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Harper Stone joined Jim Parker's group
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Reskilling Work Group

This group is an outgrowth of the overall reskilling work group meeting held Day 2 of the Great Unleashing. The purpose of this group is to share information about existing reskilling workshops and resources, as well as announce new opportunities.See More
Dec 30, 2012
Harper Stone joined Bruce Horowitz's group
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Community Living

Transition Whatcom's Great Unleashing "Community Living Working Group" welcomes all to share ideas, inspiration and resources for Co-housing, Cooperative Living and Ecovillage development here.
Dec 30, 2012
Harper Stone commented on Harper Stone's event Clearwater Sanctuary's Permaculture Design Course
"This is also the gateway to being involved in the community, so if you've ever wanted to learn about community, permaculture, sustainability, living off the land, or how to follow your dreams and live a magic life, come along and we'll…"
Nov 12, 2012
Harper Stone commented on Harper Stone's event Clearwater Sanctuary's Permaculture Design Course
"Here's a letter of invitation:Hello, I would like to share with you a neat little project happening on the Olympic Peninsula. There is a small group of peoples working together to create a living model of an ideal common sense living pattern.…"
Nov 12, 2012
Harper Stone posted an event
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Clearwater Sanctuary's Permaculture Design Course at Matlock Grange

November 26, 2012 at 6pm to December 11, 2012 at 7pm
Hi Folks,Though this is outside Whatcom county, I think it could be a great opportunity for us to learn how to design our own communities, and live more sustainably.Here's the lowdown:Some folks have just purchased some land on the southern side of the Olympics, on the Satsop river, with the intention to create a community called Clearwater Sanctuary there. Huckleberry Leonard, the lead teacher for the course, has studied and taught with David Holmgren, Toby Hemmenway, Geoff Lawton, and others,…See More
Nov 8, 2012
Harper Stone is attending Heather K's event
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Whatcom SkillShare Faire at Deming Logging Grounds - Nugents Corner,WA

September 22, 2012 from 10am to 4pm
Whatcom Skillshare Faire! Sept 22nd."Share your skills – Trade your wares”* Deming Logging Grounds *. - Sat Sept 22, 2012 -10 am- 6pm: Skillshare & Barter/Music/Arts.  6 pm-10pm:  Storytelling-Singing & more Barter!Help Co-Create our 1st skillshare & barter event. * Offer a skill you can share!* No Entry Fee for SkillShare Sponsors, Volunteers, or Presentors we have scheduled.* Bring your homemade & home-grown items to barter!  Bring seeds to exchange & for…See More
Jul 17, 2012
Harper Stone might attend David MacLeod's event
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David Holmgren: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability at Contact WFS for location

April 28, 2012 from 9:30am to 5:30pm
Principles of sustainability, centered on the video teaching of David Holmgren, co-originator of Permaculture. The path to sustainability can be fraught with many confusions, false leads, risks and inefficiencies. A simple set of guiding principles that have wide, even universal application, can be extremely useful as a checklist when considering the inevitably complex options that lay before us. These “Beyond Sustainability” principles can be applied to our personal, economic, social and…See More
Apr 5, 2012
Harper Stone might attend Chris Wolf's event
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Fruit Tree Grafting Day at Riverhaven Homestead

April 8, 2012 from 10am to 4pm
Come learn how to graft fruit trees, and bring them home for your own yard!  We will have apple rootstock available in different sizes (dwarf and semi-dwarf), several apple varieties which can be grafted on... and some pear trees too. While you're here you can see our beautiful new Permaculture homestead and meet our baby chicks and baby sheep!This is an open-house style workshop; come any time on April 8th from 10 am to 1 pm, or 2 pm to 4 pm.  We are a 30 minute drive from Bellingham, so…See More
Apr 5, 2012
Harper Stone and Micah & Bonnie are now friends
Mar 12, 2012
Harper Stone commented on Kate Clark's event BIG Reskilling/Barter Faire Planning Event- Transition!
"We ought to collaborate with the Whatcom Folk School in this endeavor. If there's anyone encouraging reskilling locally, it's them."
Mar 12, 2012
Harper Stone might attend Kate Clark's event
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BIG Reskilling/Barter Faire Planning Event- Transition! at Food Co-op Connections Building

March 15, 2012 from 6pm to 7:30pm
All Reskilling (and Barter Faire) fanatics- arise! We need to get the ball rolling on a big, old fantastical, all-around resilience-building and hugely fun people’s faire to beat all faires. This will be the First Annual Whatcom Transition and Barter Festival, (or whatever we end up calling it)...so be a part of birthing this amazing community event! Just show up at the Bellingham Community Food Co-op Connections Building at 1220 North Forest, from 6-7:30 pm on March 15. Bring your ideas, your…See More
Mar 12, 2012
Harper Stone is attending Finney Farm's event

Radical Mycology Convergence 2011 at Concrete

September 2, 2011 at 6pm to September 5, 2011 at 7pm
The Olympia Mycelial Network is happy to announce plans for the first ever Radical Mycology Convergence!  When: September 2nd – 5th, 2011 (Labor Day Weekend)Where: Concrete, WA (2 hours NE of Seattle) – contact us at radmycology@gmail.com for exact directions.What: A free, volunteer-run gathering of mycologists, hobbyists, and Earth healers coming together to share skills and information related to  the benefits of the fungal kingdom in terms of…See More
Sep 2, 2011
Harper Stone joined Future Man's group
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Bellingham Alternative Library

The Bellingham Alternative Library is an educational cooperative and lending library which is run by and for its members. Our goal is to provide a community of passionate learning that is free from oppression.See More
May 2, 2011
Harper Stone commented on J. C. Walker,Jr.'s group Whatcom Mycological Response Team
"oh, and I just now saw JC's post just below mine, on the same topic. Well, good info regardless."
Apr 17, 2011
Harper Stone commented on J. C. Walker,Jr.'s group Whatcom Mycological Response Team
"Before this article I wasn't aware that mushrooms can eat radiation, and that people can then eat those mushrooms. Check it out! 6 Ways Nature Cleans Up Our Messes Better than We Do  "
Apr 17, 2011
Harper Stone might attend Bruce Horowitz's event

Community Workshop Plus Dana Lyons at Fairhaven this Wednesday! at Western Washington University Fairhaven Auditorium

April 13, 2011 from 4:30pm to 10pm
 April 13, 2011 (Wednesday) Bellingham, WA Time: 4:30pm Community Organizing Workshop with Evan Greer Western Washington University Fairhaven Auditorium Sponsored by the Social Issues Resource Center, LGBTA, MEChA, and the Environmental Center. There is also a concert at 8pm featuring local folk legend Dana Lyons. www.cowswithguns.com Price: Free and open to the public…See More
Apr 13, 2011

Profile Information

How are you currently involved in the Transition?
I've just moved to the area, but I'm committed to sustainable living and community.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I identify with the whole thing. Finally, a diverse and multifaceted movement that might actually change something for the better!
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
Very interested in trees, community, art, music, education, storytelling, and with plenty of skills in art, graphic & web design, storytelling, & working with kids.
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
Fairhaven
Where did you hear about Transition Whatcom and how did you find our community network website?
I was asking people how I can find out about events such as the recent 'shakuhachi log inoculation' one _before_ they happen.
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).
It's time to change our culture's fundamental story, and to empower people to make a positive change.

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At 12:42am on February 4, 2011, Heather K said…

Hi Harper!  Good to see you walking earth & harvesting willows!  Welcome to the Earth Gardens network!  Here is a link to the new members info page: http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/group/organic/forum/topics/member-info-events-links

Think about receiving Shannon's 'Garden E-News' where we share most of the local events & info.  You'll want to pass you're email on to her if you're interested.

 
 
 

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