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Jason Styles
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Jason Styles commented on Christie Cassel's group Urban Gleaning Project
"This sounds like fun!"
May 5, 2010
Jason Styles 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!
May 5, 2010
Tracy Grainger and Jason Styles are now friends
Apr 28, 2010
Kelly Hamilton left a comment for Jason Styles
"Slow Loris rocks!!! Hahaha.. I am glad to be your pal on Transition Whatcom's page!"
Apr 26, 2010
Jason Styles is attending Laura R.'s event

The Future of Business Conference at Whatcom Community College, Syre Student Center

April 30, 2010 from 8am to 6:30pm
2010 and the New EconomyIn a world that's been "reset" by a sharp worldwide recession, accelerating climate change and a collapse of trust in business--the implication and opportunities for local business are enormous. Billions of dollars are being invested to stimulate the economy and most of that money is going toward energy efficiency. The local food sector is soaring. There are new opportunities in the building industry through building performance and energy efficiency. Localization is a…See More
Apr 26, 2010
Jason Styles commented on Bruce Horowitz's event Seeds of Change: Earth Day Event
"Just what I said, Kelly and I were there, were fed some delicious rice and beans, and then were sitting on the couch and chatting, waiting for the event to get started. We walked around and read some of the information regarding the different…"
Apr 25, 2010
Jason Styles commented on Bruce Horowitz's event Seeds of Change: Earth Day Event
"Hey, I was there early on and hoping to get some valuable feedback and input in terms of "transplanting" my enthusiasm and passion for this subject into other areas and lives... instead me and my S.O. were politely asked to leave. So yeah,…"
Apr 25, 2010
Jason Styles is attending Bruce Horowitz's event

Seeds of Change: Earth Day Event at At The Old Foundry

April 24, 2010 from 12pm to 4pm
Need a place to cultivate your seeds of change? Help us create a forest! Plant your organization or your passion for activism at Anything Grows school for social change and be a part of Bellingham's eco-social evolution in local resiliency. Find out if you’re a seed, sprout, sapling, blossom, or branch and share your interests, skills, and passions. Plant an intentional seed of change on this Permaculture oriented day of celebration, sharing, food, and connection. Grow with us!…See More
Apr 23, 2010
Jason Styles joined Cindi Landreth's group

Heart and Soul

An opportunity for us all to work together and support each other on Heart and Soul issues and activities. Please add your projects, events, questions and ideas here.See More
Apr 19, 2010
Jason Styles is attending Lia Ayley's event

Economic Evolution group meeting at --

April 21, 2010 from 7pm to 9:30pm
At the Economic Evolution group at the Great Unleashing, we shared passions, questions, enthusiasm and ideas about building and strengthening a powerful and sustainable alternative economy. To keep our momentum going, our next Economic Evolution/Revolution work group meeting will be on Wednesday, April 21 at 7pm, at 1717 Iron Street. This is the part of Iron Street that runs downhill from Lakeway. 1717 is in the last block downhill, between Meador and Fraser. Hope to see you there!
Apr 18, 2010
Jason Styles might attend Dawn G's event

Heart & Soul Potluck at The Ground Floor

April 18, 2010 from 6pm to 8pm
At the Great Unleashing this past weekend a group gathered around the issues of mental, emotional and social ecology and living with uncertainty. Following a desire to connect more, we planned a pot luck this Sunday April 18 at "The Ground Floor" at 1105 State St. All are welcome!
Apr 17, 2010
Jason Styles updated their profile
Apr 17, 2010
Jason Styles updated their profile photo
Apr 17, 2010
Jason Styles is now friends with Christie Cassel and Rebecca Meloy
Apr 17, 2010
Jason Styles is attending Kate Clark's event

The Age of Stupid at WWU, AW204

April 7, 2010 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Coming up next, THE AGE OF STUPID, the new four-year epic from McLibel director Franny Armstrong. Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite stars and it entirely convincing as a weary archivist, living alone and still in disbelief in the devastated world of 2055, looking at old news footage from 2008 and asking: why didn’t we stop climate change when we had the chance?The folks who saw this recently at the Firehouse reported that this is an extremely powerful film- stunning. A discussion will follow…See More
Apr 7, 2010
Jason Styles might attend Kate Clark's event

The Age of uncomfortable truth. at Fairhaven Firehouse

March 27, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
"We could have saved ourselves, but we didn't. It's amazing. What state of mind were we in, to face extinction and simply shrug it off?"A film about the future we could face if we don't make changes- and quickly. This one is not for the fainthearted, because the combination of documentary and a fictionalized "future" as told by the narrator carries double the impact of a purely factual film. That said, the message is conveyed creatively and clearly. Pete Postelwaite is entirely believable as…See More
Mar 15, 2010

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How are you currently involved in the Transition?
Attended a showing of "Collapse" @ the Pickford. Rocked "The Great Unleashing" weekend, learned a lot and made some valuable connections. Taking a couple of classes related to sustainibility at Fairhaven College this quarter: Envisioning the Future & Applied Human Ecology, aka Gardening! Hoping to acquire some skills for building a better world!
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I have been interested in the oncoming catastrophe for a long time, and looking into alternative modes of living. Conventional politics are for the most part meaningless; having attended several Whatcom Young Democrats meetings, I've seen first-hand how ill-prepared people are for the radical shift that peak oil (which transcends issues like local elections) implies for everyone.
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
I'm an English literature major @ Western, graduating next quarter. I will be applying to the Master's program here, and would like to be able to pursue a career in education. Education is crucial to the success of a movement like this, which depends on the dissemination of not just criitcal information but also an overall context in which to understand what the end of the world means.
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
Garden St, right downtown.
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To make a contribution in my own limited way to a free-thinking and far-seeing community of fellows.

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At 12:50pm on April 26, 2010, Kelly Hamilton said…
Slow Loris rocks!!! Hahaha.. I am glad to be your pal on Transition Whatcom's page!

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