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PLANET : HOME a sustainable living festival

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PLANET : HOME a sustainable living festival

Time: August 21, 2010 from 10am to 5pm
Location: Hunter Tree Farm
Street: 7744 35th Ave NE
City/Town: Seattle
Event Type: festival
Organized By: Carol Sakeyfio
Latest Activity: Sep 1, 2010

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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!

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Comment by Jacqueline Higgins-Rosebrook on September 1, 2010 at 11:44am
Here's a paragraph I thought everyone would enjoy. It's from a travel article about Athens (url below) posted to Rick Steves' FB page: “Yes but it is still just an Athenian neighborhood at heart. There are families and old people living here too. Not just young people and anarchists. It is a real community. You see this park on the left. The city wanted to make a parking lot. The people seized it and made this park. The brought in the trees. They made the paths. And they made the little area where they can hang out and drink coffee so there is always someone here to sound the alarm in case the city tries to take it back. There is another one in Kypseli, where I live.” From http://www.greecetravel.com/matt-blog/2010-8-25.htm
Comment by Lynn on August 20, 2010 at 1:34pm
Lynn Brevig requests a person to relieve me at the Art table at Planet Home at 1:00 p.m. I would like to take over "manning" the WA. Toxics Coalition table when the rep from WTC has to leave.
An Art table person would just need to be helpful o the people who might be making imaginative things with a variety of re-used materials.
You don't have to be an Artist. Just assist the Creative process of others.
Anyone Available for a while?


Thanks!!
Phone Lynn ASAP. so I can plan for it.
206-528-0186
Comment by Jacqueline Higgins-Rosebrook on August 11, 2010 at 6:28pm
I still need someone to help with the office part. It's not a big deal, really. I will have all the info typed up in FAQ format for you and signs or explanatory paragraphs for everything. It's mostly just being there to chat with people about sustainability.
Comment by Rebecca Thomas Einhorn on August 10, 2010 at 4:08pm
Wish I could, since it sounds really cool, but I'll be at sea for work.
Comment by Deb on August 8, 2010 at 5:17pm
I will be out of town.
Comment by Brooke Richardson on August 3, 2010 at 7:52pm
I will be creating the "Tea House"
Comment by Cathy Tuttle on July 5, 2010 at 12:24pm
I would LOVE to attend this event! What a great way to organize a festival! Sorry I'm out of town.
Comment by Jacqueline Higgins-Rosebrook on June 29, 2010 at 7:50pm
Since my aunt is celebrating her 90th birthday that day in Olympia, I will not be attending the festival. I need to ask for someone to help with the Office part on that day, so if there's someone out there who would like to help, please let me know.

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