Community Investment Enterprises

Marglobes 7-30The task of Living Systems Institute is to "heal nature, end poverty and abate climate change." Living Systems Institute produces change agents to improve our habitat, with the recognition that "our living system is built up from individual interactions -- it will be transformed by individuals changing the way they interact."  A community investment enterprise helps those with challenges in our market economy to become change agents for their own lives, to become self-sustaining and productive, and be able to work to improve our habitat.

We can also learn to cooperate as a community working together to create a place for all our residents.  Moving in that direction Living Systems Institute hosts a crowd sourced narrative call "How the Cook and the Gardener Saved the world.  What we have learned so far is chronicaled in the blog by that name:

How the Cook and the Gardener Saved the World

Join us to contribute to what we need to learn in this Face Book Group by that name:

How the Cook and the Gardener Savid the World

Through this community we will work to engage the unrealized human and biological potential of our neighborhoods.   The projects listed below are designed to channel a flow of resources back on themselves through an interconnected pattern of interactions as described in the Agents of Habitat series.

We will start by serving meals high in protein and fresh vegetable to underserved neighbors.  We will produce this food through a program to provide home maintenance services that employ LSI's integrated closed loop production systems.  There will be many places where individuals can contribute to healing nature and our community.  Details will be developed as we observe and interact with the larger community.


Food Truck 



Home Maintenance Service


Deep Mulch Gardens

Food Cells and Cold Frames

Construction Services

Chicken Coops

Green houses

Bee Hives

Residential Facilities

Commercial Kitchen

Breeding Flock of Chickens

Regulatory Compliance

Research and Testing


Fund Raising

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  • David Braden IV, Executive Director, Living Systems Institute
  • (303) 549-9787

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