Wednesday, April 16, 2008

2nd Annual SW WA Sustainability Conference

From the Conference Web Site:

The 2008 Southwest Washington Sustainability Conference and Trade Show, set for July 10-12, at the LEED-certified Vancouver Hilton Hotel and Conference Center will inspire, engage and challenge you to reach for higher levels of ethical stewardship and ecological, economic and social success. Thought-provoking speakers from across the country will share global knowledge and practical experience during two full days with three separate tracks focusing on climate, commerce and community. In addition, this year's Sustainability Conference and Trade Show also will feature a public festival, Saturday, July 12, with free workshops and activities designed to engage everyone in learning and making day-to-day practices more sustainable.

Who should attend the 2008 Southwest Washington Sustainability Conference and Trade Show?

Anyone interested in creating a more sustainable future will be interested in attending. Professionals engaged in the built environment, design, building, commercial business, retail business, industry, transportation, energy, natural resources, environmental services, community services, social equity, diversity, government policy, education, and just plain living will especially find the speakers and topics relevant, inspiring and motivational.

For more info visit the conference web site:

Friday, April 11, 2008

Rosemattel CSA Open House

Rosemattel's CSA Open House
Rosemattel's CSA producer - (Vancouver, Washington)

Rosemattel's CSA 2008 open house invites the public to see what our farm is all about. Mini tours, visit the hens, learn about what is growing and demonstrations while await you! Featuring local vendors and food samples to boot!

Start Date:
May 24, 2008

End Date:
May 25, 2008

Start Time:
10:00 AM

End Time:
4:00 PM

Organized by:
Rosemattel's CSA producer

10311 NE 72nd Ave
Vancouver, WA 98686

360 576-9767

Nothing Like Homegrown!

Grow Your Own Cooking Herbs

Garden Delights - (Brush Prairie, Washington)

Join Garden Delights for a fun evening class on how to grow culinary herbs. We will begin with the herb garden, learning about growing culinary herbs. Learn where and when to plant perennial and annual herbs, how to and when to pick and dry them for future use. You will also get to take home an herb plant to get your garden growing.Class will be located at the Firstenberg Community Center Trapedero Lounge. Registration opens April 18th online (go here: or you can phone in your registration beginning April 22nd by calling 360-487-7001.

May 14, 2008

Start Time:
6:30 PM

End Time:
8:30 PM

Organized by:
Garden Delights

Web site:

Firstenberg Community Center - 700 NE 136th AvenueVancouver, WA 98684

360-487-7001 (to register)

Farm-to-Table Workshop


Farm-to-Table Workshop
Clark County

Connecting Local Producers with Local Buyers...because LOCAL business is BETTER business

April 21st, 2008, 1-4pm
4600 Se Columbia Way
Farmers, rancher and artisan producers:

Learn what buyers are looking for when selecting food for their business. Come, share your experiences selling locally, learn about new ideas and strategies for overcoming old problems, and mingle with other producers and local buyers.

Chefs, caterers, and grocery store representatives:

Producers need your advice and input when growing, raising and/or developing their products. Come, connect with local farmers and discover new products for your business.

To register or for more information, please contact Mark McIntyre at farmtotable2008 (at) gmail (dot) dom