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Food summit celebrates local food culture

by Green Pages staff in Calendar Focus 0

The South Sound Food System Network is once again sponsoring a South Sound Food Summit, which they describe as a “Celebration of Local Food Culture.” In other words, “this is not just another conference — this is a movement built by [...]

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Sep
20
Wed
2017
7:00 pm Building the Affordable City @ Rainier Arts Center
Building the Affordable City @ Rainier Arts Center
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Sightline Institute is sponsoring a panel discussion on on September 20th for a special event: “Building the Affordable City” on Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 7 to 9 p.m. Leading voices on urbanism, Kim-Mai Cutler of San [...]
Sep
28
Thu
2017
7:30 pm Making Sense of Olympia with Dav... @ Olympia Timberland Library
Making Sense of Olympia with Dav... @ Olympia Timberland Library
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Author-comedian David Scherer Water will speak about his book, “Olympia,” which ties local history and present-day phenomena. A book for long-time residents, tourists and newcomers, many Olympians have sent this title to their parents to [...]
Sep
30
Sat
2017
10:00 am The 28th Annual Nisqually Waters... @ Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
The 28th Annual Nisqually Waters... @ Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
What does it look like to celebrate a watershed? You can find out how the residents and friends of the Nisqually River like to have fun Saturday, Sept. 30. The 28th Annual Nisqually Watershed Festival [...]
Oct
5
Thu
2017
7:00 pm Free screening of ‘From the Ashes’ @ Olympia Universal Unitarian Church
Free screening of ‘From the Ashes’ @ Olympia Universal Unitarian Church
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm
The National Geographic film, “From the Ashes,” captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be under the Trump Administration. From [...]
Oct
8
Sun
2017
11:00 am Bat Box Building Skill Share @ Skill Share
Bat Box Building Skill Share @ Skill Share
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
In celebration of Halloween and support of those who go unseen while working so hard to support us all, dwelling in the shadows, October’s Skill Share is bat box building. Bats love to devour flies [...]
Oct
14
Sat
2017
5:00 pm Farms Forever: Dinner and Auction @ Lacey Community Center
Farms Forever: Dinner and Auction @ Lacey Community Center
Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join the South of the Sound Community Farm Land Trust for a scrumptious farm-to-table meal, live music by Rooty Toot, and a silent auction full of unique items to please any farm-fan or foodie all [...]

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