Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities

Photo: Caldo de Piedra Planeta.com’s Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities dialogue highlights local food and slow food and everything delicious! Discussion continues on a number of social web channels, including Facebook, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube. “Come hungry,” says Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. “Foodies play a critical role in developing conscious and responsible travel and ecotourism, Choosing what …

Border Community Alliance

Elsewhere on the Web Border Community Alliance – bordercommunityalliance.org – fosters community through education, collaboration and cultural exchange in the borderlands region of Southern Arizona and Northern Sonora, Mexico. “We are inspired to share with the public the good news of civil society in the international borderlands region.” Key Links bordercommunityalliance.org Facebook @BorderCAlliance Recommended Listening …

Community-Driven

Adjectives Community-Driven = Process by which communities direct, guide, and benefit from initiatives Questions What is community-driven tourism? How community-driven is community tourism? Elsewhere on the Web some-communities-are-destroyed-by-tragedy-and-disaster-others-spring-back-heres-what-makes-the-difference? Development Community-driven development (CDD) is a development initiative that provides control of the development process, resources and decision making authority directly to groups in the community.- Wikipedia …

Community Tourism

Buzzwords Community Tourism =  travel to communities (often rural, and economically marginalized) in which locals sell food, accommodation, guided visits, and folk art Questions Semantics – what is the difference between community tourism and community-based tourism? Any recommended reports, publications, photos with a Creative Commons license permitting republication and translation? Questions for Community Tourism Services …

Community Tourism Links

Buzzwords Community Tourism = travel to communities (often rural, and economically marginalized) in which locals sell food, accommodation, guided visits, and folk art Questions Semantics – what is the difference between community tourism and community-based tourism? Any recommended reports, publications, photos with a Creative Commons license permitting republication and translation? Questions for Community Tourism Services …

Community

Buzzwords Community = a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common Features Community-Driven Las Vegas Community Healing Garden Community Tourism Planeta.com People Responsible Travel Week

Las Vegas Strong #VegasStrong

Poster Las Vegas – October 1, 2017 marked the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Other outlets have more details of the attack, and we are keeping an eye on developments and the responses to this tragedy. The toll from the attack: 58 people killed, 527 people injured. Las Vegas is a city built on …

Just Add Water Street #JAWSNV

Poster Henderson, Nevada – This is clever — a community event on the last Friday of the month (a week before First Friday in downtown Las Vegas) — tiled JAWS, short for Just Add Water Street, aka the locale in downtown Henderson. Hashtag: #JAWSNV. The festival runs from 7pm-10pm and entrance to the event is free. …

Bicycle Friendly 2018

The League of American Bicyclists welcomed 65 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Communities, bringing the number of communities to 430. Here is the ​List of Fall 2017 awardees and All BFC Awards through Fall 2017 Hashtag: #BicycleFriendly Key Links http://bikeleague.org http://bikeleague.org/content/over-400-bicycle-friendly-communities-all-50-states Questions In a few words, what is #BicycleFriendly? Is there public information online that provides a deep dive into …

Kahuku

Hawai’i – The community of Kahuku is located northwest from Laie and east from Kuilima and Kawela Bay along Kamehameha Highway (Route 83). In the Hawaiian language, ka huku means “the projection”, presumably a reference to Kahuku Point nearby, the northernmost point of land on the island of Oahu. Elsewhere on the Web http://www.kahukuhigh.org http://www.kahukuhigh.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=249435&type=d&pREC_ID=574106 kahukuhis/ …