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Luke Swanson
  • Male
  • Bellingham, WA
  • United States
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Luke Swanson's Friends

  • Christie Cassel
  • Eric Jensen
  • Nick Spring
  • Heather K
  • Libbe
  • sherry ann marie
  • Chris Neumann
  • Megan Grosshuesch
  • David Camp
  • Joshua & Donna Hill
  • Ryan Fraser
  • Judy Hopkinson
  • Eric Budzynski
  • Chris Elder
  • Chris Wolf

Luke Swanson's Page

Latest Activity

Kate Clark and Luke Swanson are now friends
Jul 27, 2010
Luke Swanson and Eric Jensen are now friends
Jun 1, 2010
Luke Swanson commented on Christie Cassel's event Urban Gleaning First Meeting
"I hope I can make it! thanks for putting forth the effort to make this happen."
May 10, 2010
Luke Swanson might attend Christie Cassel's event

Urban Gleaning First Meeting at Bellingham

May 13, 2010 from 6pm to 8pm
We will be gathering at Tracy's house for our first and possibly only major meeting, so be sure to attend!We will be discussing the goals and possible projects for the group and the logistics of making it all happen.Please bring your ideas and inspirations to share.For more information about this group in it's making, visit: is an open invitation. All are welcome, so feel free to bring friends who are interested in gleaning and/or…See More
May 10, 2010
Luke Swanson commented on Christie Cassel's group Urban Gleaning Project
"Hi guys, I'm actually working on the fruit tree mapping project with a group from western (Community Based Environmental Education Class). We are aiming to have a site up i a few weeks that will be interactive and allow people to log their own…"
May 3, 2010
Luke Swanson 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 3, 2010
Luke Swanson joined Chris Elder's group

Bellingham Urban Garden Syndicate

Everyone has a share. BUGS is dedicated to assisting with the design, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of the urban food revolution, not neglecting its parallel educational opportunities and responsibilities.See More
Apr 16, 2010
Luke Swanson commented on David MacLeod's group Transition Whatcom "Work Group" Group
"BUG work party this saturday for those interested. D and Gerard St at 10:30. A great opportunity to network with other gardeners and share information."
Apr 16, 2010
Luke Swanson joined Alborz Monjazeb's group

Transition Downtown

Bringing community sustainable everything to the heart and soul of the downtown business district. Connecting local businesses to each other and the broader transition movement.
Apr 13, 2010
Luke Swanson joined David Waugh's group

Sustainable Transportation

This sustainable transportation workgroup is forming with the collective energy and enthusiasm toward making transportation in and around Bellingham and Whatcom County more sustainable and friendly.
Apr 13, 2010
Luke Swanson joined Jim Parker's group

Reskilling Work Group

This group is an outgrowth of the overall reskilling work group meeting held Day 2 of the Great Unleashing. The purpose of this group is to share information about existing reskilling workshops and resources, as well as announce new opportunities.See More
Apr 13, 2010
Luke Swanson joined David MacLeod's group

Transition Whatcom "Work Group" Group

The initial hub for information sharing as we establish the Transition Whatcom Work Groups that will begin to develop at Day 2 of The Great Unleashing. All are welcome to join.See More
Apr 13, 2010
Luke Swanson joined Heather K's group

Organic Gardeners/Growers & Edible-Forest-Gardens & Permaculture

Network-People Caring for the Earth, Sharing Knowledge, Creating Work-Exchanges & Event, Learning from the Earth, Studying Ecology, Bio-Dynamics, Indigenous Wisdom, Organic, Sustainable, & Permaculture methods & applyingSee More
Apr 12, 2010
Luke Swanson and Rebecca Meloy are now friends
Apr 12, 2010
Luke Swanson joined Chris Wolf's group

Transition York Neighborhood

A group of people envisioning a resilient, lush, creative, sustainable, productive, fun, community-oriented, fruitful, self-reliant, and cutting-edge York neighborhood-- to enrich the lives of our residents and provide inspiration to other villages.
Mar 29, 2010
Luke Swanson might attend Nick Spring's event

Fruit Tree Mapping at Franklin Park (corner of Franklin and Whatcom St.)

October 31, 2009 from 12pm to 2:30pm
Fruit Tree registry and mappingCome help us Halloween Day (Oct. 31st) at 12:00 PM (notice the time change) as we begin the monumental task of setting up an urban edible tree registry. We plan to be going through the York, and Lettered Streets neighborhoods in an effort to notify people of an on-line database for mapping fruit trees, as well as survey tree-owners feelings on organized harvesting efforts. We will be meeting at Franklin Park (corner of Franklin and Whatcom St.) and traveling by…See More
Oct 26, 2009

Profile Information

How are you currently involved in the Transition?
Live on Grant St and am trying to grow as much food as possible for personal use as I can while working and going to school full time.
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
enthusiasm, yard space, some gardening equipment, and seeds...
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?

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At 1:31am on April 26, 2010, Heather K said…
Hi Luke! Good to meet you in person at the food potluck out in county! I'm excited for how you can help out promoting what Chris E with BUGS does for urban & community garden vision!
I hope you'll also join in the dialogue of the newly created post-Great Unleashing group, on Smaller Food Gardens! Maybe share your vision for how it could be useful and compliment the TW BUGS site. (I'm thinking it could be useful for new gardeners).
Lets stay in toach! Have you gotton on Shanon Maris's Garden E-News list yet? Many of us grassroot garden advocates channel our info & events to her to compile in a great email....You can post your email on her page, or message me your email & I'll get it passed on to her! Also remember there are some good folks your generation connecting in with the Foundry-A Space to Grow Anything & Ground Floor ('seeds of change' advocacy & more).
At 6:12am on April 18, 2010, Heather K said…
Hi Luke! I read your announcement of the BUGS work group on the new TW EDAP work group. You can also help pass the word of the weekly BUGS work groups by passing on the basic where & when info to Shannon Maris , who compiles & sends out a Weekly Garden E-News. So far, this is the way we seem to reach the largest garden volunteer audience with the least emails. I'll look forward to connecting to the BUGS gardens sometime. This Sat I worked in the fairhavenpark garden with the CLSR - Center for Local Self Reliance.
At 11:42pm on April 20, 2009, Chris Wolf said…
Hi Luke, we missed you at our crazy yet fun gardening potluck! I am happy to see you here on the Transition Whatcom site. If you give me your email I will "invite" you as an official member of our Franklin Park gardening group. Or Ryan can invite you. Looking forward to growing things with you, neighbor!

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