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Green Roots Fest/Bike-a-Thon Postoned... - Hey all... The Green Roots Festival and Bike-a Thon has been postponed until June 20th due to today's weather. Please update your RSVP if necessary. http://bikesnotbombs.org/ naturegirl Jun 6, 2010 11:12 AM
Exciting News -- the launch of the UHL Market Stand - Hi everyone. I have some very exciting news! The Urban Homesteaders? League Market Stand will be launching in about two weeks at the Union Square Farmers Market in Somerville. The UHL Market Stand will be an experiential learning space where Lisa G. Jun 4, 2010 12:50 AM
New Meetup: "Beyond the Motor City" free screening - Announcing a new Meetup for The Urban Homesteaders' League! What: "Beyond the Motor City" free screening When: Thursday, June 17,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) Beyond the M user 1. May 31, 2010 10:13 PM
New Meetup: Composting Workshop - Announcing a new Meetup for The Urban Homesteaders' League! What: Composting Workshop When: Saturday, June 5,[masked]:00 PM Where: Somerville Community Growing Center 22 Vinal Ave Somerville, MA[masked] Tai May 29, 2010 2:25 PM
A Note about this Weekend's Community Skillshare Day and the 1-Year Anniversary Potluck/Visioning Meeting +Opportunities - Hi everyone. The first UHL Community Skillshare Day is rapidly approaching! If you're planning to attend, please bring 1- and 2-litre plastic bottles for the self-watering containers skillshare, and a glass jar if you'd like to take home some sourdough Lisa G. May 7, 2010 12:01 AM
The Skillshare Topics of the Upcoming UHL Community Skillshare Day - Hi everyone. I'm excited to announce that we've finalized the skillshare topics for the upcoming UHL Community Skillshare Day. You'll find the info and descriptions below. I hope to see you all there! And don't forget to bring something for the " Lisa G. Apr 28, 2010 10:04 PM
New Meetup: Laurel Street Trading Post - Announcing a new Meetup for The Urban Homesteaders' League! What: Laurel Street Trading Post When: Saturday, May 1,[masked]:00 PM Where: Laurel Street Trading Post 25 Laurel Street Somerville, MA[masked] Blake Apr 28, 2010 8:23 PM
The UHL One Year Anniversary Visioning Meeting/Potluck - Hi everyone. It's hard to believe, but the UHL is nearing its one year anniversary. During the last year we've grown from a small handful of people into a league that's 743 members strong. We've organized and hosted numerous workshops on topics ranging Lisa G. Apr 27, 2010 1:14 AM
Upcoming Events and Opportunities + Plus Important Info - Hi everyone. I hope you're enjoying this gorgeous spring weather! Before I go ahead and describe the exciting events and opportunities ahead, I just want to clarify something about the operations of the group. A portion of the events listed a Lisa G. Apr 24, 2010 10:40 AM
Carlo Petrini events are CANCELED - Hi everyone. Carlo Petrini, the founder of Slow Food, will not be able to give either of his talks this weekend. Mr. Petrini has not been able to book a flight out of Italy due to the volcanic ash in the skies that continues to spread over much of Europ Lisa G. Apr 16, 2010 4:56 PM
The UHL Community Skillshare (May 8th) --Looking for People to Share Skills - Hi everyone. In an email a while back I brought up the idea of organizing an UHL Community Skillshare Day where the members of this awesome group could share all their wonderful skills. So we have a date--May 8th. Please email me if you'd be Lisa G. Apr 1, 2010 12:11 AM
UHL Updates + Upcoming Events + Cool Resources - Hi everyone. I hope you're enjoying this gorgeous weather! We have a lot of great events coming up. Tomorrow is the annual Boston Natural Areas Network Gardeners' Gathering. There will be a ton of great workshops on gardening and a bunch of Lisa G. Mar 19, 2010 10:29 PM
A New UHL Website + Upcoming Events! - Hi everyone. I'm excited to announce that the UHL has a new website and blog! You can check it out here: http://www.urbanho Lisa G. Mar 3, 2010 12:01 AM
Help Legalize Backyard Chickens in Cambridge--Come to the Cambridge Zoning Meeting TONIGHT - Hi everyone. I just wanted to encourage everyone who lives in Cambridge and everyone who supports backyard chickens to come to tonight's zoning meeting. What Cambridge decides will affect the whole Boston area. If you're planning to come (or Lisa G. Feb 11, 2010 8:23 AM
A New Event--Tapping Trees for Maple Syrup in JP - Hi everyone. I just posted a new event that I wanted to share. Meg Rotzel will be leading a workshop/nature walk/maple syrup tasting/pancake eating outing in JP in a few weeks. Learn how to make your own maple syrup from city trees! Spaces are limited Lisa G. Feb 3, 2010 12:31 AM
Toby Hemenway's Boston Visit -- 2 Great Permaculture Events! - Hi everyone. I'm very excited to inform you that Toby Hemenway will be presenting both a talk and a workshop for the Urban Homesteaders' League in February. The talk will be at Tufts and will be cosponsored by the Tufts Food Systems Planning Coalition, Lisa G. Feb 1, 2010 12:06 AM
Toby Hemenway's Visit to Boston in February - Hi everyone. I'm very excited to announce that Toby Hemenway, one of the premiere permaculture teachers in the United States and the author of "Gaia's Garden: A Guide to Home-scale Permaculture" will be coming to Boston in the end of February. Lisa G. Jan 15, 2010 4:42 PM
New UHL Events in the New Year! - Hi everyone. Happy New Year! The Urban Homesteaders' League has lots of great events coming up! This Saturday Charlotte Dion of Northshore Permaculture will be teaching a workshop on mending, reusing and re-purposing old clothing. This is a Lisa G. Jan 3, 2010 11:24 PM
FREE Permaculture/Regenerative Culture Mini-Workshop Blitz! THIS SUNDAY - Hi everyone. I have an exciting last minute addition to the UHL calendar. This Sunday a great group of permaculture teachers from Brooklyn and the Boston area will be presenting a FREE Permaculture/Regenerative Culture Mini-Workshop Blitz (+ Lisa G. Dec 14, 2009 2:11 PM
Upcoming Urban Homesteaders' League Events - Hi everyone, Our first UHL Holiday Party Potluck is quickly approaching! As usual, this will be a great opportunity to meet other folks in the UHL and to share great food, BUT, this time, we're raising the ante. In addition to all t Lisa G. Dec 5, 2009 11:34 AM
November Events! - Hi everyone. The Urban Homesteaders' League has been busy! We've been building raised beds, fermenting sauerkraut, making herbal medicine, working on houses, and a whole lot more. And we have lots of great events coming up! (Keep you eyes out in the ne Lisa G. Nov 2, 2009 9:30 PM
A Few Last Minute Additions and Changes - Hi Everyone. I wanted to share a few last minute additions and changes to the Urban Homesteaders' League schedule. First, I've decided to cancel this weekend's potluck. There was a very low rsvp turn out (perhaps because I wasn't able to sche Lisa G. Oct 14, 2009 10:29 PM
Lasagna/Sheet Mulching? - Hi everyone. Do any of you have experience doing lasagna mulching (otherwise know as sheet mulching)? If you do, please contact me. I'm trying to put together a hands-on workshop on using this technique in raised beds. Thanks! Bes Lisa G. Oct 9, 2009 10:47 AM
Upcoming Events - Hi Everyone. I hope you're all enjoying this gorgeous fall weather. We have lots of great events coming up that I wanted to share with you. Here's the rundown: Saturday, October 10th, 9-5 (come for however long you like), JP Lisa G. Oct 8, 2009 10:56 PM
JP Greenhouse Workday and UHL Potluck Info - Hi everyone. I hope to see many of you at the JP Greenhouse workday or the Urban Homesteaders' League potluck on Sunday. Re: the work day, Andree and Ken said to feel free to come whenever, but they will be leading tours at 9a.m. and 1p.m. Lisa G. Sep 25, 2009 8:42 PM
Upcoming Events and a Name Change! - Hi everyone. We are about to head into a super full month of great events! (Including some just recently added.) Here's the rundown: TONIGHT, Sept 11th 7-9pm, JP Yes, We Can! Preserving the Bounty of the Harvest Lisa G. Sep 11, 2009 2:28 PM
And a CLARIFICATION - I also just want to clarify that we have organized the Urban Permaculture Workshop with Andrew Faust using Eventsbot so you CANNOT register through the Meet-up site. You'll also notice that the Meet-up site says that it's full and that only 1 Lisa G. Sep 5, 2009 10:58 AM
3 SPOTS LEFT in the Urban Permaculture Workshop with Andrew Faust - Hi everyone! I hope you're enjoying these gorgeous late summer days. Urban Homesteaders has been in August mode, but we're about to ramp up with a lot of great events, so keep checking the site. We're kicking off the season with an amazing tw Lisa G. Sep 5, 2009 10:36 AM
New Events in September and a Few Date Changes - Hi Everyone. I just added some great new events in September that I wanted to share with you. The weekend of September 19th and 20th is a bonanza of street fairs that bring together the city and country. First, on Saturday, September 19th is Lisa G. Aug 19, 2009 10:05 PM
Two Great Last Minute Events and Clarification RE: the Urban Permaculture Workshop - Hi everyone. This is very last minute, but I just posted two great Urban Homesteaders' events for tomorrow night. Here's the info: Bike repair workshop sponsored by Ace Wheelworks and Somerville Climate Action Tues, August 18th 6-8p Lisa G. Aug 17, 2009 1:13 PM
2-Day Urban Permaculture Workshop with Andrew Faust - Hi everyone. I'm very excited to announce that Charlotte Dion (of Northshore Permaculture) and I have organized a two-day urban permaculture workshop in Cambridge for September 12th and 13th with Andrew Faust, a really wonderful permaculture teacher base Lisa G. Aug 8, 2009 12:07 AM
My Cell Phone Number - Hi everyone. Here's my cell phone number in case anyone gets lost coming to tomorrow's events (or any other future events): [masked] best, Lisa Lisa G. Jul 18, 2009 10:56 PM
Upcoming Events and Some Really Cool Resources - Hi Everyone. I just wanted to give you a heads up on some upcoming events, clarify a few things, and share some resources. First of all, I want to clarify that the skillshare on Sunday from 4-5pm will lead directly into the potluck, even thoug Lisa G. Jul 12, 2009 8:59 PM
Eco-Homestead Tour in East Cambridge and Other Upcoming Events - Hi everyone. We have some exciting events coming up that I wanted to share with you. First, Ellie and Jules (fellow Urban Homesteaders and the founders of D.I.O. Skillshare) have generously offered to lead a tour of their uban eco-homestead Lisa G. Jul 2, 2009 10:09 PM
Details re: Tomorrow's Urban Homesteaders Events - Hi Everyone. Tomorrow we have an urban homesteading double header! First, there's the vertical gardening workshop at the Growing Center in Union Square (Somerville) from 2-4pm and then the Sew What?! festival down the street. If you're plannin Lisa G. Jun 26, 2009 11:26 AM
Upcoming Meetups -- Vertical Gardening, Sew What?!, and Herbal Medicine Making - Hi everyone. Our next Meetup is going to be this Saturday, June 27th. It's going to be a double header, so to speak. Both activities take place in Union Square, Somerville. First is the Vertical Gardening workshop at the Growing Center fro Lisa G. Jun 22, 2009 4:56 PM
Follow-up to Today's Meeting - Hi everyone. Today?s meeting was a huge success. Twenty-six people showed up and we had a really good, productive discussion about the group and how we want to proceed. There was a lot of energy and enthusiasm (and yummy food), and I?m very excited abo Lisa G. Jun 20, 2009 9:38 PM
Re: [Urban-Homesteaders] food class - Hi everyone! NOFA is indeed a great resource.? The only thing is that most of their workshops take place outside of Boston, which is tricky for those of us who don't have a car (like me).? But maybe we can organize some ride-sharing within the Lisa G. Jun 12, 2009 12:41 AM
Re: [Urban-Homesteaders] food class - Thanks for pointing out the NOFA resource. They have a lot of interesting classes! I wish I'd discovered it sooner - I just missed the whole grain bread class. This might be a good website to check out for coming up with group activity ideas. susanna Jun 11, 2009 5:00 PM
Re: [Urban-Homesteaders] New Urban Homesteaders Facebook Group - body{font-family: Geneva,Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;­font-size:9pt;background-color­: #ffffff;color: black;} Hello- There are actually a Andrea Jun 11, 2009 4:27 PM
food class - .hmmessage P { margin:0px; padding:0px } body.hmmessage { font-size: 10pt; font-family:Verdana } If anyone is interested in learning how to make fermented and user 9. Jun 11, 2009 2:57 PM
Re: [Urban-Homesteaders] New Urban Homesteaders Facebook Group - What about organizing a CSA? Has this concept gotten to Boston, yet? Here is an organization coordinating CSA's in NYC: http://www.justfo Sean Jun 11, 2009 2:45 PM
Re: [Urban-Homesteaders] New Urban Homesteaders Facebook Group - Hi Urban Homesteaders, I have only just begun to learn about the whole idea of emphasizing local foods in my diet, from local farms and through food coops and farmers markets. I don't know much about the resources around Boston (beyond once-a- susanna Jun 11, 2009 2:38 PM
Re: [Urban-Homesteaders] New Urban Homesteaders Facebook Group - I also believe in obtaining nutrients from organically grown whole foods. Support org naturegirl Jun 11, 2009 12:12 PM
RE: [Urban-Homesteaders] New Urban Homesteaders Facebook Group - Neil, Sounds like you just want to sell stuff that doesn't do much more than "reduce" our foot print. Why not create abundance, rather than simply Sean Jun 11, 2009 11:57 AM
(no subject) - [address removed] Hi Lisa: If we are talking plastic, then let's talk bottled water. Many people purchase bottle wster then throw out the bottles afterwards because they do not come under being recycled. Those bootles can last f Linda Jun 11, 2009 9:55 AM
RE: [Urban-Homesteaders] New Urban Homesteaders Facebook Group - Hi Lisa: If we are talking plastic, then let's talk bottled water. Many people purchase bottle wster then throw out the bottles afterwards because they do not come under being recycled. Those bootles can last for many years or centuries and build Linda Jun 11, 2009 9:10 AM
RE: [Urban-Homesteaders] New Urban Homesteaders Facebook Group - Neil L. Jun 10, 2009 11:15 PM
New Urban Homesteaders Facebook Group - Hi everyone. Welcome to Urban Homesteaders! The response to this group, just in the first week of its existence, has been thrilling. I'm so excited to meet all of you and to work together to make a really great group. Please let me know if you have an Lisa G. Jun 10, 2009 7:21 PM

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