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Jaren Hoppe-Leonard
  • Male
  • Bellingham, WA
  • United States
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Jaren Hoppe-Leonard's Friends

  • Chris Testa
  • Nolan Hoppe-Leonard
  • Richard Kauffman
  • Meaghan M
  • Jesse Corrington
  • Art Baner
  • Irene Hinkle
  • Caitlin Quigley
  • Eric Jensen
  • Sarah Robertson
  • Jerry Schuster
  • Jenna Kuczynski
  • Mark Falcone
  • Travis Linds
  • Krista Rome

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Latest Activity

Jaren Hoppe-Leonard commented on Travis Linds's group River Haven - Community Farm
"Hi! Is there anyone going out to Riverhaven on Saturday or Sunday that I could carpool with?? Let me know!"
Dec 7, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard commented on warren miller's group Transition Lettered Streets
"Awesome! We should have a potluck!"
Sep 25, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard 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
Sep 25, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard commented on Travis Linds's group River Haven - Community Farm
"Krista: I would be interested in that! I have some other tentative plans that day, until 3 or 4. Maybe I could catch the end of it and the potluck, or maybe I could skip my other plans and come at the start! I will see my plans take shape!"
Sep 14, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard and Alan Seid are now friends
Aug 29, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard commented on David Waugh's group Sustainable Transportation
"Rob,   Are you familiar with ? You may already know about them but if not I think they would be a good group to work with! I was involved in one of their bike rides early this summer and they were pretty…"
Aug 28, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard is attending Krista Rome's event

Harvest and Threshing Educational Work Parties at Broadleaf Farm

August 17, 2011 from 3pm to 6pm
BACKYARD BEANS & GRAINS PROJECT WORK PARTIESHAND HARVEST AND THRESHING TECHNIQUES FOR GRAINS AND DRY BEANS Learn how to hand-harvest and thresh grains and dry beans, important crops for year-round local food security. Work parties to support the Backyard Beans & Grains Project will be held every other Wednesday afternoon during harvest/threshing season. Each week will focus on different crops as they become mature in the field. The cost is free: we will share our knowledge and…See More
Aug 15, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard replied to Travis Linds's discussion Primitive and Traditional Living Skills in the group River Haven - Community Farm
"That looks pretty cool, I'm interested! I will look into it a bit more. Thanks for posting!"
Jun 27, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard commented on Travis Linds's group River Haven - Community Farm
"Yeah I'd love to as well! Sounds pretty fun!"
Jun 26, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard commented on Travis Linds's group River Haven - Community Farm
"Wooo! That is exciting!!"
Jun 24, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard is attending David MacLeod's event

Building Critical Mass for Sustainable Change at Sustainable Living Center

June 24, 2011 from 1pm to 5pm
Coalitions of Mutual Endeavor presents a Paradigm Shifting Seminar, hosted by RE Sources, and co-sponsored by Sustainable Bellingham.4 hours of rich, professional development for organizers and organizations:* seeking a true alternative, not mere reform;* eager to build coalitions among peace, justice, environmental, and democracy groups while bridging to the mainstream; and* who are aware that without critical mass, there won’t be critical change.What you will gain from the seminar:* A…See More
Jun 23, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard replied to Monica Sjursen's discussion Six Ingredients for Forming Communities in the group River Haven - Community Farm
"Thanks for the post, those were very informative. It sounds like our work is cut out for us - starting a business, going traveling and getting married all at the same time!"
Jun 22, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard might attend Travis Linds's event

River Haven Community Farm POTLUCK at River Haven Farm

June 25, 2011 from 6pm to 11pm
Please join us for a potluck social at River Haven Community farm. Learn about this amazing farm, go on a tour, explore the property (incl. the shores of Nooksack River and Fishtrap Creek), meet some GREAT people, eat some excellent (mainly local) food and have a good time. There is also camping space if people want to spend the night. Prior to this potluck, we will have  workshop on converting diesel vehicles to run on waste vegetable oil. Attend this event too if you want to make a whole day…See More
Jun 21, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard commented on Travis Linds's group River Haven - Community Farm
"Also the pictures look great :)"
Jun 17, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard commented on Travis Linds's group River Haven - Community Farm
"Hey All,   I'll be off on meditation retreat this weekend through Tuesday evening. I hope to be out later next week to help with whatever is going on!"
Jun 17, 2011
Jaren Hoppe-Leonard and Chris Testa are now friends
Jun 15, 2011

Profile Information

How are you currently involved in the Transition?
I'm trying to get more involved!
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
After learning about many different problems that face us today I really want to take action. I really enjoy the Transition movement's positive approach and willingness to take action.
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
Right now I don't have a lot skills to bring to the table. I do have quite a bit of time that I could put into working on projects. I'm interested in I'm most interested in creating community, re-localizing, creative re-use and gardening!
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
The Lettered Streets
Your Personal Website (if you have one)
Where did you hear about Transition Whatcom and how did you find our community network website?
From friends who are involved.
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 would like to get more connected to sustainability minded community!

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At 11:18am on May 8, 2011, Irene Hinkle said…
Thanks for coming to the basketry workshop, Jaren. It was a pleasure to meet your whole family and enjoy the wonderful creations you all made!
At 10:38pm on May 1, 2011, Heather K said…

Hi Jaren!  Great to know Eric recommended you ask me about recommended permaculture design certification course.  I've posted the info on this discussion page, to make it easier to share with others who also may be interested.

Let me know if this is helpful!  I look forward to meeting you and learning which pathways to reskilling you will be taking.

At 2:50pm on April 25, 2011, Heather K said…

Hi Jaren! Welcome to Transition Whatcom and the GMO Education & Awareness network!  There is a film in Ferndale re above on Tuesday, you might be interested in getting some folks together to carpool up & view it!

Here's the link-


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