Thursday, September 29, 2011

Sunday, September 18, 2011

greenhouse Minutes 9-18-2011

MINUTOS

Michael's Birthday . . . the big 21
Travis plays trombone fantastically. Deanna and MM throw flowers at him.

We are all very happy that he was born.


Tarver is scared of doing minutes so MM is doing minutes!! yeah!
Ben supplies cake and LOVE AND JOYS. Much appreciated. Also, he says you should google:

google Emmanuel Kelly The X Factor

Stella makes contented 'yuuuummmmm' noises. Cake is delicious.
Stewart tried to play trombone and he stinks at it.

Milk: we're filling up a large jug with milk from the clerg and keeping it in the fridge for all to enjoy.
Stella coins a new phrase: "batch" of children.
Stella is in charge of milk.

Thing 1 might be sick. She will stay in solitary confinement till she gets better.
Chores: we'll stick with them one more week.
Everyone: send me (MM) a picture of yourself!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
MM will send out questions by email for a Meet the GH members sign.

Moving Planet: who's interested? Parker will ask about supplying face paints.
Native plant garden... Parker will maybe transplant some things from forest, as well as buy other native plants from nurseries. Michael can drive her.

Parker has reimbursement sheets. Everyone hold on to their receipts and contact Parker for reimbursement. Dr. Zigler is our advisor. Go see him, then go to the cashier's office

Cake has been devoured.

Someone returns Travis's really awesome chemistry goggles.

Parker and Joanna think it's weird to put meeting minutes on the blog. Instead, we could have a separate page for meeting minutes??
We should have an egg breakfast soon...we have lots of eggs. We could make eggs for Moving Planet.
Deviled eggs and face painting. perfecto.
Brakefield Garden is getting fences, and other organizations are getting involved. Ben suggests a public blog type website to update members of the community that want to participate. We could focus on GH garden, not Brakefield. Garden hours:

Michael and Parker and Tarver will take Thursdays, 2 p.m.
Mary Michael and Stella, Sunday mornings, 10 a.m.
Michael will send out cstudent

Ben suggests a small pond with fountain (Travis insists on fish.) Monument/dedication to all GreenHouse members.
AND/OR spiral herb garden.

ALSO: making bird feeders squirrel proof. Must protect squirrels from Stuart.

Could have pumpkin fest!!!!!!!! YEAH. Will discuss when October comes.
Also: cider-making workshop supplies. MM will talk to N Bowman

Armentrout. Usually in November. We'll set date later.

Sandor Katz possibly. We'll try. He's pretty cool.

As GH, we are leaders of campus sustainability, including energy consumption. We need to be aware of turning off lights and appliances. Unplug microwave! Lights: basement lights especially!

Travis likes burning flowers.

COMPOST
We'll make a sign of daily food waste.
Mary Michael and Stella will make cardboard chart/scatter plot and frequently asked questions.
Idea of SHOWING everyone the amount of daily waste. Putting entire amount of wasted food for all to see. Could be outside on tarp, or inside in trash cans.

Small signs on walls throughout house: some might be a bit preachy?? We might rewrite some of them to make the house as inviting as possible.

THERE'S A SKUNK.
let's save the chicken.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Fall Garden Party


Thank you to everyone who came over on Sunday for food & friends (and a little drizzle).





...and some beautiful eggs. Thanks, ladies!

Sunday, September 4, 2011

Meeting Minutes 9/4/2011

Sunday, 9/4/11

Present at meeting: everyone except for parker.
Compost MEeting tomorrow at 6 at the greenhouse.
master cookie expert sarah will make cookies, and remind all to bring schedule to meeting.

Fall garden party
Decided on Sunday at 5pm. will have a fire. ben and mary-michael and stella will provide music. stella will ask bea if she will play. ordered market food already. have a moment of silence for 9/11 at party.
Will have party at GH because we will be focusing on GH garden for the garden work hours. Will do the Spring party at Breakfield. (majority ruled.)
Menu:
Burgers, (and toppings)
Guac,
Sweet Potataoe fries,
tomatoes,
Mint tea.
Stewart will make means patties.
Stella= the executioner??

Chickens eggs.
to eat or not to eat?
make quiche for vegetarians. Michael will do this.
Mint tea made by Stewart.
Fries: parker and tarver
desert:Mary
Guac:Mary
mayo by Stella?? use 12 dozen eggs?

Grillers: Ben and Stew
Stella will research buns...
Michael will get Beta grill.
WalMart run: avacado, ketchup, 9 volt battery, cheese, charcoal, mustard,
^^Sarah will go thursday evening

Joanna will send a C-Student
Sarah will make a poster.

PArty at 5, serve at 6

Tarver will do a facebook event.

Michael has roll of paper for a sign in front of McClurg. Need markers? Chalk in front of McClurg. (Mary has the chalk.)
Friday morning: Mary and stella and travis will chalk up the clurg.

Parkers shoes are MIA.

Joanna: gardening at Benedict. GH can help. Joanna will see if its approved. Stella will run it by Nate.

Parents' Weekend?

Michael:
festival in chatty will SOP and do a canoe trip. GH help with gas money, borrow from SOP canoes and food.
wIlliam's island SOP trip?

Haunted House idea. A lot of work. A lot of fun. We scare the people. outsiders to help.

Front door needs to be shut when the air is on.
Help out when cooking etc for the dishes.
Make more food.

Peace Coalition Meeting wed 6pm in Gailor.
Watching a movie tonight: The Garden.
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