Archive for March, 2012


Green Fest: A Celebration of Green Living – Tucson Village Farm – April 7

posted March 27, 2012

Bookmans, Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona and Tucson Village Farm Gear Up for Green Fest: A Celebration of Green Living GREENFEST 2012 Date: Saturday, April 7, 2012 Time: 10:00am – 3:00pm Location: Tucson Village Farm, 4210 N. Campbell Ave (Across from Trader Joe’s at Campbell and River) Cost: FREE Are you interested in “greening” your […]

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Menu for the Future discussion course – Thursdays starting May 3

posted March 25, 2012

Six Thursdays, May 3 to June 7, in Tucson AZ   Menu for the Future Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture offers Menu for the Future, a 6-session discussion course prepared by the Northwest Earth Institute that analyzes the connection between food and sustainability. The goals of the course are to explore food systems and their impact […]

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Cholla Bud and Nopalito Harvesting Workshop – Flor de Mayo – April 26

posted March 25, 2012

Location – West Side Tucson, near W Ironwood Hill Dr & Camino de Oeste   Cholla Bud and Nopalito Harvesting Workshop Join Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture and Flor de Mayo to learn how to harvest, process, and cook with cholla buds and nopalitos, both traditional foods of the native peoples of the Sonoran desert. Cholla […]

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Introduction to Sprouting – Wanda Poindexter – April 18

posted March 25, 2012

at The Tasteful Kitchen, 722 North Stone Avenue (south of University Avenue and just north of Economy Restaurant Supply) Join Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture and Wanda Poindexter to learn… Sprouting: The Art of Gardening in a Jar Taste various types of sprouts, learn how economical it is to grow organic sprouts right in your own […]

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Melissa Diane Smith – GMO Free Project of Tucson – Native Seeds/SEARCH Salon – May 21

posted March 25, 2012

at Native Seeds/SEARCH Retail Store, 3061 N Campbell Ave, Tucson   Native Seeds/SEARCH – Free Monthly Salon – A little something for anyone who has ever wielded a fork or pitchfork. Bring your juiciest ideas and appetite for mind-watering conversations. May 21 Monday 5:30 to 7:30 pm Melissa Diane Smith, nutritionist, author and Director of […]

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Desert Terroir with Gary Paul Nabhan – Native Seeds/SEARCH Monthly Salon – April 16

posted March 25, 2012

at Native Seeds/SEARCH Retail Store, 3061 N Campbell Ave, Tucson   Native Seeds/SEARCH – Free Monthly Salon – A little something for anyone who has ever wielded a fork or pitchfork. Bring your juiciest ideas and appetite for mind-watering conversations. April 16 Monday 5:30 to 7:30 pm Gary Paul Nabhan, one of the founders of […]

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Revenge of the Electric Car – Pima County Public Library – free showings in March

posted March 15, 2012

Now Showing at Your Library! – Revenge of the Electric Car Pima County Public Library – free showings around Tucson in March… Here’s your chance to watch and discuss the film Revenge of the Electric Car at a Community Cinema screening event. Director Chris Paine on Revenge of the Electric Car: “Sometimes change, like a […]

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Urban Agriculture – How to Grow your own vegetables – March 21

posted March 15, 2012

Ward 3 Neighbors Alliance, Woods Library March 21, 2012, 6 – 8 pm Urban Agriculture: How to Grow your own vegetables Presenters: Native Seed Search Tucson Organic Gardeners Community Gardens UA Pima County Extension Office Arbico Organics Growers House Pima County Food Systems Alliance We will have gardening door prizes, free Hyacinth Bean Vine Seeds […]

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Brown Bag Lunch Seminars – Water Resources Research Center – March & April

posted March 15, 2012

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held at the Sol Resnick Conference Room, Water Resources Research Center, 350 N Campbell Ave, Tucson AZ 85721 Contact: Jane Cripps jcripps(at)cals.arizona.edu or 520-621-2526 http://cals.arizona.edu/azwater   WRRC Brown Bag Lunch Seminars   Wednesday, March 21, 12:00 – 1:30 pm Gardenroots: The Dewey-Humboldt, Arizona Garden Project Speaker: Monica Ramirez-Andreotta, PhD […]

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A Sweet Grass Braid of Connection – March 29

posted March 15, 2012

at City of Tucson Northwest Community Center, 2160 N 6th Avenue, Tucson AZ 85705 “A Sweet Grass Braid of Connection” Gathering March 29, 2012 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Gathering, Facilitator for Class, Martha Dominguez It has been my observation in meeting people that community is something needed to have a sense of belonging and […]

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Sustainable Tucson March Meeting – Working Together Toward a Sustainable Community

posted March 4, 2012

at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda St) Working Together Toward a Sustainable Community In Conversation with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, Council Member Regina Romero, and Council Member Steve Kozachik We believe that building a sustainable future will take the cooperation and partnering of residents, government, […]

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