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Jessica Williams
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Jessica Williams replied to dan welch's discussion Sick chicken in the group The Chicken Club (The Flock)
"If you do give a hen (or any bird for that matter) liquid orally be careful not to get anything in their windpipe or you could drown them. Birds' work a bit differently than we do, there will be a little hole at the base of their tongue, this…"
Feb 3, 2012
Jessica Williams commented on David MacLeod's event CHERYL MOORE-GOUGH, THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO SAVING SEEDS
"Drat, I would have loved to attend this."
Jan 10, 2012
Jessica Williams commented on Kate Clark's group The Chicken Club (The Flock)
"Jaime, you are not alone! I hope to breed them this spring/summer, I will keep you informed on their progress. "
Dec 15, 2011
Jessica Williams commented on Kate Clark's group The Chicken Club (The Flock)
"Just curious if there is anyone else that works with ducks at all? We just started our flock this fall and have a handful of Welsh Harlequins that we're hoping to breed."
Dec 15, 2011
Jessica Williams updated their profile
Nov 17, 2011
Jessica Williams is attending David MacLeod's event

The Dark Trail of Oil: Andrew Nikiforuk and Ian McAllistar at Village Books

October 25, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION ABOUT "THE DARK TRAIL OF OIL." Village Books Literature Live, co-sponsored by Conservation Northwest and Wolf Haven.Empire of the Beetle by Andrew NikiforukAndrew Nikiforuk, author of Empire of the Beetle and Tar Sands, talks about the landscape changes already triggered by climate change and the second largest insect invasion in North American history. "Empire of the Beetle" is a chilling, fascinating and important contribution to our understanding of a rapidly changing…See More
Oct 24, 2011
Jessica Williams might attend David MacLeod's event


November 16, 2011 from 7pm to 8pm
Literature Live at Village BooksWhat if the best responses to peak oil and climate change don't come from government, but from you and me and the people around us?In 2008, the best-selling The Transition Handbook suggested a model for community-led response to peak oil and climate change. Since then, Transition communities have sprung up globally- Transition Whatcom in 2009 became the 17th official Transition Initiative (of over 100) in the US. The Transition Companion picks up the story and…See More
Oct 24, 2011
Jessica Williams joined Kate Clark's group

The Chicken Club (The Flock)

A group for people who want to raise a few chickens, who have chickens or other poultry, are thinking about getting some poultry, or who just plain love chickens and ducks and geese!
Oct 23, 2011
Jessica Williams is now a member of Transition Whatcom
Oct 23, 2011

Profile Information

How are you currently involved in the Transition?
Trying to grow more of our own food in our current home. Planning a garden for the spring and have invested in a few chickens and ducks.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
Sustainability is one of the most important issues facing our culture today, and one that far too many people are blind about. We need to be prepared for the changes that past decisions will bring. Not only is a simpler life (in terms of energy use) one of the few ways to move forward, but I believe that it will lead to greater satisfaction in life as well.
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
I don't have a lot of skills yet, most of my knowledge is theoretical rather than practical at this point. Mostly enthusiasm and a great love of learning. I do have some experience with public speaking.
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
Yew St Hill
Your Personal Website (if you have one)
Where did you hear about Transition Whatcom and how did you find our community network website?
Came across the website one day trolling through links (not sure exactly how I ended up here, may have been through I was recently reminded about the site during the October meeting of the Environmental Conservation Book Club at Village Books.
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 am very interested in sustainability and a conscious, purposeful transition to a different way of life.

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At 3:24pm on April 25, 2012, Heather K said…

Hi Jessica! Welcome to both the Seed Savers network and the Grain Bean network I initiated on Transition Whatcom!  Most of us are part of the larger Earth Gardens network and you are invited to network with us!  Link under groups or go to-

We are all busy in the gardens, thus are not as chatty as the chicken folk groups!

Enjoy the spring, and hope to see you at a local garden work party with meal, thats happening every tuesday!


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