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Shirley Jacobson
  • Female
  • Bellingham, WA
  • United States
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  • Caitlin Quigley
  • Avielle Heath
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Shirley Jacobson might attend David MacLeod's event

Patterns for Navigating the Transition to a World in Energy Descent at WECU Education Center

June 26, 2015 from 7pm to 8pm
Presentation at the WECU Education Center on Holly St.We will explore the world in crisis and chaos as an opportunity for social and spiritual transformation as we form stronger connections to the earth’s natural patterns and to each other. This presentation will summarize my recent paper written for the upcoming Integral Theory Conference.   The paper considers current concerns about resource depletion (“energy descent”)…See More
Jun 19, 2015
Shirley Jacobson might attend warren miller's event

Transition Whatcom Book Study Group at Fairhaven Public Library- Northwest Room

December 6, 2012 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Join us on Thursday, Dec 6th at 6:30PM as we study The Transition Companion, by Rob Hopkins. (review)Win #1 - You will learn the history and principles behind the Transition Town movement, which is transforming communities around the world.Win #2 - You will learn what other communities are actually doing -- what worked…See More
Dec 4, 2012
Shirley Jacobson replied to Andrea Lanctot's discussion Looking for farm, organizing, or teaching work this Spring in the group Community Asks and Offers
"Joe and Linda Murphy sent a note to our Weston Price group that they are looking for help on their farm. They mainly do poultry, layers and broilers, and some gardening. They have worked with Joel Salatin at Polyface farms in VA before moving back…"
Feb 10, 2012
Shirley Jacobson might attend David Marshak's event

Personal Finance Work Group at Downtown Community Coop Connections building

February 12, 2012 from 12:15pm to 2:15pm
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Feb 6, 2012
Shirley Jacobson replied to Rob Olason's discussion Initiative to start a public Washington state bank gets some press in the group Personal Finance Workgroup
"From: JA Shattuck <>Subject: [snoworg-contacts] Public Banking ForumDate: Thursday, December 29, 2011, 11:30 AM PUBLIC BANKING FORUM Speakers: Representative Bob Hasegawa, Cindy Cole and John…"
Dec 29, 2011
Shirley Jacobson commented on Caitlin Quigley's event Personal Finance Workgroup Meeting
"I made up 300 copies of the MYM flyer. A few have been given out but it is still pretty close to 300. I see that the topic is on your agenda. Is anyone interested in making them available? I'd like to get them to someone before I leave. Caitlin…"
Nov 1, 2011
Shirley Jacobson commented on David MacLeod's event Bank to Credit Union Transfer Day
"I will have updated Move Your Money Whatcom flyers to distribute."
Oct 21, 2011
Shirley Jacobson is attending David MacLeod's event

Bank to Credit Union Transfer Day at Your Bank and Your Credit Union

November 5, 2011 all day
A Facebook page for the event states that “”together we can ensure that these banking institutions will ALWAYS remember the 5th of November!! If the 99% removes our funds from the major banking institutions on or by this date we will send a clear message and give the 1% a taste of the fear that we experience every day when we aren't able to pay for our rent, food, medication, utilities, student…See More
Oct 21, 2011
Maxine Walker replied to Shirley Jacobson's discussion Move Your Money Campaign in the group Personal Finance Workgroup
"I have recently joined Transition Whatcom to specifically network with other Transition groups in support of establishing a state bank in Washington.  As outlined in HB3162 by Bob Hasegawa the removing the profits corporate banks make off our…"
Oct 17, 2011
Shirley Jacobson is attending Caitlin Quigley's event

Personal Finance Workgroup Meeting at TBD

October 16, 2011 from 11am to 1pm
Please join us for a meeting of the Personal Finance Workgroup.On the agenda:-next steps for Move Your Money Campaign in light of changing bank fees, Occupy Wall Street-Whatcom Investing Network: next steps, leadership-ideas: local currency, cost of credit awareness campaignSee More
Oct 11, 2011
Laura R. replied to Shirley Jacobson's discussion Chicken Brooders in the group Food Security Group
"Someone contacted Sustainable Connections about this business opportunity, too. I put it out on the Whatcom Farmers' listserve and then gave the responses back to the person interested in starting the business. Not sure where it went from…"
Oct 8, 2011
Celt M. Schira replied to Shirley Jacobson's discussion Chicken Brooders in the group Food Security Group
"Tell her to contact Matt Aamot. He has the incubators already and the experience with higher capacity brooding. He's looking for people to maintain breeding flocks of layers."
Sep 22, 2011
Shirley Jacobson added a discussion to the group Food Security Group

Chicken Brooders

A local chicken farmer recently opined about having  to order chicks from out of state as mail delivery is hard on the chicks. She wishes she could get chicks locally. I learned that she needs 375 layers every two months. She also raises broilers.   Brooding chicks would involve keeping a breeding flock of quality stock, monitoring them for health and investing in a large incubator. She says if someone is interested she would be willing to work with them on research the requirements. As I…See More
Sep 5, 2011
Shirley Jacobson 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!
Sep 5, 2011
Shirley Jacobson commented on Kate Clark's group Food Security Group
"The book is   EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want   There is a ticketed event at the Leopold beginning at 5:30 on Monday, Sept13, and a talk at Village Books at 7."
Sep 3, 2011
Shirley Jacobson is attending Caitlin Quigley's event

2nd Meeting of Whatcom Investing Network at TBD

August 2, 2011 from 6pm to 9pm
6:00pm: New Member Orientation7:00-9:00pm: General Meeting (members only)Please see for more information. The Whatcom Investing Network is a spinoff of the Transition Whatcom Personal Finance Workgroup.See More
Jul 23, 2011

Profile Information

How are you currently involved in the Transition?
Bike, bus and drive a hybrid. Support local farmers, growers, dairy. Take responsibility for my health. Grow (some) food, cook, can, dehydrate at home. Cut spending.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
Share ideas and learn from others.
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
Interest in health issues, healthy soil, food as medicine, traditional foods prepared in traditional ways.
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
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).
The need to connect and network with like-minded folks.

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