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February 2019

February Book Group ~ The Secret Knowledge of Water

February 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Living on an island we are surrounded by water. While The Secret Knowledge of Water is set in the deserts of the Southwest, the book will change how you think about water everywhere. The Secret Knowledge of Water is written by Craig Childs. Childs is known for following ancient migration routes on foot, pursuing early Pueblo passages across the Southwest and most recently the paths of first peoples into the Americas during the Ice Age. He has won the Orion Book…

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March 2019

Annual Meeting~Wednesday, March 28th~Honoring Emma

March 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a review of 2018, including financials, a look at plans for 2019, and election of Board members. THEN, we will shift gears to honor and celebrate the Land Trust's founder, Emma Amiad, before she leaves us. Yes, Emma is moving on (and off the island).  It's difficult to imagine Vashon without Emma. It would be a different place if not for her and the vision she had back in 1989. All are welcome and encouraged to come!

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March Book Group ~ The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food By Janisse Ray, award-winning author and activist. This book was chosen to spread the word about an activity some on Vashon already know about and practice, including Matsuda Farm's Manager, Caitlin Ames. Join us on a "journey to the frontier of seed-saving. The Seed Underground is driven by stories, both the author's own and those from people who are waging a lush and quiet revolution in thousands of gardens across America to…

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April 2019

April Book Group ~ The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Yep, it's time to read a book about climate change. The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World By Jeff Goodell Book Overview A New York Times Critics' Top Book of 2017,One of Washington Post's 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction in 2017, One of Booklist's Top 10 Science Books of 2017, "An immersive, mildly gonzo and depressingly well-timed book about the drenching effects of global warming, and a powerful reminder that we can…

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May 2019

May Book Group ~ Braiding Sweetgrass

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

By Robin Wall Kimmerer

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