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May 2009 Blog Posts (7)

Permaculture-related films currently showing at SIFF

Know Your Mushrooms (May 29, May 31)

Will show at the Northwest Film Forum after the festival from June 13-

June 18:

Food, Inc. (May 30, May 31)

SIFF dates conflict with class; according to… Continue

Added by Leo Brodie on May 29, 2009 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Yard Signs for Meadowbrook Farmers Market

If you think your yard would be a great location to help get the word out about Meadowbrook Farmers Market, please let me know. We can deliver a 18" wide by 24" tall two-sided yard sign (with wire stand) to your home or business.

Added by Natalie Steiner on May 26, 2009 at 11:11am — No Comments

Bike Move!

A friend just shared this video with me. It's about a group of folks in Portland who help people move all their stuff completely by bicycles! It's pretty amazing and inspiring. They even moved the couch.

I think this would be really fun to try here. Do you know anyone who is moving?

P.S. This makes a good companion video to our "Lawn Gone", but it could be called "Van Ban."

Added by Leo Brodie on May 22, 2009 at 11:43am — No Comments

In German Suburb, Life Goes On Without Cars

Great article in the NY Times about a "car-free" community in Germany.

Something to aspire to.

Added by Leo Brodie on May 13, 2009 at 1:08pm — No Comments

New Meadowbrook Farmers Market! Sundays, 11am-3pm, Open May 31 - Oct 25

Announcing the Grand Opening of the Meadowbrook Farmers Market, on the grounds of the Seattle Waldorf School.

This unique new market will open its doors on Sunday, May 31, 11am-3pm and will continue through the end of October.

Sundays, May 31 - Oct 25


Located on the Seattle Waldorf School campus

2728 NE 100th St.

Market Manager: Tim Love

As with other markets, farmers and artisans will… Continue

Added by Natalie Steiner on May 6, 2009 at 12:40pm — 2 Comments

Seattle goes Kashless

Seattle can now claim that it's home to the world's largest online free marketplace.

A new Seattle start-up is making it easier for you to reuse. is a community marketplace that enables you to search for and publish free items. They like to call it ReCommerce. Kashless helps consumers find reusable and recyclable items in their local communities that they need in their daily lives. The main goal is to enable communities to go "Kashless" and reduce their footprint on this… Continue

Added by Courtney Scott on May 6, 2009 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Living with Beavers - Wed., May 6 at Meadowbrook Ponds, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Living With Beavers

See a beaver, be a beaver, in this free family program

The beavers at Meadowbrook Pond have a new lodge! Homewaters Project and Seattle Parks and Recreation team up to tell you everything you want to know about beavers. Enjoy children's activities, discover how to protect the trees and shrubs in your yard, see the new lodge, and probably catch a glimpse of a beaver or two making their evening rounds in Meadowbrook Pond.

What: Living… Continue

Added by David Atcheson on May 6, 2009 at 8:50am — No Comments

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