Washington State has finally passed industrial hemp legislation ~ now what? Let’s learn how to farm it! Joy Beckerman, Principal at Hemp Ace International is very pleased to present "Industrial Hemp Farming Basics" along with an update on Washington’s new hemp law and the current creation of Washington’s hemp program by the State Department of Agriculture. Joy will also introduce regenerative, nature-mimicking agronomic practices that will promote the brightest future for farmers and our precious soil (e.g. soil ecology, cover cropping, IPM, function stacking). Joining remotely for the Q&A session will be Missouri-born industrial hemp agronomist Anndrea Hermann, M.Sc, B.GS, P.Ag. of The Ridge Consulting, an internationally renowned industrial hemp expert who teaches the world's first college course on industrial hemp from her farm in Manitoba via Oregon State University's eCampus. Anndrea has been stewarding Canada's industrial hemp crop for more than 15 years and is an industry leader of industry leaders. We will address all points of industrial hemp agronomy, including field preparation; cultivar selection; crop rotations; sowing; fertilization; weed, disease and insect management; harvesting, drying and storing; and equipment. If you’re considering applying for a hemp cultivation license in Washington State in 2017, don’t miss this free opportunity to learn!
Joined Earthship Seattle Visitors Center (ESVC) to build a living breathing Earthship in the city of Seattle! ESVC is embarking on the journey of fundraising, permitting, and building a Global Model Earthship to be used as a visitor center. If you want to learn more about what an Earthship is, this is a great opportunity to do just that. The evening will feature a screening of an entertaining documentary about an Earthship build.
Pride of Ellensburg is hosting the Second Annual Pride Parade and Festival! After last year’s successful inaugural event, they are planning bigger and better this year.
Succor Creek State Natural Area is a great park that all Owyhee recreational enjoy: from locals, folks from Boise metro area, Oregonians from the west side, and others from afar. But with high-use comes garbage and invasive weeds.
2017 Cascadia Convergence has been announced! Cascadia Convergence is the new Rainingman, with even more of a community created focus. We have a space for Cascadians to come together to share, learn, connect, and celebrate, and the rest is up to you! What do you have to share with your fellow Cascadians? Why is learning about bioregionalism important? How can we best connect with each other and our beautiful space on this planet? What are the best ways to celebrate our love of Cascadia?
CascadiaNow! is excited to share that Death Cab for Cutie, the Decemberists and local musician Sera Cahoone have teamed up for Cascadia Resists! a one night, all acoustic fundraiser for the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood June 9th here in Seattle at the Paramount Theatre.
Everyone is welcome! Join Seattle CascadiaNow!, and Cascadians from around the city and region as we march in the Fremont Solstice Parade!
Fabulous summer concerts start right HERE at Wanderfest! An entire weekend of great music at an ole-timey-awesome venue PLUS free camping!
Save the Date July 13-16 2017! | Three days of camping with music, art, workshops, performances & artisan vending at the beautiful Masonic Family Campgrounds in Granite Falls Washington! One hour NE of Seattle.
The End of Life Liberty Project, in partnership with the Drug Policy Alliance, is organizing a symposium on the exciting new developments in psychedelic medicine, with a focus on efficacy in reducing anxiety in terminally ill patients. This symposium will be held at the University of Washington in Seattle, jointly sponsored by the Schools of Law, Medicine and Health Policy.