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
Tuesday, January 29th, 7:00 PMAt RE Sources Sustainable Living Center(above the RE Store)2309 Meridian Street, Bellingham (map)$15 suggested donation Direct from Australia - we're very excited to have Tim Winton in Bellingham for this evening…See More
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
Join Transition Whatcom design experts on a bike tour to kick off our 2012 Transition Design Grants project. TW will award $350 grants to projects that will build community resilience and this is your chance to see some examples and begin developing your proposals. Even if you aren't developing a grant, attend to get ideas on how you can improve resilience in your yard or neighborhood. The 3-min Design Process will be used to generate ideas and brainstorm possible projects at several stops…See More
Hi Janaki. Just a note to mention that the first Wolf Journey class of the academic year is tonight (tues) at 7:00 on the Fairhaven Village Green behind Village Books. I didn't get a chance to post it on the Transitions Site in time, but the topic is Nature Sketching and we will also have a primer on Hide Tanning per request of a student who is attending. If you have any questions, please see http://www.wolfcamp.com/wolfjourney/classbham.html or call me at 425-248-0253. Thanks! Kim and I hope to see you there. - Chris Chisholm
Hi Janaki! I rejoice in having met you 2 years ago at our first annual Seed-Saving swap!
I'm one of your fans & support the vision you have for creating community & a 'free range learning cooperative for kids"! What a great mission!
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