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

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Added by Larry James on August 15, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Free sand - 2 50 pound bags

Complete with a bin to keep it in.  Maple Leaf

Added by David Cox on July 10, 2015 at 6:32pm — No Comments

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…

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

Free in-home air quality checkup from the American Lung Association

If you live in the city of Seattle the American Lung Association in Washington can work with you to find things in your home that may be making your children or family sick and suggest an action plan filled with low and no cost solutions to make your home a healthy place.

Many people can benefit from a Home Health Assessment:

People with asthma, allergies, or respiratory illness that seems worse at home.

Families with young children who may be exposed to household…

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Added by Casey Coulombe on May 6, 2015 at 2:24pm — No Comments

NATURAL DISASTER AWARENESS NIGHT MAY 6th 5pm-6pm

Nathan Hale senior Marco McCray is hosting a natural disaster awareness/preparedness night at the Nathan Hale Library. All are welcome to come learn about how to be completely ready for an earthquake, tsunami, or any other natural disaster that may occur in our region. This will be held on May 6th and is for Marco's Senior Project and all support and attendance is greatly appreciated.

Added by Marco McCray on April 30, 2015 at 8:40pm — No Comments

Picardo Farm P-Patch Community Project and Public Meeting

Hello and Greetings from Picardo Farm P-Patch~

Our garden was awarded a grant from the Department of Neighborhoods this past January and we are using the grant to rebuild a very old tool shed and also install a medicinal herb garden in the area around it. The toolshed has the closet where we place our food bank donations and also holds our power tools and a portion of the hand tools for the garden. In addition, with the remodel, we will be moving our apiary from the west hillside in…
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Added by Laura Matter on April 16, 2015 at 9:22pm — No Comments

City Fruit's Save Seattle’s Apples Neighborhood Pest Prevention - May 9th, Saturday, 10 am to 1 pm

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Join City Fruit in Spring 2015 to help Save Seattle’s Apples! In an effort to build awareness and strengthen the health of Seattle’s urban fruit canopy, City Fruit is hosting neighborhood-specific pest prevention campaigns. Join us as we unite, then diverge to…

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Added by Katherine Ransel on April 15, 2015 at 9:47am — No Comments

Earth Day Celebration at First Light Farm

Come celebrate the start of the season with us! We’ll take you on a farm tour, teach you how to plant new seeds or starts, and kids can take part in a seed bomb workshop! Plant starts and seeds will be for sale throughout the day. We’ll end the day with a potluck and a discussion with Farmer Rosy of Camp Korey about soil health and bugs.



There is a $5 – $15 suggested donation to help us cover the cost of materials. No one will be turned away for lack of…

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Added by Jane and Don Reis on April 12, 2015 at 8:43am — No Comments

Nathan Hale Urban Farm - Spring Networking and Planning Party!

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EARLY SPRING NETWORKING AND PLANNING PARTY

MARCH 29, 2015, 4pm – 6pm

Dinner served!    Free!…

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Added by Katherine Ransel on March 20, 2015 at 10:07am — No Comments

LIONNES Members make first Local Loan!!

Members of The Local Investing Opportunity Network of NE Seattle (LIONNES), have made their first loans to Cloud City Coffee, on 88th NE and Roosevelt Way NE in the Maple Leaf neighborhood. Next time you are in for great coffee and wonderful food be sure to check out the new service counters built with loans from local investors. If you’ve never been to Cloud City this is a great time to check out their wonderful coffee shop. And while you’re enjoying…
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Added by Debra Morrison on March 19, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

[February 28th 2015] BioChar Stove Class at NE Seattle Tool Library to place for Community Use

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Added by Larry James on February 21, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

Community Effort Makes Another Successful HandsOn Skills Fair

Well, it is the day after the 2015 HandsOn Skills Fair so I am reflecting on what happened there. When you are in the midst of the planning then the bustle of the event you can't always see what is happening. But today I would say that we had a  successful day based on the following: new community members that became teachers and felt their class went well; new participants that have been introduced to one of our events and some of our community and may seek out other things to get involved…

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Added by Joann Kerr on February 8, 2015 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Legislative Climate Action Forum

A forum on Climate Change legislation in Olympia will be held on Saturday morning, January 31 at Keystone Congregational Church, 5019 Keystone Place N in the Wallingford neighborhood.



The forum will provide you with information regarding the bills supported by the Environmental Priorities Coalition and will give you an opportunity to get answers to your questions. Action training to learn just how to best influence your legislators will be included. The forum begins at 9 am and runs… Continue

Added by David Perk on January 24, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

City Fruit Pruning Classes

Hi NE Sustainable Seattle Folks!

My name is Luke Jesperson and I am rather new resident of the Ravenna neighborhood. I work for City Fruit-a local non-profit dedicated to caring for the fruit trees of the Seattle area as well as diverting potential food waste (check out our website- www.cityfruit.org). As the Harvest Manager, my job focuses on harvesting fruit that grows in residential yards and donating it to food banks. Part of our mission at…

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Added by Luke Jesperson on January 21, 2015 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Wooden 2 drawer file cabinet - free

In good shape, showing some evidence of years of happy use.  

16" Wide

17 1/2" deep

29 1/2" high

2 letter sized drawers

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Added by David Cox on December 14, 2014 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Free stereo system

Marantz PM-54 amplifier.  About 30 years old, worked well up until 3 years ago when it was put in storage.

Comes with a pair of Sony SS-J50 bookshelf speakers that also worked well until put into storage.

It's a good sounding system and the price is right - free.

Maple Leaf pickup.

Added by David Cox on December 14, 2014 at 1:34pm — 1 Comment

Community Involvement Sought for Nathan Hale Urban Farm Design Meeting!

Added by Katherine Ransel on December 4, 2014 at 9:58pm — No Comments

Greenhouse Project at Nathan Hale?

I am a parent of a student at Nathan Hale High School and I noticed there is a Sustainable NE project using the greenhouse there.  I am interested to learn more, but could not make the recent meeting.  Could someone fill me in?   I am looking for a way to get involved with you guys and my daughter's school.  Thanks!

Added by Amy Waterman on November 13, 2014 at 7:51pm — 1 Comment

BioChar Stove Building Class for Tool Library and Community Use

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Added by Larry James on October 10, 2014 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Future of Seattle Farm Co-op

The Seattle Farm Co-op recently closed its' retail sales location on S. Jackson Street due to the loss of their lease.  The search for a new location has been elusive, as affordable warehouse locations are at a premium in our face growing city.  The membership will be holding a very important meeting soon to decide what to do about this dilemma, and the options on the table seem to be far reaching.  Clearly the support and growth of the membership plays a significant role and this is where…

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Added by Keith Mastenbrook on October 8, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

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