I work as a software engineer, and now that I'm done gardening for the year, I've been spending a lot of my free time thinking about the potential of software to improve local resilience. I'd like to…Continue
Hi everyone, I'm new to the group and just recently moved to Bellingham from Seattle, and hoping to get some information on spring planting favas. I read Krista's grain and bean growing report from 2008 and have poked around the posts a little, but I don't see much about fava beans. I haven't grown them before, but from everything I've heard they do excellent in our climate with very little care. Does anyone here have much experience growing them. I'd like to try at least two varieties this…See More
Come to a hands-on workshop about pruning fruit trees at an orchard where there are large trees in need of help. There are a variety of mature trees that have been left unpruned for 4 or 5 years. Here's a rare chance to problem solve and actually work on trees in the real orchard environment. Our teacher will be Travis Dickson, who has been pruning fruit trees for 12 years and has taught many classroom style seminars about pruning theory. Come prepared for any weather, and bring your saws,…See More
Join acclaimed author-teacher, Charles Eisenstein, in a 4 hour intensive workshop aimed to revolutionize your effectiveness as a leader, healer, and/or social activist in times of rapid change.Our society is entering a time of profound transition. Crises in the economy, the ecosystem, health, education, water, energy, and more are propelling our civilization toward a radically different way of living on planet earth. Such conditions call for a new kind of leader, and even a whole new paradigm…See More
Join master furniture maker, Eberhard Eichner, at The RE Store to learn tips and tricks in building freestanding bookshelves from thrifty materials like cabinet doors, salvage molding and reclaimed hardware. The FREE workshop takes place on Saturday, January 7, 11am-2pm at 2309 Meridian Street. More info at www.re-store.orgSee More
January 13, 2012 8.30 PM - 10.30 PMEternal Abundance Cafe1025 Commercial Dr, Vancouver, BC V5L 3X1Only $10 (Including Organic Tea and Organic Cookie) Join us in this evening talk with acclaimed author-teacher, Charles Eisenstein"I consider Charles Eisenstein one of the up-and-coming great minds of our time. Rarely have I met a person who combines such philosophical and spiritual depth with such practical insights into the cultural and institutional origins of the potential terminal…See More
I'd definitely be interested in attending any future meetings of the TW website group. Keep me posted.
I'm assuming, the creator of Bright Neightbor wanted to be able to work on the project full time and decided to keep the…"
Good brainstorming going on here. We do have a TW website group, though we haven't met in a while. We need to do that soon, and I will be in touch. I have spoken with the fellow who started Bright Neighbor. It's a…"
"At this point, I'm having a discussion with myself, but I'll add another link if anyone is interested. I've created a new subreddit on reddit.com about what I'm calling appropriate software, which is the software side of…"
I work as a software engineer, and now that I'm done gardening for the year, I've been spending a lot of my free time thinking about the potential of software to improve local resilience. I'd like to get some discussion started about how software can be used to improve our communities, increase our freedom, and achieve other positive goals. Discuss current software projects, potential TW site improvements, integrating existing software into our local community, or starting new projects. If…See More
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.
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I want to get involved in the local movement to reduce oil dependence, increase food security, and show everyone that a simple healthy life is all we need.
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