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Regenerative and Sustainable Living (RSL)

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We are building the RSL Action Group to address the broad question: How do we live and act more sustainably in accord with what our Earth home can continually support and sustain? This is in response to knowing that if everyone lived and consumed as we do, it would require multiple planets. Our current lifestyle will not be available for our grandchildren and all future generations.

We will first examine together RSL elements that have already been developed (e.g. co-housing, electric automotive transportation, low-meat diets). Our learning will be via monthly virtual meetings, limited homework, and occasional regional field trips. We will then set ourselves to make incremental changes in our lifestyles according to our new knowledge and what is feasible for our individual situations. This will include working with others to transform our communities and to support government policies and legislation that address our need to change.

We will work to form regional groups of RSL-interested elders to facilitate related local events. We will post and promote our learning and information on how to apply these to our individual and community situations.

Later we will explore prototyping some of the ideas that we have explored. For example, we may initiate or join an on-going urban garden or an “agri-hood” consisting of a small village connected to an acreage of farmland. We may create a local sharing economy.

This will be exploratory activity. We will work together to develop the subject matter and the learning and transformation processes that we will follow.

RSL meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of the month via Zoom video conferencing.

We will not be meeting in July; see you in August!

2 - 3:30 pm PDT      5 - 6:30 pm EDT

 

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