20/20 has a monthly column in the Port Townsend Leader? (Thank you, PT Leader!) This was done previously, and we recently restarted this. The July column (text copied below) was all about Emergency Preparedness, and of course, the upcoming All County Picnic on August 20, 11-4, at HJ Carroll Park. Get prepared at All County Picnic, Sunday, August 20, H.J. Carroll Park, Chimacum By Danille Turissini As much of the country seems to be focused on the turmoil in the other Read more…Last updated:Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Local 20/20’s Comments on Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

The Peninsula Daily News kindly asked Local 20/20 what our comments were regarding the President’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and the published a nice article on local responses on Sunday here. Below is our full response. Local 20/20, a Jefferson County-based organization focused on local sustainability and resiliency is appalled by Donald Trump’s action to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord. The impacts of climate change are becoming ever more obvious in the Pacific Read more…Last updated:Monday, June 5, 2017

May 1 – May Day Bike Festival

Gather at the Cotton Building to support bicycling and walking! Kick-off the start of Bike Month with League of American Bicyclists (LAB) national board member & representative, Steve Durrant Celebrate Port Townsend’s Silver Award as a Bicycle-Friendly City!   Schedule of May 1st Bike Festival Activities 1:00 – 2:30 pm Town Ride to tour some of our bicycling and walking facilities, trails & marvelous setting 4:00 – 6:15 pm Late Afternoon Social for LAB rep Read more…Last updated:Thursday, April 27, 2017

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