Cascadian, organizer, bioregionalist, family member, partner, and friend Leif Brecke passed away last Wednesday evening. Leif was incredibly well-loved and is very deeply missed. One of the greatest advocates for bioregionalism, socioeconomic justice, Leif dedicated his adult life, and the past several years working towards permaculture, mycology, open governance systems, a more just society, and was a wealth of information and insights.
Cascadia was on full display at the 2016 VancouFur convention in Richmond, British Columbia
After sifting through more than 93 submissions for potential naming entries submitted by King County residents, Cascadia has advanced to the final voting round! Get your vote in before December 24th!
Our CascadiaNow! Rainingman festival got a lovely mention in the South Thurston Chronicle who came out for our second annual event. The article "Rainingman Festival at Mima Mounds Highlights Cascadian Culture"
This past weekend, Gorilla FC captain Kevin Zelko and his amazing team Cory Murchy, Eric Tringale, Jonathan Zwickel and Joe Hammill summited Mt. Rainier with the (26lb) Cascadia Supporters Shield to help raise money and awareness for Cancer Research.
Have a look at this great 18-minute video about Cascadia Poetry Festival coming up this April 30th! - an interview with festival poets and organizers: Leanne McIntosh & Mary Ann Moore Thanks to Kevin Midbo & Nick Holt of People First Radio at CHLY 101.7 fm for producing this!