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Rhys Faler
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  • Jeff Krajewski
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Paul Kuepfer and Rhys Faler are now friends
Mar 8
Rhys Faler might attend warren miller's event
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Escape from Affluenza- TW Movie Nite at Limelight Theatre Bellingham

March 18, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Escape from Affluenza shows how people can declare their independence from the epidemic of rampant consumerism and materialism ailing Americans and our environment by adopting the practices of simple living. This sequel to AFFLUENZA uses expert commentary, thought-provoking vignettes and humor to show how people can reduce their consumption and simplify their lives. With stories of real people from Seattle to the Netherlands who have altered their lifestyles and re-discovered the joy of living,…See More
Mar 8
Rhys Faler joined Renata Beata Kowalczyk's group
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Coworking Community

We are a community of entrepreneurs, freelancers, consultants, telecommuters, and other location-independent workers who seek to brainstorm, collaborate, or simply hunker down and work alongside one another.
Jan 12
Rhys Faler and Dave Koshinz are now friends
Jan 12
Rhys Faler is attending Heather K's event
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Community Seed Swap 2013 at Majestic- 1027 North Forest Street, Bellingham

January 27, 2013 from 1pm to 4:30pm
“Getting Seeds Into the Hands of the People”January 27th, 2013 Sunday 1:00-4:001027 North Forest Street- MajesticOpen to the Public -No Fee -Donations accepted! GMO Free Event!SCHEDULE:1:00  Doors Open1:15  Opening Circle & Swap Etiquette1:30  Swapping Seeds & Sharing Stories2:00  “Basic Seed Saving” talk by Celt Schira4:30  Swap Ends & Clean UpWHO SHOULD ATTEND:*. People with Heirloom Seeds, Packaged Seeds, Edible Tubers& Seed Potatoes To Share*. People without seeds who want…See More
Jan 15, 2013
Rhys Faler is attending warren miller's event
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Transition Whatcom Assembly Meeting at Cordata COOP Roots Room

October 21, 2012 from 2:30pm to 5pm
The quarterly Transition Whatcom all member potluck and membership gathering (Sunday Oct 21st) is a chance for you to meet other members, find out about recent TW events and learn about what's being planned. IntroductionPotluck- Harvesty SnaxGratitude circleSkillShare Faire after partyUpcoming EventsDesign Grant process update- planned training classesWorkgroup updatesBrainstorming Exercise- What would you like Transition Whatcom to be doing in 1 year, in 5 years? What is most important?CloseSee More
Oct 3, 2012
Rhys Faler updated their profile
May 12, 2012
Rhys Faler is now friends with Steve Wilson, warren miller, Jeff Krajewski and Kristin Angela Santler more
Feb 13, 2012
Behrouz left a comment for Rhys Faler
"Hi Rhys, I am glad you took an interest in me because it is mutual.  Nice to see you interested in experimenting with sustainable community living options especially with the ecological (or dialectic) concept of permaculture as a model.…"
Aug 24, 2011
Rhys Faler is attending warren miller's event
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Transition Whatcom Quarterly Hub Meeting at Food Coop Cordata- Upstairs Meeting Room

August 28, 2011 from 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Join other Transition Whatcom members at the quarterly Hub meeting to share recent experiences and discuss future plans. The TWOG will provide an overview of the schedule and plans for the next years activities. All members who want to help brainstorm, plan and/or participate in events and work group activities are invited to attend.Proposed Agenda-1) Introductions2) Overview and Actions from Assembly Meeting3) Proposed Schedule and Plans from the TWOG4) Discussion and Brainstorming5) Matching…See More
Aug 24, 2011
Rhys Faler and Sarah Robertson are now friends
May 12, 2011
Rhys Faler is now friends with Katarina Bunge and Catherine Cook
May 1, 2011
Rhys Faler might attend Juliet Thompson's event
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Second Transition Whatcom Assembly at Cordata Coop - Upstairs

March 27, 2011 from 1pm to 4pm
Update 3/18: Not just a meeting - we'll sing a song by Jack Johnson & Ben Harper - With My Own Two Hands (...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqMWS-wbuss). If you can play guitar, bring it along or email me (juliet).Also Cyndy Sheldon (www.cyndysheldon.com) will help us get to know each other better.The Assembly is a quarterly event, and the opportunity for group leadersor representatives to inspire and inform others of your Workgroup's progresstowards learning, sharing and helping our…See More
Mar 27, 2011
Rhys Faler is now friends with Judy Hopkinson, Juliet Thompson, Caitlin Quigley and Charles Kelm more
Feb 19, 2011
Jean Kroll left a comment for Rhys Faler
"Hi Rhys, Heather K referred me to you, as we were talking about a film series I'm coordinating for the Center for Local Self-Reliance (www.caretakershouse.org). We're hosting a series of 4 films for this winter/spring at RE-Sources…"
Jan 1, 2011
Juliet Thompson left a comment for Rhys Faler
"Hi Rhys, Would you like to come to a website infrastructure meeting? We have a Doodle poll set up - http://doodle.com/5cn56vcvg2vhrxpw If you could mark the times and dates you're available that'd be great. We'll talk about software…"
Nov 16, 2010

Profile Information

How are you currently involved in the Transition?
I am working to establish sustainable community living options such as Cohousing, Housing Co-ops, and Ecovillages in Whatcom County.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I am actively involved with the creation of a community in whatcom county that is built from the ground up to be sustainable.
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
Professionally, I make a living designing web pages. I also work for an organization called the neoTribal Network which can be viewed as a social permaculture and reskilling organization.
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
Happy Valley
Your Personal Website (if you have one)
http://cascadia.neotribalism.net
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 enjoy networking with other sustainable-minded people in Whatcom County

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At 6:01pm on August 24, 2011, Behrouz said…

Hi Rhys,

I am glad you took an interest in me because it is mutual.  Nice to see you interested in experimenting with sustainable community living options especially with the ecological (or dialectic) concept of permaculture as a model.  Looking forward to working with you in research / planning / implementing  potentially viable projects in TW ecosociosphere.

At 10:24pm on January 1, 2011, Jean Kroll said…

Hi Rhys,

Heather K referred me to you, as we were talking about a film series I'm coordinating for the Center for Local Self-Reliance (www.caretakershouse.org). We're hosting a series of 4 films for this winter/spring at RE-Sources learning center.  I'm looking for people who have some expertise on the topics of the films to be available for questions at these films; specifically on soils (for the movie "Dirt"), water (for the movie "Blue Gold"), or an update on Cuba (for "Power of Community).  She said you might be able to identify people if you, yourself, would not be able to attend.  So, thanks in advance in you can help!  Jean

At 12:45am on November 16, 2010, Juliet Thompson said…
Hi Rhys,
Would you like to come to a website infrastructure meeting? We have a Doodle poll set up - http://doodle.com/5cn56vcvg2vhrxpw If you could mark the times and dates you're available that'd be great. We'll talk about software upgrade, limitations of current software, how to make decisions, who's doing what in terms of admin. Thanks, Juliet
At 8:57pm on September 12, 2010, Charles Kelm said…
Hey Rhys, it was great meeting you this weekend (I was the one who brought his own chair, ha ha). I wish you luck with your work with Cascadia NeoTribalism. Be sure to update the board here with any interesting events which are coming up (and Perm 101 & 201 classes in October).
At 10:56pm on August 23, 2010, Heather K said…
Hi Rhys! Great to read of the two Permaculture events being held at the Outback Farm! Will these events be held regardless of how many folks sign up?
The last time I referred some of my Earthcare Garden Design clients to this class series, the class was cancelled just a few days before the weekend.
Once this September class is a sure thing, let me know, as I have some folks I would like to refer, and I can help promote once its a sure go.
( If I'm in town I'd be willing to help out also. )
I attended the Outback event at the stage but came late.
It would be great if Western would count this class towards students credits! Someday Western may actually offer Permaculture Design & Application classes that include a Permaculture Design Certification (PDC).
At 10:08pm on August 19, 2010, Laura J Sellens said…
Oh, I forgot: you mentioned NVC as a skill you might want to have workshops on--you're aware that Alan Seid teaches an intro to NVC the first Saturday of every month at Explorations Academy (same building as Sustainable Connections)? Sliding scale and well worth it, I took it earlier this month. David and Angela MacLeod handle registration, I believe. As far as piggybacking on what other groups are already doing, that one's a slam dunk. Cheers, Laura jean
At 11:19am on March 25, 2010, Heather K said…
Rhys - Great to see you again at planning time for Great Unleashing! We would welcome you & Oasis friends to come out to the Heartsong Garden Sanctuary again and enjoy a lakeside fire & potluck. We're still planting more trees & shrubs!
At 11:17am on January 7, 2010, Rick Dubrow said…
Hi Rhys,

Thanks for offering to volunteer for the Great Unleashing planning group. Please email me at rdubrow@a1builders.ws with your email address so that I can send you an invite with further info. Thanks.
At 10:28pm on December 4, 2009, Chris Wolf said…
Hi Rhys,
If you know anyone who is currently looking for a semi-communal living situation, my partner and I have the upstairs of our house available for rent (bedroom plus living space) and we are friendly and into sustainable community living. We have lots of garden space and knowledge to share if someone is into that. They can email me at chrisandbella at yahoo dot com or call me at 961 9028. Thanks!
At 1:06am on November 26, 2009, Heather K said…
Hey Rys, I like the mission on the nTN! Keep me in the loop. If you have an email list I can send you mine to add me on.
 
 
 

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