[permaculture] KICKSTARTER FUNDRAISER Permaculture Activist the world’s longest running permaculture journal, needs your support for a new and vibrant online presence.

Andrew McSwain aeromax.way at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 07:01:28 EST 2015


Hey OP, the link to the campaign is incomplete!

On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 1:24 AM, Lawrence London <lfljvenaura at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Maybe when they mention this permaculture forum as a good resource to use
> instead of sending folks to wheaton's permies.
> The Activist is excellent and very important and I will support it full
> tilt when the above condition is met.
>
> On Sun, Feb 1, 2015 at 4:44 PM, Wesley Roe and Santa Barbara Permaculture
> Network <lakinroe at silcom.com> wrote:
>
> > KICKSTARTER FUNDRAISER $15,000
> > Permaculture Activist, the world’s longest running permaculture journal,
> > needs your support for a new and vibrant online presence.
> > You may access the campaign page directly using this link:
> > https://www.kickstarter.com/…/142…/the-permaculture-activist
> > MESSAGE from Publisher and longtime friend Peter Bane
> > Dear Friends,
> > After nearly 25 years at the helm of the magazine, I will be turning over
> > management to Senior Editor John Wages on April 1st. Trends in the
> > publishing world have shown that it is time to update the magazine's
> > outreach and some aspects of its presentation. It is our view that this
> > will best be done with fresh thinking and new management; my personal
> life
> > is moving in other directions and I am happy that John is willing and
> > prepared to step into the path I have been walking.
> > We want to launch soon a digital version of the magazine, under the new
> > name Permaculture Design Magazine, for e-subscription to supplement the
> > print edition, which will continue, also under the new title but with our
> > familiar format. With digital subscription we would expect to reach a
> wider
> > readership with greater flexibility, and would be able to publish some
> > stories and items for which there is presently no room in the quarterly.
> We
> > have indexed 90 of the 95 issues and will soon complete that project with
> > the 2014 issues added. This gives us good purchase on making the back
> issue
> > content available digitally to subscribers and others over the Web. And
> our
> > website, so capably administered by Keith Johnson these past 16 years,
> > needs a major overhaul, better navigation, a clearer user interface, and
> > more capacity. We have a professional designer at work right now and
> could
> > expand that work if additional funding can be found.
> > To do these things we need money, more than the magazine generates under
> > its present business model. We are asking for your help to raise $15,000
> > (or more) via a Kickstarter campaign launching today. It is especially
> > important to the success of the campaign that a good surge of donations
> > comes in the first few days to build momentum and show broad support.
> > Numbers of gifts are as important as dollars. Our potential audience is
> > large and you could help us expand it by spreading this message
> throughout
> > your networks.
> > A letter with somewhat more detail is attached if you care to read more
> > about our thinking on this transition. The Kickstarter site carries a
> video
> > of myself and John addressing the need, and of course, we are happy to
> > answer questions by email.
> > You may access the campaign page directly using this link:
> > https://www.kickstarter.com/…/142…/the-permaculture-activist
> > Please share this request widely, give as much and as often as you can,
> > and help us keep community journalism vital for another 25 years.
> > Peter Bane
> > Publisher
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> Permaculture: -- portal to an expanding global network of landtech
> pioneers practicing and teaching permaculture
> while designing ecological, biointensive land use systems with integrated
> elements for synergy, sustainability, regeneration and enhanced
> nature-compatible
> human habitat --
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