Sunday, August 28, 2011

TSV Labor Day 100 Mile Potluck 09/05/2011


Transition Silicon Valley
Labor Day 100 Mile Potluck
September 5, 2011 5:00 PM
Come to share the bounty of the season! Bring a dish with local, seasonal ingredients, if you can (tomatoes, eggplant, squash, seasonal fruit, local meats, or other). We'll share where our ingredients came from and how the dishes were prepared.
We'll also talk about what's happening with Transition-related activities for the coming year, including a new series of monthly potlucks that will focus on different themes.
Friends and family are welcome!
Location:
Victoria Armigo's house
Tel 408 296-6605
RSVP (if you can) to peterruddock [at] yahoo [dot] com or barbara [at] ontrk [dot] com

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Local Garden Share at Full Circle Farm Sunnyvale 08/28/11


Sunnyvale Local Garden Share
Neighbors Sharing Food/Flowers/Herbs from their Gardens
Sunday, August 28, 2011
11am - Noon
FREE!
Full Circle Farm (on the campus of Peterson Middle School)
1055 Dunford Way (East Gate) in Sunnyvale
www.fullcirclesunnyvale.org
Join us to share in the bounty of our gardens--- homegrown fruit, vegetables, eggs, herbs, honey, and flowers! Bring what you have to share; take home something you don’t have.
Think of it as a “free” backyard farmers’ market.
Throughout the Bay Area neighbors are coming together to share locally grown, fresh produce. Our Sunnyvale sharing event is supported by a coalition of community, ecological, and neighborhood groups including: Acterra, Full Circle Farm, Sunnyvale Cool, SummerWinds Sunnyvale and Transition Silicon Valley.
Any items remaining at the end of the event will be provided to Sunnyvale Community Services for distribution to those in need.
Hope to see you there!

Friday, August 5, 2011

Films of Vision and Hope, Food Connections, Free Friday Night Films Series Begins August 26, 2011


Films of Vision and Hope
Free Film Series - Food Connections!
Friday August 26 - Ingredients
See how people around the country are working to revitalize the connection between the food we produce and the food we eat. From farms to urban food deserts to the kitchens of celebrated chefs, we’ll learn about the movement to put good food back on the table.
Friday September 2 - Rebecca’s Wild Farm
Wildlife filmmaker Rebecca Hosking shows how she transformed her family's farm in Devon into a low energy farm for the future, discovering that nature holds the key.
September 9 - Establishing a Food Forest
Back by popular demand! In this fascinating film, famed permaculturist Geoff Lawton shows how to turn even the most unpromising ecosystems into thriving, productive food forests.
September 16 - Locavore
Today, the average conventionally grown vegetable travels more than 1500 miles and is over-processed, stale, and without nutrition. Learn how the Locavore movement is changing all of that.
September 23 - 100 Mile Potluck
It’s harvest season, and the autumnal equinox! Come to share food, conversation, and ideas.
Concerned about the environment and climate change?
Looking for ways to make a positive, sustainable change for people and the planet?
Films of Vision and Hope focuses on hopeful and positive solutions to environmental
problems affecting our world.
Provocative films, great discussion, and opportunities to
connect with others who want to make a difference.
World Centric 2121 Staunton Ct., Palo Alto
Time: Fridays 7:30 - 9:30 P.M.
Sponsored by Transition Silicon Valley, Transition Palo Alto,
Slow Food South Bay, and World Centric

Local Garden Share in Palo Alto August 14, 2011


Local Garden Share
Neighbors Sharing Food/Flowers/Herbs from their Gardens
Sunday, August 14, 2011 11am - noon FREE !
Common Ground Organic Garden Supply & Education Center
www.commongroundinpaloalto.org/
559 College Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Join us to share garden bounty. Bring what you have to share; take home something you don’t. Think of it as a “free” backyard farmers’ market.
Bring your homegrown fruit, vegetables, eggs, herbs, honey, and flowers!
Throughout the Bay Area, neighbors are coming together for sharing locally grown, fresh produce. Our Palo Alto sharing event is supported by a coalition of community ecological organizations and neighborhood groups including: Acterra, Barron Park Green Team, Barron Park Garden Network, Barron Park Assn, Common Ground, City of Palo Alto Community Gardens, Slow Food South Bay, Transition Palo Alto and Transition Silicon Valley.
The Common Ground store is open during our event, so plan to stop in to get any supplies you need to continue your garden bounty. Also, we are located only 3 blocks from the California Ave Farmers’ Market, which is open from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. You will have time to shop or have lunch at the market after the event.

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