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Charles Kelm
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Inexpensive quality farm and garden tools

Started Oct 2, 2011 0 Replies

This week I am putting an order together at for farm and garden tools.  They have great stuff at great prices, and excellent rates on…Continue

Tags: permaculture, gardening, harvesting, agriculture, Farming


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How are you currently involved in the Transition?
In the process of creating a food forest on our little lot north of Bellingham. Gearing up to convert my diesel truck to run on waste vegetable oil. Buying local. Researching ways to get our property off the electrical grid, etc.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
Transitioning off of petroleum is smart no matter where you lie on the political spectrum. Why would anyone think it is a good idea to continue to rely on something which is in finite supply?
Do you have particular interests, skills, talents or resources you would like to bring to Transition Whatcom?
I am am student of permaculture design and implementation. It is my passion and what takes up most of my focus.
In what neighborhood or part of the county do you reside?
Blaine / Custer / Ferndale border.
Where did you hear about Transition Whatcom and how did you find our community network website?
On website I heard of it by Googling their information I read on a sign placed near some blueberry bushes they were selling at Thee Market in Birch Bay.
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 hope to meet other like-minded people in my area. I meet lots of like minded people on the net, but not very many who are local to me.

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At 1:05pm on March 28, 2011, Juliet Thompson said…

Hi Permie.

I couldn't help butting in about your comment on the Mycological Restoration page. I am on the webteam for the site.

If you want to send a private message to one individual, the best way is to go to the Members page and search for them. Then you can go to their personal page and comment. 

For following comments on a Group page, you can check under the Comment box to see that you've clicked on "Follow - Email me when people comment" . If you have - it should say "Stop Following - Don't email me when people comment." 

I'd love to know if that solves the problem.

Juliet Thompson

At 2:20pm on December 8, 2010, Laura J Sellens said…
Hi there,

I think I sent you a message with the price and tariff information for the oil press but now I can't find it so apologies if this is the first you're seeing of this. This is a friendly harassment to please confirm a final yes or no regarding the oil press group order to my email address We have more than 8 confirmed which means your grand total will be $91.89 USD or real close to that depending on the exchange rate on the day I place the order. If you say yes, I’ll send you my address so you can send me a check.

Thank you,
Laura Sellens
At 5:40pm on October 29, 2010, Lady Hamster said…
Hey Charlie! I have some DVD' s on my front porch for you that have been there FOREVER that I have been trying to get back to you. Remind me next time you visit okay?
At 11:55pm on September 10, 2010, Heather K said…
Hi! Welcome to TW and the Earth Gardens group!
Glad you've gotton some fava beans, you'll find they are soo delicious steamed when fresh! You may be about to become a seed geek, so I'll send you another invite to our seed group. Remember sometime in Jan or Feb we will host another local seed exchange, and last year we even did one in the fall for those of us who had just harvested our summer seeds.
At 10:20am on September 4, 2010, Shannon Maris said…
Please email me: so I can add your email to the Garden E-News list.
At 9:14am on September 4, 2010, J. C. Walker,Jr. said… This is a link to N.Y. dealing successfully with the Aminopyralid question in their state.
At 12:16pm on September 3, 2010, David MacLeod said…
Welcome Permie! You can find many more Permies at, and local Permies at The Northwest Permaculture Convergence is coming up Sept. 17-19th in Seattle.

And most importantly, we have a group here on this site:
Earth Gardens: Edible-Medicinal-Wild Habitats (Permaculture Beyond Organic)

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