Projects in the Making
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project management


This is a listing of suggested, proposed, launched, regenerating, ongoing, and completed projects.

What exactly is a "project"?

It can be a gathering, a task or set of tasks, a show-and-tell, a study group, research, evidence collection, a how-to, a do-it-yourself, a demonstration of something, a picket, a boycott, a teach-in, a be-in, a talk, a discussion panel, a rally, an intervention, a parody, a detournément, some event, attendance at some event for some purpose, etc.


1 new project proposed and adopted:

Seeds of Self-construction


1 ongoing project underway and reported:

Gregory Gardens Free Trade Fair


0 one-time projects underway and/or reported, thus far...


0 completed projects reported, thus far...


Here are some ideas for expository and exclamatory action-based projects

  1. local GMO purveyors – boycott, leaflet, picket;

  2. local styrofoam purveyors – boycott, leaflet, picket;

  3. local Monsanto purveyors – boycott, leaflet, picket;

  4. local pus-filled milk purveyors – boycott, leaflet, picket;

  5. local antibiotic and ammonia filled meat purveyors – boycott, leaflet, picket;

Here are some ideas for secure communication projects

  1. ham radio – learning about, building, test-studying, sharing wisdom/parts/tools;

  2. satellite and transceiver technology – FTA get/put internet and send/receive;

  3. "pirate" tv/radio broadcasting – learning about, building, sharing wisdom/parts/tools;

  4. secure your cell phone – using Google-free Android technology, programming encrption, filtering, using the RedPhone app;,

Here are some ideas for energy-based projects

  1. creating an energy first-aid kit – needs, deployment;

  2. DIY solar panels – materials, steps, configuration;

Here are some ideas for health-based projects

  1. avoid AMA doctors and ADA dentists – who and why to seek for wholistic-preventative approaches;

  2. yoga – styles, exercises, techniques;

  3. stretching and nourishing muscles, ligaments, & tendons – exercises for groups and specifics;

  4. meditation – learning and sharing techniques;

  5. isometrics – muscle, use, and zone isolating & focusing;

  6. breathwork – endurance, relaxation, enhancing flow of chi, id, orgone>, em-field;

  7. relaxation – integrating motion with emotion;

  8. alternative oral and dental hygiene – techniques, supplements, diet, parctices;

  9. mobility and agility exercises – nutrition and techniques;

  10. focal muscular strengthening exercises – nutrition, exercises, tools, techniques;

  11. eye strengthening exercises – nutrition, exercises, tools, techniques;

  12. body movement – techniques which express rather than bind, block, trap, di-stress;

  13. wholistic (internal and external) first-aid kit – defining, discovering, and sharing components;

  14. protecting seed rights – saving, germinating sowing, storing;

  15. gardening your own food – planting, watering, soil analysis, soil amendments, pH transforming, harvesting;

  16. gardening your own "medicine" – growing, harvesting, drying, oil-extracting, diagnosing, treating;

  17. food drying and storage;

  18. creating "live" and fermented foods; – pickles, sourdough, kombucha, kim chee, raw cheese, sauerkraut, etc.;

  19. recovering your mouth; – food grade hydrogen peroxide, ozone, ghee, butter oil, silk floss, removing mercury/plastics;

  20. ionic minerals for health; – analyzing for deficiencies, treating, doses;

  21. amino-acids for health; – analyzing for deficiencies, treating, doses;

  22. vitamins for health; – analyzing for deficiencies, treating, doses;

  23. glandularvitamins for health; – analyzing for deficiencies, treating, doses;

  24. enzymes for health; – analyzing for deficiencies, treating, doses;

  25. logics and plans of eating and supplementing; – self-analysis, performance, vitality, regeneration, and general health;

  26. seasonal gardening;

  27. nutrition enhancing and depleting food preparation methods;

  28. kitchen toxins – spotting, removing, and replacing with organic, biodegradable, safe, cheap, readily-available alternatives;

  29. bathroom toxins – spotting, removing, and replacing with organic, biodegradable, safe, cheap, readily-available alternatives;

  30. yard toxins – spotting, removing, and replacing with organic, biodegradable, safe, cheap, readily-available alternatives;

  31. cooking toxins – spotting, removing, and replacing with organic, biodegradable, safe, cheap, readily-available alternatives;

  32. garage toxins – spotting, removing, and replacing with organic, biodegradable, safe, cheap, readily-available alternatives;

Here are some ideas for legal-based projects

  1. how to prevent being swindled – "get it in writing", know what to write, get a witness' signature;

  2. how to defend yourself against "neighbors from hell" – legally and socially fight local purveyors of noise and pollution;

  3. how to protect yourself with written contracts – avoiding [human] capital extraction, preventing swindles, "getting it in writing", knowing what to write;

  4. how to use tax-exemptions – receipts proving the [exchange-]value of donated items and volunteer work;

Here are some ideas for mobility and migrational based projects

  1. creating a vehicle (mechanical) first-aid kit – parts, tools, tool box, etc.;

  2. avoiding border guards and checkpoints;

  3. visas and passports – be prepared "as you" and "as not-you";

  4. hideouts, bug-outs, plans for escape, and "getting lost fast" – safe not sorry (or dead);

  5. creating a "bug-out" bag – emergency camping, going "underground", getting "off the radar";

  6. creating an "off-grid" existence – getting off and out of databases, call lists, mail lists, phone books, "round-up" lists, etc.;

Here are some ideas for organizational projects

  1. integrated budget for surviving what is and for implementing what could be;

  2. calendarize your finanacial payments;

  3. organize your finanacial and legal papers;

  4. synchronize email, bookmarks, and folders;

  5. manage your projects, tasks, & chores – daily, weekly, monthly, annually, one-time, lifetime;

Here are some ideas for wasteless reparational projects

  1. repairing and reconditioning shoes and boots – materials, techniques, constructing a kit;

  2. repairing and reconditioning clothes – materials, techniques, constructing a kit;

  3. reinventing uses with imagination – thinking up new uses, thinking up new solutions; reusing "the old" to bypass the uselessness of and manufactured pre-broken state of the "new";

Here are some ideas for self-defense oriented projects

  1. martial arts;– karate, kung-fu, judo, jujitsu, taekwondo, wing chun, street fighting;

  2. spatial and "vibe" awareness – how to know (e.g., "sense" or "read") when to leave or avoid a situation, environment, condition, group, person, etrc.;

  3. defeating interrogation methods – how to be prepared, under sleepless police detention and hot lights, undercover agent prying, grand jury "lead-in and follow-up" sequence questioning;

  4. avoiding detection – beating surveillance cameras, DNA trails, motion and infrared detectors, blocking RFID chip transmissions, avoiding paper & data trails, drone & satellite trackers;

  5. internet/web/email tracking and spying – how to block, detect, and secure;

  6. telephone eavesdropping and spying – how to block, detect, and secure;

  7. building a perimeter intrusion warning system – materials, kits, multiple uses, waterproof, infrared, cretifying usability as evidence in court;

  8. clear your name off the internet – techniques, steps;

  9. telephone eavesdropping and spying – curing and securing;

  10. recovering humans as litter who litter – stopping the manufacturing of sociopaths, narcissists, and glorified jerks;

  11. squelching the "noise culture" – the culture of quantity, decline, and profiteering (e.g., leaf-blowers, airport flyovers, sirens, car alarms, blaring radios/music, valley-filling concert noise, horns, parental encouragement of yelling);

Here are some project ideas for facilitating, sustaining, protecting, promoting what's left of wildlife

  1. gardening talk, demo, and/or mentoring – Tim (manager) Navlet's Garden Center in Pleasant Hill, The Master Gardners in Walnut Creek, naturalist James "Doc" Hale in Lafayette;

  2. creating supportive habitats – shrubs, bushes, trees, nesting materials, tree boughs, leaves, logs, etc.;

  3. planting food sources;

  4. rescuing orphans;

  5. helping the injured;

  6. slowing down and "de-numbifying" speeding drivers – using their clocks, depart earlier;

  7. group discussions and neighborhood educationals;

  8. specific focus on small mammals – mice, opossums, raccoons, skunks, squirrels

  9. specific focus on insects – butterflies, moths, honeybees, carpenter bees, termites, ladybugs, ants, cockroaches, beetles, flies, gnats, yellowjackets, bumblebees, hornets, centipedes, millipedes, "rollie-pollies" (aka"potato bugs")

  10. worms – making habitats, planting food sources, rescuing orphans, helping injured, educationals;

  11. specific focus on birds – woodpeckers, wrens, robins, bluebirds, hummingbirds, finches, tits, chickadees, juncos, owls, hawks/eagles, doves, turkeys, chickens/roosters, falcons, cowbirds, sparrows, swifts, jays, swallows, etc.

  12. specific focus on bats – types, habits, etc.; planting food sources

  13. specific focus on amphibians – salamanders, frogs, newts;

  14. specific focus on reptiles – tortoises, turtles, snakes;

  15. safeguarding your wildlife sanctuary – feral cats, hawks, mindlessly-driven cars, carelessly-ware drivers, airborne toxins, trappers, poisoners; ignorance versus unawareness;

  16. modifying your yard/gardenweaponized weather, "natural" droughts, "natural" downpours, "natural" cold, "natural" heat;

  17. building wooden bird habitats and feeders;

  18. building safe and hygienic feeding stations for birds;

  19. building in-tree habitats for small mammals;

  20. building burrowed-under habitats for small mammals;

  21. building above-surface ground habitats for small mammals;

  22. building safe and hygienic ground feeding stations for small mammals;

  23. planting non-toxic perennial protective bushes and shrubs;

  24. building squirrel feeders – nutritive & seasonal provisions


If you have a general question about projects, please contact us by clicking "general project question".

If you would like to help launch or maintain an existing project, and would like more project detail, please contact us by clicking "assist existing project".

If you would like to start and launch a new project, and would like some startup assistance, please contact us by clicking "start new project".

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