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August 2009 Blog Posts (6)

Transition Ashland

Here's a recent article about Transition Ashland, another group following the same model as Sustainable NE Seattle:

Transition is the mission for sustainability collective

Added by Leo Brodie on August 15, 2009 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Robyn Francis- Comments from Bellingham

Here are some comments from a member of Transition Whatcom regarding Robyn Francis' talk there last week. "Robyn's talks were excellent. A wonderful convergence of permaculture/transition towns ideas. The 'My Eco-Neighborhood' talk was about the area she lives that has a number of eco-village type developments - some better than others...people WERE inspired, and we got some quality people wanting to join our local Transition Initiative as a result."

We're lucky to have Robyn… Continue

Added by Susan Gregory on August 15, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Help with Outreach - Come on Volunteers!!

Two opportunities are coming up that I strongly encourage any of you who are looking for a very quick and easy activity to do as a volunteer:

1. Sat.,.Sept. 12, Seattle Tilth Harvest Fair - Help out in the tent for 'North SCALLOPS" -working with people from other nearby Sustainable groups: Greenlake, Wallingford, etc. -- as well as Sustainable Ballard. Should be a fun time! (10-5pm)

2. Sun.,.Sept. 13, View Ridge Party in the Park, put on by the View Ridge Community Council… Continue

Added by Carol L. Kibble on August 10, 2009 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Another small step

I've been saving water in a bucket in the shower to flush the toilet with. Plus using a pitcher to capture cold water as I'm waiting for the hot, in the kitchen sink. Then I have a pitcher of fresh water for drinking through the day.

Added by Susan Gregory on August 10, 2009 at 8:31am — No Comments

One small step for sustainability . . .

My one small step for sustainability is that I shred as much paper as possible, more than is needed for confidentiality purposes, and put it in the yard waste container. I figure it takes fewer resources to compost paper than to recycle it.

What easy small step do you do?

Added by Virginia on August 9, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Honey Harvest

Hello, I just finished harvesting honey from our backyard hives and I'm currently guest blogging on my friend willi's web site, so I posted about it if anyone is interested. I didn't go into very much detail on how to, just kind of showed the process with pictures... if you're interested you can check it out in the link below:

Added by Justine Dell'Aringa on August 3, 2009 at 3:33pm — No Comments

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