Archive for October, 2013


Green Redevelopment & the Rise of 2030 Districts

posted October 20, 2013

[ Monday, November 11, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] at Tucson Association of Realtors conference room,  2445 N. Tucson Blvd   (one block north of Grant Rd)

 

But, could something like a 2030 District in Tucson help align many efforts to support economic re-generation in our community?    Come join us on:
Monday. November 11, 5:30 – 8:30 pm 
PLEASE NOTE: SPECIAL MEETING LOCATION
Tucson Association of Realtors
2445 N. [...]

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When Wealth Disappears: International Banker

posted October 8, 2013

When Wealth Disappears
By STEPHEN D. KING
Published October 6, 2013,  New York Times
 
LONDON — AS bad as things in Washington are — the federal government shutdown since Tuesday, the slim but real potential for a debt default, a political system that seems increasingly ungovernable — they are going to get much worse, for the United States [...]

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UA Food Day

posted September 28, 2013

[ Wednesday, October 23, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] The  Well University Partnership (Well U) has brought Food Day to the UA campus for the past 4 years. It is the work of Well U members is that make this deliciously fun event possible! Let’s find out what is happening in the Well U.

The Well U is proud to put on this event and to be [...]

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Santa Cruz Harvest Dinner

posted September 28, 2013

[ Sunday, October 20, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Join us for a rustic evening at the Santa Cruz Harvest Dinner, Sunday, October 20, 2013 at the historic Steinfeld Warehouse. The dinner highlights the diversity of heritage resources in the Santa Cruz Valley, with an emphasis on agricultural heritage and food traditions, while also showcasing Tucson’s historic arts warehouse district. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to experience [...]

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Friends of Ironwood Forest – Meet the Monument

posted September 28, 2013

[ Saturday, October 19, 2013; 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Learn from educational presentations during the annual Meet the Monument day.

Find out more and location 
About the Ironwood Forest National Monument
Taking its name from one of the longest living trees in the Sonoran Desert, the 129,000-acre Ironwood Forest National Monument safeguards an incredible landscape recognized for its rugged scenery and serving as a biological anchor point [...]

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Watershed Management Group Home-scape Tour

posted September 28, 2013

[ Saturday, October 19, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] On Saturday, October 19, 2013, from 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., explore more than a dozen yards, two municipal office landscapes, and last year’s tour favorite, Manzo Elementary, at your own pace.

Homeowners and site hosts will be on hand to guide you through the features. Check out rain gardens, cisterns, passive solar systems, compost toilets, abundant food gardens, wildlife [...]

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Tucson Organic Gardeners Fall Garden Fair

posted September 28, 2013

[ Saturday, October 12, 2013; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Come and buy your winter transplants and seeds for the cool season and learn all about planting times and schedules in the Old Pueblo. Plenty of information and supplies for both new and experienced gardeners. Food and a children’s table too! Bring the whole family down and learn all about Tucson’s premier organic gardening group. [...]

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March against Monsanto

posted September 28, 2013

[ Saturday, October 12, 2013; 10:00 am; ] March with your neighbors to protect our food supply.  Join us.

Loft Farmers’ Market, live music start at 10:00.  Speakers start and 11:00.  March starts at noon.

 

www.facebook.com/gmofreetucson
10/12/13
starting at The Loft

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ST Oct Mtg: Investing in Local Solar Energy Solutions

posted September 26, 2013

[ Monday, October 14, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Sustainable Tucson October Meeting: Investing in Local Solar Energy Solutions
at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, Lower Level Meeting Room,
101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda St)

Investing in Local Solar Energy Solutions
As Tucson begins planning to reduce its greenhouse gases 80% by 2050, the largest emissions sector (59%) arises from the generation [...]

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Season of Sustainability in Tucson & Southern Arizona

posted September 26, 2013

[ Wednesday, September 18, 2013 to Sunday, November 17, 2013. ] It sometimes feels as though life begins again in the fall in Tucson: We rouse ourselves from heat-induced hibernation, and our calendars fill up with the many events suddenly available.

This fall provides a particular wealth of events in Tucson and Southern Arizona — meetings, conferences, festivals, tours — all focused on issues that fall under [...]

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Avalon Earth Harmony Festival

posted September 26, 2013

[ Saturday, October 5, 2013 to Sunday, October 6, 2013. ]

2nd Annual Earth Harmony Festival, celebrating healthy food, organic gardening, & sustainability at Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage

“If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.”     ~ Cesar Chavez
The Earth Harmony Festival - an annual gathering atAvalon [...]

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3rd Annual Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival – Oct 20

posted September 17, 2013

[ Sunday, October 20, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival

Celebrate Tucson’s unique position of leadership in sustainability!

The third annual Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival will be on Sunday, October 20, 10 am-4 pm, in Reid Park at the DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center (the Bandshell), off Country Club near 22nd Street. Admission and parking are free.

At this family-friendly event, you’ll meet community organizations and companies that are creating a sustainable future in our desert Southwest. Enjoy exhibits that highlight their work and get involved through hands-on activities. Speakers will share earth-friendly messages, and local music groups will entertain throughout the day.
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