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Woodstock Interfaith & Woodstock Transition Waste NOT Dinner

May 24, 2012

Community Building & Partnership

Woodstock Interfaith Council

Woodstock Transition

Woodstock Restaurants

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Spontaneous camaraderie radiated throughout the fellowship hall of of the Woodstock Jewish Congregation on Wednesday, May 16 as members of six (6) Woodstock faith communities joined the Woodstock Transition environmental team to discuss food sustainability, good stewardship of the Earth, and waste management..

Congregants from St Gregory’s Episcopal Church, Shady United Methodist Church, the Woodstock Dutch Reformed Church, St. John’s Roman Catholic Church, the Woodstock Jewish Congregation, Overlook Methodist Church and Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Monastery enjoyed conversation  over gourmet dishes prepared by local restaurants which support food sustainability.

Dinner guests also had the opportunity to share stories of how they and their families arrived in Woodstock and what they enjoy about living in town.

Participating Restaurants Were:

  • Garden Cafe on the Green
  • New World Home Cooking
  • Joshua’s Cafe
  • Violette
  • Press and Blend
  • Little Bear Cafe
  • Sun Frost Farms

Managing Woodstock Waste: When We Throw it Away, WHERE IS AWAY???

January 12, 2012

 When:   Friday, January 13, 2012   7:30-9:30 PM

Where:  Woodstock Reformed Church, 16 Tinker St, Woodstock, NY


  • Discuss where our garbage and waste goes.
  • Learn how composting and sheet mulching can turn yard waste and kitchen scraps into rich garden soil.
  • Explore how to reduce or eliminate waste and Transition to sustainability.

Who:       A Distinguished Panel:

  • Jonathan Kaplan: Waste Management Services
  • Michelle Bergkamp: Recycling Coordinator, Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency
  • Steve Noble: Environmental Educator for the City of Kingston
    Mila Funk: Permaculture Landscape Designer, Nurture Nature Designs