RetroSuburbia: the downshifter’s guide to a resilient future

Are you looking to create a more sustainable life?
Would you like to be more resilient in the face of growing uncertainties?
Would you like to retrofit your house, your community and your life?
Are you interested in downshifting but don’t know where to start?

Whether you’re interested in the big picture of how, as communities, we can downshift our energy use, or the details of how you can grow more food for your family, RetroSuburbia is rich with real world examples and behavioural strategies applied by those already on the downshifting path.

My copy just arrived and as expected it’s Solarpunk AF. 

The books lead author is David Holmgren who was the co-originator of Permaculture. My household is excited to dig into the book in more detail and apply some of the ideas it contains to our own context.

RetroSuburbia talk by David Holmgren

Co-founder of the permaculture movement, David Holmgren, encourages permaculture activists to focus their energies on retrofitting suburbia for an energy decent future.
David argues that the opportunities to retrofit are so much more important than new buildings 

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