[FLPERMACULTURE] Celebration of Living Wage Employers, Monday, 3/5, at 7:30 p.m.

2007-03-04 Thread Michael Burns
efforts are powered.--Martin Luther King, Jr. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Michael Burns http://www.cayuta.org - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Earn your permaculture design certificate. The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute offers affordable local classes. http

Re: [FLPERMACULTURE] Alternatives Library Book Sale

2007-03-15 Thread Michael Burns
At 12:15 PM 3/15/07 -0400, you wrote: The Alternatives Library has many of the most useful and popular books on permaculture. Supporting them through their book sale, or the other means described below helps support this resource. -Michael Burns Subject: Library Book Sale From: Lynn M

[FLPERMACULTURE] 15 more cans of FREE homegrown tomatoes, Thurs, 10 am at TCPL

2007-03-27 Thread Michael Burns
Directions: http://www.tcpl.org/hours.html - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Michael Burns http://www.cayuta.org - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Earn your permaculture design certificate. The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute offers affordable local classes. http

[FLPERMACULTURE] Local Environmental History presentation at The History Center on April 25

2007-04-16 Thread Michael Burns
*The History Center in Tompkins County* *in partnership with Ithaca College and Sustainable Tompkins presents*** * * Local Environmental History and Ecological Citizenship: Continuing the Exploration** * * *Wednesday, April 25* *7:00 – 9:00 pm* *at The History Center* *401 East State Street* * *

[FLPERMACULTURE] Fwd: Liberation Ecology Workshop, Friday, 5/18

2007-05-05 Thread Michael Burns
How come when we make decisions about what projects to work on and support we find ourselves in the absurd position of having to choose between social and ecological objectives? How might we understand these two crucial elements of our lives and cultures as being fundamentally connected? What

[FLPERMACULTURE] Geese: seeking goslings, and guard/imprinting ideas/experience?

2007-05-11 Thread Michael Burns
Howdy, Tomorrow morning I'll be at a poultry auction looking for goslings. Does anyone on this list have any goslings needing a home? Is there anyone with experience or advice regarding using geese as guard animals for other livestock? Will adult geese, that have not been raised/imprinted

[FLPERMACULTURE] Fwd: Rent a space in the Cornell Garden Plot this summer

2007-05-11 Thread Michael Burns
Hello, For the first time ever, we have not rented enough gardens to cover our costs or to ensure that we will be able to offer gardens next year. It may not be perfect, but nonetheless this program has allowed many people to grow their own fresh vegetables for decades. It would be a

[FLPERMACULTURE] please share with contractors

2007-05-16 Thread Michael Burns
RELEASE: IMMEDIATE CONTACT: Gay Nicholson, Southern Tier Energy $mart Communities Coordinator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, 607-533-7312 Colleen Ryan, NYSERDA 518-862-1090 ext. 3359 Build a Career in Energy Efficiency -- Orientation Session on Becoming an ENERGY STAR®

[FLPERMACULTURE] Summer 2007 Workshops with Sandor Kraut, author of Wild Fermentation

2007-05-30 Thread Michael Burns
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: May 30, 2007 5:07:50 PM EDT Hello friends, I am about to begin another season of fermentation workshops and talks about food as important terrain for reclaiming traditions, skills, participation, health, and power. The coming week will bring me to New York’s Hudson

[FLPERMACULTURE] young geese need a home

2007-07-12 Thread Michael Burns
two beautiful, friendly, sweet young geese need a home my neighbor's organic, commercial flower garden can't handle these hungry male and femal pair of embden geese they have been raised as pets, but still make excellent watchbirds to protect your flock of chickens interested? call Julia

[FLPERMACULTURE] Register Now for NY Green Fest, Aug. 10-12, Ithaca and Cayutaville

2007-07-22 Thread Michael Burns
panel on building a local food network, along with Matthew Glenn from Muddy Fingers Farm in Hector, editor of Southern Tier Farm to You Local Food Directory and Gwen Quigley from Keuka Cookin’ in Bath. Michael Burns and Steve Gabriel from the Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute will lead

[FLPERMACULTURE] Green Fest: help out and earn free admission

2007-08-01 Thread Michael Burns
need last minute help during the week as well. Michael Burns 607-227-0316 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - NY Green Fest 2007 http://nygreenfest.blogspot.com - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Michael Burns http://www.cayuta.org - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Earn

[FLPERMACULTURE] Fwd: INVITATION: Peace Week Open House at Level Green Sept 15 16]

2007-09-11 Thread Michael Burns
INVITATION: Peace Week Open House Sept 15 16 at Level Green We're pleased to invite you and your friends of all ages to an informal Open House next weekend,-September 15 16 - to celebrate the possibilities for peace that rest in community - and get a taste of what Level Green is up to these

[FLPERMACULTURE] cob oven baker needed this sunday

2007-10-01 Thread Michael Burns
We need to hire someone to make dough and bake it in our cob oven during our wedding party! If you know anyone with experience, please pass this message on to them. The event will have approximately 100 people on Sunday afternoon at our homestead in Cayutaville. We would enjoy doing it

[FLPERMACULTURE] Practical Peace Building and Environmental Justice, Sat. 11/3 @ SUNY Cortland

2007-10-28 Thread Michael Burns
The Department of Philosophy and its Center for Ethics, Peace and Social Justice would like to invite you to attend our conference: Practical Peace Building and Environmental Justice Saturday--November 3, 2007 9:00 am-5:00 pm at SUNY Cortland - Old Main Building Conference website

[FLPERMACULTURE] web resource for solar data

2007-10-30 Thread Michael Burns
This link to a site which offers useful data like sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk times, sun path diagrams, solar energy and surface meteorology and other basic information that permaculture designers will find useful. http://www.gaisma.com/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Earn your

[FLPERMACULTURE] Connect Ithaca: Promoting Alternative Transit-Oriented Development

2007-11-01 Thread Michael Burns
*Connect Ithaca: Promoting Alternative Transit-Oriented Development* Brought to you by: The Sustainability Hub at Cornell University http://rso.cornell.edu/sustainabilityhub Tuesday, November 6th, 2007 4:30-6:00PM Kauffman Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall - Cornell University Dear Ithaca

[FLPERMACULTURE] wind tower raising work party, sat., nov. 10, cayutaville

2007-11-05 Thread Michael Burns
WIND TOWER RAISING Saturday, November 10th 12 pm 2962 Swamp Rd. Cayutaville ny Work, merriment and amazing energy begins at noon and continues until (and after) the turbine spins. Rebekah Carpenter and her crew from the Finger Lakes Renewable Energy Cooperative (http://www.flenergy.com)

[FLPERMACULTURE] A good read from Gene Logsdon about Chuck Walters

2007-11-06 Thread Michael Burns
A good read from Gene Logsdon: http://organictobe.org/index.php/2007/10/26/an-organic-hero/ It begins... Chuck Walters is almost blind but, using electronic equipment that can render printed words into sound, he continues to keep a lively presence in his magazine, Acres USA: The Voice of

[FLPERMACULTURE] The National Animal Identification System: a threat to local food

2007-11-07 Thread Michael Burns
Does this mean my small flock of mongrel free range chickens will be outlaws without bar codes and GPS? If every beast needs a number, is this the end of homegrown meats? -- Original Message -- Subject: [SANET-MG] The National Animal

[FLPERMACULTURE] gleantheplanet.com

2007-11-20 Thread Michael Burns
Glean the Planet http://www.gleantheplanet.com Internet-based maps transform how communities share food resources. Glean the Planet is a web site designed to facilitate the redistribution of community and individual food resources. The site—www.gleantheplanet.com— offers both discussion forums

[FLPERMACULTURE] Remembering Ben Nichols as he remembers Redbud Woods.

2007-11-25 Thread Michael Burns
The Ithaca and Cornell communities are beginning to grieve the loss of one of their finest and most beloved citizens. Ben Nichols passed away Saturday morning, Nov. 24. He was mayor during the 1990s and was a retired Cornell engineering professor. He was dedicated to human rights and

[FLPERMACULTURE] Town of Dryden Assistant Environmental Planner position

2007-11-26 Thread Michael Burns
directly to the Environmental Planner. Equipment and office space will be provided by the Town at the Town Hall and the schedule is flexible as long as workload demands are met. Compensation: Hourly commensurate with experience. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Michael Burns http

[FLPERMACULTURE] Jim Merkel to Speak at Home Green Home, Monday 12/10, 7pm

2007-12-07 Thread Michael Burns
Pioneer of the Simplicity Movement Offers Talk About Living Equitably in a Global Culture Ithaca, NY, 11/30/2007 – Jim Merkel, electrical engineer turned environmental activist, will offer a talk, Radical Simplicity, at *Home Green Home* on Monday, December 10, 2007 at 7pm. Initially trained

Re: [FLPERMACULTURE] Celebration of Ben Nichols Life

2007-12-07 Thread Michael Burns
Sorry, I should have made it clear that I did not write that. My apologies. I should be more careful when I forward emails. It was written by Judith Van Allen. -Michael Hi Micahel, You wrote, As my friends from the ANC struggle put it, when a comrade falls, you pick up his spear and carry

[FLPERMACULTURE] The Story of Stuff - new short film

2007-12-07 Thread Michael Burns
From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. *The Story of Stuff* is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. *The Story

[FLPERMACULTURE] Celebration of Ben Nichols Life

2007-12-07 Thread Michael Burns
Celebration of Ben Nichols Life Dear Friends and Comrades-- We have organized a celebration of Ben's life for Friday, December 28, at 7pm at the downtown Holiday Inn, in the ballroom, for all the folks who consider themselves part of the progressive community we shared with Ben. We will have

[FLPERMACULTURE] Using Water to Power Your Home or Farm

2008-01-06 Thread Michael Burns
Begin forwarded message: From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Using Water to Power Your Home or Farm: Educational Seminar to Focus on Small Hydropower Options Ithaca ─ As global warming accelerates and fossil fuel prices spike, New Yorkers are taking a closer look at all sorts of renewable sources of

[FLPERMACULTURE] Green Building at the Unitarian Church ANNEX

2008-01-08 Thread Michael Burns
Subject: Green Building at the Unitarian Church ANNEX From:[EMAIL PROTECTED] 2008 GREEN BUILDING SEMINAR SERIES: REMODELING AND RENOVATION TUESDAYS, 7-9 p.m., JAN 15, 22, 29, FEB 5, 12, 26 First Unitarian Church Annex, 208 East Buffalo Street @ Aurora Street, Ithaca $5/seminar or

[FLPERMACULTURE] Fwd: community beautification opening

2008-01-13 Thread Michael Burns
Begin forwarded message: From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: January 11, 2008 11:51:27 PM EST To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] and let's mix some permaculture into the beautification. Position Announcement Title: Community Beautification Coordinator Responsibilities: Develop a community beautification

[FLPERMACULTURE] Permaculture Book Club w/FLPCI Freeskool, Ithaca, NY

2008-01-29 Thread Michael Burns
Permaculture Book Club The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute and the Ithaca Freeskool will host a book club for anyone who would like to read and discuss Introduction to Permaculture by Bill Mollison. Chapters will be read by participants between classes and we'll meet to clarify and discuss

[FLPERMACULTURE] ST Community Gathering: Just Sustainable Lifestyles: 2/13

2008-01-31 Thread Michael Burns
-- Original Message -- Subject: [SustainableTompkins] ST Community Gathering: Just Sustainable Lifestyles: 2/13 From:Elan Shapiro [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- JUST AND

[FLPERMACULTURE] Green Resource Hub Seminar on Natural Home Insulation

2008-02-16 Thread Michael Burns
-- Original Message -- Subject: Green Resource Hub Seminar on Natural Home Insulation From:[EMAIL PROTECTED] -- Save Money and Energy with Home Insulation:

[FLPERMACULTURE] Schuyler County Community/Land Use Planning, March 18

2008-03-03 Thread Michael Burns
for Economic Development, the Environmental ManagementCouncil, the Council of Governments For more information, directions, or to rsvp, (not required) please call 607-273-9347 or go to www.cdrc.org - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Michael Burns http://www.cayuta.org

[FLPERMACULTURE] YouTube, Keyline Design, Sustainable Ag Carbon Sequestering w/ Darren Doherty Nov07

2008-03-05 Thread Michael Burns
-- Original Message -- Subject: You Tube, Keyline Design, Sustainable Agriculture Carbon Sequestering, Lecture With Darren Doherty Santa Barbara Nov/07 From:Santa Barbara Permaculture Network [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[FLPERMACULTURE] Just Sustainable Lifestyles Gathering Thu 3/13

2008-03-12 Thread Michael Burns
-- Original Message -- Subject: [SustainableTompkins] Just Sustainable Lifestyles Gathering Thu 3/13 From:Elan Shapiro [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- JUST AND SUSTAINABLE

[FLPERMACULTURE] Paolo Lugari of Gaviotas, Columbia 5/1-5 in Philadelphia

2008-03-17 Thread Michael Burns
-- Original Message -- Subject:Paolo Lugari/ Gaviotas, Columbia in May 1-5, 2008 Philadelphia From:Wesley Roe and Santa Barbara Permaculture Network [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[FLPERMACULTURE] Community Cinema Fri 3-21 FREE 7 PM King Corn

2008-03-17 Thread Michael Burns
If you liked Omnivore's Dilemma and care about our national food lunacy If you like free documentaries that are socially ecologically relevant If you want to support a great social justice organization and step outside your usual scene Southern Tier Advocacy Mitigation Project invites you to

Re: [FLPERMACULTURE] Viruses???

2008-03-18 Thread Michael Burns
This email list cannot send attachments, so I can not imagine how a virus could be sent via plain text email. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Michael Burns http://www.cayuta.org - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Earn your permaculture design certificate. The Finger Lakes

[FLPERMACULTURE] small/mid-size farm grants

2008-03-18 Thread Michael Burns
Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 9:29 AM To: Auburn, Jill This is an encouragement to submit proposals on sustainable agriculture issues to the NRI's Agricultural Prosperity for Small Medium Sized Farms Program. The submission deadline is June 5, 2008. The RFA can be found on pages 111-112 of the

[FLPERMACULTURE] Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival program guide on-line

2008-03-18 Thread Michael Burns
http://www.ithaca.edu/fleff NEW! Day by day programming grids to help you map out your festival picks! Patricia R. Zimmermann, Ph.D. Professor Department of Cinema and Photography Codirector, Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival Ithaca College Ithaca New York 14850 USA Phone: 607 274 3431

[FLPERMACULTURE] Permaculture Book Club meeting update

2008-04-01 Thread Michael Burns
will discuss chapters 6 (Orchards, Farm Forestry, and Grain Crops) and 7 (Animal Forage Systems and Aquaculture) of Introduction to Permaculture by Mollison. All are welcome, just read the chapters! - Michael Burns - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Earn your permaculture design

[FLPERMACULTURE] Permaculture classes/events, April 2008, Ithaca NY

2008-04-01 Thread Michael Burns
the FINGER LAKES PERMACULTURE INSTITUTE http://www.FingerLakesPermaculture.org a project of the CAYUGA NATURE CENTER http://www.CayugaNatureCenter.org presents APRIL 2008 SCHEDULE EARTHWORKS part of the Winter Weekends PDC Saturday, April 5 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. $50 each class/$150 for four

[FLPERMACULTURE] Southern Tier Sustainability Planning Committee in Binghamton

2008-04-03 Thread Michael Burns
*NEWS RELEASE* from the Southern Tier Sustainability Planning Committee April 1, 2008 Visioning Workshop Kicks off Sustainability Center Effort Binghamton, NY –Southern Tier residents from all walks of liife will gather to discuss founding principles and programs for a new Sustainability

[FLPERMACULTURE] Sustainable Tompkins Monthly Gathering is Thursday, April 10, 6:00-8:00 PM, at the Human Services Building

2008-04-04 Thread Michael Burns
-- Original Message -- Subject: Sustainable Tompkins Monthly Gathering is Thursday, April 10, 6:00-8:00 PM, at the Human Services Building From:Stephen Nicholson [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[FLPERMACULTURE] Fwd:Local Sustainable Transportation for All Resources

2008-04-15 Thread Michael Burns
From: Elan Shapiro [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: April 11, 2008 6:58:08 AM EDT This resource list was given out at last night's wonderful Sustainable Transportation for All event. It covers alot of bases, a key to increasing access and switching off of dependence on single person car use. Please

[FLPERMACULTURE] local activist Gay Nicholson wins awards

2008-04-22 Thread Michael Burns
from: http://nygreenfest.blogspot.com/2008/04/gay-nicholson-earns-award-for.html Tuesday, April 15, 2008 Gay Nicholson earns award for outstanding community service Gay Nicholson, who gave us a great presentation on community organizing for sustainability at Green Fest 2007, will be the

[FLPERMACULTURE] Complementary currency software

2008-04-28 Thread Michael Burns
Begin forwarded message: From: Keith Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Want to set up your own Local Exchange Trading System? Here's links to software resources: Cyclos Cyclos is enterprise-class open source secure transaction, accounting and marketplace software. Flexibility in design makes the

[FLPERMACULTURE] Green job at Ithaca Carshare

2008-05-01 Thread Michael Burns
-- Original Message -- From:Ithaca Carshare - Jennifer [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date:Tue, April 29, 2008 5:20 pm -- Ithaca Carshare, a local nonprofit that provides

[FLPERMACULTURE] endangered foods

2008-05-01 Thread Michael Burns
-- Original Message -- From:Simon St.Laurent [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- The New York Times has a fun map on the endangered foods of North America by region:

[FLPERMACULTURE] Green Jobs for the Finger Lakes-Tues. 5/6, 6-8pm

2008-05-02 Thread Michael Burns
From:Sean Vormwald [EMAIL PROTECTED] Green Jobs for the Finger Lakes: Employing Local People in a Sustainable Economy Sustainable Tompkins invites you to our monthly community gathering on Tuesday, May 6 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Church Annex located at 208 E. Buffalo Street. *

[FLPERMACULTURE] King Corn documentary

2008-05-05 Thread Michael Burns
-- Original Message -- From:Tony Del Plato [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- Cornell Cinema presents* King Corn*, a humorous and lively introduction to the corn industrial

[FLPERMACULTURE] Ithaca Carshare Accepting Enrollments

2008-05-05 Thread Michael Burns
-- Original Message -- From:Ithaca Carshare - Jennifer [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- Ithaca Carshare is accepting applications bringing months of planning to fruition.

[FLPERMACULTURE] urban ag

2008-05-08 Thread Michael Burns
Urban Farmers' Crops Go From Vacant Lot to Market Todd Heisler/The New York Times By TRACIE McMILLAN Published: May 7, 2008 IN the shadows of the elevated tracks toward the end of the No. 3 line in East New York, Brooklyn, with an April chill still in the air, Denniston and Marlene Wilks gently

[FLPERMACULTURE] Grassroots Strategies for Buildi ng Bath’s Local Economy, May 29

2008-05-16 Thread Michael Burns
Steuben County Greens Grassroots Strategies for Building Bath’s Local Economy, May 29 On Thursday, May 29, 2008, at 7:00 pm at St. Thomas Church in Bath, N.Y., the Steuben Greens will hold a panel discussion on grassroots strategies for building Bath’s local economy. Three Green Party members

[FLPERMACULTURE] Holmgren's new website

2008-05-28 Thread Michael Burns
Published on 25 May 2008 by Energy Bulletin. Co-founder of sustainable design movement illuminates our uncertain futures by Future Scenarios The Australian co-founder of the permaculture concept David Holmgren has today launched a new global scenario planning website, Future Scenarios:

[FLPERMACULTURE] Food preservation at Cooperative Extension

2008-05-30 Thread Michael Burns
Cooperative Extension has for decades been a source of accurate information on safe home food preservation and emergency preparedness, and currently offers hands-on home canning classes in Ithaca. Carole Fisher, Community Educator at CCE-Tompkins, has scheduled the following classes: Making

[FLPERMACULTURE] Natural Building Methods Workshops, this weekend

2008-06-03 Thread Michael Burns
-- Original Message -- From:Sandra Repp [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- HELP BUILD A STRAW BALE TROLL HOUSE AT THE ITHACA CHILDREN'S GARDEN Cornell Cooperative Extension

[FLPERMACULTURE] Sign-on: No radwaste dump on the Great Lakes

2008-06-13 Thread Michael Burns
-- Original Message -- From: Michael Mariotte [EMAIL PROTECTED] Michael Mariotte Nuclear Information and Resource Service [EMAIL PROTECTED] Action Alert Please circulate the following sign-on statement to your email lists. To sign on,

[FLPERMACULTURE] Fwd: Agroforester's Library/Resources

2008-06-17 Thread Michael Burns
From: The Overstory [EMAIL PROTECTED] Publication date: June 16, 2008 The Overstory #207--Agroforester's Library (update) by Agroforestry Net :: NEW: Advance study internship in tropical agroforestry with the people who bring you The Overstory E-Journal:

[FLPERMACULTURE] New Free SARE Publication Available: SARE 20/20

2008-06-17 Thread Michael Burns
From:Sean McGovern [EMAIL PROTECTED] SARE announces the release of its newest title, SARE 20/20: Celebrating Our First 20 Years, Envisioning the Next. This special 20th anniversary edition chronicles 20 years of agricultural innovation-from SARE's beginning in 1988 to present-day stories of

[FLPERMACULTURE] USA edition: Water for Every Farm - Yeomans Keyline Plan now available.

2008-06-18 Thread Michael Burns
From: Ken Yeomans [EMAIL PROTECTED] Greetings from Ken Yeomans Keyline Designs, I thought you'd like to know that the latest edition of Water for Every Farm – Yeomans Keyline Plan is now being printed in the USA. The Australian product is also available on the http://www.keyline.com.au web site.

[FLPERMACULTURE] Public mttg on new nuke reactor in NY-Aug 21

2008-08-05 Thread Michael Burns
Begin forwarded message: From: Michael Mariotte [EMAIL PROTECTED] August 5, 2008 Dear New York safe energy advocates: Below is a copy of a memo we received today from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission concerning a public meeting in Oswego, New York on August 21, 2008, to discuss the

[FLPERMACULTURE] work/traders for kitchen help at PDC needed

2008-08-06 Thread Michael Burns
Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute (www.FingerLakesPermaculture.org) is still looking for help in our kitchen for our upcoming design certification course, running August 8th to August 24. Come help chop, steam, and harvest veggies in trade for attendance at sessions on water, soil, forestry,

[FLPERMACULTURE] Beginning Farmer and Rancher Competitive Grants program - Stakeholder Input

2008-10-02 Thread Michael Burns
health and well-being, and communities. http://www.csrees.usda.gov/smallfarms.cfm - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Michael Burns http://www.cayuta.org - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Earn your permaculture design certificate. The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute offers

[FLPERMACULTURE] Rural Impact screening

2008-10-02 Thread Michael Burns
From: Scott Perez [EMAIL PROTECTED] As some of you know, the oil/gas folks want to drill for gas in the southern tier including our neighboring counties. I lived in Colorado where this kind of drilling is prominent. The environmental problems are severe and long lasting. There are also social

[FLPERMACULTURE] Biochar Talk tomorrow, October 15th at 6:30pm

2008-10-14 Thread Michael Burns
From:Rebecca Rodomsky [EMAIL PROTECTED] Greetings all, A friendly reminder that the Biochar Presentation by Cornell Professor Johannes Lehmann will take place at home green home, TOMORROW, Wednesday, October 15th from 6:30-8pm. If you have questions please give the store a call at

[FLPERMACULTURE] Heating Up Saturday Night

2008-10-14 Thread Michael Burns
The Finger Lakes Permaculture Institute invites you to our 3rd Anniversary Benefit... The hottest Permie Party in the Finger Lakes is just days away: Saturday, October 18th. Weather forecasts call for some seasonably brisk temperatures. No problem. The festivities begin at 3 p.m, while the

[FLPERMACULTURE] Oct 17 Interview w/ Permaculture Teacher Designer Geoff Lawton

2008-10-15 Thread Michael Burns
Sustainable World Radio: Friday mornings at 9-10 am PST on KCSB 91.9 FM in Santa Barbara,California and streaming live on http://www.kcsb.org. Program will be posted later on http://www.sustainableworldradio.com or http://www.radio4all.net Join Jill Cloutier of Sustainable World Radio on Friday

[FLPERMACULTURE] Signs of Sustainability Nominations: Deadline Nov. 15

2008-11-11 Thread Michael Burns
Begin forwarded message: From: Sean Vormwald [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sustainable Tompkins Seeks Help to Spot “Signs of Sustainability” Please submit nominations by Saturday, November 15, 2008. Sustainable Tompkins, the organization devoted to catalyzing sustainable development in our region, seeks

[FLPERMACULTURE] Film on local economies Monday at Cinemapolis

2008-11-17 Thread Michael Burns
From:Gay Nicholson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Hi folks, Please join us for the launch of this year's Buy Local campaign, and our collective next step in sustaining our local economy. Gay Local First Ithaca forms, announces 2008 Holiday Campaign Holiday promotional campaign will launch Ithaca

[FLPERMACULTURE] Marcellus shale on WSKG tonight

2008-11-18 Thread Michael Burns
From:Steve Paisley [EMAIL PROTECTED] For all the WEOS/ICR listeners who might not have heard about it--at 7:00 tonight (Tuesday)--WSKG radio (90.9) will air a program on the Marcellus shale drilling. There is no way of telling people that they are all walking around shining like the sun.

[FLPERMACULTURE] Upcoming events in Agriculture Dec 1st 2008

2008-12-01 Thread Michael Burns
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Upcoming events in the Agriculture, Natural Resources and Horticulture in the South Central New York Region AGRICULTURE Thursday, Dec 4th Implementing Precision Feeding- 10:30- 2:00pm, Human Services Complex- Montour Falls. Geared toward dairy farmers. Alternative

[FLPERMACULTURE] New Roots School: Interested in Volunteering?

2008-12-04 Thread Michael Burns
From:Rebecca Rodomsky [EMAIL PROTECTED] New Roots School is an exciting addition to our community and will be opening on September 9th, 2008. We are looking for more volunteers to help us get continue building the foundation of an experiential, community-based program that is focused on

Re: [FLPERMACULTURE] remove me please

2008-12-10 Thread Michael Burns
Dear list members, Please note the instructions at the bottom of each message. At the website below, you can easily unsubscribe from the lists. If for some reason after using this web interface you are still subscribed to the list, then please send an email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] to request help.

[FLPERMACULTURE] Michael Pollan for Secretary of Agriculture

2008-12-11 Thread Michael Burns
http://www.pollanforsecretaryofagriculture.org/ The goal of 'Pollan for Secretary of Agriculture' is to have Michael Pollan appointed Secretary of Agriculture for The United States of America. We believe that access to wholesome food is the right of every person. The preamble of The

[FLPERMACULTURE] Clean Coal?

2008-12-11 Thread Michael Burns
There is a reason St. Nick put coal in the stockings of naughty CEOs. This is sick and pathetic: http://www.americaspower.org/Carolers This is reality: http://www.thisisreality.org - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Earn your permaculture design certificate. The Finger Lakes

[FLPERMACULTURE] New TCLocal article: Local and Urban Small Livestock and Poultry

2008-12-15 Thread Michael Burns
From:Simon St.Laurent simon...@simonstl.com Humans have lived with animals for thousands of years, but over the past few decades the relationship has changed dramatically in this country. Domestic animals, apart from pets, are now largely concentrated in the hands of relatively few

[FLPERMACULTURE] Obama transition and nuke power

2008-12-18 Thread Michael Burns
From:Nuclear Information and Resource Service December 17, 2008 Dear everyone, We thought we'd dash off a very quick update this holiday and transitional season for you about NIRS and our ongoing efforts to stop a resurgence of nuclear power and build a nuclear-free, carbon-free energy

[FLPERMACULTURE] Ray LaHood at Transportation, What is Obama Thinking?

2008-12-20 Thread Michael Burns
Ray LaHood at Transportation, What is Obama Thinking? by Josh Nelson :: December 17th, 2008 http://www.theseminal.com/2008/12/17/ray-lahood-at-transportation-what-is-obama-thinking/ Ray Lahood (R-IL), who has a lifetime LCV score of 27% (p. 31, pdf), is your new Transportation Secretary. I

[FLPERMACULTURE] IthaCan Workshop

2009-01-01 Thread Michael Burns
IthaCan Workshop Thursday, January 8, 2009 6:00pm - 8:30pm Cornell Cooperative Extension 615 Willow Ave. Ithaca, NY Home food processing is an important part of making our local food availible to everyone year-round. Join experienced Ithacan food preservers for an evening mini-workshop

[FLPERMACULTURE] Gas drilling panel discussion in Schuyler County Jan 10, 2009

2009-01-05 Thread Michael Burns
Mountour Falls Panel to discuss gas drilling concerns A panel discussion on Marcellus Shale gas drilling in the Southern Tier will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 10 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church Parish House on West Genesee Street., Mountour Falls NY. The session is co-sponsored by Finger

[FLPERMACULTURE] Garbage! @ Park Films, Elmira NY, January 7th

2009-01-06 Thread Michael Burns
Meaningful Movies - Park Films screens Garbage! Concerned about pollution and the environment? Forget about glaciers and oil slicks and look right under your nose. Join the young McDonald family as we follow the odyssey of every scrap of their garbage for three months. For every action there

[FLPERMACULTURE] NATURE NEARBY now a weekly public access TV series in Ithaca

2009-01-06 Thread Michael Burns
From:Anthony Ingraham owlgo...@earthlink.net Beginning Wednesday, January 7, I will be cablecasting my public access TV series, Nature Nearby , on Ithaca's cable channel 13 at 7:00 p.m. and will continue every Wednesday through April. You can see a 30 second promo of the series at

[FLPERMACULTURE] perennial polyculture RAND corporation

2009-01-14 Thread Michael Burns
You might not be interested in multinational corporations and global capitalism, but they are interested in you... http://www.endgame.org.uk/pdfs/polyculture.pdf Perennial Polyculture Farming: Seeds of Another Agricultural Revolution? Humanity today faces a variety of problems on a global

[FLPERMACULTURE] Forum on Gas Drilling Impacts, Feb. 1, 2009, Corning NY

2009-01-15 Thread Michael Burns
Forum on Gas Drilling Impacts, Feb. 1, 2009, Corning A public forum on the health and environmental impacts of new gas drilling techniques will be held Sun., Feb. 1 from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm at the Southeast Steuben County Library in Corning. The forum is sponsored by the Sierra Club Finger Lakes

[FLPERMACULTURE] Short documentary: urban foragers in Chicago

2009-01-16 Thread Michael Burns
http://www.boingboing.net/2009/01/07/short-documentary-ab.html Short documentary about urban foragers in Chicago Interesting documentary about a couple of Chicagoans who find and eat edible weeds, wild berries, nettles, purslane, apples, and other goodies free for the taking in the urban

[FLPERMACULTURE] Finger Lakes Permaculture Network Regional Consulta

2009-01-17 Thread Michael Burns
FINGER LAKES PERMACULTURE NETWORK WINTER 2009 REGIONAL CONSULTA in Ithaca, NY Want to be part of the growing permaculture network in the region? What would you like to make happen in the local permaculture movement? Come to a Consulta Sunday, February 8 2009, 1-5pm. We'll be at the Tompkins

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] Amazing Slideshow: EcoVillages around the World

2009-01-22 Thread Michael Burns
From:Liz Walker l...@ecovillage.ithaca.ny.us Hi everyone, You are invited to a very special event: Come hear Diana Christian, former editor of Communities Magazine, and author of Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities, and Finding

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] Organic Research Funds Become Available

2009-01-22 Thread Michael Burns
From:Jane Sooby j...@ofrf.org The Request for Application for the Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative (OREI) was released this past Friday by the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES). The deadline for proposals is March 9, 2009. Now is the

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] Seek local food cooks/gardeners 1-time volunteers -BJM/GIAC after-school

2009-01-23 Thread Michael Burns
From:Elan Shapiro elan...@ecovillage.ithaca.ny.us Hi folks I'm involved with after school gardening and cooking programs Monday- Friday 4:00-5:30 with kids who come to BJM school or GIAC. I would love to recruit from our midst some 1-time (or more) volunteers who garden /or cook

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] Redbud Activists, Please Help!

2009-01-23 Thread Michael Burns
Marlena Fontes marlena.a.fon...@gmail.com wrote: Dear Former Redbud Activists,   My name is Marlena Fontes and I am a junior at Cornell University. Professor Trochim, another student Jonathan Pomboza, and I are working on a research project about activists involved in the Redbud Movement. We are

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] Watkins Glen Considers Community Gardens

2009-01-23 Thread Michael Burns
Village board ponders community garden WATKINS GLEN, Jan. 21 -- The Watkins Glen Village Board Tuesday night gave its backing to the concept of a community garden in the village, potentially on village-owned land. The proposal was broached to the board by Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] Finger Lakes Permaculture, Spring/Summer 09: PDC, Apprenticeships, classes

2009-01-26 Thread Michael Burns
FINGER LAKES PERMACULTURE INSTITUTE SPRING SUMMER PROGRAMS 2009 -- PERMACULTURE SUMMER APPRENTICESHIP (April 24 - August 9) -- PERMACULTURE FUNDAMENTALS (April 24 - 26) -- MUSHROOM INOCULATION WORKSHOP (May 16) -- SUMMER INTENSIVE PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE (July 24 - August 9)

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] Free alt energy talks Binghamton Feb. 7, 2009

2009-01-29 Thread Michael Burns
Solar Supporters [and alt-nrg-enthusiasts, and skeptics]: You are invited to attend ALTERNATIVE ENERGY WORKSHOP Broome County Public Library, free to the public. Saturday, February 7, 2009 Come and network! Light refreshments will be served. FREE 10AM Introductions 10.15 Kevin Mathers Cornell

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] Green job opportunities at Snug Planet

2009-01-30 Thread Michael Burns
From:Jon Harrod insul...@yahoo.com Please pass this on to anyone you think may be interested. To learn more about what Snug Planet does, check out www.snugplanet.com. Snug Planet is a small, Building Performance Institute-certified contracting and consulting company whose mission is to

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] Calling all Geoengineers! Pie-in-the-Sky Contest Launched

2009-02-04 Thread Michael Burns
ETC Group News Release 4 February 2009 www.etcgroup.org ETC Group Launches First-ever “PIE-IN-THE-SKY” Contest for Budding Geoengineers The first ever “Pie-in-the-Sky” contest for the wackiest geoengineering scheme to combat global warming is taking off just as controversial planetary

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] REMINDER/REPOST: FLX PC Network event 2/8

2009-02-05 Thread Michael Burns
FINGER LAKES PERMACULTURE NETWORK WINTER 2009 REGIONAL CONSULTA in Ithaca, NY Want to be part of the growing permaculture network in the region? What would you like to make happen in the local permaculture movement? Come to a Consulta Sunday, February 8, 2009, 1-5pm. We'll be at the Tompkins

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] Justice Sustainability in our Schools -Thu 2/12 6-8:30

2009-02-09 Thread Michael Burns
Sustainable Tompkins Community Gathering: Justice Sustainability In Our Schools Thu Feb 12 6:00 - 8:30 PM Unitarian Church Annex Dinner Childcare Provided Sustainable Tompkins invites you to a monthly gathering on Justice and Sustainability in Our Schools on Thursday, February 12, from 6:00 -

[FLXPERMACULTURE.NET] WARNING! don't open ecofont file, it may have malware!

2009-02-11 Thread Michael Burns
From: fingerlakespermaculture-boun...@lists.mutualaid.org [fingerlakespermaculture-boun...@lists.mutualaid.org] On Behalf Of Michael Burns [mich...@fingerlakespermaculture.org] Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 3:51 PM To: fingerlakespermaculture@lists.mutualaid.org Subject

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