Sustainable Communities Network is a  commnity-based  non-profit organization located in Lexington, Ky that endeavors to educate, inspire, build, create and empower sustainable cities

2010 Fundraising Letter
FR Letter with links
We welcome any amount of contributions to our on-going programs

Thanks for your donation!

We encourage you to read our

SCN Annual Report 2009

Back 2 Nature project Report

Sustainable Communities Network contributed articles, photographs and quotes for this book.


Join the Bluegrass garden network!

SCN For current Community Gardening events in Lexington, click any of the images below



  • Permaculture Association
    Supports people and projects through training, networking, and research, using the ethics and principles of permaculture..
  • Permaculture Activist, The
    Periodical offering articles on permaculture design, edible landscaping, bioregionalism, aquaculture, natural building, earthworks, renewable energy, and much more.
  • Permaculture Research Institute
    Founded by Bill Mollison to create and promote sustainable agricultural, farming, and development practices.
  • Introduction to Permaculture: Concepts and Resources
    Provides a comprehensive set of links.
  • Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute
    Features an integrated forest-garden landscape of greenhouses, terraced beds, diverse plant species and orchards.
  • Permaculture the Earth
    Includes articles, definitions and links.
  • Permaculture Portal
    Information about permaculture courses and a tour of the Bullock's site.
  • La'akea Permaculture Gardens
    25 acre permaculture demonstration farm which offers month-long residential programs in Permaculture Design and Deep Ecology.
  • 5th World Network
    Provides networking and education for individuals and communities interested in sustainable development, permaculture, and bioregional resource protection.
  • Permacult Project
    Holistic design system working in harmony with and imitating nature to produce healthy food crop and a sustainable community.
  • Kootenay Permaculture Institute
    Centre for research and education in sustainable living.
  • Crystal Waters
    Village in Australia designed in 1985 by Eco-Logical Solutions.
  • Introduction to Permaculture
    Written by Bill Mollison.
  • Permaculture Resources
    Provides many links, mailing lists, and newsgroups.
  • Quindalup Permaculture Farm
    A place to visit for information and practical tips on permaculture and sustainable agriculture.
  • Permaculture Resources at CSF
    FAQ, links, and information provided by Communications for a Sustainable Future.
  • Pedro's Permaculture Page


ACE Weekly download articles

Gardens of Eatin

Shovel Ready

Lexington Gardens Grow

Dig It: Gardens Root

HOBY Eco-Art 2009
HOBY Eco-Art 2008

Model of the Year
Closing the Food Gap

Greening of Bryan Station High School

Growing Food & Justice conference

Community Garden Tour Report

Gardening with Class

The Great Work

The Great Turning

Farm to School

School gardens

Catherine Ferguson Academy

Catherine Ferguson "O" magazine article

Asenath Andrews

 Grown in Detroit_

DONATIONS TO Catherine Ferguson Academy click here

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Food and Sacred Earth Connections

Religion and Environment

Closing the Food Gap 2008

Profile of Food Policy Councils by State

interactive map of food policy councils

earth picClimate Change  portal information

Climate Change Books

African Americans Climate Change:Unequal Burden_REPORT

African Americans Climate Change Ex Summary

Slow Food Newsletter