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Vanessa A. Forro
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  • Cleveland, OH
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In need of free/reduced price lumber
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Does anyone know where I can get free or reduced price lumber, preferably cedar or other rot-resistant lumber? Please message me here or at vforro79@gmail.comThank you!VanessaContinue

Tags: gardens, raised, gardening, square, lumber

Started this conversation. Last reply by Luke May 8, 2010.

 

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Vanessa A. Forro might attend Brad Masi's event
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Climate Change, Food Security, and Food Diversity at Lewis Center for Environmental Studies at Oberlin College

April 19, 2011 from 4:30pm to 6pm
Gary Paul Nabhan, ethnobotanist, farm and food advocate, prolific writer, and MacArthur "Genius" fellowship recipient will speak about the importance of regional food traditions as a way of fostering cultural, human, and ecological vitality.  Dr. Nabhan will speak about both the future of place-based foods and the effects of climate change on agriculture. About Gary: Gary Paul Nabhan is an internationally-celebrated nature writer, seed saver, conservation biologist and sustainable agriculture…See More
Apr 14, 2011
Vanessa A. Forro might attend Blue Pike Farm's event
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Blue Pike Farm 5th Annual Open House at Blue Pike Farm

May 7, 2011 from 10am to 2pm
Saturday, May 75th Annual Blue Pike Farm Open HouseSponsor: Blue Pike Farm10am – 2pm                                                                                900 East 72nd St., Cleveland, OH (map) The 5th Annual Blue Pike Farm Open House Saturday May 7th 10:00 A.M - 2:00 P.M. (Its Derby Day) 900 E. 72nd St. 1/2 mile…See More
Mar 22, 2011
Vanessa A. Forro might attend Heather's event
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Countryside Winter Farmers' Market at Old Trail School

March 26, 2011 from 9am to 12pm
The Countryside Winter Farmers' Market is a unique, producers-only market managed by the Countryside Conservancy. Come and enjoy a wide variety of local items, including fresh veggies, pasture-raised meat, handmade cheeses, fresh baked goods, ready-to-eat foods, and much more, all in a vibrant and friendly atmosphere! Support your community - all vendors are from Northeast Ohio.
Mar 22, 2011
Luke replied to Vanessa A. Forro's discussion In need of free/reduced price lumber
"I think you want it to rot. Check APOC"
May 8, 2010
Vanessa A. Forro replied to Vanessa A. Forro's discussion In need of free/reduced price lumber
"Wow, that's amazing! Thank you so much. Best, Vanessa"
Apr 7, 2010
Susan Miller replied to Vanessa A. Forro's discussion In need of free/reduced price lumber
"Try the ReStore at Habitat for Humanity. All their goods are priced at 1/4 price. http://www.clevelandhabitat.org/Restore/Shop.html Why not rotting wood? If you're making raised beds, rot is good as long as it's not treated. Fencing is…"
Apr 6, 2010
Vanessa A. Forro commented on Lisa-Jean Sylvia's group City Fresh
"Does anyone know when City Fresh will be at the West Park/Fairview YMCA again???? Thanks!"
Apr 2, 2010
Vanessa A. Forro joined Lisa-Jean Sylvia's group
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City Fresh

City Fresh is a nonprofit program of the New Agrarian Center that works to increase availability and affordability of healthy, local food in NE Ohio
Apr 2, 2010
Vanessa A. Forro might attend Whitney Shuttleworth's event
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6th Annual Organic Plant Sale at Crown Point Ecology Center

May 15, 2010 at 9am to May 16, 2010 at 3pm
9am-5pm Saturday May 15th.11am-3pm Sunday May 16th.Offering over 200 varieties of heirlooms, must-have hybrids, and Slow Food USA's Ark of Taste Varieties.*Peppers*Eggplants*Tomatoes*Melons*Cucumbers*Herbs*Lettuce*Flowers*Saturday at 10:30amJane Snow our featured guest speaker and former Akron Beacon Journal Food Editor will do a demonstration/lecture on grilling vegetable and herbs.*Saturday 9am-1pmProject WILD children's games. Elementary school teacher Susan Blainer will lead fun and…See More
Apr 2, 2010
Vanessa A. Forro posted a discussion

In need of free/reduced price lumber

Does anyone know where I can get free or reduced price lumber, preferably cedar or other rot-resistant lumber? Please message me here or at vforro79@gmail.comThank you!VanessaSee More
Apr 1, 2010
Vanessa A. Forro replied to Phil and Mindy Bartholomae's discussion Looking for a home for sustainably grown, local produce...
"Hi Mindy- I am on the west side of Cleveland, basically border of Lakewood and West Park. Unfortunately, the Lakewood CSA is closed out this year already! But I am looking for some starter vegetable plants for my gardens this year; I'd like to…"
Mar 30, 2010
Vanessa A. Forro commented on John Kepner's event Greening the Community: Green economy, organic environments and healthy people
"I am very excited about this! Can't wait."
Mar 29, 2010
Vanessa A. Forro is attending John Kepner's event
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Greening the Community: Green economy, organic environments and healthy people at Case Western Reserve University - Agnar Pytte Science Center/Schmitt Lecture Hall

April 9, 2010 at 5:30pm to April 10, 2010 at 10:30pm
The Greening the Community conference will be held April 9-10 at Case Western Reserve University. This conference will have a strong focus on Northeast Ohio, and will cover topics such as organic gardening and community spaces, lawn pesticide bans, health impacts of pesticides, organic food and much more.Registration is $25 and includes organic food/drink, all sessions and Cleveland Botanical Garden tour (must…See More
Mar 29, 2010
Vanessa A. Forro replied to Phil and Mindy Bartholomae's discussion Looking for a home for sustainably grown, local produce...
"Hi! You might want to try the Greenhouse Tavern in downtown Cleveland :) Good Luck. By the way, you wouldn't by any chance sell to individuals who need smaller starters for their own garden? Thanks! Vanessa"
Mar 29, 2010
Vanessa A. Forro joined David Pearl's group
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PolyCultures: Food Where We Live

PolyCultures: Food Where We Live is a feature-length movie portraying the diverse communities of Northeast Ohio growing a more sustainable and local food system. It was produced by LESS Productions in conjunction with the New Agrarian Center.See More
Mar 22, 2010
Vanessa A. Forro joined Jenny Kelley's group
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Kamm's Corners Farmers Market

Every Sunday 10-2 June-OctIndoors Second Sunday Nov-MayVisit our website for more info! See More
Mar 22, 2010

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Tell us about yourself:
I'm a runner, an environmental and outdoor health enthusiast, gardener, and just want to link with others who share the same interests and get information on things in the community related to collective interests.
What gifts can you give to Cleveland's local food community?
Sharing, swapping, donating stuff
What knowledge and practices do you want to learn?
I want to learn more about how to improve my health, save money, and good composting for my garden.
What about local food makes you most excited?
Sharing with the community and bringing fresh local products and information to my home.

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