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Donna Auer is attending Brian Kerkvliet's event
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Natural Farming Observations With Larry Korn at Inspiration Farm at Inspiration Farm

August 14, 2012 from 1pm to 4pm
Join us for an afternoon experiential insightful tour of Inspiration Farm's perennial and natural systems including grains and orchards with special guest Larry KornLarry Korn lived and farmed with Mr. Fukuoka for two years in the mid-1970’s.  He translated and edited Fukuoka’s The One-Straw Revolution. Larry traveled with Mr. Fukuoka and translated for him during his trips to the U.S. including the…See More
Jul 16, 2012
Donna Auer replied to Maggi Kriger's discussion Looking for the Scoop on Getting Soil in the group Earth Gardens: Edible-Medicinal-Wild Habitats (Permaculture Network)
"This is such an important question - and problem in Whatcom County.  I don't make my own compost either and have found it very difficult to source organic compost for the garden.  Smits is a conscientious outfit and I had used them…"
May 9, 2012
Donna Auer replied to David Pike's discussion Natural Farming in the Pacific Northwest - Technique and Philosophy in the group Earth Gardens: Edible-Medicinal-Wild Habitats (Permaculture Beyond Organic)-Network
"this is the most interesting and informative answer to something I've always wondered about (as a non-farmer).   -   and it also reminds me of the complex decisions and hard work that is involved in the farming life.  many…"
Dec 10, 2010
Donna Auer replied to David Pike's discussion Natural Farming in the Pacific Northwest - Technique and Philosophy in the group Organic Gardeners/Growers & Edible-Forest-Gardens & Permaculture
"the One Straw Revolution changed my life in the early 1980's. thank you for reminding us of Fukuoka, his philosophy and other books and associated readings...always new inspiration!"
Apr 13, 2010
Shannon Maris left a comment for Donna Auer
"Email me at lightsourceon@comcast.net. I can't send you the email thru the TW site. thank you! Shannon"
Mar 30, 2010
Donna Auer left a comment for Shannon Maris
"hi Shannon, thanks for the invitation to receive the garden e-news. I don't think I have seen it, so could you send me a copy and I'll look it over? it sounds great -"
Mar 30, 2010
Shannon Maris left a comment for Donna Auer
"Hi Donna Nice to see you on Transition Whatcom. Were you interested in getting the Garden E-News? If you are let me know - lightsourceon@comcast.net, or I can send you the latest one and you can decide if you want to receive it or not. -Shannon, a…"
Mar 27, 2010
Donna Auer replied to Bruce Horowitz's discussion The Greenhorns Guide for Beginning Farmers in the group Organic Gardeners/Growers & Edible-Forest-Gardens & Permaculture
"many thanks, Bruce!"
Mar 26, 2010
Donna Auer is attending Kate Clark's event
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Homegrown: A 21st Century Family Farm at The Fairhaven Firehouse

January 29, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
$5 Suggested DonationAfter catching "Collapse" at the Pickford January 21-23, be sure to follow up with "Homegrown" the first of our Transition Film Series, an upbeat film about a family that, while "living off the grid", harvests over 6,000 pounds of produce on less than a quarter of an acre, makes their own bio diesel, powers their computers with the help of solar panels, and maintains a website that gets 4,000 hits a day.We'll have a short discussion following the film for any who would like…See More
Jan 29, 2010
Donna Auer updated their profile photo
Jan 27, 2010
Donna Auer updated their profile
Jan 24, 2010
Donna Auer is now a member of Transition Whatcom
Jan 20, 2010

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How are you currently involved in the Transition?
just found out about it
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
since 1972: organic gardener and eater; concerned about over-consumption and a wasteful society; belief in protecting and respecting the natural world; philosophy of living simply.
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
founder, leader and organizer of many community and professional start up projects and programs; visual artist.
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
South Hill neighborhood
Please note that you do not have to answer all of the above questions in order to join, and you can always come back later to edit your profile. If it's all too many questions for now, please provide a short answer below on why you'd like to join this site (or a summary of the above, if answered).
looks like it could be doing some good work for the community!

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At 3:47pm on March 30, 2010, Heather K said…
oops Donna, I meant to comment on Shannons page! Glad you connected!
At 10:16am on March 30, 2010, Shannon Maris said…
Email me at lightsourceon@comcast.net. I can't send you the email thru the TW site. thank you! Shannon
At 10:09pm on March 27, 2010, Shannon Maris said…
Hi Donna
Nice to see you on Transition Whatcom.
Were you interested in getting the Garden E-News?
If you are let me know - lightsourceon@comcast.net, or I can send you the latest one and you can decide if you want to receive it or not.
-Shannon, a Happy Valley Neighbor
 
 
 

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