[Sust-mar] BALLE-Nova Scotia events

Janet Larkman janet at larkman.ca
Thu Sep 24 06:48:57 EDT 2009

Deconstructing Dinner and Building a Living Food Economy
Public Talk at Acadia on Wednesday September 30th @ 7pm
with Jon Steinman and Tom Stearns

(Note time and date change!)

BALLE-Nova Scotia (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies),  
Friends of Agriculture in Nova Scotia (FANS), Acadia Community Farm,  
and the Irving Academy for the Environment, together invite you a  
public presentation on Wednesday September 30th at 7pm at Acadia  
University in Wolfville (Beveridge Arts Centre, Rm 132), with Tom  
Stearns, CEO of High Mowing Seeds and President of the Center for an  
Agricultural Economy, and Jon Steinman, Host of Deconstructing  
Dinner.  Together for one night only!  The event is free, donations  
welcome (suggested: $8).


And don't forget -- 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


Plus: 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


BALLE-NS (Business Alliance for Local Living Economies - Nova Scotia)  
is a new business network taking flight in Nova Scotia.  It is part of  
an international movement of local networks that are working to build  
green and vibrant local living economies. Locally-owned, independent  
businesses that are committed to “The Triple P Bottom Line” (People-  
Planet- Profits) are at the core of what BALLE is all about.   If you  
haven’t heard the buzz around BALLE-NS yet, you will very soon.  The  
energy for this movement is percolating everywhere, and the job of  
BALLE-NS is to connect all that energy to create a powerful new force  
in Nova Scotia.

For more informatation, go to www.balle-novascotia.com

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