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Saturday, March 3, 2018 ... Seedy Saturday ... 11th annual

Wednesday, March 21 ... evening ... Spring Equinox and Peace Celebration

Saturday March 24 thru' Monday March 26 - Winter session of the Four Season Permaculture Course at The Living Centre
Saturday, March 24 - Friends of the Coves - Speaker and Annual General Meeting
Saturday, April 7 - GO WILD GROW WILD 2018


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In Case You Missed It Mondays

Each week, USC-Canada posts In Case You Missed It Mondays, news from many sources and aspects of agriculture and food production. 

Check for this regularly.  Hey, just check USC's site. There's so much, and so much positive ... meaning so many people and communities doing something positive and productive, thoughtful, activist ...

Start with USC-Canada's website, then drop down Resources to come to News.

We're keeping this on top of events and news because ICYMI Monday is always new news and events. 





Seedy Saturday London Ontario

Saturday, March 3, 2018     10:00 a.m. to  3:00 p.m.
Carling Heights Optimists Community Centre, 656 Elizabeth Street, London

A great event!  11th annual!  Purchase seeds from reliable suppliers like Hawthorn Farm, seed swap, garden supplies, advice, displays from garden and urban agriculture involved groups and organizations.  Entrance fee: $5.00

Gardening Talks : 
10:30am – 11:30am    Gardening Myths ‘Turning Wisdom in its Head’ – Robert Pavlis
12:00pm – 1:00pm      Weeds “Let’s get them under Control” – Amy Turnbull
1:30pm – 2:30pm        Climate Realities “Extreme Gardening” – Linda Armstrong

Main organizer: London Middlesex Master Gardeners  http://www.londonmiddlesexmastergardeners.com

Full information including printable program:  http://londonmiddlesexmastergardeners.com/seedy-saturday2018/


Spring Equinox and Peace Celebration at The Living Centre

Wednesday, March 21, 2018     6:45 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (ish)
The Living Centre, 5871 Bells Rd., London, ON.   519-652-9109 or 519-652-0230
Suggested Donation: $15 - $20 

This is the 21st year for this celebration! Shantree and Lorenna of The Living Centre invites you to celebrate “this magical time of year where we are called to join with nature in the exuberant process of rebirth."

“The Birthing Peace Celebration is an opportunity to generate together a flow of Peace energy which we offer to our Earth Community to bring peace and ‘a fertile tomorrow' to all it touches.  Please bring your favourite vegan dessert to contribute to the Potluck.”

The Ceremony Includes:  
Creating the ritual space meditation                             
Sacred Theatre Spring Celebration Offering
Honoring the Elements Meditation                
The Sevenfold Path of Peace  Meditation - connecting with the millions of other groups gathering at this time to celebrate the Equinox and Peace the 21st
Setting Your Intentions
Sharing circle
Dessert Potluck & Camaraderie

Please RSVP!  More information and RSVP link: https://www.thelivingcentre.com/spring-equinox-celebration

Four Season Permaculture Course at the Living Centre

Winter session March 24 – 26, 2018 ... other season dates on the website
The Living Centre, 5871 Bells Rd., London, ON.   519-652-9109 or 519-652-0230

The Four-Season Permaculture course is an internationally recognized, 72-hour training in the ethics, principles, methods, techniques, and practices of Permaculture Design + 24 extra teaching hours + 24 hours group/independent work, makes this a 120 hour certificate course. Full details and fee schedule are on the Living Centre website here. 

The Living Centre, an eco-spiritual education centre, just outside London.  Principals Lorenna Bousquet Kacera and Shantree Kacera, with many guest presenters, lead a wide variety of courses that teach not just practicalities but help us realize our spirit in relation to the natural world. http://www.thelivingcentre.com

Friends of the Coves Annual General Meeting and Guest Speaker

Saturday, March 24, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Landon Library, 167 Wortley Road

Friends of the Coves, London invites you to join them and guest speaker Patrick Donnelly for their 2018 Annual Meeting.

Patrick is the author of the Coves Subwatershed Report, which was adopted by the London City Council in 2004 and contains the 69 recommendations.  These recommendations identified the various steps needed to preserve and protect the watershed/ESA for future enjoyment by the citizens of London. 

Friends of the Coves (http://www.thecoves.ca) is a volunteer organization and its members work with individual landowners, the neighbourhood, organizations and levels of government to preserve and enhance the Coves area.

Mission Statement:  “We believe that the quality of life in our community is enhanced through the protection, conservation and wise stewardship of the Coves Subwatershed.”
About “the Coves”“The Coves area is a subwatershed of the greater Thames River Watershed ... with the Cove ponds at the downstream end and Arthur Ford Park and Highland Woods at the headwaters.”

Go Wild Grow Wild – “Greening your future together”

Saturday, April 7, 2018        9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Metroland Media Agriplex, London – 845 Florence Street in the Western Fair District

To bring us GO WILD GROW WILD 2018, Carolinian Canada (https://caroliniancanada.ca/expo) partners with many organizations related to conservation, environment and growing, with environment friendly businesses, and with the City of London.  A full exhibitors list can be reached through the website.  Entry fee is $5.00 and you should plan to spend at least 3 hours at this interesting event!







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