We'll be planting trees and shrubs in the meadow adjacent to the parking area off 156th, across from Vashon Winery, from 9am-noon.
An American River: From Paradise to Superfund, Afloat On New Jersey's Passaic is written by islander extraordinaire, Mary Bruno. Bruno has a master’s degree in aquatic ecology and has worked for more than 25 years as a writer, editor and editorial director for print and online publications, including Newsweek, Seattle Weekly, ABCNEWS.com, and Crosscut. Mary […]
Zero Waste Vashon is bringing one of our favorite movies to Vashon Theatre, Symphony Of The Soil: Take a beautiful journey deep into the world that is soil. Though often overlooked, soil is a vitally important part of life on earth. In addition to growing crops and preventing erosion, did you know that healthy soil […]
Join us at Vashon Center for the Arts for a Planned Giving Forum presented by Ted Kutscher and Cam Barsness on December 2, 2019. Islander Ted Kutscher has years of experience with estate law and ﬁnancial planning through two firms, KHBB Law and Kutscher Benner Barsness Stevens. Cam Barsness, a CFP whose practice includes financial […]
We'll be planting trees on the Johnson Pond property, part of the Fisher Pond Preserve. The property is located on the east side of 115th Ave SW between SW Bank and SW Cove Roads.
Impact Bioenergy and the Rural Energy Development for Washington Program invite you to attend a FREE “Closing the Loop” event on January 27, 2020, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Matsuda Farm and Vashon Bioenergy Farm at Island Spring Organics tofu factory, on Vashon Island. The open house event will feature Island Spring Organics’ new […]
Celebrate gardening, farming, local food, and local seeds with your island community! Hosted by Vashon Seed Project, VIGA, & Vashon Land Trust. Join us with or without seed to share. Bring home locally saved seed to plant in your garden! All seeds are free! Cornbread, Soup & Kale Salad grown on island from island […]
Your Zero Waste Home - Save Money While Living a Sustainable Life Speaker: Siobhan McComb https://oneglassjar.com/ Siobhan McComb has been practicing zero-waste principles for the past decade & strives for a plastic-free lifestyle. Siobhan is inspired by the way things used to be before the disposable, single-use culture of today. She believes that sustainability begins […]
Book club meeting cancelled for March.
The January book selection is A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster by Rebecca Solnit A Paradise Built in Hell is an investigation of the moments of altruism, resourcefulness, and generosity that arise amid disaster's grief and disruption and considers their implications for everyday life. It points to a […]
A Brief History of Vashon Island by Bruce Haulman Reachable only by ferry, Vashon Island is a breathtaking rural retreat from the bustling activity of nearby Seattle and Tacoma. The island's first inhabitants, the sx̌ʷəbab", took advantage of its evergreen forests and rich marine resources. In 1792, George Vancouver was the first Anglo to […]
Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action by Elinor Ostrom The governance of natural resources used by many individuals in common is an issue of increasing concern to policy analysts. Both state control and privatization of resources have been advocated, but neither the state nor the market have been uniformly successful in […]