Archive for May, 2012


Bisbee Solar Cookoff – June 2

posted May 25, 2012

[ Saturday, June 2, 2012; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Free, at Bisbee Farmers Market (in Vista Park in the Warren District)

 
Bisbee Solar Cookoff
June 2, 2012 – 10am to 1pm
Join Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture and the Bisbee Farmers Market for their annual Solar Cookoff.  Activities will include solar cooking demonstrations as well as solar ovens and accessories for sale.

At 11am, join local experts for [...]

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Community Water Coalition – Open House – May 23

posted May 20, 2012

[ Wednesday, May 23, 2012; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] at Ward 6 Council Office Community Room, 3202 East 1st Street (near Speedway and Country Club)
Community Water Coalition – Open House
Please join the us for a fun and informative meeting of professionals and passionate advocates for a sustainable water future in Southern Arizona! Come find out how you or your organization can get involved. [...]

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A pre-monsoon storm of water harvesting activity – Free workshops May 14 thru 26

posted May 9, 2012

[ Monday, May 14, 2012; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Saturday, May 19, 2012; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Sunday, May 20, 2012; 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. Tuesday, May 22, 2012; 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. Thursday, May 24, 2012; 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. Friday, May 25, 2012; 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. Saturday, May 26, 2012; 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Watershed Management Group’s Sweat Equity Co-op is ending its 2012 pre monsoon season with a storm of rain water implementation workshops that are free and open to the public. Snacks and liquid refreshments are always provided.

Come on out and learn how to get the most out of your home’s natural resources, and find out how [...]

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Tucson Climate Activists Network – planning meeting & free 350.org activist leadership training – May 9 & 25-27

posted May 8, 2012

[ Wednesday, May 9, 2012; 7:00 pm; Friday, May 25, 2012 to Monday, May 28, 2012. ] May 9 (and 2nd Wednesdays) at the Quaker Meetinghouse, 931 N. 5th Ave, Tucson
May 25-27 free workshop at Dunbar Cultural Center Pavilion and boardroom, 325 W. 2nd Street, Tucson AZ

TUCAN (Tucson Climate Activists Network) will meet Wednesday, May 9, 7 pm, 931 N. 5th Ave. (Quaker Meetinghouse) to debrief our highly publicized protest on May [...]

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Soil is Life – Restoring the Soil Food Web – lecture and local foods potluck – May 31

posted May 6, 2012

[ Thursday, May 31, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] at Saint Marks Church, Third and Alvernon, Tucson

 
Soil is Life – Restoring the Soil Food Web
A Lecture and Local Foods Potluck
Join Watershed Management Group’s Tucson Co-op to celebrate the end of our busiest season to date and to revel in anticipation of the coming monsoons, with our semi annual local foods potluck and lecture.

This event [...]

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Summer Hours at the Santa Cruz River Farmers’ Market

posted April 26, 2012

[ Thursday, May 3, 2012; 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Thursdays 4-7 PM, all Summer, at 100 S Avenida del Convento, west of I-10, near the intersection of Congress and Grande

Summer hours begin at the Santa Cruz River Farmers’ Market on Thursday, May 3rd. Summer hours are Thursdays, 4-7 PM.

The Santa Cruz River Farmers’ Market is located at 100 S. Avenida del Convento, West [...]

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Tucson Time Traders – 2012 apr

posted April 24, 2012

[ Thursday, May 10, 2012; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Thursday, June 14, 2012; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Thursday, July 12, 2012; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ]  
Tucson Time Traders is a local Timebank for the Tucson region, and we’re hosting community potluck & orientation meetings on the 2nd Thursday every month at the Tucson Ward 3 Office, 1510 E Grant Road (southeast corner of Grant & Vine)

 
We’re also at Sustainable Tucson Monthly Meetings (2nd Monday every month) to give information about [...]

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Plan Tucson – Urban Agriculture Policy Working Group – May 3

posted April 21, 2012

[ Thursday, May 3, 2012; 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. ] at Sentinel Building Conference Rooms, 320 N. Commerce Park Loop

 

PLAN TUCSON
ENVIRONMENTAL INTEGRITY FOCUS AREA
Urban Agriculture Policy Working Group
Meeting Invitation
Thursday May 3, 2012

Hello,

The Plan Tucson Team appreciates the active participation by agency, organization, and other stakeholders in the Working Groups to develop policies for elements to be addressed in Plan Tucson, the City’s new General Plan [...]

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Water Harvesting Lecture Series – May 4-7

posted April 21, 2012

[ Friday, May 4, 2012; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Saturday, May 5, 2012; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Monday, May 7, 2012; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]  

at St. Mark’s Church, 3809 E. 3rd Street
 
Open to the public, $25 per session

 

Water Harvesting Lecture Series
Watershed Management Group’s Water Harvesting Certification program provides the highest quality and greatest depth of training in integrative water harvesting offered in the nation.

We’re opening four of the lectures from our upcoming Tucson Certification course in May to the [...]

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Sustainable Tucson May Meeting – Prosperity Without Growth – May 14

posted April 20, 2012

[ Monday, May 14, 2012; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda Street)
Prosperity Without Growth – What does it look like?
Please join us at Sustainable Tucson’s May meeting to hear local experts talk about Sustainable Economics, and share your thoughts about what this looks like and what it entails. Help [...]

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Dad’s Farm Tour – Huachuca City – May 6

posted April 10, 2012

[ Sunday, May 6, 2012; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] May 6 from 10am to 3pm – Free!
at 30 W. Ivey Road in Huachuca City, just one mile north of Mustang Corners on Hwy 90

Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture, the Sierra Vista Farmers’ Market, and Dad’s Farm sponsor the opportunity to spend a day on a working farm.

Learn viable food production methods for the Sierra Vista [...]

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How do you move through the city? – Worker Transit Authority

posted April 8, 2012

[ Friday, April 27, 2012; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Saturday, April 28, 2012; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Friday, May 4, 2012; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Saturday, May 5, 2012; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Friday, May 11, 2012; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Saturday, May 12, 2012; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Free – April 27 & 28, May 4 & 5, May 11 & 12 – 5 pm to 8 pm
 
210 East Broadway, Downtown Tucson Arizona
The Worker Transit Authority asks the community

“How do you move through the city?”
A Convergence of Art and Planning
For three weekends in a series of free public events, Tucson residents can participate [...]

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Menu for the Future discussion course – Thursdays starting May 3

posted March 25, 2012

[ Thursday, May 3, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 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 on culture, society, and [...]

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

posted March 25, 2012

[ Monday, May 21, 2012; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] 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 Education for the [...]

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