Resilience Teams can share resources and skills, save money, time and energy, and support each other through the ordinary and extraordinary challenges of life.

What will your team do together? After you organize your team and facilitate the initial three sessions, the rest is up to you. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Share resources

  • Tools, equipment
  • Skills
  • Seeds
  • Plants and produce
  • Time and labor
  • Clothing exchanges
  • Books, magazines, information

Save money, energy and time

  • Babysitting
  • House & pet-sitting
  • Cut energy costs through insulating and weatherizing = save $$
  • Help with budgeting & cutting expenses
  • Do projects together = save $$
  • Bulk buying = save $$
  • Work parties
  • Learn new skills: cooking, baking, gardening, plumbing, remodeling, energy efficiency, sewing and more

Support each other through the ordinary and extraordinary challenges of life:

  • Death in the family
  • New babies
  • Caring for parents
  • Financial hardships
  • Unemployment
  • Foreclosure
  • Illness and disability

Resilience modules with ideas for fun activities your team can do together. Coming soon – free downloads of module handbooks.

  • Gardening
  • Composting
  • Solar cooking
  • Cooking and baking
  • Preserving food
  • Saving energy
  • Sharing resources
  • Getting healthy
  • Building financial resilience