Archive for April, 2007

Sustainable Tucson General Meeting April 24, Tuesday

posted April 18, 2007

[ Tuesday, April 24, 2007; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] 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 [...]

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Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House

posted April 5, 2007

[ Thursday, April 5, 2007; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] 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 [...]

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Big Global Warming Rally

posted March 16, 2007

[ Saturday, April 14, 2007; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] 12 to 5 PM on April 14, 2007 at Himmel Park, 1000 N. Tucson Blvd.

On April 14th a National Day of Climate Action, people across the nation will gather at the places they love, both iconic and everyday, to raise awareness about the effects of climate change. StepItUp2007 will join all these geographically disparate [...]

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Earthen Baking Oven Saturday

posted February 7, 2007

[ Saturday, April 14, 2007; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Earthen Baking Oven Saturday: April 14, 2007 9:00 am to 5:00 pm , Cost $75 per person. Learn the basics of building and cooking in a natural, outdoor earthen oven that doesn’t heat up your kitchen. We will build/sculpt and plaster the walls of an oven using clay & straw. Cooking with a [...]

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Rainwater Harvesting Systems Workshop

posted February 7, 2007

[ Saturday, April 7, 2007; 9:00 am; ] Rainwater Harvesting Systems: Saturday, April 7, 2007, 9:00am-5:00 pm. Cost $95 per person Learn creative ways to collect rainwater to grow gardens, intercept stormwater sheet flow, stop erosion and restore the natural landscape. We will show you how to build simple, in-ground catchments which will slow the runoff and let the water inflitrate [...]

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