[Sust-mar] BALLE-Nova Scotia is launching Oct. 1 and you are invited

Janet Larkman janet at larkman.ca
Fri Sep 18 13:49:55 EDT 2009

> BALLE-Nova Scotia is launching Oct. 1 ...and spaces are filling fast
> You are invited to the launch party for BALLE-Nova Scotia on  
> Thursday October 1st, 6-10 pm -  it's free, but pre-registration is  
> required and spaces are filling fast.  To register, go to: www.balle-novascotia.com
> BALLE-NS is the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies, and  
> the place to be is the Waterfront Campus of the Nova Scotia  
> Community College in Dartmouth, NS. Celebrate the local living  
> economies movement with cuisine, beer and wine, music, and one of  
> the best opportunities you'll find to network with like-minded  
> visionaries. Join BALLE-NS founding Chair Lil MacPherson, humourist  
> Bill Carr, Tom Stearns, CEO of an organic seed company in Vermont,  
> and leaders from across Nova Scotia.
> Free Public Talk at Acadia with Tom Stearns, Thurs. Oct. 1 @ 2pm
> BALLE-NS brings you a public presentation on Thursday October 1st at  
> 2pm at The K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre at Acadia  
> University in Wolfville. Tom Stearns, CEO of High Mowing Seeds and  
> President of the Center for an Agricultural Economy, will talk about  
> how the local living economies movement has transformed his  
> community in Vermont. Tom started growing organic seeds for sale as  
> a hobby before he left college and today runs a $1.6 million  
> business with 30 employees. He will give some powerful evidence that  
> the local living economies movement is the way of the future.
> BALLE Business Workshop at Pollination Project Fri. Oct 2, 10am-1pm
> Free+$10 for local organic lunch
> The Pollination Project and BALLE-NS invite you to "Building a  
> Business With a Conscience: A Triple Bottom Line Workshop" on Friday  
> October 2, 2009, 10 am -1 pm. Workshop is free, lunch is $10;pre- 
> registration required.  Tom Stearns, CEO of High Mowing Seeds and  
> local entrepreneurs Ellen Agger and Alleson Kase of TAMMACHAT  
> Natural Textiles explore how to succeed in running a triple P bottom  
> line business (people, planet and profits). Tom has built a  
> successful organic seed company in Vermont, and Alleson and Ellen  
> have created a company that brings together their concerns for  
> environmental responsibility and fair trade with their love of  
> textiles. A local organic lunch will be served. Please register by  
> September 28th.  The Pollination Project is located near  
> Bridgewater. To register, go to: www.balle-novascotia.com
> On Thursday October 15th from 7-9pm, BALLE-NS members are invited to  
> hear Mark Anielski, author of The Economics of Happiness:  
> Discovering Genuine Wealth upstairs at the Wooden Monkey  
> restaurantin Halifax. The evening marks the first in our BALLE  
> Speaker Seriesand will be hosted by Bill Carr who will connect new  
> ideas with what is happening here in Nova Scotia.  Don't miss this  
> unique opportunity to network and enjoy local cuisine, beer and wine  
> while building the BALLE movement.   Join BALLE-NS and plan to be  
> there! To join BALLE-NS, go to: www.balle-novascotia.com
> Thanks to our Founding Business Sponsors

> Bebbington Industries
> Bill Carr
> C-Vision/LED Roadway Lighting
> Credit Union Atlantic
> Farmer's Dairy Co-op
> Just-Us Coffee
> Lara Ryan Consulting
> MaManna Renewable Energy
> Minas Basin Pulp and Power
> Ocean Nutrition
> Oxford Frozen Foods
> Pollination Project
> Propeller Brewery
> Tradewinds Realty
> Wilson's Fuels
> The Wooden Monkey
> Thanks also to
> Community Foundation of Nova Scotia
> Nova Scotia Economic and Rural Development

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