Sam Holt – how his endless pool of energy help build community in Cardiff and beyond

How many people with a history of depression do you know, that have developed mechanisms of recognizing symptoms, dealing with them, and emerging on the healthy end two days later? How many of them get actively engaged in community projects, instigate them, start a company? How about get asked to go onto a TEDx stage to talk about themselves?

Meet Sam Holt. He goes out with love to the world, seeks opportunities, grabs them, and that brings more opportunities. He’s the linchpin for the community.

Quick notes from the chat:

“Money isn’t the change I want to see, it’s the positive impact”

Work on food charter for Cardiff. How we source our food, grow it. with Transition Cardiff.

We’re the hungry caterpillar, but not sure what the butterfly should look like.

You can’t force other people to do exactly what you do. You need to meet them where they are and inspire them to make slight changes to their path, to bring them closer to yours.

The Human Incubator.

How to find food growing opportunities in the city.

People mentioned:

Michele Fitzsimmons

Transition Cardiff

Steve Dickson

Ronnie and Sue Burford (Sam, please check spelling)

Siobhán Holt

His TEDx talk:


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