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Karen Pittenger
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Jody Norman left a comment for Karen Pittenger
"Hi, Karen, Move completed! Home at last, and I'm looking to be involved in the urban ag of the area. Recommendations welcome!"
Jun 16, 2010
Jody Norman left a comment for Karen Pittenger
"Thanks! I'll take you up on that when we get there, which will be on June 1st. 8 years in Boulder made Colorado home, and it's great to be returning there at last. I look forward to hearing your recommendations, especially in terms of the…"
May 20, 2010
Karen Pittenger left a comment for Jody Norman
"Hello Jody, Welcome to Denver! I am sure you will love it here, and will find much to do. I'd be happy to give you a tour of the area when you have time, and give you some recommendations. Have a safe move! _Karen Pittenger"
May 19, 2010
Jody Norman left a comment for Karen Pittenger
"Hi, Karen, I saw your interests in farming and urban agriculture and thought we might connect. I'm an environmental planner looking to work in food system planning in Denver; thought we might have resources and ideas to share! Also, I'm…"
May 19, 2010
Karen Pittenger might attend Dana Miller's event
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Transition Denver and 910 Arts Presents "Dirt! The Movie" at 910 arts

May 27, 2010 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Fact Sheet: Dirt! The Movie at EventGallery 910Arts – May 27The EventGallery 910Arts presents Fourth Thursday Film NightIn collaboration with Transition Denver and The GrowHausDirt! The MovieInspired by William Bryant Logan's book, Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth, Dirt! The Movie takes a humorous and substantial look into the history and current state of the living organic matter that we come from and will return to. It features eco/food thinkers including Vandana Shiva, Wangari Maathai,…See More
May 19, 2010
Karen Pittenger might attend allan werthan's event
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Building community through year round organic gardening at Fort Collins-Harmony branch library

May 26, 2010 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Free presentation at Harmony branch Library in Fort Collins on Wednesday May 26 at 7 PM:"Building vibrant community through year round organic gardening using sustainable practices and renewable energy resources"spirited discussion to followSee More
May 19, 2010
Karen Pittenger is attending Ashley Doriss's event
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Movie: Farm for the Future, WAB at Crescent Grange

May 25, 2010 from 7pm to 9pm
Wildlife film maker Rebecca Hosking investigates how to transform her family's farm in Devon into a low energy farm for the future, and discovers that nature holds the key.With her father close to retirement, Rebecca returns to her family's wildlife-friendly farm in Devon, to become the next generation to farm the land. But last year's high fuel prices were a wake-up call for Rebecca. Realizing that all food production in the UK is completely dependent on abundant cheap fossil fuel,…See More
May 19, 2010
Nushin Farjadi left a comment for Karen Pittenger
"I'll be at the Grange this evening watering for sure :-) We'll catch up soon."
Apr 28, 2010
Karen Pittenger left a comment for Nushin Farjadi
"Oh boy, I couldn't get to the screening...catch up with you soon. -Karen"
Apr 27, 2010
Nushin Farjadi left a comment for Karen Pittenger
"Thanks, see you tonight."
Apr 27, 2010
Karen Pittenger left a comment for Nushin Farjadi
"Thank you Nushin, pleased to meet you. I plan to attend the Permaculture screening coming up so I can meet members in person. I am looking forward to meeting you, and attending many gatherings and helping out on projects. Being new to the…"
Apr 27, 2010
Nushin Farjadi left a comment for Karen Pittenger
"Welcome!"
Apr 26, 2010
Karen Pittenger joined Margaret Emerson's group
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Transition Westminster/Arvada/Broomfield

A community of citizens that believes we have the power to build community resilience and self-reliance such that all species, now and in the future, will be able to meet their basic needs while maintaining a healthy planet.
Apr 25, 2010
David Braden left a comment for Karen Pittenger
"Welcome to Transition Colorado Karen. You may be interested in the group named Transition Westminster/Arvada/Broomfield which is sponsoring two permaculture gardens this growing season. We would be pleased to have your participation."
Apr 25, 2010
Karen Pittenger is now a member of Colorado Transition Network
Apr 25, 2010

Profile Information

How are you currently involved in the Transition movement?
Just getting educated and becoming intrigued by permaculture.
Started my first vegetable garden, volunteering at a poultry farm, planning to help other gardeners with their work.
In what ways do you identify with the Transition movement? Why are you interested?
I think that as many people as possible need to produce what they can for their communities all over the world. As someone with all available opportunities, I chose to embrace the value of things beyond career and money, and hope to see planetary health and vitality become the most cherished and important aspect of the lives of all humans.
What background and skills do you bring to this community?
I am artistic and have done many labor intensive projects over the decades.
How can you help the growth/acceptance/vitality of the Transition movement?
I meet new people all the time and bring the subject up all the time. Some people "glaze over", but many are very interested and excited. I want to grow onions for my business.
Your Favorite Books/Websites/Blogs/RSS Feeds for Information about the Transition Movement
Permaculture Planet, Organic Consumers Association

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At 12:52pm on June 16, 2010, Jody Norman said…
Hi, Karen,

Move completed! Home at last, and I'm looking to be involved in the urban ag of the area. Recommendations welcome!
At 2:43pm on May 20, 2010, Jody Norman said…
Thanks! I'll take you up on that when we get there, which will be on June 1st. 8 years in Boulder made Colorado home, and it's great to be returning there at last. I look forward to hearing your recommendations, especially in terms of the urban agriculture that both of us seem interested in! I'll email you again after I can get online again there.
At 12:45pm on May 19, 2010, Jody Norman said…
Hi, Karen,

I saw your interests in farming and urban agriculture and thought we might connect. I'm an environmental planner looking to work in food system planning in Denver; thought we might have resources and ideas to share! Also, I'm just in the process of moving to Denver, will be there June 1st, so I'm still finding stuff to do that focuses on my interests. Any suggestions welcome!
At 8:12am on April 28, 2010, Nushin Farjadi said…
I'll be at the Grange this evening watering for sure :-)
We'll catch up soon.
At 11:10am on April 27, 2010, Nushin Farjadi said…
Thanks, see you tonight.
At 11:23pm on April 26, 2010, Nushin Farjadi said…
Welcome!
At 4:17pm on April 25, 2010, David Braden said…
Welcome to Transition Colorado Karen. You may be interested in the group named Transition Westminster/Arvada/Broomfield which is sponsoring two permaculture gardens this growing season. We would be pleased to have your participation.
 
 
 

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