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Cumberland-Green River Bioregional Council Winter Gathering

Cumberland Green
Bioregional Council
Winter Gathering
January[masked], 2013
(snow dates: February 1-2-3)
“Climate Calamity: Cool it or Lose it”

Friday January 18, 7:30 pm:
Warm up with the Greens. Party at the home of Stephen and Susan Mallett/Savage, 2515
Oakland Ave. near Belmont U[masked]). Live Band: TBA. BYOB and yummies.
Saturday January 19, 9:15 am-5 pm:
Daylong workshops and festivities at Brookmeade Congregational Church, 700 Breslyn Rd. off
Davidson between Charlotte and West End/Harding
9:00 am: registration and tabling setup; coffee and bagels
9:30 am: Green Dialog Circle: sharing the past year, announcements
12:00-1:45 pm: Potluck lunch and auction. Bring food, drinks, plates, cups, stuff to sell and $.
15 minute break
2:00-3:30 pm: Session one: choose either:
CLIMATE CHANGE PANEL, 5 panelists moderated by Martin Holsinger, Sanctuary
WINTER CROPS with Cindy Moonrose, Classroom A
PLAY PARADIGM SHIFT, a game designed by Kay Williams, Fellowship Hall
CREATING POETRY, with Glenn Christman, Classroom B
15 minute break
3:45-5:15 pm: Session two: choose either:
THE STATE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY, with Sue Shann and Doug Kalmer, Sanctuary
ROAR LIKE A LIONESS: Permaculture and Love in Politics, with Katey Culver, C-R A
5:30 pm: Clean the Church and Dinner on your own.
7:00 pm GET DOWN with a boogie band TBA, at Richard’s Restaurant/Cafe (serves food and
beer), White’s Creek Pike exit off Briley Parkway, north 3 miles to stop light.
Sunday January 20, 10 am-4 pm:
Commune with Greens and Nature along the Harpeth River at Beth and Eric's House, 7978
Hwy 100, 1.3 miles west of the lights at Old Hickory Blvd., yellow mail box, north side
10:00 am: silent meditation
11:00 am: Cumberland Greens Bidness meeting
12:00 pm: pot luck lunch, BYOB
1:30 pm: bonfire, drumming, tours, networking

These events are free and open to the public. For more information call Eric at[masked]
(for even more information go to, Cumberland Green )

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  • Rebecca S.

    This is a wonderful opportunity to see old friends and meet new ones, be inspired and learn, and eat great food, much of it locally grown. I attended 2 of the 4 components and enjoyed them both.

    January 21, 2013

  • Cindy

    About the Paradigm shift game:
    The game is Paradigm Shift. Players exchange Dollarocracy, where the earth
    is ravaged by consumer addiction, for a conscious local economy where
    people engage their Wildest Dreams and together express the healed world.

    Kay Williams has been back to the land since 1985 in Cumberland County
    Kentucky. Founder and manager of Otherworld Food Co-op, she has given up
    world-saving, and instead gives her energy into living the saved world.

    January 17, 2013

  • Cindy

    Round up those auction items! Help out the auctioneer as follows: Any article of clothing, please securely fasten a note on it telling the men's /womens/ unisex, size, material (cotton, linen, yak wool, etc), if it is hand made, vintage... made by Peruvians, etc. Anything that is special.

    Any item that needs a description or explanation, please write on a note and securely fasten to item.
    Possible auction items: Home made, handmade items, jelly, jams, baked goods, home made wine, beer, flower bulbs, seeds, baby potted plants, musical instruments, tools, books. Nice things you want to pass along.
    Remember, you can donate services too, just describe on a card with contact info and the $ you usually get for your service.

    January 17, 2013

  • Cindy

    for potlucks, please label dished for ingredients, especially if contain meat or not. **Potluck **Re potluck items for Saturday lunch at church building
    Both vegetarians and omnivores (meat eaters) are attending the potluck. Please label anything that is not simple to identify as to whether it is vegetarian or meaty. Some food dishes contain meat that is "hidden". Obviously, a roast chicken is meat. A rice/broccoli casserole cooked with chicken broth has hidden meat. Also, if you bring food that looks like meat and is tofu or gluten, etc, please label. Label sandwiches too.

    January 17, 2013

  • Tom R.

    We need a vision that respects the intelligence of natural systems.

    1 · January 14, 2013

  • martin h.

    When I was setting this up, I managed to forget that we always ask for a $5 per person donation for the Saturday session, because the church charges us for use of the building. You can make this donation "at the door" when you arrive on Saturday, and will not be turned away if paying it is a hardship for you.

    January 3, 2013

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