In case you haven’t heard about Planet : Home A sustainable living festival Sustainable Northeast Seattle has been organizing, here’s the info. You are welcome to bring everyone you know! Please help spread the word!
Planet : Home
A sustainable living festival hosted by Sustainable Northeast Seattle
August 21st, 10am-5pm at the Hunter Tree Farm – 7744 35th Ave NE, Seattle
Free workshops, speakers, food, live music, demonstrations, hands-on science and art activities for kids! Come learn how you can reduce your environmental footprint and share your experiences in trying to live more sustainably! Learn about solar cooking, bicycle repair (bring your bike!), cheese-making, weatherizing you home, growing your own tea (bring a cup!), sod replacement, worm bins, bee-keeping, tool repair (bring your tools!), edible landscaping, knowledge-sharing with community elders, rain gardens, and much much more. Take home ideas for environmentally-friendly living and maybe win some eco products to help you on your way.
Morning schedule includes:
Annette Cottrell – SustainableEats.com
Tom Watson, King County’s eco-consumer – incorporating recycled materials into your garden
Rob Stevens of Puget Sound Beekeepers Association – beekeeping basics
Emily Bishton of Green Light Gardening – gardening for wildlife
Heidi Mair – herbal and medicinal gardens
Julianne Jaz – dye gardens
James Reichstadt – cheese making demonstration
Afternoon schedule includes:
Linda Chalker Scott, King County Extension agent and author of ‘The Informed Gardner” – QA on soil building and other garden topics
Barry Lia of the Washington Biodynamic Group – biodynamic gardening techniques
Wilson Atteberry – Washington State renewable energy incentives
Jenny Pell of Permaculture Now! – permaculture techniques
Janine Van Sanden – no waste living
For more info, see the
Sustainable Northeast Seattle event page: http://sustainableneseattle.ning.com/events/planet-home-a-sustainable
Facebook event page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=116633528384607
Or call Susan Gregory at 206-526-1169, Carol Sackeyfio firstname.lastname@example.org or Joann Kerr at 206-523-8980
I hope to see you there!