10 Feb '12, 8pm

How a Village Became a Hub for Resilience and Rock and Roll

How a Village Became a Hub for Resilience and Rock and Roll

But down the road from me, in the tiny former mill town of Saxapahaw, North Carolina, is a gas station that is working hard on becoming more sustainable. And that's just one of the exciting, green and innovative things going on in this rural community that is working toward resilience in its truest sense. From local food to biofuels to renewable energy to serious rock and roll, a village that was once considered a bit of a backwater (and a good place for high school students to buy recreational drugs, according to one local who shall remain unnamed) has become a hub for a new way of doing things.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/economics/how-village-became-hu...

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