The longest running yoga studio in Vancouver, celebrating our 17th year!
 We are located at 1101 Broadway St #216 above Chamber of Commerce, downtown.

Living Sustainably

Resources on sustainable living. Urban farm practices, permiculture, clothing resources. Check back for continual updates.

 

Community gardens http://www.co.clark.wa.us/general-services/news-release.asp?pkNewsSeq=2469

Vancouver Clark Community Grown- local community gardens and gardening classes http://www.communitygrown.org/

Urban farming information http://www.beginningfarmers.org/urban-farming/

Raintree nursery. Edible landscaping nursery for the Northwest

One Green World. Edible landscaping nursery for the northwest

Permaculture:

Bev’s Place and OSALT(Oregon Sustainable Agriculture Land Trust) http://www.osalt.org/bevs_place.html A home in Hazel dell using permaculture principles. Tours are given on occasion to teach others what they can grow on a small city lot.

Portland Permaculture Guild http://www.thedirt.org/ppg  Nice articles resource section on their website for all things garden and ecological renewal oriented.

Permaculture Research Institute of Australia http://www.permaculturenews.org/

Bill Mollison the “father of Permaculture” http://www.amazon.com/Permaculture-Designers-Manual-Bill-Mollison/dp/090...

Polyface Farms in Virginia- biodiverse farming http://www.polyfacefarms.com/ Going beyond Organic!!

Seed banks:
SE portland Seed bank Project http://sepdxseedbank.wordpress.com/

Bees:

Friendly Haven bee farm http://www.friendlyhaven.com/classes.html she is the bee lady of Vancouver!

Monique Dupre
 E-mail: moniquedupre@gmail.com
 Vancouver WA
 Phone: 360-694-1283 
I am a beekeeper willing to capture honeybee swarms free of charge. I live in Vancouver WA/Portland OR are and will drive up to 40 miles to capture a swarm.

Publications:
Acres USA http://www.acresusa.com/magazines/magazine.htm
Ode Magazine http://odewire.com/
Yoga International http://www.himalayaninstitute.org/yoga-international-magazine/

Grow Northwest magazine. Great articles on lawn to food: Sustainable edible landscaping.

Sustainable Clothes:

Definition and differences in fabric http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sustainable_clothing

Urban eccentric 24th & Main St, Uptown Village Vancouver http://www.etsy.com/shop/urbaneccentric

Most everything 8th & Washington, downtown Vancouver  http://mosteverything.wordpress.com/about/

 

Organizations fostering a better world:

Living yoga- an organization that takes yoga into prisons and drug and alcohol rehab centers. http://www.living-yoga.org/
Slow food