Fall City Community Association

Soil, Food and Climate Change

Targets proactive people choosing to make a climate change difference!
Includes environmentalists, gardeners, farmers, students, and you.

Date: Saturday, February 15, 8:00 am - 1:15 pm

Where: The Commons, Chief Kanim Middle School
32627 SE Redmond-Fall City Road • Fall City, WA 98024

Registration: $25, includes coffee, tea, water

Lunch: Bring own lunch. Or, buy local from The Farmhouse Market.

The Farmhouse Market is offering pre-ordered box lunches for $7.50:
Protein Choices:
Roast Beef and Cheddar
Turkey and Havarti
Ham and Cheddar
Carb Choices:
Nine grain bread
Flour tortilla wrap
Fruit Choices:
Box lunch will also include a small bag of potato chips
Ready for Pick Up on Friday Feb 14 after 3:00pm or Day of 7am – 8am
Contact Jay to order/purchase:

Recommended reading for workshop: Drawdown, 2017, The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, Ed. Paul Hawken
(Available through Amazon in various formats).

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David Montgomery
Professor of Environmental Science Writing in the Department of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington specializing in geomorphology has studied the way that soils have shaped human civilizations both now and in the past.

Ann Biklč
Biologist and environmental planner whose career spans the fields of environmental stewardship, habitat restoration and public health is the co-author along with her husband, David Montgomery, of the Hidden Half of Nature, a thought provoking book about leveraging the cultivation of microbiomes to transform agriculture and medicine.

Chad Kruger
Directs WSU’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources (CSANR) and the Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center (NWREC) in Mount Vernon.

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Program Schedule:

Introduction: Susan Miller, Master Gardener and Garden Columnist and Video of Paul Hawken, Editor, on Project Drawdown

  • 8:00-8:30 AM - Check-in
  • 8:30-9:00 AM - Opening remarks by Susan Miller, MG, Garden Columnist, includes 12 minutes video of Paul Hawken editor of "Drawdown"
  • 9:00-10:00 AM - Ann Biklč, author, biologist, "The Hidden Half of Nature"
  • 10:00-10:10 AM - Break
  • 10:10-11:10 AM - How to Build Health Farm Soil. David Montgomery - Professor of Geomorphology, University of Washington: "Growing a Revolution:
  • 11:10-11:20 AM - Break
  • 11:20 AM-12:20 PM Agriculture and Climate Change, Chad Kruger, Director of WSU's Washington Center Research and Extension at Mount Vernon and the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • 12:20-12:30 PM - Break
  • 12:30-1:00 PM Breakout Sessions
  • "Where can we, individually and together, make a difference?"
  • Participants create a climate change action plan with trained facilitators at each table
  • 1:00-1:10 PM Wrap up: Where do we go from here?

We will have Free copies of YES! magazine Spring 2019 edition

Watch a Video of Paul Hawken, Editor, on Project Drawdown

View Video

Cost: $25 per person includes coffee, tea, water.
There will be no refunds.

Register now!

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Many Thanks to our Sponsors:

Fall City Community Association