A list of events offered by other groups that support a local food system, healthy environment and community.
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WHAT: At this series of five classes, you’ll learn from experts from Seattle Audubon, PAWS Wildlife Center, Washington Native Plant Society, Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, and Woodland Park Zoo about how to design your wildlife habitat, attract birds and other wildlife to your backyard, select and care for native plants, manage your backyard sustainably, and get your yard certified as a Backyard
WHEN: Five evenings in March through May 2013
WHERE: Woodland Park Zoo
COST: $25 per class or $100 for the five-part series
MORE INFO: www.zoo.org/backyardhabitat
WHO: Green Living Project
WHAT: Green Living Project has launched the Spring 2013 Student Film Project! Students are encouraged to document and submit unique and compelling films about local or global sustainability-related projects. Winning films will be screened at GLP Films' events this year! Winners also receive prize packages up to $1,000 in value from Mountainsmith, The North Face, Pura Vida, and more. The contest is open to 6th grade through graduate level students.
WHEN: Deadline for submissions is May 30.
MORE INFO: Visit www.greenlivingproject.com/studentfilmproject
Food Lust 2013
WHO: Cascade Harvest Coalition
WHAT: Love is in the air and so is Food Lust 2013. Save the date and show your love for local farms, local food and Cascade Harvest Coalition.
WHEN: June 1, 2013
WHERE: Willie Green's Organic Farm
COST: Tickets on sale April 1
MORE INFO: Visit cascadeharvest.org
2013 Community Gardening Video Festival: Open to Submissions
WHO: American Community Gardening Association
WHAT: Tell your urban food story at the American Community Gardening Association's first-ever amateur video festival! Storytellers of all ages are invited to submit short (3-minute) videos that tell their personal tales about growing food in backyard gardens, community gardens, urban farms, and other community food projects. Selected participants will have their videos screened at the ACGA 2013 Conference in Seattle, WA. Kids and young adults are especially encouraged to submit videos.
WHEN: Submission deadline is July 8, 2013.
MORE INFO: Read more here or email at email@example.com with questions.
Volunteers Wanted for Danny Woo Children's Garden
WHO: Danny Woo Community Garden
WHAT: Interested in engaging kids grades 2-5 in outdoor education? We are seeking volunteers for our Children's Garden classes this spring. Help lead pre-planned activities in anything from planting seeds to nutrition, cooking and eating! We ask that volunteers can commit to the full class time each week, and come prepared ready to lead their activity. Don't worry, we put activities together and send out details before class each week.
WHEN: We need volunteers for the following class times: Tuesdays 2-5:30 p.m. from April 9-May 28 & Fridays 12-3:45 p.m. from March 22-April 26.
WHERE: Danny Woo Children's Garden (620 South Main Street, across from Maynard Ave South)
MORE INFO: If interested, email Corinne at firstname.lastname@example.org for details and an application.
Kneading Conference West 2013
WHO: Naomi Duguid and Dawn Woodward
WHAT: Naomi Duguid and Dawn Woodward will teach a flatbread workshop using a top-of-the-line tandoor oven generously provided by the Wood Stone Corporation. In addition to other celebrated cookbooks, Naomi wrote the book on flatbreads, the James Beard Foundation award-winning Flatbreads and Flavor.
WHEN: September 12-14, 2013
WHERE: Washington State University Agriculture Research and Extension Center 16650 State Route 536 Mount Vernon, Washington 98273
MORE INFO : Please register and pay for the conference and when that's completed, send an email to Wendy Hebb, email@example.com indicating your interest and be sure to include that you are registered for KNEADING CONFERENCE WEST.
WHO: Ekone Ranch
WHAT: Ekone Ranch is looking for a hardworking, lighthearted, self-directed individual to help us grow food for community residents and children attending summer camps. Our growing practices have a focus on permaculture principles and ethics. We are transitioning towards edible forest gardens. We offer room and board in exchange of 25 hrs/week of labor. Transportation must be taken care of by the intern. We cannot provide for children or pets at this time.
WHEN: Spring and Summer 2013. Length of stay is variable.
WHERE: Outside of Godendale, WA (about 4 hours from Seattle)
MORE INFO: Visit www.ekone.org or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now Hiring at EarthCorps
WHO: EarthCorps is a Seattle-based non-profit organization with a mission to build global community through local environmental service. EarthCorps' Corps Program is an intensive year-long training program that unites young adults (ages 18-25) from across the United States and around the world to learn skills in community building, habitat restoration, and leadership.
WHAT: EarthCorps is currently accepting applications for the following three positions: Corps member (June - December) Crew Leader (June – December) Project Coordinator (June - September).
WHEN: Happening Now
MORE INFO: To learn more, visit our Now Hiring page for further details and application requirements. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. RAHEL STAMPFER - Recruiter & International Administrator, Responsible Officer ph 206.322.9296 x102 email email@example.com
WHAT: Sunny Pine Farm in Twisp is an organic goat dairy milking 50-55 goats. There is an established market for cheese and yogurt. This is a great business opportunity for the right couple. Goat dairy management experience is required. MORE INFO: Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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