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Bloom Governance 2020

# Bloom Network Created using https://communityrule.info/  ## Basics What is the basic structure of the community? Bloom is (functionally) a member cooperative with working groups, local chapters, and a Wisdom Council. What is the community’s mission? Our mission...

Network Partners

Bloom intermittently hosts public calls with partner networks, to better develop relationships and connections across networks working on goals that overlap with regenerative cultures. Here's where you'll find where to connect with the projects and people in these...

Videos About Regenerative Agriculture

Here are a few primer videos on what regenerative agriculture is, how it restores access to good livelihoods, pulls carbon into the soil out of the atmosphere, and its implications for cultural revival and reduced conflict....

Decentralized Web

This wiki article lists practices and tools related to different decentralized web technologies. If you are brand new to this topic, you'll likely find it helpful to read this blog post about it, from an introductory video call held May 2020. This list is not an...

Regenerative Policy Frameworks

(in progress)These policy examples have been developed to support healthy, just, thriving communities in connection with the lands and resources they live within. If you know of a policy that should be added to this list, please message us. New Economy Coalition's...

Future Economies

This wiki article is all about methods of creating economies that support greater health of people and planet, and more equitable distribution of wealth. This topic is massive, and this listing is a work in progress that will grow over time. Peruse the different...

Regenerative Fashion Wiki

The fashion industry is the second most polluting industry on the planet. From shipping clothes, to chemical dyes getting into rivers and permanently destroying them. Not to mention labor conditions in many factories. There is a different way, older ways, that are...

Glossary of Regenerative Culture Terms

Biochar is a charcoal-like substance that's made by burning organic material from agricultural and forestry wastes (also called biomass) in a controlled process called pyrolysis. Although it looks a lot like common charcoal, biochar is produced using a specific...

Climate Related Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation

Topic Description This wiki article lists regenerative methods people are using to reduce the severity of climate-related disasters. It also links to specific projects that can be replicated or referenced in local actions. These resources are compiled through Bloom's...

Finance Innovation Relevant to the Regenerative Space

cover image - grow by iconix user from the Noun Project After ten years of volunteer research and development across the world in local grassroots community networks, Bloom Network is looking for start up capital for the first time, to set up a distributed...

Peer-to-Peer Currency 101

An entry level overview of Bitcoin, the blockchain, and the various applications and potentials of peer-to-peer technologies. Featuring John Light on the Bloom Podcast (Bloom was previously Evolver Network).

Rocket Stoves

What Are They? A rocket stove is an efficient, hot burning stove that uses an insulated vertical chimney and can run on small branches. Why Make One? They use less fuel and create less emissions. It’s possible to make one yourself, and they can be used for a variety...

Regenerative Movements

List in progress! Is there a movement you’d like to see listed here? Contact us here. Our intention with Bloom Network is not to circumscribe people into one movement or into our “brand”, but to help people find regenerative spectrum activities and groups they can...

Regenerative Culture Examples

TLDR; It’s about nurturing and creativity, + circular systems that build life, as opposed to extractive ones that create sickness and inequality. Holistic Regenerative workplace – a sketch, please add to it if you think of thingsBuckminster Fuller Institute – the...

Regenerative Building and Natural Building

It’s not yet widely known that the construction industry is a huge source of pollution and waste. Additionally, chemical sensitivities are increasingly common. Many of the fibers and materials people use in business buildings and homes offgas chemicals. The transport...

Re-Use / Trash Reduction

There are so many inspiring things that can be done with trash! Here are some of our favorite examples: Bottle Bricking Stuff plastic bottles full of trash and use them as bricks for building – cover them in clay earth to make benches and even houses. This sequesters...

Mycoremediation

This is the start to an entry on mycoremediation: basic information, trainings, and companies or collectives that specialize in it. What is It? Mycoremediation is generally the practice of using fungi (mushrooms) to decontaminate the environment. It can often be done...

Community Land Trusts

Community land trusts are a solution for equitable, sustainable rent and home ownership, and neighborhood stability. “There are numerous variations on the community land trust model, but in the basic framework a nonprofit obtains land, removes it from the market and...

Anti-Colonial Solidarity Primer

From the Facebook group Decolonize Consciousness / Anti-Colonial Solidarity Below are resources that were generated during the month of November 2014 which was a month the Evolver Network had the theme of Social Justice & Decolonization...

Regenerative Culture Podcasts

Here are several podcasts where you can learn about regenerative culture practices. We are looking to add podcasts to this list that are in other languages and not centered in the U.S. Please get in touch if you have recommendations. All My Relations: Hosted by Matika...

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