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Hanna Winter joined Chris Elder's group

Bellingham Urban Garden Syndicate

Everyone has a share. BUGS is dedicated to assisting with the design, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of the urban food revolution, not neglecting its parallel educational opportunities and responsibilities.See More
Jun 4, 2012
Hanna Winter joined warren miller's group

Transition Lettered Streets

Neighborhood group for Transition Whatcom centered on the Lettered Streets neighborhood in Bellingham. A connection point for transition activities in the lettered streets neighborhood.See More
Jun 4, 2012
Hanna Winter and warren miller are now friends
Oct 2, 2011
Hanna Winter updated their profile
Aug 4, 2011
Hanna Winter and Travis Linds are now friends
Jun 15, 2011
Hanna Winter joined Travis Linds's group

Transition Whatcom ARC Group (formally EDAP)

This is a group of people working to prepare Transition Whatcom Actions for Resilient Communities (TW ARC). Formally know as the Energy Descent Action Plan (EDAP).See More
May 31, 2011
Hanna Winter is attending Juliet Thompson's event

Place Making Workshop with Michael Cook of Portland's City Repair at WWU Viking Union 462

May 13, 2011 from 6pm to 9pm
Michael Cook of Portland's City Repair and Transition Whatcom are hosting this workshop on Placemaking. What is Placemaking, you say?From City Repair's website ( placemaking is a process within which citizens foster active, engaged relationships to the spaces which they inhabit, and shape those spaces in a way which creates a sense of communal stewardship and lived connection.  This is most often accomplished through a creative reclamation of public space: projects which take the…See More
May 12, 2011
Hanna Winter commented on Kate Clark's group Food Security Group
"Kate, I'd love to help with planning the Food Security Summit, if you are still looking for help! Let me know what kind of help you might need. -Hanna ("
Dec 22, 2010
Hanna Winter added a discussion to the group Lights Out & Energy Quantification

Riot 4 Austerity

Hey there fellow energy-saving enthusiasts! There is a great website out there that challenges households to reduce their energy use by 90%. They track several categories of energy: transportation (gasoline), electricity, natural gas, consumer goods, water, etc. I've been trying to keep track of my energy use, and want to encourage others to do so too! Maybe we can share our struggles and triumphs?The usual website is: (but it…See More
Nov 1, 2010
Hanna Winter joined francis edwards's group

Lights Out & Energy Quantification

Lights Out is a project to reduce light pollution, energy use and cost, & make Whatcom safer using less light, and to reclaim the night. The Energy Quantification group is about getting real info on how much energy we use and how we can change.See More
Nov 1, 2010
Hanna Winter joined Kate Clark's group

Food Security Group

We will be supporting existing community and TW food security-oriented projects, organizations, and the local ag industry; assessing gaps and how to fill them; and starting a plan for dramatically increasing food security in the next 10-20 years.
Sep 23, 2010
Hanna Winter is attending Cindi Landreth's event

How to Stay Sane as the World Goes Crazy: Economic Hard Times, Climate Change and the Messy Issues of Oil at STILL WORKING THIS OUT

October 22, 2010 from 6pm to 7pm
A Transition Whatcom Heart & Soul Event!Kathy McMahon, aka 'The Peak Shrink' is coming to Bellingham! In her words:As we’re bombarded with alarming headlines on a daily basis, how do we find the sane space between Doom and Denial? Is there a place for wit when we examine the major challenges of our lifetime: economic depression, environmental degradation, and energy depletion? Is blind optimism itself, a diagnosable mental disorder?With humor and insight clinical psychologist Kathy McMahon…See More
Sep 23, 2010
Alicia Wills replied to Hanna Winter's discussion Help with research project - people with rain barrels in the group Community Asks and Offers
"Hi Hannah, Interested in water that collects off of a (plastic? ) corrugated roof? Alicia 715-1259"
May 2, 2010
Hanna Winter replied to Hanna Winter's discussion Research project help needed - rain barrels wanted! in the group Organic Gardeners/Growers & Edible-Forest-Gardens & Permaculture
"Hi Steve, Yes, I understand rainwater is a fine nonpotable water source as well. I have heard of some concerns about using it depending on what kind of roof the building has, since organics and metals can leach off the roof into the rain barrel.…"
Apr 28, 2010
Hanna Winter commented on Christie Cassel's group Urban Gleaning Project
"Awesome idea Christie! I was involved with the Community Fruit Tree Harvest when I was living in Seattle, and it was a blast! We donated most of the harvest to local food banks, which often don't have a lot of fresh fruit. But it would be great…"
Apr 28, 2010
Hanna Winter joined Christie Cassel's group

Urban Gleaning Project

End of season harvest projects -espeically summer fruit - Gathering the troops and supplies and venturing into the land of falling fruit to collect and process for preservation and storage as well as a crisp or two for the evening's celebrations!
Apr 28, 2010

Profile Information

How are you currently involved in the Transition?
I'm not sure yet how involved with the Transition I will be... but I would like to be involved in any way that I am needed! I have plenty of free time and am itching to get moving on the many problems we have to work on.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I see the Transition movement as a structured yet flexible framework that can be used to make the community more resilient and ready to make the transition to a lower-energy form. I'm not sure what it will look like, but I am very excited that there are people who are committed enough to start working on it now - instead of just waiting for later when we will be forced to change. My personal interest is in food - food security, resiliency, local food, organic, preservation/stores, and all that! I really just stumbled upon the movement while searching for groups working on sustainability issues in Bellingham, and I am glad I did!
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
I'm very interested in working on local food systems and low-energy household management.
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
Lettered Streets Neighborhood
Where did you hear about Transition Whatcom and how did you find our community network website?
I found out about TW when I moved to Bellingham a few years ago, and was looking for a neighborhood or city-wide group working on peak oil issues.
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).
I'd like to join the site so that I can connect with other who are interested in trying to do something about the triple threat!

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At 8:00pm on April 21, 2010, Heather K said…
Hi Hanna! I saw your posting for researching water from rainwater barrels on the group Community Asks & Offers. Lots of folks have responded, including us.
If you still need folks for the study, you could post your email & phone number either on our comment page, or back on the discussion itself. When you have enough folks, would you X out your Request to help us keep the postings current? Thanks!
At 9:59pm on April 17, 2010, Chris Wolf said…
Do you still need houses for your rainbarrel study? We have a big water collection tub that we use to water gardens, and we'd be happy to participate. We live in the York neighborhood south of Lakeway. Message me if you're interested! --Chris Wolf
At 9:03pm on November 14, 2009, Kate Clark said…
Hi Hanna
You mentioned you might want to volunteer for the next event -which is tomorrow! If you are planning on coming and can be there a little early (noon) or stay a little late (4:30) to help out, that would be awesome.

Thanks, hope to see you there.
At 9:25pm on March 16, 2009, David MacLeod said…
Welcome Hanna!

Thanks for joining us, and we look forward to your contribution!

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