- Assistance with creation and ongoing development of sustainable living systems within communities and individual family units
- Assistance with structuring of support systems within communities between local farmers and other local businesses.
- Encouragement of individuals to further build, strengthen community structures and systems by supporting local farms and businesses through ongoing patronage and exchange of services.
- Establishment and implementation of a system for community wholesale bulk buying from small businesses, family farms and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) organisations reaching outward from local as a means to expand and share resources between communities.
- Instruction of urban organic gardening through seminars and workshops
- Teaching seed preservation through the development of an organic, heirloom seed bank and sharing model
- Instruction of wild food foraging through seminars and practical workshops in the wild
- Development of a community resource sharing model which will benefit all participants equally without discrimination as to gender, race, financial status, age, religious or social affiliations
- Encouraging individuals to honour all life forms and to sustain themselves with the least amount of harm to other species and the environment as a whole
In pursuance of the above aims, we may give seminars at public events, produce educational materials, videos, booklets and websites. From time to time to we may also hold fundraising campaigns to finance the aforementioned projects.
We at the Lorax Community collective are eager to combine forces with other community service-oriented organisations on any edible gardening projects, classes and educational services related to such. We are also interested in closely connecting with local farmers and other eco-friendly businesses within our local communities to cross-promote and help one another to best serve those striving to attain similar goals.