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BeeKeeping

Looking for beekeeping classes/appreticeship/networking in Bellingham/Whatcom county.  Contact Gary....garybachman@nwlink.comSee More
Dec 27, 2013
Gary Bachman joined David MacLeod's group
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Community Asks and Offers

Exchange goods & services. Post an offer or make a request. The value of the exchange is determined mutually by the people making the trade. Consider also  http://www.fourthcornerexchange.comSee More
Dec 27, 2013
Gary Bachman is attending Brian Kerkvliet's event
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Hands on Plant Propagation Workshop at Inspiration Farm

November 24, 2013 from 1pm to 4pm
Learn how to propagate woody perennials from hard wood cuttings and layering for your own food forest plantings. Fall is the best time to select cuttings of many different types of shrubs and bushes to root through the winter dormant season. Learn how to strike cuttings from currents, gooseberries, grapes, autumn olive, seabuckthorn, kiwi and more at this time of year. We will also demonstrate layering as a propagation technique, which is typically done for filberts,  blueberries and other…See More
Nov 18, 2013
Summer Starr and Gary Bachman are now friends
Oct 22, 2013
Gary Bachman might attend Summer Starr's event
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Bellingham Sustainability Jam - 48 hours to save the world! at Bellingham

November 22, 2013 at 5pm to November 24, 2013 at 5pm
One weekend in November, creative, passionate people will meet, form teams & get to work in the name of sustainability and design. They'll have fun taking ideas to prototypes, creating brand-new real-world designs, projects and initiatives which might make a difference.Everyone is welcome - service designers, object designers, sustainability experts, professors, business people, teachers, hackers, makers, artists, students, kids, moms and grandpas - you will form teams and work together for…See More
Oct 21, 2013
Gary Bachman might attend Chris Chisholm's event
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Safety, Tracking & Bird Alarms in Cougar, Wolf & Bear Country at WWU South Campus - AW 210

April 24, 2013 from 6pm to 8:30pm
Artwork of Wolf College instructor by Joanna Colbert and used with permission.No college or other affiliation needed. Continue your Earth Day Celebrations with us today! Here's the itinerary for today from our website which you can also view at www.wolfcollege.com:This class will be spent outdoors, so please dress for the weather as we practice a series of hands-on skills. In addition to your favorite bird book, the recommended field guide for this…See More
Nov 4, 2012
Gary Bachman might attend Chris Chisholm's event
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Local Wild Edible Plants & Backcountry Herbal Medicine at WWU South Campus - AW 210

February 27, 2013 from 6pm to 8:30pm
No college or other affiliation needed. Artwork by Joanna Colbert and used with permission. Cost is $15 general, $10 for students/low income, and $10 per additional friend/family member. Here's the itinerary for today from our website which you can also view at www.wolfcollege.com:Parts of class will be spent outdoors, so please dress for the weather as we practice a series of hands-on skills. Instructors …See More
Nov 4, 2012
Gary Bachman might attend Chris Chisholm's event
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Wilderness Survival Skills & Emergency Preparedness at WWU South Campus - AW 210

January 30, 2013 from 6pm to 8:30pm
No college or other affiliation needed. Artwork by Joanna Colbert and used with permission. This class will also run from 2:30-4:30 at Village Books. The cost is $15 general, $10 for students/low income, and $10 per additional friend/family member. Here's the itinerary for today from our website which you can also view at www.wolfcollege.com:Before Class: Please arrive early in order to complete any registration information, view recommended books, and…See More
Nov 4, 2012
Gary Bachman is attending Krista Rome's event
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Root Cellaring and Winter Food Storage at Riverhaven Farm

November 4, 2012 from 2pm to 4pm
Don't waste your freezer space or burn fossil fuels running a dehydrator and canner all fall to stock your pantry with winter food! Many of the best winter foods are those that are harvested in the fall and stored using low-tech methods. Learn the tricks for "root cellaring" potatoes, winter squash, onions, garlic, root crops, and more. Root cellar not required! REGISTER THROUGH WHATCOM FOLK SCHOOL at www.whatcomfolkschool.org or 319-7495. $15…See More
Nov 4, 2012
Gary Bachman might attend warren miller's event
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The Power of Community, How Cuba Survived Peak Oil Limelight Movie Showing at Limelight Theatre Bellingham

November 20, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Tuesday Nov 20th When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba's economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. This film tells of the hardships and struggles as well as the community and creativity of the Cuban people during this difficult time. Cubans share how they transitioned from a highly mechanized, industrial agricultural system to one using organic methods of farming and local, urban gardens. It is an unusual…See More
Nov 4, 2012
Gary Bachman might attend warren miller's event
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TW Film Showing- The Global Gardener: Bill Mollison at Limelight Theatre Bellingham

October 16, 2012 from 6pm to 8:30pm
The film "The Global Gardener- Permaculture with Bill Mollison" is an award winning film that showcases the permaculture approach to gardening that can help people turn wastelands into food forests. Bill uses examples from different climates to demonstrate permaculture techniques and one of the climates featured is on the San Juan Islands! A short question and answer period after the movie will provide an opportunity for audience members to share their experiences in implementing permaculture…See More
Oct 4, 2012
Gary Bachman might attend David MacLeod's event
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Andrew Nikiforuk: The Energy of Slaves: Oil and the New Servitude at Village Books

October 4, 2012 from 7pm to 8pm
Village Books Literature Live - Co-sponsored by Transition Whatcom Ancient civilizations routinely relied on shackled human muscle. It took the energy of slaves to plant crops, clothe emperors, and build cities. In the early nineteenth century, the slave trade became one of the most profitable enterprises on the planet, and slaveholders viewed religious critics as hostilely as oil companies now regard environmentalists. Yet when the abolition movement finally triumphed in the 1850s, it had an…See More
Oct 3, 2012
Gary Bachman might attend Celt M. Schira's event
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Basic Seed Saving at Celt's Garden

August 19, 2012 from 2pm to 4pm
Seeds are our heritage and our gift to the future. Learn to plan your garden for seed saving, how to select, harvest and store seeds, and the fundamentals of breeding vegetables. We'll have some hands-on cleaning and sorting seeds. This class is for gardeners of all levels. Register through Whatcom Folk School.See More
Aug 19, 2012
Gary Bachman might attend Hannah Coughlin's event
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Large-Scale Rainwater Catchment for Your Home, Part I at The RE Store

May 8, 2012 from 6pm to 8pm
Is one rain barrel not enough free water for you?  If you're looking for a do-it-yourself rainwater system with increased capacity, no permits, and easy installation, this workshop is essential for you. A 275 gallon tank can water approximately 500 square feet of land per week, drastically reducing summertime water bills. Come learn how to retrofit two 275-gallon tanks into a rainwater system for your home or business.This is a two-part series.   Attend both classes and leave with the resources…See More
Apr 29, 2012
Gary Bachman is attending Angela MacLeod's event
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Cutting Edge Scythe Workshop With Scythe Master Alexander Vido from Victoria B.C. at Inspiration Farm

May 14, 2012 from 8am to 12pm
We are very excited to be hosting a special guest and Scythe expert Alexander Vido, at Inspiration Farm. Learn the sharper points of this elegant tool.For beginners and experienced scythers.(Exact time is subject to slight adjustment) CHANGE: Sunday from 4PM to 6PM and Monday 8 AM to Noon.Cost:   CHANGE: Total price increased to $65 to…See More
Apr 17, 2012
Carisa Crosbie might attend Gary Bachman's event
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Bellingham Cohousing Community Open House at Bellingham Cohousing Community in Happy Valley

February 26, 2012 from 1pm to 3pm
Event DescriptionBellingham Cohousing Open HouseThe members of Bellinhgham Cohousing Community welcome their friends, neighbors and other intersted folks to visit and learn about living in a cohousing community.We are a neighborhood of privately owned residences in a condominium setting that share many common facilities including community kitchen & dining, laundry, guest rooms, large shop, exercise room, hot tub, BBQ, gardens & orchards, children's play room, outdoor swings & play…See More
Feb 22, 2012

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How are you currently involved in the Transition?
Joined this site, attended unleashing, planning garden, planting orchard and edible sustainable landscape, local medicinal herb use, living in intentional cohousing community, try to use bicycle as alternative transportation
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I am a resident of Bellingham Cohousing in Happy Valley, heard about it at a cohousing conference this year and joined ning. I am in allignment with Transition principles.
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
gardening and orcharding, permaculture, cohousing community, consensus building process, non-violent communication, natural health care and herbal medicine (I am a RN and Naturopathic Doctor)
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
Happy Valley
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http://www.naturopathicdoc.com
Where did you hear about Transition Whatcom and how did you find our community network website?
local contacts
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At 11:39am on October 15, 2010, Shannon Maris said…
Sorry to have missed it. I love the gardens there!
At 4:31pm on October 3, 2010, David Pike said…
thanks for the invitation Gary - sounds fun and I'll try to make it.
At 10:00pm on January 14, 2010, Nemo Lisons said…
I don't look like Steve anymore...
 
 
 

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