Scenes from an Urban Farm Co-Op in the making… We had a productive “full moon folic” at the Phoenix Urban Farm!

Phoenix Urban Farm We had a productive project weekend at the Phoenix Urban Farm.  Joe W. has a vision to co-create a co-op based Permaculture Center with community stakeholders.  He envisions a “community engagement center” where individuals can benefit from housing and employment opportunities, using their own talents and passions to contribute to the co-op. For … Read more

Thanks to Ken M. for his generous support of our Startup Campaign!

With the support of Ken and others, we’re making progress on our campaign to raise money for our startup! We’re kicking it up a notch in September with a number of projects, information sessions and orientation workshops.  So, Ken’s donation is right on time… Thank you!  Every dollar counts! We invite everyone to give something … Read more

R – E – S – P – E – C – T

We respect where people are now, in this moment. Everyone matters, has something to offer as well as unmet needs. When respect is denied to anyone, we all suffer.

Midtown Art Fair – Sat Sep 26 – CALL FOR ARTISTS!

Midtown Art Fair - September 26, 2015

Midtown Vineyard Church is hosting an art fair for the Midtown Indianapolis area.

The Art Fair will be in the front yard of the church at 46th and Central, with:

  • Artists booths
  • Live music
  • Activities for kids
  • A prayer table!
  • Food

Proceeds will support their efforts to train and equip youth in expressing their artistic talents within their community, bringing transformation and unity.


For Artists

They are also looking for local artists (sculpture, metal, watercolor, drawing, painting, jewelry, wood, digital, photography, glass, etc.

Email VINEYARDARTGROUP@GMAIL.COM to request an application


 

Flyer available here or at http://on.fb.me/1LH1jOd

Midtown Art Fair – Sat Sep 26, 11am-5pm (volunteers needed)

Midtown Art Fair - September 26, 2015

Midtown Vineyard Church is hosting an art fair for the Midtown Indianapolis area.

The Art Fair will be in the front yard of the church at 46th and Central, with:

  • Artists booths
  • Live music
  • Activities for kids
  • A prayer table!
  • Food

Proceeds will support their efforts to train and equip youth in expressing their artistic talents within their community, bringing transformation and unity.


 

Volunteers

Volunteers are needed for set up/tear down and other duties.  Event is from 11am to 5pm. Volunteers are needed for various teams/projects at various times.

Our TimeBank has the details posted.

This is a great opportunity to join our TimeBank! You volunteer your time and talents and receive, in return, help with your needs. Think of a babysitting pool where parents swap childcare services. TimeBanking expands that idea to create networks of giving & receiving.


 

Other ways to sign-up / get information:

For more information, click here or go to http://bit.ly/1JBXdor

Flyer available here or at http://on.fb.me/1LH1jOd

Phoenix Farm Full Moon Frolic

The Amish use ‘frolic’ as a description of a community gathering to support a single farm, like a barn raising. Think of it as a way to translate ‘work’ into a creative learning experience where you get a lot done with many hands and build community at the same time. TimeBanking is a volunteer­‐led initiative that is creating a … Read more

Groundbreaking Project for Urban Farm in Indy

Joe W. is building a Hugelkultur at his farm on the near Eastside of Indy. The man has a dream to transform his property into an Urban Farm. This is one of his initial steps towards achieving that dream! TimeBank Indy is partnering with Joe to engage neighbors along the way to co-create this awesome space for … Read more

Benchmarking: Testimonials from Organizations on the Value of TimeBanking in NE Ohio

 

Engaging Member Organizations and Merchants

The Crooked River Alliance of TimeBanks has been operating for 4+ years in NorthEast Ohio.  With 45 organizational members and 16 merchant members, they developed this overview to share with others.  It speaks to the benefits and barriers of TimeBanking, including nine “testimonials” from member organizations about their experience in their own words.

Click here for a copy of their Informational Report…

 

 

How Social Service and Community Organizations are using TimeBanking…

We’ve pulled together information from a number of sources, to help organizations think creatively about how TimeBanking can benefit your mission and programs… How does my Organization “earn hours” to give away?! What are the benefits / drivers for using TimeBanking? Asset-Based Community Development – how to engage those we “serve” or “help” Finding ways … Read more

School Garden Clean-up for IPS School 31, James Garfield School

 Check out this upcoming event, supported by volunteers (great way to earn TimeBank credits for your efforts supporting this project) Request: School Garden Clean-up for IPS School 31, James Garfield School Seeking gardeners, landscapers, and other… Posted by Timebankindy.org/a>

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