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What Happens in Local Blooms?

What Happens in Local Blooms?

Today I gave a talk as part of MetaFest, a conference/hackathon/festival by MetaGame who are building tools for better human collaboration via Web 3 (crypto, blockchain etc). I tend to be more like the systems engineer for Bloom so I'm not always the best person to...

Nudibranch Dance deferred to September!

Nudibranch Dance deferred to September!

A blog from Hannah, Community Support for Bloom Network. Community Calls with Bloom Network in 2020 were an epic series of great topics and guests, ranging from Future Economies, Distributed Manufacturing & Bioregional Production, introduced people to the...

Bloom Network Development Blog

Bloom Network Development Blog

Hello there. I'm Magenta, and I'm working on some prototypes for Bloom Network's next website. We've reached a point as a collective where we need more app-like functionality with our site, to encourage peer-to-peer resource sharing among Bloom members and the public...

New Bloom

New Bloom

In January of 2021, we kicked off our Bloom in Columbia, Missouri with a virtual call over Google Meet.  I’m supposed to make this blog post about my Bloom kickoff, because it was a big deal ten years and also because I’ve been working all these years towards...

Crypto Training – Bloom Diamante

Crypto Training – Bloom Diamante

Diamante Bridge Collective - Crypto Training Diamante Bloom in Costa Rica hosted a training on December 4, 2020, to teach their community how to use digital wallets, exchange crypto, and about basic tokenomics. The workshop happened at Diamante Luz. The desired...

Web3 Training, Sunday Dec 13

Web3 Training, Sunday Dec 13

When: Sunday, December 13 2020, 5-6pm Eastern US Time Where: Bloom Network's Discord, in the Video Chat channel: https://discord.gg/AmgxJuQkas (Discord is a chat program built by/for gaming communities.)What: Learn how to use Ethereum and cryptocurrency, by donating...

Urban Soil Regeneration Project

Urban Soil Regeneration Project

by Hannah Mitchell, Bloom Whangarei, New Zealand An example of the kinds of things we can be doing to transform narratives around climate change, is helping design "how-to" guides for our local communities, on putting into practise hands-on regenerative practises that...

Bloom Network Governance Whitepaper

Bloom Network Governance Whitepaper

Bloom Network's governance whitepaper summarizes ten years of R&D across eleven countries.  Throughout, we describe social and technical practices we have found effective for bioregional governance and rebalancing unjust power dynamics of today’s centralized...

Merry Christmush Art Exchange

Merry Christmush Art Exchange

This Christmas we are initiating an art exchange, on the theme of Mushrooms! Merry Christmush to everyone! The idea is for people around the world to make mushroom art, and send them to other Bloomers as Christmas presents. In a way we are activating our own mycelial...

Dancing to DisCO!

Dancing to DisCO!

Future Economies II - October 2020 Focus Community Call LINK to raw transcript - https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RedQsPEqZLGh9AzbWf7pfhB-J5hihFvDaIuHqTrNQTY/edit?usp=sharing  VIDEO of this call SUMMARY KEYWORDS: DisCO(s), cooperative, people, commons, work...

Educar+ Education, Culture and Social Currency in Brazil

Educar+ Education, Culture and Social Currency in Brazil

by Flávia Gonçalves Macêdo reposted from Bloom's member forumDear all, I would like to ask a little space and support to share two projects I am involved in and really proud of and also to share a bit of my story. I am Flávia, from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and I am the...

Bloom Zoom

Bloom Zoom

Did you know that Bloom Network is entirely based on collaboration? Rather than circumscribing existing groups under one umbrella, Bloom members collaborate with each other to create well-being in their communities. One way to illustrate this is to share what Bloom...

Music in Bloom

Music in Bloom

One of my dreams is to be able to find amazing music and art through Bloom Network. I don't know how common this is, but I find it difficult to find music with lyrics I can relate with. At the same time, I love pop music and how tight the production is. So, I'll start...

Community Call Videos

Community Call Videos

Greetings blooming ones,Here are a few recordings from Bloom's monthly Community Calls. To view the whole archive, join as a member of Bloom. We ask for a small monthly subscription to help cover costs of coordinating these calls and instigating regenerative actions...

Bloom team receives award for Top 100 Marketing and Advertising Leaders

Bloom team receives award for Top 100 Marketing and Advertising Leaders

Bloom Network's ECO (executive creative officer), Magenta Ceiba, was recognized as one of this year's Top 100 Marketing and Advertising Leaders, by MADcon, a global gathering of brilliant minds that are passionate about marketing. This has been a team effort developed...

Sunflower Spirals!

Sunflower Spirals!

Rhizae Renewal Collective (part of Bloom Baltimore) in collaboration with the 6th Branch (a veteran's group) and with the support of Re-Build Johnston Square (community association) and grant funding from The Pollination Project are working to bioremediate a...

Alternatives to the current climate change narrative

Alternatives to the current climate change narrative

(Link to our research that informed this call.) For the first time, the number of people in the southern hemisphere equaled those in the North on this community call! Our topic this month was focusing on climate change messaging and the vision casting we wanted to...

Fundraiser for Qwitchen

Fundraiser for Qwitchen

Qwitchen sticker in herb bundle at Pollination 2019 After Bloom's first conference last year in San Francisco, we still owe the amazing catering crew $200. Will you help us make that goal, or beyond?The Qwitchen supports radical food justice through community cooking...

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