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Neil Young and Permaculture on tour - volunteers needed

 
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Two of my favorites...permaculture and Neil Young.......sometimes things just start coming together

Neil Young Invites Permaculture on Tour


 
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a bit more information from the site.....links for more about each 'tent' are HERE


One of the tents will be 'News You Can Trust' and Permaculture magazine has been selected as one of only five magazines to attend. Alongside Permaculture magazine will be Earth Island Journal, The Nation, Mother Jones Magazine, Yes Magazine and Center for Food Safety.

The other tents will be:

Freedom & Justice

Move to Amend

Idle No More

Earth Ecology Tent

Center for Biological Diversity

Sea Shepherd

Future of Farming Tent

National Sustainable Agricultural Coalition

Greenhorns

California Grange

Ban GMO Tent

Institute for Responsible Technology

GMO Free USA

Energy & Climate

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Center for Biological Diversity (or Rising Tide)

Bold Nebraska

News You Can Trust

Earth Island Journal

The Nation

Mother Jones Magazine

Yes Magazine

Permaculture magazine

Center for Food Safety




 
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Seems there has been lots of good news lately around alternative energy, recognition that something serious needs to change around fossil fuels, and now "The Monsanto Years", Neil Young's new album adding more publicity to the changes that need to happen.

Is it possible we're at the tipping point?
 
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Maddy has just posted this on her facebook page -

US permies, we need your help!

Permaculture magazine have been invited to hold a stall on Neil Young’s US Tour & we need volunteers to run the stall at the different concerts.

This is a chance to get a free ticket to see Neil Young & spread permaculture. See end of article for tour dates/venues & who to contact if you’re available!

Deadline for this is end of the day Sunday 5th July.



Here's the link to the article - http://www.permaculture.co.uk/news/2906156387/neil-young-invites-permaculture-tour

Any volunteers?
 
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Burra Maluca wrote:Maddy has just posted this on her facebook page -

US permies, we need your help!

Permaculture magazine have been invited to hold a stall on Neil Young’s US Tour & we need volunteers to run the stall at the different concerts.

This is a chance to get a free ticket to see Neil Young & spread permaculture. See end of article for tour dates/venues & who to contact if you’re available!

Deadline for this is end of the day Sunday 5th July.



Here's the link to the article - http://www.permaculture.co.uk/news/2906156387/neil-young-invites-permaculture-tour

Any volunteers?



well, ahem....surprise Steve and I would love to do that..... We've been checking it out already and I think everything is too far for our budget even with free tickets...........usually we see him in Chicago or St Louis....two states away is about our limit unfortunately.
these are the venues...looks like a great opportunity especially for you east coast permies.....

Rebel Content Tour dates:

Sun, July 5 - Milwaukee Summer Fest, Milwaukee
Wed, July 8 - Red Rocks, Denver, CO
Thurs, July 9 - Red Rocks, Denver, CO
Sat, July 11- Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, NE
Mon, July 13 - Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH
Tues, July 14 - DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston, MI
Thurs, July 16 - Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ
Fri, July 17 - Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, NY
Sun, July 19 - Champlain Valley Expo, Essex Junction, VT
Tues, July 21 - Jones Beach, Wantagh, NY
Wed, July 22 - Xfinity Center, Great Woods, MA
Fri, July 24 - Wayhome Festival, Oro-Medonte, Canada
 
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Oh Poo! No stops near us. Otherwise I would volunteer as quickly as ants on a picnic.

If anyone sees Mr Young, please tell him that people on the Left Coast of Canada love his music and permaculture too.

Looking forward to living vicariously through those who do participate. Please let us know all about it!
 
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Hey, this new album sounds great!
 
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I sent an e-mail for the July 8th and 9th shows in Denver. My wife and I would love to help out with this ! We got to see Neil with his old band buddies Crosby,Stills and Nash a couple of years ago at Red Rocks. Pretty awesome !
 
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Canadian content laws on radio, ensure that we all heard lots of Neil Young, as early as I can remember. Somewhere around 30% of programming must be of Canadian origin. Thus we hear lots of Neil, Gordon Lightfoot, Alanis Morissette, Pete Seeger, Steppenwolf, Rush, Joni Mitchell. ...

I've heard enough Celine Dion, Sheniah Twain and Michael Buble to last several lifetimes. I never need to hear Loverboy, Kim Mitchell or the children's entertainer Raffi, ever again.
 
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I had a great time at Red Rocks. Got to meet a bunch of great people.

Thanks to Permaculture Magazine for the opportunity.

Thanks to Kevin Connelly of the Earth Island Institute

Earth Island Institute

We shared our booth with the Attorneys at the Center for Food Safety. Awesome folks !

Center for Food Safety

We were up above the stadium in the "Village"

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Oh and I met Daryl Hannah ! Naner Nanner Nanner !

Daryl Hannah
 
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Miles Flansburg wrote:Oh and I met Darrel Hanna ! Naner Nanner Nanner !



....but how was the concert?
 
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Oh ya,

I had to work at 4 am the next morning so I left at 9 PM. Neil didn't take the stage till after that so no Neil for me.

But thanks Neil for putting this all together !!

Get the music !
 
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Here is one of me in the floppy hat, from Kevins facebook page.
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