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Keith Foecke joined Travis Linds's group
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River Haven - Community Farm

Permaculture-based eco-homestead located on the Nooksack River in Lynden.See More
Jun 15, 2011
Keith Foecke is attending Alyssa Fritz's event
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RE Sources Brings Bill McKibben to Bellingham at The Fairhaven Village Green

May 31, 2011 from 5pm to 9pm
RE Sources for Sustainable Communities will host an event on Tuesday, May 31st at the Fairhaven Village Green featuring New York Times bestselling author and 350.org founder, Bill McKibben.  The event starts at 5 pm, with a concert by local favorites Millie and the Mentshn.  Bill will begin his talk on coal, climate change, and activism at 7 pm.  There will also be an information fair from 5pm-9pm, which will feature local organizations (including Transition Whatcom and its…See More
May 31, 2011
Keith Foecke replied to Keith Foecke's discussion Moving foreward in the group Transition Ferndale
"The USGS site will let you download topographical maps, plus I have a program from National Geographic that lets me print topo maps from of anywhere in WA.   Keith"
Mar 8, 2011
Keith Foecke replied to Keith Foecke's discussion Moving foreward in the group Transition Ferndale
"Transition Ferndale's next meeting is Mar 14 at Alys Kennedy's house. The subject is Basic Map Reading. I have made packets that include a handout, maps, a lensetic compass with pouch, grease pencil, map overlay material,  and a…"
Mar 3, 2011
Ro Donelson replied to Keith Foecke's discussion Moving foreward in the group Transition Ferndale
"Great idea, Keith. Perhaps we can all put our own pet projects (a la check in ) here as well. It may pique some sharing of ideas and work among us.  For example: you and I are working together with bees, Alys and I have discussed growing our…"
Feb 28, 2011
Keith Foecke added a discussion to the group Transition Ferndale
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Moving foreward

Transition Ferndale has been active for some time. We are loosely organized and like it that way. There is no one leader, we have no titles, and there is no solidly set agenda, yet we do a pretty good job with the movie nights and our regular meetings (regular meetings are the second Monday and movie nights are the fourth Tuesday). I plan to post here on the Transition Whatcom website more frequently so that non members can know what we are doing and participate if they like. We have some great…See More
Feb 28, 2011
Ann E. Wales is attending Keith Foecke's event
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Basic Map Reading at Alys Kenedy's house

February 14, 2011 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Basic mapreading will be reschedualedSee More
Feb 14, 2011
Keith Foecke's event was featured
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Basic Map Reading at Alys Kenedy's house

February 14, 2011 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Basic mapreading will be reschedualedSee More
Feb 10, 2011
Keith Foecke posted an event
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Basic Map Reading at Alys Kenedy's house

February 14, 2011 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Basic mapreading will be reschedualedSee More
Feb 9, 2011
Keith Foecke and Jamie Jedinak are now friends
Jan 20, 2011
Keith Foecke is attending Jean Kroll's event

Wonder of Oneness Film Series at RE-Sources

January 27, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
Wonder of Oneness Film Series7:00 to 9:00 pmRE-Sources Education Center2309 Meridian Street, BellinghamJoin us after the film for discussion and locally grown hors de oeuvres. Suggested donation $5Thursday, January 27 - "The Power of Community" When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba's economy went into a tailspin. This film tells of the hardships and struggles as well as the community and creativity of the Cuban people during this difficult time. Cubans share how they transitioned from a…See More
Jan 19, 2011
Keith Foecke joined Juliet Thompson's group
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Transition Initiative Hub

This is a coordinating group for those who are working with their neighborhood and community Transition Initiatives. We offer inspiration, ideas and tools to create vibrant Transition Initiatives.
Jan 15, 2011
Keith Foecke is attending David Marshak's event

Transition Whatcom Local Initiatives Gathering at The Community Co-op at Cordata, upstairs classroom

January 13, 2011 from 7pm to 9pm
A gathering of representatives from all the active local/neighborhood TW initiatives to share accomplishments, projects, visions, ambitions, etc. Let's learn about what we are all doing and learn from and support each other.  This gathering is open to anyone who'd like to take part. See More
Jan 8, 2011
Ann E. Wales and Keith Foecke are now friends
Sep 16, 2010
Keith Foecke is attending Judith Culver's event

Transition Ferndale talks about Emergency Food Storage at Peggy Borgens House

August 10, 2010 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Second Tuesday Gathering, on 8/10, we will meet at Peggy’s. Alys will bring information about long-term emergency food storage. We will not be talking about preserving food. We will talk about what kinds and amounts we plan to store for an extended emergency and methods for storage and rotation. Everyone who has been working on this is invited to bring helpful books, ideas, etc. David will also demonstrate vacuum packing.For directions call Peggy at 384-0861. Everyone welcome.See More
Aug 10, 2010
Keith Foecke is attending Judith Culver's event

Transition Ferndale Fourth Tuesday at James Bauckman home

July 27, 2010 from 6:30pm to 9pm
We'll continue our conversations in James' yard. Bring lawn chairs and snacks if you want. Check out what we've been talking about at Transition Ferndale discussions.
Jul 26, 2010

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How are you currently involved in the Transition?
Currently I am reading everything I can get my hands on about climate change, peak oil, and the sustainable future. Very soon, I will be attending everything that I can to network with like minded people.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
For me, it all started with an interest in voluntary simplicity, then I fell down the rabbit hole and ended up here.
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
Organic gardening, voluntary simplicity, 15 years in construction, sales and public speaking
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
Gooseberry point
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).
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http://www.simpleliving.net/main/default.asp
http://www.lifeaftertheoilcrash.net/Index.html
http://www.futurescenarios.org/

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local barter

Posted on September 26, 2009 at 7:52am 5 Comments

As Winter approaches, my thoughts turn towards obtaining firewood. I could buy some, but before I do, Perhaps I could barter. My wife Kim (who some of you know through her cupcakes brought to our monthly gatherings), has volunteered the following services: ready to reheat meals (she is a professional chef and baker), and/or cake/cupcake decorating. In addition, I have the following skills, Handyman (I have been in construction for 15 years and can do most all phases of construction to include… Continue

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At 9:02pm on November 14, 2009, Kate Clark said…
Hi Keith
You had mentioned you might want to volunteer for the next event- which is tomorrow! So if you are still planning on coming and can come a little early (noon) or stay after a little and help out that would be awesome.

Thanks- hope to see you there!
Kate
At 3:40pm on October 14, 2009, Heather K said…
Keith, Shannan & I have penciled in Thurs Oct 22 at 6:30 at Morgans home.
I need to verify with both of them its still a go before passing the word.
Thanks for your reply! Are you interested in attending?
What are you interested in helping out with and co-creating?
At 6:45pm on July 8, 2009, David MacLeod said…
Hi Keith,

Thanks for joining us here! How did you find out about Transition Whatcom?

I hope you'll consider answering some of the profile questions so we can all get to know about you and your interests a little bit.

David
 
 
 

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