MIMIC THIS! When you get invited to events 3000 miles away (or 20 of them just across town), use COPY & PASTE with the really interesting events to seed your own community's plans for similar events. Why start from scratch.... Beg, borrow and mimic! More....
"HONEYBEES I'm going to this, thought you'd find it interesting. Maxine
The Salvation of the Honeybee Kingdom:
Swarms & Feral Bees
with Jacqueline Freeman
Saturday, March 31 10am - noon $25
Register for either or both classes by…"
"Have the plans downloaded for the Warre building, have several interested people and want to schedule it end of March. Got a book at the library, Honey Bee Hobbyist and was kind of overwhelmed by the complexity of the methods described for care etc.…"
"David, I have been mulling over your Chapter 7 post and want to respond to some of your statements. Whether we define permaculture by terms like “complex adaptive systems” and “design science” seems to me to be…"
"Yes, I was dismayed at the challenge of converting metric. I have put the word out to Transition Snoqulmie Valley members for a Warre beehive building event. One member knows of a woodworking shop whose business has dried up and…"
"So David, if I can collect 7 people to make their own Warre hives and if the price we pay for lumber is comparable to yours that would lower the price to about $57. right? Add to this the plans I think were available at $27. the only other…"
"I saw plans for a top-bar bee house some time ago and thought I put it in Favorites but don't see it there. The bees made their comb and it seemed simple to make even for me. Do you have any info on this? Thanks, Maxine"
"It is hard for me to understand why there has not been a more active response to the call for state banks. I started a petition on change.org as offered by Move-On a couple of months ago and am dismayed at both the lack of response by both my…"
All our gardening and farming endeavors are dependent on a clean fresh water supply. Here in my rainy western Washington state it is easy to ignore the water rights that are being fought over,such as in Nevada, parts of California and elsewhere Couple this with contamination, effects of climate change and we have a real bottom line to consider for food security. I don't know how Transitioners can influence the outcome of this often politically and vested interest motivated social issue but…See More
There's perhaps no question I'm asked more often than "What about Local Currencies?" So I'm starting a study group on alternative forms of community trading. Register your interest! Soon we will begin building a prototype.See More
"Yes David, this is an evolutionary principle that has supported life for millions of years,whether humans, animals or plants - adaptation, however crude in lower species to the ever more sophisticated ability of humans to evaluate and adapt as the…"
"Good morning Maxine. Hope things are super in Carnation. Can we get a photo? Click on this link and follow the directions. I'll be glad to assist with some photoshopping if you have a photo that needs a bit of…"
The Center for Sustainable Medicine is a model of a small, sliding-scale, powered-down clinic using practices that are not dependent on cheap oil. It also functions as a think-tank and international resource via its website and workshops.See More
Keeping chickens in the yard is an age old and mostly forgotten aspect of kitchen gardening. All over, people are relearning this fun relationship to their food and the joys and challenges that come along with it.
Good morning Maxine. Hope things are super in Carnation. Can we get a photo? Click on this link and follow the directions. I'll be glad to assist with some photoshopping if you have a photo that needs a bit of editing.
Hope you are doing fine.
I am wondering, have you posted any seeds to me.I am sort of keeping record of all the people who have posted so it would be easier for me to remember from whom I should be expecting the seed gift.
Welcome Maxine. Great to see your interest in Transition!
http://transitionus.ning.com/group/linktransitionwashingtonstateusa is your link to Transition Washington State. Feel free to join in the activities. Use the COMMENT WALL to say Hello to the others. Reinforce the good things they are doing. Mention something you're interested in. Ask a question. Start a discussion. Let me know if you would like to be an Admin on this page to help build and maintain your group's Resume. Have fun!
One more thing, it would be enlightening to all our members if you would consider adding a link to Member Transition Snoqualmie Valley in our registry of organizations supporting Transition and Sustainability -- http://transitionus.ning.com/groups/group/new.