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Re: [permaculture-119] [Fwd: Beacon Food Forest Volunteer Call for Action]

From: Kelda L.
Sent on: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 8:47 PM
Hi Laura! There are some links at the bottom of the email. Thanks for any
help you can give in spreading the word!

> Can you send me a link to post to Facebook?
> Laura
> On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 4:20 PM, Kelda Miller <[address removed]> wrote:
>> Hi Seattle Permaculture folks! We know they've been getting lots of
>> publicity, but the Beacon Food Forest team definitely needs help in lots
>> of fun ways. Please think about joining up
>> ********************­*******************
>> Hello Friends of the Food Forest,
>> This is an update about how to get involved this summer in the
>> important phases of ground-breaking and ground-making for the Food
>> Forest. If you’ve been interested in the Food Forest and have been
>> waiting for the right time to get involved, read on! Now is that time,
>> as it will take many helping hands in the months ahead.
>> Friends of the Food Forest are needed for…
>> - A Volunteer Team to coordinate work parties.
>> In June and July, we will generate volunteer interest, and develop key
>> skills and methods (including attending the June 30 BFF "train the
>> trainer" workshop, where we’ll learn about permaculture sheet mulching
>> and creating plant guilds). Beginning in early August, we’ll work with
>> the Steering Committee to coordinate work parties to continue site
>> development/grading.­
>> - Helping hands at the work parties.
>> Dates to be determined. August-September (and beyond!). Mark your
>> calendars for September 29th, National Public Lands Day, and tree
>> planting for the Food Forest!
>> - Outreach
>> Help us spread the word, continue to generate interest and invite new
>> volunteers to participate in the work parties.
>> If you’d like to be involved in these elements of the Food Forest, let
>> us know at [address removed], and we will be in touch. Please
>> note: the Volunteer Team will begin meeting in the next couple of
>> weeks, so if that’s of interest to you, let us know soon!
>> •RSVP for Saturday June 30 workshop in soil building and planting the
>> food forest. 10am to 12 noon at El Centro de la Raza [masked]th Ave
>> S.) You will gain skills and help others when we work on site. •If you
>> can't make the June 30 workshop and still want to help, contact us and
>> we will let you know when we will meet.
>> •Show up at a Saturday work party in September, starting Saturday
>> September 8, 2012 at the Beacon Food Forest.
>> And remember… you do not need a background in permaculture, or even
>> any gardening experience, in order to volunteer with the Food Forest!
>> We are all in this together, learning from each other along the way.
>> We need you, with your unique gifts, time, hands, and energy, to bring
>> this to fruition.
>> Please forward this message on to your friends.
>> Growing together,
>> Joanna Wright
>> Friends of the Beacon Food Forest
>> https://www.facebo...­

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