Fall 2009 PC and CG Potluck and Graduation Celebration


Thu, 12/03/2009 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm

Great News, Great News, Great News!


Everyone's invited to the Local Food Pot-Luck and Graduation Celebration for this Fall's Citizen Gardeners and Permaculture Designers.


When: Thursday, December 3rd from 6:30pm - 10:30pm

Where: The Barr Mansion - thanks so much to Melanie and Mark McAfee

What: A celebration of Local Food - Your Favorite Local Food Recipe

Austin Progressive Potluckers: International Institute of Culture and Language

The vision of the International Institute of Culture and Language (IICL) is to stand for the discovery and celebration of brotherhood through small-group dialogue, creating the conditions for world peace through a more just and friendly society. This effort, led by Elsa Potter, Ed.D. in bilingual education and retired educator living and working in Belize, brings groups of different ethnic people together who otherwise would not have the setting for this type contact.

Potluck date: 

Sunday, 29 November 2009 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm


Please bring a dish that serves approximately 6-8 people and something to drink. PLEASE BE SURE TO BRING your own plate and eating utensils as well.



Exit Riverside Drive from I-35. Go east a few blocks. Turn left at Lakeshore Blvd. (you’ll see a 7-11 on the left). Hostelling International Austin is located about 1/3 mile ahead on the left ­ right on the shores of Lady Bird Lake. Parking lot and street parking available.



Hostelling International Austin
2200 South Lakeshore Blvd.
Austin , TX
United States
30° 14' 43.0116" N, 97° 43' 23.538" W
Texas US





Urban Farm Bicycle Tour


Sat, 12/05/2009 - 10:00am

Discover some of Austin's local food-producing gems on a family-friendly bicycle tour, including optional stops at Boggy Creek Farm, Zhi Tea, Rain Lily Farm, Hands of the Earth Farm, school and community gardens and more—featuring farm tours, sampling local food products and a chance to win fabulous prizes, including a fully- outfitted cruiser bicycle. Tour departs from Bicycle Sport Shop (South Lamar location), Austin Farmers' Market (downtown) and Sunset Valley Farmers' Market.

Austin Time Exchange Harvest Soiree


Sun, 11/08/2009 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Austin Time Exchange Network

The Austin Time Exchange Network (ATEN) is one of the many Time Banks in the United States and around the world which allows local communities to exchanges services without depending on cash for absolutely everything.  This has become more important as people find themselves with less cash, strained employment and crunched credit.

Boasting almost 300 members, the Austin Time Exchange is approaching four years of exchanges between members of the Austin community and surrounding cities.

Fall [Permaculture] Talk - "Other Stories to Be In" -


Wed, 11/11/2009 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Fall [Permaculture] Talk - Wed, Nov. 11 - “Other Stories to Be In” - Hsbitat

Ideas for us/today from other cultures, other times, other places.
If you are happy with today’s world, your role in the good things
that are happening, and confident that our course/speed will be
good for our grandchildren…then there is no reason for you to
attend. If you’d like to think about/explore ways that other people
bear/raise children, educate and discipline, obtain food, goods,
services, or relate to each other - then you might otta’ think about
attending. Thanks. Dick Pierce

Fall [Permaculture] Talk - PC and Alternate Finance, Business, Commerce (aka Re-Localization)


Wed, 11/04/2009 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

All are Invited - It's FREE - Wed.., Nov. 4th 7:00 - 8:30 PM - Habitat Suites

Fall [Permaculture] Talk - PC & Alternate Finance, Banking, Commerce - and You

Fall [Permaculture] Talk - Texology - About This Place - Austin, TX


Wed, 10/28/2009 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

All are invited - It's FREE - It will be fun and informative:

The Fall [Permaculture] Talks - 7:00 - 8:30 PM plus optional discussion at Habitat Suites Hotel - Wed., Oct 28

Texology - Where did Austin come from? Where has it been? And, so what?

True Spin: A National Conference on Media Relations for Progressives


Wed, 01/20/2010 (All day)
Thu, 01/21/2010 (All day)
Fri, 01/22/2010 (All day)

Some of America’s best progressive PR practitioners are gathering for two days of panels, practical workshops, networking, and fun. This conference brings together flacks from progressive advocacy groups around the country to exchange ideas and learn new and creative PR tactics. Officials from giant corporations meet all the time to share their latest and greatest media relations strategies. This is our turn. It’s the only national conference of its kind in the country.


TreeFolks' Twentieth Birthday Party


Sat, 10/24/2009 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

TreeFolks' Twentieth Birthday Party
7:00- 10:00 PM
Fiesta Gardens (2101 Bergman)
live music by Aunt Ruby's Sweet Jazz Babies

We'll have refreshments from, among others, our Treefolks' friends at Live Oak Brewery.

RSVPs appreciated!

P.S.  Treefolks is having their first annual Treewheelin' Bike Tour the morning of the 24th.  Check it out at http://www.facebook.com/l/20464;www.treefolks.org if you are interested.


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