Sustainable Tucson General Meeting April 24, Tuesday

Sustainable Tucson network will meet Tuesday April 24, 4-6 p.m., at Ward VI Offices, one block south of Speedway on Anderson. It’s is behind Rum Runner at the corner of Speedway and Anderson.

The Agenda includes:

Report from the Local Community Food Security Affinity Group (Kitty Ufford-Chase, Chair). Learn about local food production and its role in sustainability.

Report from UA Campus Sustainability Office (Ann Chanecka, UA Intern): Upcoming Sustainability Events at University of Arizona.

Report from Arizona Association for Environmental Education on the October Education for Sustainability Conference (Jessi Williams, National Wildlife Federation Fellow and Prescott College Liaison).

Make your announcement, network with fellow sustainers, sign up for an existing Affinity focus group – or start your own! Sustainable Tucson is the network of networks on sustainabilty. Ask a Core Team member to help you plug-in to the network!

Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House

Thursday, April 5, 2007
Originate Natural Building Materials
7:00 pm
Originate Showroom,
526 N. Ninth Avenue
Natasha Winnik

Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House:
Bringing Your Home into Harmony with Nature
A Southwest book tour with author Carol Venolia, April, 2007
To have a home that’s more in touch with the earth, you don’t have to
start from the ground up! Carol will take you on an inspiring journey to
help you transform your current home into an eco-paradise-on any budget.
Her presentation, illustrated with beautiful images from the book, will
introduce you to a strategy for working with the natural elements to bring
you, your home, and the earth to greater vitality. For more information on
the book and upcoming events, visit
Carol Venolia has been an eco-architect and educator over thirty years.
Named a Green Design Trailblazer by Natural Home Magazine, she has
designed numerous context-responsive homes of straw, earth, and “good
wood” and consulted on schools, healing centers, and eco-villages. She is
also the author of Healing Environments: Your Guide to Indoor Well-Being,
“Design for Life” columnist for Natural Home Magazine, and Director of the
EcoDwelling program at New College of California.