Create Clearwater
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Commenced:
01/09/2009
Submitted:
23/02/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Clearwater, FL, US
Website:
createclearwater.com
Climate zone:
Sub-tropical





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Catherine "Casey" Christian Dennis Maltz Marcia Mello Matthew Brown Richard G. Powell Soo Se Cho
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Create Clearwater

Project Type

Urban, Community, Educational, Permaculture Local Group/Transition Town/Permablitz

Project Summary

A community outreach group to educate people about permaculture, engage in permablitzes, get people gardening, provide networking for people interested in forming community, strengthen local awareness and local economy, and to integrate activities with like-minded groups.

Project Description

This group inspired several other similar activities in adjacent cities and resulted in permaculture being part of the conversation with city sustainability planning. Several people involved in the group have made careers out of organic gardening or farming. One member has started a Time Bank in the area and is researching community banking. 

We meet at different people's houses each week or do field trips to local CSA's, etc. We are introduced to various skill sets such as making rainbarrels, making a solar dehydrator, gathering seaweed for compost, or beekeeping. Or we watch a film, or do a "permablitz" of someone's yard. 

The group has evolved organically and is a true "people's movement," reflecting what the community is most concerned about and interested in. It has been a growing experience for all of us as we practice living and working together in closer harmony and integration.  A number of participants have now done the permaculture design course and have continued to be active in forwarding sustainable solutions in the community. 

 

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Koreen (Cory) Brennan - Admin
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