October 12, 2011
If you’re interested in a thriving landscapes, abundant food, strong communities, and sustainable economies, then come and join us for a talk and book-signing with Nate Downey as he shares with us his many years of experiences in Permaculture based rain water harvesting design and installation techniques.
Nate’s book, Harvest the Rain is low tech, designed for everyone, everywhere, even for those with limited time and money. The book will be available for purchase at the event.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society
9550 Haskell Avenue, North Hills CA 91343
Free and open to the public
Hosted by the SUUS Garden Task Force in cooperation with TSFV
Categories: Head, Skill Nodes.
July 6, 2010
For historical purposes, we’re going to start listing our older events, in the interest of transparency, dialogue and… well… fun!
The Transition SFV was formed at the urging of Bruce Woodside in September 2009 (after a few weeks of e-mailing back and forth). We met every couple of weeks, plotting and planning and laughing and getting to know each other before, slowly, things started to emerge…
Categories: Hands, Head, Heart.
April 3, 2010
This place is like a garden! A garden given to us by God…
I’m paraphrasing — fictionalizing — a story I heard several times from members of the Tataviam tribe who live here, in the San Fernando Valley, in the place we call home. It’s the first words uttered by the Spanish upon coming to this place, expressing their astonishment at not only the bounty they could see but its seemingly innate organization. It reminded them so strongly of the beautiful gardens they had left back home in Spain and they came to the only conclusion they could; that God had created, here, a paradisical garden on Earth.
Only it wasn’t God who created it.