When thinking of the lifestyle cultures that we share as part of the Cascadia community, agriculture culture is definitely one of the aspects that every Cascadian should be aware of if not a part of. With features like advantageous geographic features, weather conditions, and residents deeply invested in buying local, the Cascadia bioregion is an obviously place for an agriculture culture to develop.
Water is a necessary component for all lifeforms. Humans can only survive without this precious resource for three days, yet humanity is using it up as if it is in plentiful abundance. The fact of the matter is, the Earth’s freshwater supply is decreasing significantly from excess use, and poor practices.
Chris 'Kikila' Perrin is the CascadiaNow! Victoria, BC Ambassador. He writes for an alternative news website called Underground Reporter and also contributes to The Inertia, a surfing website where he represents the Cascadia bioregion by writing about the Pacific Northwest surf scene.
During the month of June, 20,000 people will be coming together to conduct a Pacific Northwest megaquake readiness exercise called 'Cascadia Rising' to practice emergency response techniques for the large-scale quake that inevitably threatens our bioregion.