The Sustainability Project
Emerson Brook Forest Center
For a future we can live with

The Seed Celebration and Sustainable Community Fair
2012 Event Program


9:00 Greetings and Salutations - Valerie Piedmont, The Sustainability Project
9:00-3:30 A. Professional Child Care; Youth Activities led by Lenoir McDougal, Environmental Educator;
New Games and "Web of Life" activity with Robyn Hannett;
The Lorax with piano by Scot Hurley (nursery and youth activities on Floor 3)
  B. Vendors, Non-Profit Tablers Educational Displays and Cafe
9:30-10:30 A. Inoculating logs with Mushrooms - Dave Wichland, Mycological Landscaping (Cafeteria)
  B. Solar Power Basics- Pablo Fleischmann, Green Energy Options (Earth)
9:30 - 11:30 A. Tools for Sustainable Relationships: A Mediation Workshop for Living Well Together - Adriana Elliot, Cheshire Mediation (Heart)
  B. Beekeeping and Pollinators in the Garden - Jodi Turner,  Imagine That Honey! (Air)
  C. Introduction to Permaculture - Stella Scott, Starmeadow Design (Water)
  D. Plant Wisdom: Remembering a Forgotten Language - Katy Locke Mandala Way (Fire)
10:30 - 11:30 Secret of the Seasons: The Global Warming Co-opera – John Ungerleider and Bill Conley (Cafeteria)
10:30 - 12:00 Seed Saving - Sylvia Davatz, Solstice Seeds (Chapel)
11:00 - 11:20 Land Conservation in our Region - Emily Hague, Monadnock Conservancy (Earth)
11:45 - 12:00 Mindful Eating Meditation - Michael Ciborski, MorningSun Mindful Living Initiative (Cafeteria)
12:00 - 12:45 Solar Sisters Concert - Jeanne Sable and Valerie Piedmont (Cafeteria)
1:00 - 3:00 Neighborhood Food Security - Building Resilience in Keene - Transition Keene Task Force (Cafeteria)
1:00 - 2:00 A. Mindfulness and Sustainability - Ambrose and Annie Millar Desmond, MorningSun Mindful Living Initiative (Fire)
  B. Landscaping with Native Plants - Sang Curtis (Water)
  C. Monadnock Region Working Farmlands Project - Bob Bernstein, Land For Good (Air)
  D. Nuke Free Monadnock/Safe and Green - Kendra Ulrich (Earth)
2:00 - 3:00 A. Latest Woes About GMO's – Jeanne Prevett Sable, Author, Seed Keepers of Crescentville (Cafeteria)
  B. NH Bats and the White-nosed Syndrome - Kathy Schillemat and Valerie Piedmont, Speaking for Wildlife Volunteers (Heart)
2:30 - 3:30 A. BioChar - Chip Chapman (Water)
  B. Creative Composting Solutions - Jess Skinner, Re.Root.ED (Air)
3:00 - 3:20 Creative Composting Solutions - Jess Skinner, Re.Root.ED (Air)
3:30 - ? The Van Burens All Natural Happy Music!  http://www.vanburenmusic.com/
4:00 Raffle Winners Announced



The Sustainability Project
P.O. Box 311, 26 Emerson Brook Drive, Gilsum, NH 03448, (603) 209-7272
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