Archive for July, 2012


NS/S Last Seed School of 2012 – Oct 28 thru Nov 2

posted July 29, 2012

Phoenix, Arizona October 28 – November 2, 2012 Location: Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix In cooperation with The Urban Farm, Phoenix Early bird special: Register before October 5th for only $600! Deposit to reserve a spot: $200. Lunch is not included. Proceeds benefit Native Seeds/SEARCH. Full payment is due two weeks prior to the starting date. […]

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Native Seeds/SEARCH Farm & Conservation Center Tour – 2nd & 4th Fridays

posted July 29, 2012

2nd and 4th Fridays 10 – 11 am at the Conservation Center 5 – 6 pm at the Conservation Farm   Native Seeds/SEARCH Farm & Conservation Center Tours Ever wanted a behind-the-scenes look into Native Seeds/SEARCH? Starting Friday July 27th, we are excited to begin offering public tours of our Conservation Center and Conservation Farm! […]

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Cookbook Author Janet Taylor – NS/S Retail Store – Aug 12

posted July 29, 2012

Native Seeds/SEARCH Retail Store, 3061 N. Campbell Ave. 2 p.m. FREE SAMPLE THE SOUTHWEST! Hungry for local food inspirations?  Join us for a special engagement with Southwestern chef and cookbook author Janet Taylor.  Ms. Taylor will have delectable samplings on hand from recipes in her latest publication, The Green Southwest Cookbook.  Spend your Sunday afternoon […]

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Sustainable Tucson August Film Festival – August 12th and 13th

posted July 29, 2012

at Joel D. Valdez Main Downtown Library, Large Lower Level Meeting Room, 101 N. Stone, (free lower level parking off Alameda St)   Sunday, August 12th 1:00 to 5:00pm, Sustainable Tucson will show three top-rated sustainability films covering critical sustainability topics: • The U.S. financial crisis erupted in 2008 and still looms on the horizon. • […]

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Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math – by Bill McKibben in Rolling Stone

posted July 21, 2012

Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe – and that make clear who the real enemy is by Bill McKibben (350.org) This story is from the August 2nd, 2012 issue of Rolling Stone. http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/global-warmings-terrifying-new-math-20120719 If the pictures of those towering wildfires in Colorado haven’t convinced you, or the […]

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What do we do about climate change?

posted July 10, 2012

What do we do about climate change? by Brian Davey After Copenhagen it was by no means obvious that simply calling upon governments to act would achieve very much. Yet the situation is urgent – so what do we do? The aim of this chapter is to look at options for getting from where we […]

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Speak Up for Energy Efficiency – AZ Corp Commission open meeting – July 11

posted July 4, 2012

at Arizona Corporation Commission Tucson Offices, Room 222 400 W Congress St, Tucson AZ TEP Customers – Speak Up for Energy Efficiency Please come to a public comment session and tell the AZ Corporation Commission that you support TEP’s Energy Efficiency Plan Energy efficiency programs help conserve energy, reduce water use, reduce air pollution, and […]

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Menu for the Future – Discussion Course – Thursdays July 12 thru Aug 16

posted July 2, 2012

six Thursdays from July 12 thru August 16 in Central Tucson Menu for the Future Discussion Course Thursdays, July 12 to August 16, 2012 – 6:30 to 8:00pm Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture offers the Northwest Earth Institute’s Menu for the Future Class, a 6-session discussion course that analyzes the connection between food and sustainability.  The […]

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