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Another milestone in redefining Sustainable NE Seattle!

A huge "thank you" goes out to the 30+ people who participated in our "(Re)Building Sustainable NE Seattle" event this past Sunday! Attendees sacrificed a gorgeous Spring Sunday afternoon to help determine how the organization will be structured, now that a Board of Directors is about to be elected and the Steering Committee will turn over the reins.

After four…


Added by Leo Brodie on March 26, 2014 at 12:28pm — 1 Comment

Progress Report on By-laws from our 5th Anniversary Meeting

Our monthly general meeting on May 16, 2013, was both a celebration and an outline for our future.  As part of our planning for the future, Sustainable NE Seattle is applying for 501(c)3 status. The steering committee has been working to come up with by-laws to form a framework for our work together.

For those who couldn't make it, here's a summary of the presentation.


›Becoming a 501(c)3 Corporation
We are taking…

Added by Leo Brodie on May 20, 2013 at 10:02am — No Comments

Tool Library Now Open!

 The NE Seattle Tool Library celebrated its Grand Opening on Jan 19, 2013, and is now open for business.

For more photos, see the Tool Library blog.

And don't miss member Justin William Almeida's personal…


Added by Leo Brodie on January 21, 2013 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Great historical resource about Wedgwood

Valerie Bunn as been writing about the history of Wedgwood for many years, and posts her stories on this blog.



Added by Leo Brodie on September 14, 2012 at 9:52am — No Comments

"My Top 10 Transition Books"

Ann Owen lists her personal favorites:

Added by Leo Brodie on August 3, 2012 at 7:50am — No Comments

Our Facebook Page (New)

We just created a Facebook page for Sustainable NE Seattle. If you're on Facebook, please "Like" us there.


Added by Leo Brodie on July 16, 2012 at 9:06pm — No Comments

We Won The Grant!

We are thrilled to announce that we have won a generous grant through Cleanscapes’ Neighborhood Waste Reduction Rewards program, which will help us launch our Tool Library!

Read more at the Tool Library website.


Added by Leo Brodie on July 12, 2012 at 12:47pm — No Comments

New Photo Albums: Solar Oven Building Class and Cookout

Photo Album: Workshop

Photo Album: Potluck…


Added by Leo Brodie on July 8, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Welcome our newest project: the NE Seattle Tool Library!

We're excited to announce the launch of the website for our latest project, The NE Seattle Tool Library.

The NE Seattle Tool Library will provide free, community access to a wide variety of tools, training, and sustainable…


Added by Leo Brodie on July 2, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Photos from the "Critter Fair" - June 2012 general meeting

Click the link below for the photo album of our Urban Critter Fair: City Goats, Chickens & Bees, Oh My!

Added by Leo Brodie on June 22, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Some photos from our Fourth Anniversary celebration

This was a great dinner, film showing and discussion!

Added by Leo Brodie on May 22, 2012 at 9:13am — No Comments

More Photos from Hands On 2012

We just added over great pics taken by member Linda Stein.…


Added by Leo Brodie on February 27, 2012 at 10:36am — No Comments

Solar Cookout Extravaganza

Added by Leo Brodie on July 27, 2011 at 10:17pm — 1 Comment

Marra Farm and Sue McGann featured today @KUOW


Sue McGann is one of Sustainable NE Seattle's Urban Farmers, and also manages Marra Farm. KUOW did a story on her and the farm today:

Added by Leo Brodie on July 18, 2011 at 10:53pm — No Comments

BJ and her Ducks Featured in the Seattle Times

One of our active members and gung-ho urban farmer, BJ Hedahl, was featured recently in this article in the Seattle Times:

City slickers play Old MacDonald: Now ducks and goats join the chickens 


The article includes a nice list of resources, including a link to Sustainable NE Seattle.


Congratulations, BJ!

Added by Leo Brodie on March 11, 2011 at 8:34pm — 2 Comments

"Hands On" Skills Fair - photo album

Click the link below to view the album:

More photos from our skills fair.

Added by Leo Brodie on February 14, 2011 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

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