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International Farming Convergence



















Reviving the Radical Spirit of Organic Farming, A Gathering of Great Minds, Connecting Across Continents, Creating Space For Balance. Join Cascadian Natural Farming for their 2021 online international farming convergence. Learn about and discuss different natural farming techniques with experienced farmers from all over the world.

Click on the following link to register for the event:

You can learn more about Cascadian Natural Farming or the event by visiting their website:

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MVCC Fall Auction

We all know and love the Mattole Valley Community Center’s annual cabaret, their biggest annual fundraising event. However, this year they will be hosting an online auction in lieu of the cabaret. Bidding opens up December 6th and closes December 12th. A link to the auction site will be posted soon so everyone can have a chance to view some of the items before the bidding starts. Stay tuned!

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Sanctuary Forest is Hiring!

Sanctuary Forest seeks a highly motivated, dynamic, and experienced individual to assist with and implement the tasks and activities of our Water Stewardship Program. This position is based at the Sanctuary Forest office in Whitethorn, CA, approximately 30 minutes west of Garberville.


Sanctuary Forest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against an employee or applicant for employment because of race, physical or mental disability, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, or non-job-related factors in hiring, promoting, demoting, training, benefits, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, rates of pay or other forms of compensation. We encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. Opportunity is provided to all based on qualifications and job requirements.


This position is 32 hours per week. Starting pay $18-20/hour depending on skill level and experience. Sick leave, holiday pay and vacation provided. Please submit cover letter and resume, with references, to—put job title in the subject line. For more information, send inquiries to this email address, or call (707) 986-1087 ext. 1#.


Position open until filled. For a complete job description, click here. For more info about Sanctuary Forest, visit our website.

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PVFD Drive Thru Dinner and Online Auction

The Petrolia Volunteer Fire Department drive thru dinner will be held Sat. Nov 6th at the Fire Hall from 5 -7 pm!
They will be serving pulled pork, cole slaw, baked beans, and a roll at $20 per plate. A vegetarian option, to be announced, will be available as well. There also will be desserts available to purchase. Call Lori at 629-3686 to reserve your plates.
The Online Auction will be on The Petrolia Volunteer Fire Department Facebook Page. Pictures of auction items will begin being posted on Nov 1st. The bidding will open on Nov 3rd at 9:00 am with the last bid on Nov 5th at 7:00 pm. Each item will go to the highest bidder at that time.
If you would like to donate an item or any services please contact Lori at 629-3686 or email at

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Job Opening: Community Fire Resources Coordinator

Trees Foundation seeks to hire a Community Fire Resources Coordinator (Fire Resources Coordinator) to work directly with the Southern Humboldt Fire Safe Council in planning, funding, and implementing community wildfire preparedness goals. They are seeking a reliable, motivated, and experienced individual with excellent communication and organizational skills. The position will remain open until filled, but applicants are encouraged to apply ASAP. An hourly wage will be negotiated based on experience, with a minimum of 20 hours per week and potentially full-time hours.

Please visit the Trees Foundation website for applications and a job description.

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Wild and Scenic Film Festival

The lovely people at Friends of the Lost Coast are hosting their annual film festival on Saturday, November 6th this year! It will be a virtual event this year so you can enjoy from anywhere you’d like. Viewing will open at 5:00 pm and will be available for 48 hours. On-line ticketing will be available on the Friends of the Lost Coast website soon! Previously the event was scheduled to be hosted on October 3rd. However, the viewing has been pushed up to November 6th. Mark your calendars!

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