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Sustainable Ballard Open House

Event Date: 
06/22/2013 - 10:30am - 12:30pm
Event Location: 
Ballard Public Library
5614 22nd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

Come check us out!

Learn how our new projects are coming: little free libraries, 7 wonders of ballard bike tour, legislation for sustainability, ballard sprouts…
check in with your old favorites: ballard knitters for the homeless, rainwise, market gleaning, ballard urban gardeners, b-green building talks…
help develop some new projects in the works: ballard community wildlife habitat?, ballard tool library?, ballard skills bank?, community solar?…
see our new website up and running
find out how you can get more involved
meet Sustainable Ballard organizers and enthusiasts

Location

Ballard Public Library
5614 22nd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

Sustainable Ballard Edible Garden Tour

Event Date: 
06/29/2013 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Event Location: 
Buy your ticket/map at the parking lot west of Trinity United Methodist Church
6512 23rd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

Title: 5th Annual Ballard Edible Garden Tour
Who: Sustainable Ballard invites you to a self-guided walking / biking tour of food gardens in the central area of Ballard.
What: Be inspired! Check out your neighbors’ gardens. This walking or biking tour provides examples of creative uses of parking strips, containers, raised beds, chicken coops, fruit trees, berries, bees and more! Meet the gardeners and ask questions. The tour includes a dozen gardens to explore within walking distance of Trinity United Methodist Church and Salmon Bay School.
Be entered into a Raffle of gardening books, supplies & Fiskars tools.
Get your gardening questions answered by local NW gardening authors.
When: Saturday June 29, 2013, 10am - 3pm.
Where: Buy your ticket/map at the parking lot west of Trinity United Methodist Church, 6512 23rd Ave NW, on the day of the tour.
Cost: $10 (kids are free) supports Sustainable Ballard's community projects.
More info: Visit www.sustainableballard.org

Contact Paula Jenson ([email protected]) if you would like to volunteer or have a garden you would like to be included in the tour.

Location

Buy your ticket/map at the parking lot west of Trinity United Methodist Church
6512 23rd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

Meet Woody Tasch, Carol Peppe Hewitt and Learn How to Grow Your Local Food System

Event Date: 
05/31/2013 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Location: 
Pike Place Market
85 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

Join us for an evening of inspiration and action!

Learn about how communities across the country are investing locally to build a more sustainable food system and get involved here in Seattle.

Our speakers are Woody Tasch, the founder and chairman of Slow Money, and author of Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money, which outlined a vision to bring the financial system back to earth & sparked the formation of dozens of affiliate organizations and Carol Peppe Hewitt, co-founder of Slow Money NC and author of Financing our Foodshed.

Location

Pike Place Market
85 Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101
United States

EXHIBITORS WELCOME AT ENVIRONMENTAL FAIR

Event Date: 
04/21/2013 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm
Event Location: 
Seattle Unity Church
200-8th Avenue Dining Hall
Seattle, WA 98109
United States

GREEN EXHIBITORS WELCOME Seattle Unity Earth Care Team is hosting an Environmental Fair and Brunch Sunday, April 21 at 12:30pm.  Highlights are a speaker on food production and demonstration of bicycle maintenance. Tables are available to green/sustainable/environmental groups for materials and spokespersons.  Locally sourced and organic foods are featured on the $12 brunch menu. Seattle Unity is at 200 - 8th Ave. N., Seattle 98109 directly north of Denny Park in the South Lake Union neighborhood. Contact Marcia Rutan: [email protected]

Location

Seattle Unity Church
200-8th Avenue Dining Hall
Seattle, WA 98109
United States

Sustainable Ballard Solar Happy Hour at Hilliard's

Event Date: 
04/11/2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Event Location: 
Hilliard’s Taproom
1550 NW 49th St.
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

Stop by Thursday, April 11, and catch up with Sustainable Ballard friends. While you're there, learn about Solarize Seattle, the community solar buying program that makes going solar more affordable. (Hurry--this is one of the last chances to get involved in the program; registration closes April 22.) You can even win prizes playing Solar Bingo. This FREE event is kid- and dog-friendly.

Stay tuned for more Sustainable Ballard happy hour events at Hilliard's, featuring live music and the fun spirit of Sustainable Ballard.

Location

Hilliard’s Taproom
1550 NW 49th St.
Seattle, WA 98107
United States
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