This blog is all about one thing: promoting a “Yes-in-my-backyard” attitude now.
Y-I-M-B-Y for short. Specifically, we are saying:
Yes, pleeeease…let’s put the new economy in my backyard today! Yes, let’s put clean energy on my grid! Yes, let’s put good, green jobs in my town now! Yes, let’s grow fresh food in our neighborhoods this summer!
North Americans need a new approach to community economic development that embraces a proactive, YIMBY now! attitude. The biggest exports from our communities are our children and our dollars. That ain’t sustainable! What can we do about that? We can YimbyNow!
What does YIMBY spell?
- Yes in my back yard
- You immediately must brace yourself
- Your inlaws may back you
- Yarrow inhabits my back yard
- Yanni is my brother’s yardman.
Ok, these may be silly, but why not have some fun?
What can you come up with?
Yimby haiku may be next!
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