[permaculture] Permaculture designs for small towns?
mmaggior at mindspring.com
Mon Jun 18 10:39:58 EDT 2007
I am aware of deisgns for urban and rural homesteads, and intentional communities as well as community centers, but I am interested to hear if people on this list have had experience with reviving small towns (populations of 1000 or less) with permaculture design. Our small town is currently undergoing an unfortunate (and some think unnecessary) re-design, including cutting down all the trees that had lined the streets so that all power and overhead lines could be "sunk", to make it look more like Williamsburg, VA. Presumably, the tourists are going to flock here after the work is done, because it will be so attractive, but during the course of the work in the past year, 80% of the businesses have either left or died. There must be someone on this list who has seen similar situations and been involved in remedying the situation?
Any information, resources and tips are greatly appreciated....
Michelle in VA
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