Join Village Books and Transition Whatcom as we welcome Evelyn Hess at Literature Live.*Join us for this FREE Lit Live! event -- meet the author and get your book signed!*For fifteen years, Evelyn Hess and her husband David lived in a tent and trailer, without electricity or running water, on twenty acres of wild land in…See More
The Hootenanny is back by popular request—join the fun and support local farms! Enjoy a wonderful Eat Local Month event featuring farm fresh munchies, live music and square dancing, a raffle and updates from local farmers—all to benefit the Community Food Co-op Farm Fund. 100% of the proceeds directly benefit food and farming projects in Whatcom and Skagit counties. $5 to $20 donation at the door.Eat local throughout the night (available by purchase): Homemade Firehouse Café chili; salad from…See More
Join Village Books and Transition Whatcom as we welcome author Dee Williams for a slideshow and author presentation at 4pm in the Readings Gallery. Unfortunately, Dee will not be able to bring her tiny house on a trailer for people to tour, as originally planned. She will, however, bring life-sized blueprints for her little travel house, as well as samples of salvage and green materials used in her tiny houses. This event is co-sponsored by…See More
The bestselling coauthor of Your Money or Your Life chronicles her quest to eat food produced within 10 miles of her home in her new book, "Blessing the Hands that Feed Us; what eating closer to home can teach us about food, community and our place on earth." Taking the locavore movement to heart, bestselling author and social innovator Vicki Robin pledged for one month to eat only food sourced within a 10-mile radius of her home on Whidbey Island in Puget Sound, Washington. Her sustainable…See More
The Ticky Tacky Project(That's Right! Tiny Houses on the Hillside)Building Small Dwellings, Community, and Quality of LifeFor Freedom, Security, Durability, and an Eco Friendly and Vital Life!Who should attend: YOUIf you are looking for alternative options for housing have already done some research and need more help are currently building and need help have built and want to assist others with you experience are a skilled laborer or have knowledge that will assist othersWhat: An ongoing group…See More
Music, BBQ, Potluck and Painting PartyPut the date on your schedule for this yearly TW 'bash'. Meet other TW members, share food from your garden and celebrate!Location: Center For Local Self-Reliance (Park at the Fairhaven Park lot and its just a short walk to the CLSR site)If you want to join in the painting work party you might want to bring along a painting shirt! Extra paint brushes would be good too!Time: 1PM- 6PMPotluck at 3:30PM(A small number of BBQ grills will be available if you want…See More
Occupy Love is a journey that goes deep inside the revolution of the heart that is erupting around the planet. Millions of people are deciding that enough is enough – the time has come to create a new world, a world that works for all life. Director Velcro Ripper asks the question, “How could the crisis we are facing become a love story?”Reserve your seat at:https://www.tugg.com/go/61zm38 We need 50 reservations in order for the movie…See More
David Suzuki - noon–1:15, Monday May 6 – PAC Concert HallEminent and eloquent naturalist, writer, and earth-advocate will be at WWU for a free, non-ticketed presentation addressing economy & ecology, in a way only David Suzuki can do. NOT TO BE MISSED.See More
Tuesday January 15th at 5:45PM at the Limelight Theatre join other TW members to view and discuss the movie "Growth Busters", the perfect alternative to going shopping!From Las Vegas to Atlanta, Mexico City to Mumbai, the White House to the Vatican, GrowthBusters takes us on a whirlwind tour of growth mania. It’s Wild Kingdom with a twist: the cameras are turned on humanity as our own survival skills are examined. GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth looks into the psychology of denial and crowd…See More
See Green Fire!, the first full-length, high-definition documentary film ever made about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold and his environmental legacy! Green Fire! shares highlights from his extraordinary career, explaining how he shaped conservation and the modern environmental movement. It also illustrates how Leopold's vision of a community that cares about both people and land continues to inform and inspire people across the country and around the world, highlighting modern projects…See More
I pedal or walk instead of driving
Mostly vegetarian on the way to become vegan
grow own food when possible
volunteer at worthy events
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I concur our present way of life is unsustainable for us as well as the rest of the world. People in the movement are motivated to make a change happen, to be the change.
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Hi, I see that you might attend the Mother Earth news fair this weekend. I want to go, but only for Sunday (or Saturday night camping until Sunday)-- any interest in carpooling? -- Chris Wolf (female), phone 220-5963