[Sust-mar] Home Grown Wellness Workshop
Falls Brook Centre
fallsbrook at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 11:29:56 EDT 2012
FALLS BROOK CENTRE PRESENTS:
Home Grown Wellness a series of community workshops focusing on wellness,
healthy foods and an exchange of knowledge and ideas.
Join us at the Andrew and Laura McCain Library in Florenceville-Bristol
Tuesday, September 11th – Composting 101
Tuesday, September 18th - Kitchen Gardening
Tuesday, September 25th – Food Preservation
11am to 12am each day. Healthy, delicious snacks will be provided.
Call or email to register for any or all of these workshops or to book a
workshop for your group, classroom or organization in Carleton County.
Emily at fallsbrookcentre.ca
With support from the Province of New Brunswick Department of Culture,
Tourism and Healthy Living
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> 1. Buy Back Mersey- an opportunity for Nova Scotia forestry, not
> to be missed! (benna.keoghoe at merseytobeatic.ca)
> 2. Hike NS Fall Guided Hike Series: Sept. & Oct. 2012
> (Hike Nova Scotia)
> 3. Vigil for Victims of War & Weapons - Protest the Arms Show on
> Sept. 6 (Tamara Lorincz)
> 4. Educ. & Outreach, f/t, Falls Brook Centre, New Brunswick
> (GoodWork Green Jobs)
> 5. Tomato Fest at Annapolis Seeds (Owen Bridge)
> Message: 1
> Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 12:10:29 -0500
> From: benna.keoghoe at merseytobeatic.ca
> To: sust-mar at list.web.net
> Subject: [Sust-mar] Buy Back Mersey- an opportunity for Nova Scotia
> forestry, not to be missed!
> <a7ee2c2a16f7cb580fc80d465298b37a.squirrel at www.merseytobeatic.ca>
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> Hello all forest lovers,
> As some of you may know, Bowater Mersey Paper Mill, closed it's doors back
> in June and the owner Resolute Forest Products is selling off their lands.
> There is approximitely 500,000 acres of land for sale for an estimated,
> great price of $100-$150 million dollars. While this may sound like alot
> it only works out to be around $170/acre.
> The Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute and the St. Margarets Bay
> Stewardship Association is partnering up with several other organisations
> and hundreds of the public, to campaign for the government to buy back
> these lands as Crown Land and to return it to a combination of
> recreational land, conservation and sustainable local forestry. This is a
> once in a lifetime opportunity to change our current Nova Scotian forestry
> What can you do?
> Have a look at the website www.buybackmersey.ca and the facebook pages Buy
> Back the Medway, Buy Back the Mersey, and Buy Back Rossignol (the three
> districts) for more information. The cause is front cover news in the
> Chronical Herald today!
> Then please consider writing your own personal letter to Darrell Dexter
> and tell the NDP government how important it is to you, that they buy this
> piece of land to return the forests to Nova Scotians and not to sell our
> resources to foreign mutli-national companies, which will more than likely
> just liquidate the resources.
> Finally, there is an open community meeting being held at the Caledonia
> Fire Hall in Queens County at 7pm on Tuesday, August 28th. The purpose of
> this meeting is to gauge public support for crown purchase of the land and
> community-based forestry in Queens County. There will be guest speakers
> and an opportunity for questions. The meeting will be an hour in length.
> Please come to learn more and to share your opinion.
> I thank you greatly for taking your time to consider and to support this
> once in a lifetime opportunity for our forests!
> Benna Keoghoe
> Forest Stewardship Coordinator
> Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute
> 9 Mount Merritt Rd
> PO Box 215
> Kempt, NS B0T 1B0
> Tel: 902-682-2371
> Fax: 902-682-2760
> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 21:58:04 -0300
> From: "Hike Nova Scotia" <info at hikenovascotia.ca>
> To: <Sust-mar at list.web.net>
> Subject: [Sust-mar] Hike NS Fall Guided Hike Series: Sept. & Oct. 2012
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> Hike NS Fall Guided Hike Series
> Hike Nova Scotia and its partners across the province present the Fall
> Guided Hike Series in September and October. There are 29 hikes led by
> folks and participants qualify to win "trail prizes." Go to
> http://tiny.cc/2b1rjw for details. Hike NS thanks Mountain Equipment Co-op
> for it support.
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> Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 15:01:39 -0600
> From: "Tamara Lorincz" <tlorincz at dal.ca>
> To: <sust-mar at list.web.net>
> Subject: [Sust-mar] Vigil for Victims of War & Weapons - Protest the
> Arms Show on Sept. 6
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> Hello Sust-Mar Friends,
> I hope everyone has had and is having a wonderful, warm summer.
> Please join us next week!
> Vigil for Victims of War & Weapons - Protest the Arms Show Thursday,
> September 6, 2012 4:00pm until 6:00pm Cunard Centre, 961 Marginal Road,
> Halifax (behind the Westin Hotel)
> The vigil takes place during the Canadian Defence Security and Aerospace
> Exhibition Atlantic (DefSec 2012) where the biggest weapons dealers and
> military aircraft manufacturers in the world, such as Lockheed Martin,
> Raytheon, and General Dynamics, will be exhibiting their war-fighting
> systems. At the Cunard Centre on Thursday, September 6 at 4pm, these
> manufacturers will be celebrating their "Hour of Good Cheer":
> http://www.defsecatlantic.ca/ We will send them a message that the death &
> destruction caused by their weapons systems is nothing to be cheering
> We will also be protesting the federal government's planned spending of
> Canadian tax dollars on warships and the F-35s.
> Note: This year, the weapons manufacturers are partnering with video game
> companies such as HB studios and Huminah Interactive to discuss war game
> simulations. Please join us to send them a message that war is not a game.
> The weapons production must stop, we need a peace economy, and that war is
> not part of a sustainable future. Please join us!
> Become a Friend of the "Halifax Peace Coalition" on Facebook:
> Note: the Halifax Peace Coalition plans for the fall includes a talk with
> Scott Taylor, Esprit de Corps journalist in September; screening of the
> "Pax Americana" in October; public lecture by William Hartung author of the
> book "Prophets of War: Lockheed Martin & the Making of the
> Military-Industrial Complex" in October; Yves Engler author of the "The
> Canadian" and Justin Podhur author of "Haiti's New Dictators" in November;
> protest of the Halifax International Security Forum in November too...
> FYI: From the Chronicle Herald "Where have all the peaceniks gone?":
> Hope to see you soon!
> In solidarity for peace, earth & justice,
> Tamara Lorincz
> 55 Willowbend Court
> Halifax, NS CANADA B3M 3L3
> Phone: (902) 443-2423
> Cell: (902) 478-1379
> tlorincz at dal.ca
> ECJ: http://www.ecojustice.ca
> GN: http://www.space4peace.org/
> HPC: http://www.halifaxpeacecoalition.ca/
> NSEN: http://www.nsen.ca
> "A better world is possible"
> "Our only hope today lies in our ability to recapture the revolutionary
> spirit and go out into a sometimes hostile world declaring eternal
> to poverty, racism, and militarism." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 1967
> "Without a doubt, military spending represents the single most significant
> perversion of worldwide priorities known today." Former President of Costa
> Rica and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Oscar Arias, 1999
> Message: 4
> Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2012 11:25:01 -0400
> From: "GoodWork Green Jobs" <p2 at planetfriendly.net>
> To: goodworkcanada at yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [Sust-mar] Educ. & Outreach, f/t, Falls Brook Centre, New
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> [from Canada's Green Job Site, http://GoodWorkCanada.ca ]
> EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
> Position: Education and Outreach Officer
> Organization: Falls Brook Centre http://www.fallsbrookcentre.ca
> Location: Knowlesville, New Brunswick
> Application deadline: September 23, 2012
> Approximate start date: October 15, 2012
> Falls Brook Centre has an opening for a highly motivated, self-directed
> person to work as part of the Education and Outreach team. We are looking
> for someone who can think outside of the box and has a creative drive to
> approach education in a holistic way that can meet the needs of different
> age groups and experience. We are looking for someone who is well versed in
> current issues of sustainable development, climate change, renewable
> energy, organic agriculture and environmental education. This person should
> be a good communicator, both in speech and in writing. Teaching experience
> and/or training is an asset. S/he is a quick and eager learner, can handle
> several tasks at once, and can work with others to develop innovative
> workshops and programs that work in and out of the classroom. From broad
> direction on a project, s/he can discern priorities, establish tasks to be
> done, carry them out with minimal supervision, and meet deadlines.
> Environmental Education Program
> ? Outreach to local schools, camps, youth groups and clubs to encourage
> groups to come out for outdoor nature education and hands-on learning at
> Falls Brook Centre
> ? Develop and run environmental education programming for groups that
> visit the centre.
> ? Deliver educational programming in classrooms.
> Conservation Education
> ? Bring the Climate Change Bus to events and facilitate workshops
> ? Facilitate workshops and learning activities to help individuals and
> organisations reduce their consumption of electricity and water
> ? Assist with the Bottled Water Campaign
> Renewable Energy
> ? Assist with general maintenance of systems.
> ? Give tours at Falls Brook Centre
> Youth and Community Engagement
> ? Assist with creating and delivering community workshops, activities and
> events throughout New Brunswick and the Maritimes,
> ? Develop promotional and educational materials.
> This is a full-time position with a preferred start date of October 15th.
> Bilingualism (English and French) is preferred and Spanish is an asset. The
> Education and Outreach Officer must be comfortable working within a multi
> disciplinary team atmosphere.
> Send applications, including a resume and names of three references to
> Jean Arnold at:
> ja at fallsbrookcentre.ca
> Application deadline: Sept 22, 2012
> Jean Arnold
> Executive Director
> Falls Brook Centre
> 125 South Knowlesville Road
> Knowlesville, New Brunswick E7L 1B1
> Tel: (506) 375-8143
> Email: ja at fallsbrookcentre.ca
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> Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2012 20:34:31 -0300
> From: "Owen Bridge" <owen at annapolisseeds.com>
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> Subject: [Sust-mar] Tomato Fest at Annapolis Seeds
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> Tomato Fest
> Sunday, September 9th, 2012
> >From 12:00 to 5:00 pm
> A celebration of heirloom tomatoes! Come experience the amazing diversity
> of this beautiful fruit. Up to 80 varieties will be on display and
> available for tasting. Come sample them all and vote for your favourites!
> Some of the events that will be ongoing throughout the afternoon include:
> Farm tours - Come see the Annapolis Seeds gardens, and learn how we
> grow and collect the hundreds of seed varieties under cultivation. We'll be
> making a stop at our peanut patch!
> Seed Saving Workshop - We'll cover the basics of seed saving, going
> over techniques for different crops as well as showing some of the simple
> threshing and cleaning tricks we use.
> Vote for best tasting tomato - Last year Chiapis Wild was the clear
> winner, but with some new (and delicious) varieties in the running will
> that change this time around? We'll find out...
> - Music - We're excited to have Wolfville's favourite musical duo, Andy
> and Ariana joining us. You'll love them, trust us!
> It's free! Although donations to help cover costs will be welcome.
> It's a children friendly event, so bring the whole family.
> We'll have tomato seeds and fresh garlic available for sale.
> Things to bring:
> Weather-suitable clothing (sun hats, rain gear).
> Water Bottle
> Notebook for tasting notes!
> Getting to Tomato Fest:
> Annapolis Seeds is located at 8528 Hwy 201, Nictaux, NS, just outside
> Middleton. From central Middleton take Bridge Street out of town and over
> the river, drive straight ahead until you come to the intersection with Hwy
> 201. Turn right onto the 201 and carry on for another km or so, we're a
> large green farmhouse on the left hand side tucked into the trees.
> Email: owen at annapolisseeds.com
> Phone: 902 825-0553
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