Go see http://sustainableneseattle.ning.com/photo/photo/listForContributor?screenName=17htxb5g88132&xg_pw=&page=1 and http://sustainableneseattle.ning.com/photo/photo/listForContributor?screenName=04f7cdffyl7uy for photos from PLANET:HOME.
In case you haven't heardPlanet : Home A sustainable living festival was a fun event, with demos, speakers, workshops and art projects.
Planet : Home
A sustainable living festival hosted by Sustainable Northeast Seattle
August 21st, 10am-5pm at the Hunter Tree Farm – 7744 35th Ave NE, Seattle
Free workshops, speakers, food, live music, demonstrations, hands-on science and art activities for kids! Come learn how you can reduce your environmental footprint and share your experiences in trying to live more sustainably! Learn about solar cooking, bicycle repair (bring your bike!), cheese-making, weatherizing you home, growing your own tea (bring a cup!), sod replacement, worm bins, bee-keeping, tool repair (bring your tools!), edible landscaping, knowledge-sharing with community elders, rain gardens, and much much more. Take home ideas for environmentally-friendly living and maybe win some eco products to help you on your way.
Morning schedule includes:
Annette Cottrell – SustainableEats.com
Tom Watson, King County’s eco-consumer - incorporating recycled materials into your garden
Rob Stevens of Puget Sound Beekeepers Association - beekeeping basics
Emily Bishton of Green Light Gardening - gardening for wildlife
Heidi Mair - herbal and medicinal gardens
Julianne Jaz - dye gardens
James Reichstadt - cheese making demonstration
Afternoon schedule includes:
Linda Chalker Scott, WSU Extension Specialist for Urban Horticulture and author of ‘The Informed Gardner” - QA on soil building and other garden topics
Barry Lia of the Washington Biodynamic Group - biodynamic gardening techniques
Wilson Atteberry - Washington State renewable energy incentives
Jenny Pell of Permaculture Now! - permaculture techniques
Janine Van Sanden - no waste living
Lacia Lynne Bailey of Seattle Farm Co-op on goats
For more info, see the
Sustainable Northeast Seattle event page: http://sustainableneseattle.ning.com/events/planet-home-a-sustainable
Facebook event page: www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=116633528384607
I hope to see you there next year!