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Welcome to Transition Milwaukee!

Local Resilience, Self- Reliance, Renewable Energy & Cooperation

Transition Milwaukee is part of a larger planet-wide effort to create, enhance and promote community projects, to grow our own food, generate our own power, develop our own economies and rebuild local resilience and self-reliance. Join us, we're growing knowledge and power, and having fun!
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Wellspring Farm and Education posted an event

Seasonal Cooking Class at Amilinda

October 17, 2016 from 6pm to 8pm
Wellspring offers a series of cooking classes to inspire cooking with the produce that is at its peak in the growing season. In each class, a chef leads demos and tastings, while providing healthy cooking tips and recipes. Our last class of the season will be focusing on Winter Squash, fresh from Wellspring's fields!The class will take place at Amilinda Restaurant with Chef Greg Leon in Downtown Milwaukee.Cost is $30, please register at …See More
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Lisa Ailant is now a member of Transition Milwaukee
Sep 16
Erik Lindberg's blog post was featured

Thoreau's Luxuries

Thoreau’s Luxuries: An Interlude- In times of difficulty, when I need to remember who I am and what I am about, I often turn to books and poetry.  From my bookshelf I feel my patron saints watching over me--or at least I feel the closest thing to that possible for one who subscribes to the natural supernaturalism of the Earth Church.  Sometimes its Wendell Berry or Wallace Stevens; other times its Hegel and Marx; sometimes I’m buoyed by some Adrienne Rich or uncle Walt, other times I find…See More
Sep 14
Erik Lindberg posted a blog post

Thoreau's Luxuries

Thoreau’s Luxuries: An Interlude- In times of difficulty, when I need to remember who I am and what I am about, I often turn to books and poetry.  From my bookshelf I feel my patron saints watching over me--or at least I feel the closest thing to that possible for one who subscribes to the natural supernaturalism of the Earth Church.  Sometimes its Wendell Berry or Wallace Stevens; other times its Hegel and Marx; sometimes I’m buoyed by some Adrienne Rich or uncle Walt, other times I find…See More
Sep 14
Wellspring Farm and Education updated their profile
Sep 8
Wellspring Farm and Education posted an event

Taste of Wellspring at Wellspring

September 18, 2016 from 3pm to 7pm
The Taste of Wellspring is our annual fundraiser held to generate support for Wellspring's educational initiatives and community outreach programs. For the event, chefs from the local, regional area get creative and serve up gourmet dishes featuring Wellspring’s produce, accompanied by local, sustainably sourced meats and dairy products. Live music and a silent auction are also part of the event to make for an evening full of local food and fun!At 3pm, enjoy live music by Embedded Reporter,…See More
Sep 8
Erik Lindberg posted a blog post

In Defense of Difficult (and Why Hegel Matters)

A Defense of Difficulty From time to time readers complain that my essays and posts are too long and too difficult to follow.  They are long and difficult, I agree, but I do not agree that length and difficulty are a fault of the writer.  I would even suggest that readers have become lazy, expecting new and complex ideas to be delivered with the brevity and wit of a good twitter post (were such a thing to actually exist).I’m going to illustrate my point of view by describing my experience with…See More
Jul 30
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Thoreau's Luxuries

Thoreau’s Luxuries: An Interlude-

 

In times of difficulty, when I need to remember who I am and what I am about, I often turn to books and poetry.  From my bookshelf I feel my patron saints watching over me--or at least…

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on September 14, 2016 at 9:23pm

On Surplus, Part 3: How Surplus (Wealth) is Created

On Surplus, Part 3: How Surplus (Wealth) is Created

Good Behavior

The ethos of the previous two installments of “On Surplus” might be summed up with a few lines from…

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on August 19, 2016 at 5:00pm

In Defense of Difficult (and Why Hegel Matters)

A Defense of Difficulty 

From time to time readers complain that my essays and posts are too long and too difficult to follow.  They are long and difficult, I agree, but I do not agree that length and difficulty are a fault of the writer. …

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on July 30, 2016 at 5:11pm

On Surplus Part II--What is Wealth?

Great Expectations

 

I want to start with a couple of images. 

In late autumn of 1620, the Europeans we now celebrate as the Pilgrims stumbled on to shore near what is now Provincetown Massachusetts after over two months at…

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Posted by Erik Lindberg on July 9, 2016 at 1:59pm

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