You can grow tree fruits and berries using organic practices, even in our challenging climate. Learn how to keep your trees and berry plants healthy and productive. We’ll discuss the common pest and disease issues of our area, and how to deal with them effectively. Other topics will include soil and weed management and use of compost and mulches in fruit growing. Be prepared to be outside. See More
Hello, I have been making homemade kombucha for about six months now and after a brief hiatus, I realized that my scoby (which I had stored in the refrigerator) is no longer viable. Is anyone willing to an excess scoby with me? I am in Bellingham.Many thanks!Danielledanielle@donel.netSee More
Vegetable gardening is more than planting seeds. Learn how to successfully grow a wide variety of produce throughout the year, including how to get started, planning your plantings, managing your soil and fertility inputs, and timing for succession harvests. No registration required. Be prepared to be outside. 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
Having just returned to Bellingham after a year in Hong Kong, I feel even more committed to reducing energy and material consumption and gaining skills that will allow our family to live a more self-reliant lifestyle. This includes getting more involved with my community.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
Our family's life choices continue to emphasize conscious living. We live in a small energy-efficient house, share one vehicle, utilize public transportation, walk whenever possible, organic garden and raise chickens, support local producers, and keep our land wooded and natural.
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
IMy great interest at the moment is learning more about NW gardening, particularly year-round gardening and permaculture. In my professional life, I am an editor and am happy to offer my skills in writing and editing to Transition Whatcom.
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
On Marine Drive just north of the airport
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Our family is committed to increasing our engagement with our community and to learn more about self-reliant living.
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