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Transition Laurel

For those who are interested in learning about or implementing the Transition model in or near the Laurel district, just north of Bellingham.

Location: Laurel, WA
Members: 20
Latest Activity: Dec 6, 2013

Transition Laurel Potluck 8/24/09


To see more of Cindi Landreth's photos taken at our get-together, go here.

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Comment by Heather K on April 2, 2010 at 5:24pm
Yes - Garden Work-Parties are great fun! I like to have them where the host also provides some food aftewards for the workers...I’ve been part of volunteering in the urban zone gardens, and I’ve hosted a work-party out at Heartsong Garden Sanctuary. The ones Jeff organized last year requested the receivers to volunteer at someone else's garden, and to provide a simple meal. Meeting on a weekday evening in the spring & summer worked well since weekends are few & busy times.

Its a lot of work to prepare but fun! I’m usually swamped in the garden through May ...but I might create something at our rural garden early May...or show up as I’m able at someone else’s work-party...If there’s food I can bring a strong man with me too!
Potlucks & with work time fine too. Remember to check our TW Events page for other events happening at the same time anyones considering a work-day.
Comment by Brian Kerkvliet on April 2, 2010 at 8:52am
Hi All! I was thinking the other night. (that always gets me into trouble) That it would be fun to get to know each other better and help everyone out by having a roving Laurel garden work party. My thought would be that once a month we would do an afternoon project and a potluck meal at each of our places.
Any takers. Who wants to help organize? I know I have too much on my plate all ready but I had to put it out there.
Comment by Cyndy Sheldon on March 27, 2010 at 8:55pm
Hi Transition Laurel, especially Brian for your suggestion. I'll be out of town until the 6th of April, but after that I'd be interested. I hope someone will keep me posted. Welcome Amanda! Cyndy
Comment by David MacLeod on March 26, 2010 at 2:42pm
Welcome to the newest member of Transition Laurel, Amanda Windberg!

Just a reminder to all that Brian Kerkvliet is teaching a class tomorrow at Inspiration Farm (619 E. Laurel Rd.) from 10am - 5pm, on Food Forest and Permaculture Plant Guilds. 10% of proceeds from this class will be donated to Transition Whatcom's Great Unleashing!

More info here: http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/events/food-forest-permaculture
Comment by David MacLeod on September 25, 2009 at 6:36pm
Cyndy, great to hear, thanks!
Comment by Cyndy Sheldon on September 25, 2009 at 4:36pm
David, Just to let you know---Ginger and I are meeting on Sunday at my house at 11 to discuss how to begin organizing Transition Laurel. Of course you are welcome if you desire to attend but I know you are very busy. I'll keep you posted. Cyndy
Comment by David MacLeod on September 25, 2009 at 4:22pm
Thanks Heather, this could be a good/fun project for Transition Laurel to get involved with.
Comment by Heather K on September 23, 2009 at 4:26pm
Neighborhood-Watershed work-party to help restore our local Ten Mile Creek watershed with the NSEA folks & volunteers on Sat Nov 7th.

Details below from our Sustainable Bellingham newsletter:

Event: 'NSEA Ten Mile Creek Work Party'

Date: Saturday, November 07, 2009 At 09:00 AM
Duration: 3 Hours

Contact Info:
Lindsay Taylor (360) 715-0283 Email: ltaylor@n-sea.org This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
URL: http://www.n-sea.org

Help NSEA, the Whatcom Conservation District, and Bellewood Acres staff, friends, and family plant native trees and shrubs along this new site on Ten Mile Creek in Lynden. Parking is available at Bellewood Acres, located just east of the Guide Meridian Rd. at 231 Ten Mile Rd. Follow the signs and check in at the NSEA tent.

We’ll bring the tools and gloves – all you have to do is wear sturdy shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. Refreshments are provided by The Bagelry, the Community Food Co-Op, Erin Baker’s Wholesome Baked Goods, Starbucks Coffee, and Tony’s Coffee & Teas. So bring your friends, your family, and your enthusiasm and we’ll see you at the creek!
Comment by Susan Templeton on September 1, 2009 at 11:58pm
Hey that's me in the middle and what a wonderful evening it was. Great food, conviviality and so many inspiring ideas in one place. Thank you Transition Laurel!
Comment by Heather K on August 24, 2009 at 4:06pm
Hi All- I'll try to be present today at potluck 8/24 at 5:30 and for presentation by Michael Browlnee, of Transition Boulder and one of the founders of Transition US....I may be there a bit past 6pm.
 

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