Sustainable NE Seattle

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David Johnson posted an event

Urban Farmers - Open discussion on gardening in dry times at David Johnson's

October 20, 2015 from 7pm to 9pm
Joann Kerr posted an event

RainWise 101 – Putting in rain gardens, getting rebates at NE Seattle Public Library branch

October 14, 2015 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Terri Suess is now a member of Sustainable NE Seattle
Joann Kerr posted a blog post
Sep 28


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Sustainable NE Seattle is a member of Sustainable Communities All Over Puget Sound (SCALLOPS)



We are also the 19th Transition Initiative officially recognized in the United States by Transition US.



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Welcome to the site for Sustainable NE Seattle, a Transition Initiative.
We are a multi-neighborhood organization, working together on various action projects in such areas as food security and growing local food, alternative transportation systems and neighborhood mapping, tree and habitat preservation, green building and energy efficiency...trying to effect positive change for our locality, creating a world that works for all.
We welcome your participation.

Blog Posts

Beneficial Bug House – know anyone that has built one?

Have you seen one of these? It is a beneficial insect house. We are hoping to find some one that might want to demonstrate building one, or help direct others on how to do so. It is an assortment of found materials and they can be fashioned in a variety of ways. If you are a handy person and would like to give  it a try, contact sustainable ne seattle at

And if you think you would like to build one of these or just help collect materials, things like bamboo of…


Posted by Joann Kerr on September 28, 2015 at 3:40pm

BioChar Stove Building Class for Picardo Farm P-Patch Stove - 8/22/15

Help Build a Sustainable Future…


Posted by Larry James on August 15, 2015 at 6:00pm

Free sand - 2 50 pound bags

Complete with a bin to keep it in.  Maple Leaf

Posted by David Cox on July 10, 2015 at 6:32pm

Permaculture Design: 50+ Plants for Seattle Gardens

Last month Jesse Bloom and David Boehnlein made a presentation to Sustainable NE Seattle in support of their new book: PRACTICAL PERMACULTURE for Home Landscapes, Your Community, and the Whole Earth.  It is an awesome book and I highly recommend it to everyone who wants to improve their home, community and the whole earth.  So many good ideas, it forms a solid foundation from which you can begin to expand your understanding of permaculture and how to best apply permaculture…


Posted by Keith Mastenbrook on May 14, 2015 at 4:20pm — 2 Comments



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