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The Green Party is holding a town hall on Sept. 11 from 4 - 6 pm at the Ruby Lake Ampitheatre.  Candidate Ken Melamed will give a short presentation and then open the floor to questions. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.
The SCCA is once again holding an annual raffle fundraiser!
This year our fabulous prizes are: A two night stay at the beautiful West Coast Wilderness Lodge Two Helly Hansen Outdoors Jackets (Donated by Patrick Mark of Mr. Mender) and a $50 gift certificate to Spin Cycles Please support us, and have a chance to win one of these amazing prizes, by purchasing some tickets for $5 each or 3 for $10! You can pick up tickets at the Sechelt Visitor Centre, or at our outreach booth at 
Gibsons Night Market - Thurs. Aug. 27, 5-9pm, 626 Shaw Rd. or Sechelt Farmer's Market - Sat. Aug. 29, 9am-2:30pm, behind the Sechelt Library.
Members of the Unist'ot'en First Nation camp will be on the Sunshine Coast on Friday, August 21 as part of a coastal tour. They will share stories and songs of the camp which is set up to stop the proposed pipelines through their unceded territory. Camp spokesperson Freda Huson and hereditary leaders will be present. The event begins at 7 pm at the Sechelt Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt. Admission by donation.
Water Catchment and Irrigation Systems 101 for Small Farms / Backyard Growers presented by the Sustainable Living Arts School

Sunday, Aug 9th from 4 - 6 pm.    2546 Miles Road, Roberts Creek, BC

Join Annette Clarke of Easter Egg Farm to take an introductory tour of her new water harvesting and irrigation system, and learn about what components you would need to set up such a system for yourself. This class will cover an introduction to all the components of a rain water harvesting and irrigation system, as well as touch on topics such as water conservation techniques, methods of rain water catchment, and how establishing wetlands can help with the health of your farm. To register, email: naomikdf at gmail.com. Fee: $25 (some sliding scale / subsidies available for those in need).
The 6th Annual Edible Garden Tour by One Straw Society is August 1 & 2. You can expect to find a tour bus, guided tours, food, workshops, dinner, local brews and more!
To download a printable PDF brochure, or share event information with friends, please visit http://onestraw.ca/node/2475#tour.

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  • Wake Up Call for the Sunshine Coast

    Forest fires, water restrictions, air advisories. This summer is becoming a wake up call for the Sunshine Coast. Living in this beautiful place with such clean air, water and lovely rainforest and coastline is something you can certainly get used to and take for granted. The drought and recent Sechelt Old Mine Fire have put in all back into perspective.





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