Planning the 2nd Annual Whatcom SkillShare Faire- a really fabulous TRANSITION WHATCOM event! We are now recruiting people with skills to share, and volunteers to help make this big event happen...held this year on September 21-22 at Hovander Park in Ferndale. It is great fun, all kinds of cool skillshares, food, amazing music, camping, and more- for the whole family. Go to www.whatcomskillsharefaire.org to sign up!
I feel that TW is again moving towards a left-political agenda, and it is not necessary or good for the movement locally. Again, IF we are to build true resilience, we must ALL work together- liberals and conservatives- to do so. Just because most of the people involved in TW are liberal politically, this does not mean that we have to identify the larger group as such...there are so many other avenues in our community for expressing our political opinions, can we please have one group that…Continue
“We are environmentalists now,” he writes, “in order to promote something called ‘sustainability.’ What does this curious, plastic word mean? … It means sustaining human civilization at the comfort level that the world’s rich people — us — feel is their right, without destroying the ‘natural capital’ or the ‘resource base’ that is needed to do so.”
I cringe at the use of the word "sustainability" anymore, and this is why...from an article by Paul Kingsnorth, here:…Continue
ATTEMPTED TODAY TO DISSEMINATE THIS ALERT VIA THE "POINT INTERFACE" LISTSERVE IN POINT ROBERTS..... IT WAS REJECTED AND NOT ALLOWED TO BE POSTED- SO I'M POSTING IT HERE
Subject Line: Local & Outside Resources to Assist Point Roberts in Preparing for the Onrushing Economic Collapse
Thanks for this primer on Earthquake preparedness thatPREP just sent out via Point Interface.
In Addition to…
BTC receives grant to create anaerobic digester technician certificate
Read more: http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2011/02/04/1851504/btc-receives-grant-to-create-anaerobic.html#ixzz1D450igT3