Word has it that a new, metropolitan Walmart is slated to be built at the Promenade 23 shopping center. The Community Alliance for Global Justice is not amused. On October 24, World Food Day, they will take their anti-Walmart sentiments to the streets in a leafletting campaign and need your help. Meet at the Starbucks on 23rd & Jackson.
Town Hall's civic series brings Anat Shenker-Osorio, a Berkeley-based communications consultant fluent in political speak, to explain why the language we use to talk about our economy is fundamentally flawed.
Don't worry, economists; Shenker-Osorio has plenty of rhetorical suggestions. Double feature: ticket also grants access to the following talk, Craig Childs: Our Apocalyptic Planet, at 7:30pm.
From Field to Fuel Tank: How Local Biodiesel Works
The NW Biodiesel network brings this presentation and discussion of our local biodiesel industry based out of Snohomish, WA. Speakers Atul Dushmane and Jeremy Berger will touch on how grains and other resources are grown and processed, as well as the issues surrounding sustainability in the biodiesel field.