Article about HoneyLove, an organization is pushing to legalize beekeeping:
They made a video from National Honeybee Awareness Day:
After Friday’s incident in the Organic Garden, we started replanting seeds and planted garlic bulbs. We composted the plant matter and filled in the holes.
09.23.2011 Upcoming Events
This Saturday, September 24th, is Moving Planet. A local event will be held at Memorial Park. Check out the link below for details.
Also, this weekend is the hike to Devil’s Gate Dam in Hahamonga. We hope that you can join us.
On Wednesday, September 28th, we will be hosting a webinar with Jeffrey Smith (Institute of Responsible Technology) and Dr. Don Huber (professor emeritus at Purdue University). We will be joined by the Label GMO Initiative. FREE snacks will be provided.
Time: 5:00 pm
Where: Circadian (CC Bldg,1st floor)
When: Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011
09.20.2011 La County General Plan
Check out http://planning.lacounty.gov/generalplan for information.
09.19.2011 More Sept. And Oct. Events
We just received an email from Yvonne Savio for some upcoming events:
September 23-25, 2011 at Westminster Woods in Occidental CA
ART OF COMMUNITY GATHERING AND CONFERENCE http://www.artofcmty.com/
Creating Sustainable Culture through Cooperation
Intentional Community members from throughout the country gather for education, networking, training, fun and more.
A 3-day, 2-night immersive conference and celebration of community nestled in the beautiful coastal redwoods.
Connect with others who share the belief that community and cooperative culture are important ingredients in creating resilient communities!
Hear about inspiring community building experiences and learn about living models of sustainability!
Develop your cooperative skills… and have fun!!
Join representatives from many types of intentional communities, community organizers, and people interested in the basic principles of what it means to live “in community”.
Art of Community is open to everyone!
Various fees. See website. http://www.artofcmty.com/
Wanna car-pool from LA? Contact Lois at firstname.lastname@example.org or 213/738-1254
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 7:30 pm at Los Angeles Eco-Village
Mark Lakeman & Marisha Auerbach give a talk on VILLAGE ALCHEMY: PERMACULTURE STRATEGIES FOR
TRANSFORMING THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT
Fee: $15 to $5 (sliding scale)
Reservations required: 213/738-1254 or email@example.com
Saturday & Sunday, October 1-2, 2011 from 9am to 3pm
at the The Pasadena Armory for the Arts
145 North Raymond Ave., Pasadena 91103
CALIFORNIA TIME BANK CONFERENCE - Connect. Share. Thrive.
- Learn how to launch and maintain a Time Bank in your neighborhood.
- Learn about different models and applications of Time Banking.
- Network with Time Bank Coordinators from across the state.
- Find a Time Bank to join
Sponsored by California Federation of Time Banks, a project of CRSP *
Conference fees: $10 to $80
Details here: http://cafederationoftimebanks.org/
*Support for CRSP and its California Federation of Time Banks project has been provided by the Metabolic Studio, a direct charitable activity of the Annenberg Foundation
October 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012
GAIA EDUCATION: DESIGN FOR SUSTAINABILITY
Nine month on-line curriculum based on four pillars of sustainability:
Social, ecological, economic, worldview. Can be certified for accreditation. Taught in English or Spanish.
Sunday, October 9, 2011 from 10 am to 3 pm for 10.5 miles of car-free Los Angeles Streets
Save the date. Volunteers welcome.
Friday, October 14, 2011 from 10 am to 5 pm at L.A. Eco-Village
GREYWATER MAINTENANCE WORKSHOP: ADVANCED with Greywater Action Team
Learn simple techniques for maintaining your greywater sytems.
This workshop is for those who have already put in a greywater system
Fee: $50 to $100 (sliding scale) Bring a brown bag lunch.
Reservation required: Write firstname.lastname@example.org
Please mention what greywater class you have taken.
Friday, October 14, 2011 at 7:00 pm at L.A. Eco-Village
THE LOW DOWN ON PEE AND POO: A COMPOSTING TOILET WORKSHOP
with Laura Allen of Greywater Action
Fee: $15 to $5 (sliding scale)
Reservations required: email@example.com or 213/738-1254
Saturday, October 15, 2011 from 11am to 4 pm at a location to be announced
HANDS-ON GREYWATER INSTALLATION WORKSHOP with Greywater Action Team
Divert greywater from a washing machine to irrigate your landscape with a laundry to landscape greywater system
Fee: $30 to $100 (sliding scale)
http://greywateraction.org/content/pre-registration-hand-greywater-class-oct-15th-201 and you’ll be notified when we have the location and more details.
If your home is a potential location for this workshop, inquire here:
Sat and Sun, October 29-30, 2011 at the L.A. Convention Center
LOS ANGELES GREEN FESTIVAL http://www.greenfestivals.org/
The Premiere National Environmental/Sustainability Expo and Conference
Admission: $10 but F R E E if you:
- Bike (bike valet service provided)
- Show your Metro pass/ticket
- Are 18 or under
- Are a student or senior
- Are a volunteer
- Get your ticket from CRSP/L.A. Eco-Village or another
one of the Festivals Nonprofit Allies (watch for details)
Hundreds of speakers, forums, panels, exhibits. Music. Organic veggie food. Many Spanish language presentations.
Source: Savio, Yvonne Events from/at L.A. Eco-Village: Sept & Oct. 9/19/2011