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October 2019

PLANT PROPAGATION WORKSHOP: 10.26.19 at 10am ~ Vashon Garden Club at Matsuda Farm

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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$5.00

We are happy to announce the first Garden Club community event at Matsuda Farm! Come join the Vashon Garden Club for a perennial plant propagation workshop Sat, October 26th at 10am. Michael Lee, Landscape Architect will be leading the workshop. This workshop is open to the community and free to Garden Club and Land Trust members - a suggested $5 donation for non-members. Please email Linda Stemer to RSVP and for any questions: lindastemer3@gmail.com Located at Matsuda Farm - attendees…

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Volunteer at Matsuda Farm

October 29, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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Soooo much to do during this transition from summer/fall crops to fall/winter crops. Continued production at the farm keeps fresh island produce going to the school district cafeteria, the Food Bank, and island restaurants. Starts for fall crops need to get out of the start house and into the ground. And another hoop house currently under construction needs to be completed. All this and the interns have transitioned fully to tree planting for their final month with the Land Trust.…

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Volunteer at Matsuda Farm

October 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thursdays focus on work in the wash and pack facility preparing produce for delivery. Rain or shine, no matter. Wash & Pack is covered and dry!

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November 2019

Volunteer In Shinglemill Preserve

November 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shinglemill Trailhead off of SW 156th St

Family Feast featuring produce from Matsuda Farm

November 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Vashon Schools Foundation's first Family Feast of the year will be held on November 7 from 5:30 – 7:00. Come to Vashon High School for dinner. It’s a delicious meal at an unbeatable price, sharing company, conversation and entertainment with friends and neighbors.  Fresh produce is sourced from Matsuda Farm and expertly prepared by the VHS food service team. You won’t want to miss it!

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Volunteer at Matsuda Farm

November 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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Volunteer in the Shinglemill Preserve

November 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Shinglemill Trailhead off of SW 156th St

We'll be planting trees and shrubs in the meadow adjacent to the parking area off 156th, across from Vashon Winery, from 9am-noon.

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November Book Group ~ An American River: From Paradise to Superfund, Afloat On New Jersey’s Passaic

November 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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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 will join us to talk about An American River as well as her current project about aquifers. Part natural history, part personal history, part rollicking…

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Movie Night ~ Symphony Of The Soil at Vashon Theatre

November 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Vashon Theatre, 17723 Vashon Highway SW
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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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 plays a huge part in combatting climate change? Join Zero Waste Vashon for this award winning film and you will never see soil the same…

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December 2019

Be The Best Philanthropist You Can Be: A Champion For Others and Yourself

December 2, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Vashon Center for the Arts, 19600 Vashon Highway SW
Vashon, WA United States
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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 coaching involving charitable giving, is also a principal at Kutscher Benner Barsness Stevens. Together they will lead us through an informational session on charitable giving…

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Volunteer in the Fisher Pond Preserve

December 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Johnson Pond Property, 17224 115th Ave SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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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.

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Volunteer at Matsuda Farm

December 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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SOLD OUT: The Van Redeker Band Holiday Concert: an intimate evening of acoustic music

December 13, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT The Van Redeker Band are: Daryl Redeker on lead guitar and vocals Sara Van Fleet on bass, guitar & vocals Sam Van Fleet on guitar, harmonica & vocals Dodd Johnson on drums & percussion

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Solstice Luminaries

December 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fisher Pond, west end of the pond on Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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January 2020

Moonlight Lowtide Walk With Vashon Beach Naturalists

January 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
North End Ferry Beach

Park in the North end ferry commuter lot & follow the luminaries to the beach ♦ Family friendly ♦ Free Don’t forget!    ♦  A flashlight ♦ Waterproof footwear ♦ Weather appropriate clothing

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Closing the Loop: Bioenergy & Sustainable Farming Open House

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Matsuda Farm, 19201 Vashon Hwy SW
Vashon, WA 98070
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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 anaerobic digester, which processes organic food “waste” into organic biofertilizer (“REDEW”) and ultra-low carbon organic renewable natural gas (“ORNG”) for clean fuel and energy. The…

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January Book Group ~ Return Of The Sea Otter with special guest Jessie Hale

January 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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We've chosen a hopeful book to start off the year and will have a special guest speaker, Jessie Hale. Jessie was featured in the second half of chapter 11 - she is a PhD student at UW studying sea otter eating habits and spent a few days in the field with the author during the writing of the book. Return of the Sea Otter: The Story of the Animal That Evaded Extinction on the Pacific Coast by Todd McLeish. "Highly entertaining....A…

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February 2020

8th Annual Seed Share

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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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 saved seed will be served! Please contact Karen Biondo with questions: labiondo@comcast.net      

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Your Zero Wast Home: Save Money While Living A Sustainable Life

February 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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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 at home & our purchasing decisions have far-reaching impacts on the health of our planet. She is the owner of One Glass Jar, a zero-waste…

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March 2020

Cancelled – March Book Club

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Vashon Land Trust Building, 10014 SW Bank Road
Vashon, WA 98070 United States
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Book club meeting cancelled for March.

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