Archive for April, 2014

Food Biodiversity: Homogeneity and implications for food security

posted April 18, 2014

[ Tuesday, May 6, 2014; 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. ] Colin Khoury, of the Global Crop Diversity Trust and a former employee of Tucson’s own Native Seeds/SEARCH, will review  evidence of dramatic changes in the genetic diversity of the world’s main food crops and it relevance for human health and food security.

Khoury will offer solutions to the narrowing of the diversity of the world’s food [...]

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April 20th: “Welcome the Third Economic Revolution”

posted April 13, 2014

[ Sunday, April 20, 2014; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Welcome the Third Economic Revolution

A talk on converting from a Consumer Killer Economy to a Sustainable Green Economy
by John ‘Skip’ Laitner, featured speaker at Sustainable Tucson’s December 2013 General Meeting.

Skip is a Resource and Energy Economist, International Economic Conversion Consultant, and Visiting Fellow to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.

Hear how he is advising [...]

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ST’s April Meeting: Local Water – Localized Food?

posted April 7, 2014

[ Monday, April 14, 2014; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Sustainable Tucson’s April Meeting:
Local Water – Localized Food?
Monday, April 14, 2014,    5:30 – 8:00 pm

Joel D. Valdez Main Library, Lower Level Meeting Room,
101 N. Stone, (free lower level parking off Alameda St.)

How much local food can Tucson produce? And how much local water is available to produce it?

For several thousand years the Tucson region has [...]

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32nd Solar Potluck and Exhibition

posted February 25, 2014

[ Saturday, April 26, 2014; 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. ] Solar, Solar, Solar, Solar!

Come to the 32nd annual Solar Potluck.  It will be a beautiful day at Catalina State Park.  See:

Solar cooked food (provided all day)
Solar Displays
Speakers, musicians on stage powered by solar energy
Solar Potluck Dinner at 5:00 – Bring a dish, beverage or ice to share and your own plate and silverware/

Entrance to the [...]

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