Farms minutes date march 1st
loose facilitation. Rich is taking minutes
Leah – forms went great at farming our future
Hunter – farming our future is great . great feedback from farmers, 20 ppl signed the fors, 6 responded with info, must respond back.
Fully functioning farms
Said will give us seeds and tools. Hunter will spearhead donations
Leah – things need to be figured out..how to manage and how to coordinate trips with new farms….lets do breakout groups… tomorrow t charlottes 430ppm(brekout groups)
Leah – how do we outreach within ows, and how to do a farm trip now(making an agenda)
- inreach within occupation
hunter – Create a databae of ppl who want to go to farms.
Press from Columbia university comes in asking to film*****
***Meeting is being filmes without sound
leah – forms we have now may be good for sign up. Says she can print them out.
Hunter – be at pop up occupations so we can get sign ups.
Rich –lets do pop up this Sunday
Jack -next pop up will do
Leah – should tabe at every cultural occupation
Becky – should be at wellness centers
***eco comes in
eco – knows wellness working groups and becky will table at them
Jason – get forms for apps and give to housing(Jason ill bring forms to housing)
Jack – need wavers
Leah – I will bring forms to next meeting for sign ups
Jack – lets get liability waivers..up sparkled
Hunter – we have a few waivers will print them out for next meeting(pulled from woofers_)
Jack – get lawyers guild to get a waier
Eco – occupation is moving twards a real vision …Has a website to screen occupiers(skills n such) can set up moderators. Bill has 15 passenger van. A budget will motivate him.
Rich – we have 800 dollars
Hunter – moey thing is an issue, GA wants to cut finances. Should save
Jack – if farms raising own funds cant take from ga in the future but if we raise for farms it is for other farms not our own we can still get another cunk of money.
Eco – need to work with it for a couple weeks before website is up….website is – empowerpeople.us
Leah – do we move forward with the forms for purpose of getting ppl up there should we wait for website
Eco – Willl be point people for community blowback. Neighborhood is pro farms. Their concerns are the neghborhood going to suffer crime?? That why we need screening process.
Leah – whats our nxt step, need to pick through our info and see what we have(forms)
Eco – we need legal who can take care of that
Rich – I will have legal look at it and if no good then I will hav them write it up
Eco – make it simple
Leah – blast this at GA(forms and sign up) lets get tpeople going
Hunter – im concerned to much inreach and 100’s of ppl
Rich – should be a problem can have waiting list.
Leah – don’t ant farms to loose interest if we have no ppl going up
Jack – number of 5 farms ready how many will go to each arm
Leah – will be adreessed and is addressed through our farm forms sign up
Becky – s there an option if I can bring friend
Leah – totally
Henry – yeah!
Jack – fuck yeah
Rich – typing
Hunter – yippee
Leah – what are our action steps right now we have lots of exciting
Rich – I still hav report bcks/
Rich – Have th neighborhood to farm in
Leah – who wants to plan farms trip.
Rich – can we plan farm trips tomorrow.
We will plan at charlottes(trip)
Eco – next week must have all hands and numbers at wassaic bcause there will be a large public meeting. Need to know when ppl can get there.
Rich – will get intelligent ppl to go
Rich – liz should go
Leah – yeah she needs a place to stay
Rich – when you leaving
Eco – next possible trip up there in tomorrow or onward,
Rich – ill do inreack for that triup.
Leah – will talk to liz.
Leah – I maybe able to go Thursday.
Eco – ppl are welcome for longer stays.
Eco – millerton cool town in the area. Ppl there we have a cooperative relationship….more possibilies after a couple weeks….
Jason – what supplies you need
Eco – we need paint ad ppl with carpentry skills. Painting mostly right now.
Leah – if ppl wanna take a rtain tomorrow are ppl going to be there to pick them up
Eco – yes just contact me,
Hunetr –Im working Friday and Sunday and then a week fter that ill be able to come up ad show them the ropes.
- drop Sunday meeting after this Sunday
New meeting times are Thursdays at 530 in the atrium.
Leah – anyone wanna put up writing for the blog send to me and ill put it up at the farms blog
Jack – we should have farms specific information on our websites and how to get involved with that specific farm.
Leah – yes I have been doing that.
Eco – yes we need a database. Technological rabble***
Group is eating and speaking loosely*****
Rich – we need to document in minutes who got the metrocards.
Rich – we had 5 all are out
All have metro’s
Leah ok y’all see ya t 430 tomrrow at charlottes.