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  1. Meeting starts 09:50
  2. Check-in
  3. Agenda approved; projector broken, will not cover August statistics.
  4. Minutes of past meeting, 14 September 2013, reviewed and approved.
  5. Old business:
    1. Matters arising from minutes: none
    2. Project updates:
      1. Upcoming classes and events: not reviewed
      2. Recruiting: Jan needs to follow up with Naeem & Dawn.
    3. Health and safety concerns and updates: none noted.
  6. New business:
    1. August statistics not reviewed.
  7. Review arrivals/departures, guests and apprentices:
    • Cleome here next weekend.
    • Mindy leaving for Washington, DC October 9-15.
    • Jan to Dayton, WA October 4-6.
  8. Farm meeting:
    • Items to track (rough priority order):
      1. Rescue stuck chain saw, harvest firewood.
      2. Roast, can, and otherwise process tomatoes.
      3. Replace water timer in west room of greenhouse.
      4. Fix sickle bar and do mowing.
        • Cleome will bring part on next trip (27th)
      5. Get cedar slabs and bark from Shane for projects and path mulch.
      6. Build bigger planters for Physalis. Shoot for 8' to 9', depending on what we can get from Shane.
      7. Chipping -- Jan check mill for cedar bark for prop room floor. (Jan Steinman)
      8. Jan and others: re-arrange the greenhouse tables.
      9. Complete irrigation plumbing in greenhouse after locating and levelling tables. In process as tables are positioned and levelled.
      10. Need to move the glass canning jars out of the Yellow House parking lot before they get broken.
        • Find a place to put jars!
      11. Investigate using small greenhouse as a food dehydrator.
      12. Cane berries, moving to west fence of west garden -- wait for fall dormancy.
      13. Fix big rototiller -- won't run for more than a minutes or so; investigate fuel blockage -- back burner, winter project.
      14. Jan: begin making horsetail/nettle tea to keep powdery mildew and other fungus down. -- back burner for when humidity increases.
    • Tracked items recently completed:
      1. Pick and process basil, tomatoes, pepperoncini and cucumbers. Deliver cucumbers to Natureworks. DONE!
      2. Need to finish stacking and tarping hay before it rains.
      3. Process garlic when it is dried enough. DONE!
  9. Confirmed next meeting: Next residents' meeting: Jan facilitator, Saturday, 28 September 2013, 10:00.
  • Meeting adjourned, 10:41
  • Respectfully submitted, Jan Steinman 18:42, 28 September 2013 (CEST)

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