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Elise Koncsek
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Free or cheap soil and compost for raised veggie garden
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Elise Koncsek Mar 16, 2010.

Chicken Coop Building Materials
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Elise Koncsek Mar 8, 2010.

 

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Elise Koncsek commented on Susan Gregory's event NE Seattle Tool Library Grand Opening
"This place is amazing! Everyone should come check it out!"
Jan 15, 2013
Elise Koncsek commented on Susan Gregory's event Community Kitchen- Winter Soups and Stews
"This will be a great combo with the upcoming Soup Swap at Ravenna-Eckstein! Learn how to make something fantastic here and then practice making a bunch more to trade a few days…"
Jan 9, 2013
Elise Koncsek commented on Susan Gregory's video
Jul 27, 2012
Elise Koncsek updated an event
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PLANET : HOME Sustainable Living Festival, an Urban Country Fair at Hunter Gathering Place

July 21, 2012 from 10am to 5pm
July 21st is the date for Sustainable Northeast Seattle's 3rd annual Planet Home sustainable living festival, an urban country fair! This year we'll be featuring some great local bands playing live music, tasty local food, fun games for kids and adults, and interactive learning opportunities. Come meet more of your neighbors and play with your family and friends.Some specific things you can look forward to experiencing and learning about:Solar cooking (bring your cookers you'd like to show off…See More
Jul 18, 2012
Leo Brodie commented on Elise Koncsek's event PLANET : HOME Sustainable Living Festival, an Urban Country Fair
"There will also be a donation station where the NE Seattle Tool Library will accept donations of tools. They should be in working condition. We don't accept gas-powered tools. Thanks."
Jul 16, 2012
Susan Gregory commented on Elise Koncsek's event PLANET : HOME Sustainable Living Festival, an Urban Country Fair
"I'm so sorry but the Zero Energy House from Shoreline Community College was discovered to have a water leak and got moldy. Booths by Sustainable Works and the Home retrofit tour will give us similar information."
Jul 15, 2012
Elise Koncsek commented on Sue McGann's group Meadowbrook Community Gardens and Orchards Guild
"I stopped by to see the beds yesterday. They look pretty cool, and may outlast us all. Fortress garden!"
Jul 13, 2012
Elise Koncsek updated an event
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Solar Cookout and Cooker Building at Hunter Gathering Place

July 8, 2012 from 10am to 7pm
Let's cook dinner together using solar power!Bring your solar cooker to the Hunter Gathering Place during the day and we'll potluck feast there together in the evening. Bring your instruments if you'd like to participate in any jam sessions.All are very welcome, regardless of solar cooking knowledge or ability to stay for the whole event.Don't have a solar cooker? Come take the free morning box cooker building workshop!The workshop will be limited to 20 people max. Email…See More
Jun 14, 2012
Elise Koncsek posted an event
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Solar Cookout and Cooker Building at Hunter Gathering Place

July 8, 2012 all day
Let's cook dinner together using solar power!Bring your solar cooker to the Hunter Gathering Place during the day and we'll potluck feast there together in the evening. Bring your instruments if you'd like to participate in any jam sessions.All are very welcome, regardless of solar cooking knowledge or ability to stay for the whole event.Don't have a solar cooker? Come take the free morning box cooker building workshop!The workshop will be limited to 20 people max. Email…See More
May 2, 2012
Joann Kerr commented on Elise Koncsek's event Planet Home sustainable living festival 2012
"There is a Discussion for this event started under Celebrate Community. Please join us in making this a well attended fun festive learning experience for all!"
May 1, 2012
Elise Koncsek posted an event

Planet Home sustainable living festival 2012 at Hunter Gathering Place

July 21, 2012 from 10am to 5pm
July 21st is the date for Sustainable Northeast Seattle's 3rd annual Planet Home sustainable living festival, an urban country fair! This year we'll be featuring some great local bands playing live music, tasty local food, fun games for kids and adults, and interactive learning opportunities. Come meet more of your neighbors and play with your family and friends.Some specific things you can look forward to experiencing and learning about:Solar cooking (bring your cookers you'd like to show off…See More
Apr 28, 2012
Elise Koncsek commented on Susan Gregory's group Urban Farmers
"Compost for blood! Jesse and I went on a trip to Belize. We had a great time! However, upon our return we discovered that Belize is on the blood donation restriction list. That means we can't donate blood for the next year. That's 12 units…"
Apr 25, 2012
Elise Koncsek posted an event
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Thornton Creek Restoration Work Parties - Saturday and Sunday at Thornton Creek ravine

March 10, 2012 at 12pm to March 11, 2012 at 4pm
Let's fix up Thornton Creek ravine!Last fall a group of volunteers pulled a bunch of invasives from the park and now it's time for phase 2: re-weeding, mulching, and installing native plants!I will try to borrow some tools, but they may not be available, so please bring any gloves and tools you may have (shovels, hoes, strong rakes etc). Any extra strong people you may have lying around would also be great to bring. I'm hoping to be able to move some large pieces of steel which were dumped on…See More
Mar 4, 2012
Dave Buck commented on Elise Koncsek's event February General Meeting - Growing Your Dinner, From the ground Up
"If there is a 10 or 15 minute space for and interest in the magic of sprouting, I'd be happy to share my relatively extensive experience in active sprouting . . ."
Feb 15, 2012
Joann Kerr commented on Elise Koncsek's event February General Meeting - Growing Your Dinner, From the ground Up
"If you want to mentor a new gardener or be mentored, come to this meeting and lets see  if we can match folks up to help one another."
Feb 14, 2012
Elise Koncsek commented on Elise Koncsek's event February General Meeting - Growing Your Dinner, From the ground Up
"I have a newspaper presser/seed pot maker thingy. i'll try to remember to bring it to the meeting."
Feb 14, 2012

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What parts of our mission are you interested in (for example, growing food/food security, appropriate energy technologies, transportation, community building, etc.)?
growing food
How do you see yourself being involved with Sustainable NE Seattle? What skills, talents and passions are you willing to share?
working together to build home food gardens
List other affiliations/groups that you participate in with similar missions.
Sustainable Greenlake
Neighborhood
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Elise Koncsek's Blog

Bike Shack Brewfest - January 29th

The Bike Shack is having a fundraiser!

 
Home brew has been donated, musicians are awaiting your ears, and the Bike Shack needs your help!



January 29th, 7:30pm - 1:00am

Casa Luna has again offered to host. Their house is located at: 7321 12th Ave NE.
Tickets are minimum $10 (more's appreciated!) to get access to the homebrew and music. To reserve before-hand email seattlebikeshack AT…
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Posted on January 18, 2011 at 1:45pm

No Trash Week - April 18th-24th

No Trash Week is coming up again - Earth Day Week, April 18th-24th!

Website - http://notrashweek.com/

Facebook event - http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=106969019335448



For anyone who's never done this before, here's the gist:

No Trash Week is an event created to inspire and help us support each

other in our efforts to reduce waste-making habits… Continue

Posted on April 6, 2010 at 12:01pm

Edible Neighborhoods website



I recently put together a website offering very basic suggestions and encouragement for growing edibles and natives in the Seattle area. The site is designed to target new or hesitant gardeners who would like to

do the right thing with their landscaping but don't know where to start

or are overwhelmed by the depth of information offered on most sites.

The site gives a…

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Posted on February 17, 2010 at 3:51pm — 1 Comment

Freeconomy!

There exists a wonderful resource called the Freeconomy Community, which provides an online venue for everyone to post skills, tools, and spaces we are willing to share with our neighbors. Once registered (free, of course), you can also search for a specific skill, tool or space you would like to borrow within a specified radius from your listed location. Are you building something and needing to borrow a saw or an extra set of hands to help move something? Would you like to learn how to do… Continue

Posted on October 3, 2009 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

No Trash Week

No Trash Week is coming up October 4th through 10th! This is an every-location event in which we all attempt to live for a week without producing any trash. The idea behind the event is to designate a time frame for this effort so we all get around to trying to improve our living habits and so we can support each other as we try it out. Everyone is invited to participate to whatever extent you feel comfortable. At the end of the week we can each evaluate our experiment and try to find a few… Continue

Posted on September 29, 2009 at 3:17pm

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