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Welcome

Join a vision of local communities pulling together to transcend the ups and downs of the global economic roller coaster.

Share your gifts, skills and know-how with others to build a network of mutual-aid relationships.Improve your world, starting right where you live.

Learn and teach the practical skills which empower your community to be more resilient. Grow food in your neighborhood. Foster a culture to develop proactive local responses to a rapidly changing world.

Embrace a local renaissance in the way we live: full of deeper connections, interdependence, and more fun with less “stuff.” Create common spaces to work and play together while we take steps toward making a nourishing and abundant future a reality.

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Our Fossil Fuel Economy

Our fossil fuel economy is a temporary phenomenon. It cannot last forever. Oil is finite, but long before we actually run out of oil, the energy math will make it not worth the effort to extract it.

There was a time and there were places when one could dig a hole in the ground and oil would actually spurt out from it. When those places ran out we found vast deposits we could cheaply pump out of the ground. As we’ve depleted those we’ve learned to inject fluids into the ground to forcibly fracture the Earth’s crust and flush oil and gases to the surface. Looking forward, we turn to “tar sands” from which we expect to somehow squeeze out oil.

As it gets more difficult to extract oil it also becomes more energy intensive. The time will come when it takes more energy to extract, transport, and process the oil than we’ll be able to harvest from that oil.

The day that happens our fossil fuel economy will end.

What will come next?

Are you assuming your kids will figure out what to do?

Then what kind of legacy are we leaving them?

If you are interested in leaving upcoming generations a better future instead of a catastrophe, join us. Together we’ll transition to an economy and lifestyle that will sustainably improve the quality of life for us and our children.

Let’s start now.  Contact Us.

Our Fossil Fuel Economy

Sharing Backyards

One of the biggest barriers to growing food in the city is access to land – despite the fact that many yards, lawns, and backyards have plenty of room to spare. Sharing Backyards links people with unused yard space with those looking for a place to grow food.

If you have a garden and want to share it with someone, or if you are looking for a space to garden, Sharing Backyards is for you.

There are many listings along the Wasatch Front for Sharing Backyards.