Sustainable Ballard to host 9th annual holiday barter fair

Sustainable Ballard is hosting its 9th annual community holiday barter fair and celebration at Ballard Odd Fellows Hall (1706 NW Market St) this Sunday, December 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. This event brings the community together each year, encourages creativity and sharing, creates friendships and offers people a relaxing and enjoyable shopping experience. Food, drinks and […]

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$50k at stake in recycling challenge

The Think Green Recycling Challenge is underway and $50,000 is on the line for a “shovel-ready” neighborhood project. Here in Ballard, otherwise known as “Tuesday North,” Sustainable Ballard has accepted the invitation from Waste Management to take the lead in organizing the Ballard community for the challenge. The challenge started on October third and ends […]

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Edible Garden Tour tomorrow

Learn the art of growing your own food on Saturday at the Sustainable Ballard Edible Garden Tour. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., get ideas and inspiration for raised beds, container gardening, planting strip gardens and more. There are dozens of gardens on the tour within walking distance of each other. The gardeners will be […]

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Sustainable Ballard Festival this Sunday, 10/10/10

Ballard Commons Park will be hopping this Sunday at the Sustainable Ballard Festival. The annual event falls on 10/10/10, and coincides with the Global Work Party.

There will be many activities in the park including a paperback and children’s book exchange, an urban farm zone with chickens and bunnies, apple cider pressing and more.

Here is the schedule of events:
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. inspirational speakers & work party check-in
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. community work parties
4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. community celebration with food & live music

Click through to learn more about the community work parties. There’s everything from baking apple crisp to worm bin building.

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