take a survey, What Do You Really Think About Climate Change?www.sustainablewallingford.org/Questionnaire/ We will only be collecting survey data until November 30th, so please try to
answer soon! Our friends in Sustainable
Wallingford (UK) contacted us last month at Sustainable Wallingford US, to see if we
could ask our townspeople the same questions at the same time. We want to see
if we have similar interests, knowledge, and concerns in both countries.
Wallingford, UK (www.SustainableWallingford.org)
is a small town of about 10,000 people, located 47 miles (75 km) west of
London. Wallingford, USA (www.SustainableWallingford.us)
is a neighborhood of around 20,000 people, located 4 miles (6 km) north of
Seattle. Please pass along this survey to your friends! We will publish survey
results on our website, and in local newspapers. Thank you!
We meet every second Saturday from 10 to
at Mosaic Community Coffee House
4401 2nd Ave
NE. Call (206) 547-9569 for more information.Join us![meeting
Where is Sustainable Wallingford? Here is a map (3MB). We are a neighborhood in Seattle, but people who come to Sustainable Wallingford meetings come from many places. (Don't be confused -- there is more than one Sustainable Wallingford! -- see our British colleagues at www.sustainablewallingford.org)
Don't miss the Sustainable Wallingford Wheelbarrow Drill Team on YouTube!!!
Who is Sustainable Wallingford? Here is a list of some of the people who have come to our meetings, along with their interests.
We are a group of
neighbors and friends of
who meet every month to educate, participate, and celebrate.
ourselves and each other about the small and large steps we need to take
to have whole and meaningful lives using the resources the planet is able
to contribute to our well-being.
participate with each other in guilds and activities that improve our
neighborhood one step at a time. Some activities we are starting include
"Growing Food Growing Community", "Home energy",
"Passegiata walks", "Active
Emergency Preparedness" and "www.Spokespeople.us bike
We will celebrate events as diverse as
community potlucks, neighborhood walking tours, yoga in the park classes,
and summer festivals.
We are a wheelbarrow
organization—holding and moving forward ideas that are bubbling up in the
community about how to live on one planet with joy and grace. We work to
support the sustainable goals and aspirations of all of the wonderful people
and institutions that build the
community. Read more about us at:www.tiny.cc/SW
a wheelbarrow full of wonderful people, places, and ideas
Solid Ground www.solid-ground.org is a regional
social service agency with programs such as Lettuce Link, a food bank and
a community fruit tree harvest to provide fresh nutritious food Solid
Ground also has programs for seniors, homeless residents, and people with
Community Coffee House www.mosaiccoffeehouse.org
serves food and beverages with no fixed prices in order to support and
Spokespeople www.spokespeople.us lead monthly
first-Saturday 2 p.m. classes and rides on the road from the south end of
Wallingford Playfield to adjacent urban centers and support safe and fun
biking experiences for new and returning bicyclists, including children.
Friday night movie series www.Meaningfulmovies.org
shows political, and environmental films every Friday night at 7 p.m. at
Keystone Church 5019 Keystone Place N. In addition to showing good and
rarely seen movies, panel discussions follow, with experts in the movie's
issues leading lively discussions.