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There's a New School In Wallingford - a Progressive, Public School

There's a new school in Wallingford. In the Fall of 2014, Pinehurst K-8, formerly known as Alternative School 1, will be moving to the South Wing of the Lincoln High-School building for a 3-year interim site.

Pinehurst will continue its 45 year tradition as Seattle's first and oldest alternative school, providing an experiential, project-based, social justice curriculum for…

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Added by John Chapman on February 19, 2014 at 7:49am — No Comments

Last Farmers Market Weekend for CEL: Visit our Booth for incredible savings!

Hello Cascadia Food Lovers and Gardeners!

This coming Sunday June 16th will be the last day of the season that Cascadian Edible Landscapes will be selling our wonderful plants at Seattle area farmers markets. We invite all of you to stop by our booth at the Ballard or Mercer Island markets to check out our amazing wares and discounts.
Bring in a copy of this email and receive $20 off of your purchase! 
Schools and Church…
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Added by Cascadian Edible Landscapes on June 13, 2013 at 10:32am — No Comments

21 Acres: Cooperative Growing in Your Neighborhood

When: Saturday April 27th, 1pm-4pm
Where: 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living 13701 NE 171st Street Woodinville, WA 98072
Description: One of the best ways to ensure a sustainable future is to take charge of growing your own food, and with the help of others, it's also a great way to bring neighbors…
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Added by Cascadian Edible Landscapes on April 8, 2013 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Grow Food Not Grass! Join the Sod Cutting Spree on April 6th and benefit the Just Garden Project!

Remove your lawn and benefit the Just Garden Project (JGP), sponsor of Spring into Bed!

When:  April 6th

Who:  Anyone who want to remove their lawn/sod! Neighbors are preferred! Companies! Volunteers!   Please…

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Added by Cascadian Edible Landscapes on April 1, 2013 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Spring Veggie Start CSA Crop Preferences Deadline-Act Now!

Dear Cascadia Food Lover ,

The deadline for choosing crop preferences for our wonderful veggie start CSA program is February 22nd, so if you want to ensure that you get the cream of the crop, sign up now for Spring, and choose from our extensive list of delicious varieties. Members who do not enter preferences by February 22nd may receive a standard…
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Added by Cascadian Edible Landscapes on February 14, 2013 at 2:43pm — No Comments

Read out from 2012 Environmental Priorities Legislative Workshop

This years Washington State Legislative Workshop was a bit of a downer for me, but after follow up with some organizers I feel more hopeful.  

The bad part was that the representatives who were there to speak on behalf of the environment were mostly concerned with securing transportation funds (2 billion $)  this legislative session and flatly stated that there would be no band width to talk about Climate Change.  Though one legislator said he opposed the Coal trains, he also said…

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Added by Arvia Morris on February 3, 2013 at 8:39am — No Comments

Unique Veggie Start CSA Now Open for Sign-Ups!





Greetings Cascadia Food Lovers



Its seems like not a day passes without a new story breaking about abuses within the agricultural system. The brands that you once trusted to provide you with organic foods turn out to be owned by big ag, grocery stores are selling GMO fruits and vegetables, factory farming is…

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Added by Cascadian Edible Landscapes on January 17, 2013 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Harvest Fruit with Lettuce Link!

Our Community Fruit Tree Harvest is getting ready for the 2012 harvest season and we need your…

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Added by Community Fruit Tree Harvest on July 10, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Wallingford Art Walk is this Wednesday, February 1st, 6-8pm.

Hi,



Wallingford Art Walk is this Wednesday, February 1st, 6-8pm.



Hope you can join us at the Kerf Gallery in the

Wallingford Center at 1815 N 45th, Seattle 98107

Celebrating the work of the painter Colin Day.

Large paintings in a beautiful space.

Something up in a down economy...

Artists creating and showing in empty un-leased Seattle spaces!…



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Added by Cynthia Shulman on January 31, 2012 at 12:51am — No Comments

Read out from Environmental Priorities Legislative Forum January 7th, 2012

Happy New Year Everyone,



Yesterday was the Environmental Priorities Coalition Legislative Workshop in preparation for Environmental Lobby Day January 25th. http://environmentallobbyday.eventbrite.com/

As usual it was well organized and well attended with a turnout of about 200-250 people.  It is nice to see the turn out given the magnitude of what is going on! 



2012 will be a--defensive year.  Due to budget…

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Added by Arvia Morris on January 9, 2012 at 7:11am — No Comments

Essay writing

In the visual arts, an essay writing is a preliminary drawing or sketch upon which a final painting or sculpture is based, made as a test of the work's composition (this meaning of the term, like several of those following, comes from the word essay's meaning of "attempt" or "trial").

Added by MatthewKPfeifer on October 10, 2011 at 12:35pm — No Comments

Solar PV System for Domestic Power Generation

Solar PV Electricity generationsystems are designed to capture sun’s energy through the photovoltaic cells. The photovoltaic cells are the gateways that trap sunlight and transform it into electrical energy. This energy is then used to power various homes without wasting scarce natural resources as fuel.



The fuel in this case is the abundantly available sunlight. Hence, the solar PV systems installed in homes are sufficient to meet most of the electricity needs. Moreover, the…

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Added by Smith edward on July 17, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

City Fruit Gearing Up for 2011 Harvest



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Added by Phinney City Fruit on June 13, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

87 Wallingford COMMUNITY Groups

Is your group here? What is missing? Let us know! Wallingford%20Orgs.doc

Added by Cathy Tuttle on June 7, 2011 at 10:16am — 1 Comment

Classic Homes of Wallingford An Architecture Walk

 

 

Date

Wallingford Walk

 

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Time

10:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT

Where

Meet at Tully's N. 45th St. & Meridian Ave N.…

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Added by Cindy Pulido on May 23, 2011 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Help CEL Raise Money for Schools through Edible Plant Sales

Dear Garden Lovin’ Community,



We are an edible landscape company that would like to support schools and help create healthy communities by…

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Added by Cascadian Edible Landscapes on April 21, 2011 at 2:27pm — No Comments

Seattle Preparedness Summit

Saturday April 9, 9-noon

Focus on community resilience. RSVP required.

RSVP:Mark Howard, Community Planning Coordinator, with any questions.

E-mail: mark.howard@seattle.gov, or phone: 206-684-7727

Community Preparedness Summit

DATE: Saturday, April 9th

TIME: 9:00 a.m. – Noon 8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Orientation

(for those not familiar with Emergency Communications Hubs)…

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Added by Cathy Tuttle on April 6, 2011 at 7:57am — No Comments

Learn To Be A Better Tree Hugger

The Tree Ambassador program trains Seattle residents to be local leaders in urban forest stewardship. Applications for the program are being accepted now and are due by April 24th. 2011.

Tree Ambassadors will be trained in the basics of urban forestry, leadership and community organizing. Tree Ambassadors will work in teams of 2-3 people to…

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Added by Cathy Tuttle on April 4, 2011 at 9:32am — No Comments

Gardening Group a SUCCESS (^0^)/~~~~~~

Thank you everyone for your support.



We had a great first gathering at Wallingfarm with tons of knowledge, seeds and support to go around. We all met some neighbors that we didn't know and I think are on our way to creating a sustainable and local support structure for the hopeful and existing urban farmer.



We talked about what we would like to do with a group like ours and came up with some very practical and inspirational ideas. We look forward to building community through… Continue

Added by Aaron Armstrong on March 21, 2011 at 10:24pm — No Comments

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