Health

Affiliated Organizations

Other Local Organizations

  • GMO (genetically modified organisms) Free Project of Tucson
    GMO Free Project of Tucson www.gmofreeprojectoftucson.org Vote with your food dollars. Say NO to GMO! Pick up a copy of the non-GMO shopping guide at New Life Health Center - Speedway/Swan or at New Life Health Center - Ajo/Mission Download one from www.g
  • Tucson Farmers Market
    Tucson Farmer's Market hours, events, favorite vendors, and other info

Local Businesses

  • Greener Lives LLC
    A licensed, full-service interior design firm that specializes in healthy and sustainable interiors
  • Tucson Farmers Market
    Tucson Farmer's Market hours, events, favorite vendors, and other info

Other Resources

  • Beantree Farm
    consulting/design services, education, workshops, tours, permaculture, green building, earth/cob/straw/recycled materials building, integrated passive/active low energy/water community design, local/native foods, food security, educational staycations, na
  • Greener Lives LLC
    A licensed, full-service interior design firm that specializes in healthy and sustainable interiors

Global Organizations

  • Bottled Water Test results, NRDC 1999
  • Institute for Responsible Technology
    A leading spokesperson on the risks of genetically modified (GM) foods, Jeffrey Smith started this organization to promote the responsible use of technology, and stop GM foods and crops through both grassroots and national strategies.
  • Organic Consumers Association
    An online grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability, and on crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children's health, corporate accountability, Fair

Articles

  • Sustainability on the Chopping Block - Tucson City Council Decision April 19th
    XXX This is an urgent appeal to the Sustainability Community to show up and speak out for sustainability and reject an unnecessary road widening plan which will cost millions and do nothing for sustainable mobility and economic vitality. XXXXX We have limited opportunities to help shape decisions...
  • UA Earth Transformed Lecture Series
    UA Earth Transformed Lecture Series A Series of Six Lectures Exploring Our World and Ourselves Mondays, January 25 - March 7 7:00-8:00 PM UA Centennial Hall Climate change and its impacts are no longer merely abstract projections for the future. Instead, they are on-going and growing challenges for...
  • From the Pope to Paris: Climate Change Action Updates
    Greetings and wishes to you all for a very Happy & Sustainable New Year! 2016 marks Sustainable Tucson’s 10th Anniversary. To mark that milestone, we will be planning this year’s meetings around the theme of “Climate Change and Actions for Our Sustainable Future.” Join us at the next Sustainable...
  • ENVISION TUCSON SUSTAINABLE FESTIVAL
    Join us at this year’s 5th annual Envision Tucson Sustainable Festival, October 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the YWCA, 525 Bonita Avenue. The Festival will showcase the many features of sustainable living in Tucson and our desert Southwest. We’re very excited about the great variety of activities...
  • ST July Mtg -- Tucson CAN Have Abundant Urban Food Production
    Tucson CAN Have Abundant Urban Food Production Monday, July 14, 5:30-8:00 pm Joel D. Valdez Main Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 101 N. Stone (free lower level parking off Alameda St.) Urban agriculture is becoming much more common -- in many forms, not just backyard gardens. Voters of Tucson recently...
  • Broadway Coalition: Some Thoughts on Money
  • What climate activists should learn from the Monterey Shale downgrade
    What climate activists should learn from the Monterey Shale downgrade by Kurt Cobb Published by Resource Insights on 2014-06-01 Original article: http://resourceinsights.blogspot.com/2014/06/what-climate-activists-should-learn.html There is an important hidden lesson for climate activists in the vast...
  • RTA and County Should Heed Community's Vision for Broadway Project
    RTA and County Should Heed Community's Vision for Broadway Project  By Robert Cook , June 8, 2014 This is the June 8th Sunday Arizona Daily Star Guest Opinion without the Star's edits. Note the Star's edited headline is: "8-Lane Roadway No Longer Makes Sense."   The two-year design phase of the Broadway...
  • ST June Meeting - BUILDING RESILIENT NEIGHBORHOODS: Eco-villages and Social Cohesion
    BUILDING RESILIENT NEIGHBORHOODS: Eco-villages and Social Cohesion Monday, June 9, 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.) With climate change increasing the likelihood of heat waves, flooding and other emergencies...
  • ST May Meeting: CAN MUSHROOMS SAVE THE WORLD?
    Sustainable Tucson’s May Meeting: CAN MUSHROOMS SAVE THE WORLD?   Monday, May 12, 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.) What do human health, environmental detoxification, consumer waste recycling...
  • April 20th: "Welcome the Third Economic Revolution"
    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,...
  • ST March Meeting: Preparedness for a World of Change
    Sustainable Tucson’s March Meeting: Preparedness for a World of Change Monday, March 10, 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.) Join the Sustainable Tucson community and extended network to hear...
  • February General Mtg: IS YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD READY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE?
    Sustainable Tucson’s February Meeting: IS YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD READY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE? Monday, February 10, 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.) Last November 14th, the State of Arizona ran a simulation...
  • Will the real International Energy Agency please stand up?
    Will the real International Energy Agency please stand up? Published by Resource Insights on 2013-11-16 Original article: http://resourceinsights.blogspot.com/2013/11/will-real-international-energy-agency.html by Kurt Cobb It was as if the International Energy Agency were appearing on the old American...
  • ST September Mtg: Working Together Toward a Sustainable Community Part IV - Sept 9th
    Monday, September 9, 2013 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda St) ST September Meeting Working Together Toward a Sustainable Community Part IV Sustainable Tucson’s “Conversations with our Public...
  • Climate Smart Southwest: Ready or Hot? - National climate change conference in Tucson - Sep 20-21
    Free lecture Friday evening at the TEP Unisource Building, 88 East Broadway, Tucson AZ Saturday conference at the Tucson Convention Center (details below) Tucson will be hosting a climate change conference focused on public health and climate adaptation in September, sponsored by Physicians for Social...
  • March Against Monsanto worldwide - and in Tucson at Reid Park - May 25
    Free movie at Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N Wilmot Road Tucson, AZ March begins May 25 at 12 noon at Reid Park, 900 Randolph Way, Tucson AZ May 19 Sunday 1:30 pm - free documentary movie showing and discussion of "The World According to Monsanto" at the Murphy-Wilmot Public Library, 530 N Wilmot...
  • Building Sustainable Cities - New York Times Conference April 25
    See the online video archive of the entire conference at nytenergyfortomorrow.com ENERGY FOR TOMORROW - BUILDING SUSTAINABLE CITIES A NEW YORK TIMES CONFERENCE IN COLLABORATION WITH RICHARD ATTIAS AND ASSOCIATES APRIL 25, 2013 THE TIMESCENTER, NEW YORK CITY THE CONCEPT According to U.N. data, the...
  • Pima County Food Alliance - April Meeting - April 29
    at the Sam Lena Library, 1607 S 6th Ave, Tucson AZ Join the Pima County Food Alliance for our monthly meeting on Monday, April 29 from 6:00 to 8:00pm at the Sam Lena Library (1607 S 6th Ave, Tucson). April is Native Foods Month at the Pima County Food Alliance! This month we'll be hearing from two...
  • 100% Renewable Energy - Earth Day Weekend Rally - April 20
    at Tucson Electric Power Headquarters, 88 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson AZ (corner of Broadway and Scott, just west of 6th Ave) 100% Renewable Energy: Earth Day Weekend Rally This Saturday April 20 at 10:00 am, the Tucson Climate Action Network continues its campaign to stop TEP’s stockpiling and burning...
  • A Fierce Green Fire - A Film and Panel on Green Activism - April 19
    at The Loft Cinema, 3233 East Speedway Blvd, Tucson AZ Join us for a special post-film panel discussion on opening night, featuring local experts in the field of environmental studies! Maria Baier - Executive Director of the Sonoran Institute Roger Clark - Grand Canyon Program Director for The Grand...
  • Sustainable Tucson Community Fundraising Appeal
    Sustainable Tucson needs your support to continue to present timely, interesting and informative monthly programs. With minimal financial support from the larger community we have provided continuous monthly programs for nearly seven years, drawing particularly on local talent and sustainability leaders...
  • ST May Meeting - Food Resilience in the Time of Global Climate Change - May 13
    at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone, Downtown Tucson (in the large lower-level meeting room, free lower-level parking off Alameda St) Food Resilience in the Time of Global Climate Change Almost all the food we eat in Tucson is not grown here. It isn't even grown in Arizona. Please join us for...
  • Sonoran Permaculture Guild - Spring Semester Workshops
    For full information, go to www.sonoranpermaculture.org/courses-and-workshops The Sonoran Permaculture Guild finishes out its Spring Semester of workshops... • The Art of Fermentation - Sunday, April 7th • Wild Foods Walkabout - Saturday, April 13th • Bee Keeping - Saturday and Sunday, April...
  • The End of Growth: David Suzuki & Jeff Rubin
    The End of Growth: Rubin & Suzuki From Ideas with Paul Kennedy Economist Jeff Rubin and biologist David Suzuki might seem an unlikely pairing. But they've been touring Canada together, talking about the natural limits to growth from their very different perspectives. We listen in as they try to convince...
  • Hungry for Change: Food, Ethics, & Sustainability - starting March 27
    for 6 Wednesdays, near Congress & Grande, Tucson AZ Hungry for Change: Food, Ethics, & Sustainability Discussion Course Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture offers "Hungry for Change", a 6-session discussion course that analyzes the connection between food, ethics, and sustainability. The goals of...
  • ST April Meeting - Power to the People: Should TEP be municipalized? - April 8
    at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone, Downtown Tucson (in the large lower-level meeting room, free lower-level parking off Alameda St) Power to the People: Should TEP be municipalized? with guest speaker Leslie Glustrom, Research Director for Clean Energy Action, Boulder Colorado also speaking...
  • Sprouting: The Art of Gardening in a Jar - April 11
    at The Tasteful Kitchen, 722 North Stone Avenue, Tucson AZ Sprouting: The Art of Gardening in a Jar Join BASA and Wanda Poindexter on Thursday, April 11 to learn basic and intermediate tips for sprouting. Taste various types of sprouts, learn how economical it is to grow organic sprouts right in...
  • Cholla and Nopal Harvesting Workshop - April 18
    West Side Tucson near Trails End and Camino de Oeste, Tucson AZ Cholla Bud and Nopal Harvesting Workshop Join Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture and Flor de Mayo to learn how to harvest, process, preserve, and cook with cholla buds and nopales, both traditional foods of the Native Peoples of the...
  • The 4th Annual Water Festival - Tucson Arts Brigade - Earth Day - April 21
    Earth Day at Reid Park, Tucson Arts Brigade presents THE WATER FESTIVAL Synergy of Art, Science, and Community The 4th Annual Water Festival, presented by Tucson Arts Brigade, raises awareness and promotes stewardship for water and water-related themes relating to sustainability, health, and community...
  • Edgar Cahn, TimeBanks USA - How President Obama Can Beat The Odds And Make Good On His Commitments
    How President Obama Can Beat The Odds And Make Good On His Commitments from Edgar S. Cahn, CEO TimeBanks USA, Distinguished Professor of Law, UDC David A. Clarke School of Law In his Inaugural Address, President Obama made some commitments that seem to defy fiscal reality: "A little girl born into...
  • ST January 2013 Meeting - Jan 14
    at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda St) Sustainable Tucson 2013 How We Can Take Action in the New Year Lots of powerful efforts are happening in Tucson and around the world to make a more sustainable and secure future. Join Sustainable Tucson...
  • Review: The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady State Economy
    Review: The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions to a Steady State Economy by Jon Walker What I love most about this book is the feeling you get that there is hope: solutions to environmental, social and financial crises do exist, they have been tried and tested all over the planet and all...
  • The World According to Monsanto Screening
    More Than a Food Fight: Monsanto's War Against Food Security, the Environment, Local Farmers, Local Economies, and Democracy More Than A Food Fight: Monsanto’s War Against Food Security, the Environment, Local Farmers, Local Economies, and Democracy Video clips from “The World According to Monsanto”...
  • More Than a Food Fight - Monsanto's War Against Food Security, the Environment, Local Farmers, Local Economies, and Democracy - film clips & discussion - Nov 30
    Free, at the Historic Y, 738 N 5th Avenue, Tucson More Than a Food Fight: Monsanto's War Against Food Security, the Environment, Local Farmers, Local Economies, and Democracy Women's International League for Peace and Freedom presents video clips from "The World According to Monsanto" and a discussion...
  • Climate Change and Energy Decline: Building resilient communities in the SW United States - Guy McPherson - November 5
    at Pima Community College downtown, Amethyst Room, 1255 N Stone Ave Climate Change and Energy Decline: Building resilient communities in the southwestern United States with Guy McPherson Co-sponsored by Tucson Audubon Society and Sustainable Tucson Please note special time and location for this month's...
  • Eco-Health Relationship Browser - EPA Sustainable and Healthy Communities
    Eco-Health Relationship Browser EPA Sustainable and Healthy Communities (SHC) Research News Flash September 25, 2012 The EPA Sustainable and Healthy Communities Research Program is pleased to announce the launch of the Eco-Health Relationship Browser, an easy-to-use new online tool from the SHC program...
  • Seeds of Freedom - Tucson Film Premiere - Oct 16
    at Native Seeds / SEARCH Conservation Center, 3584 E River Road, Tucson AZ Seeds of Freedom - Tucson film premiere In conjunction with World Food Day and part of the Act for Seed Freedom Fortnight, we will screen a short documentary exploring the importance of seed saving and the current threats to...
  • Fermentation Talk and Workshop with Sandor Katz - NS/S - Oct 22
    Free, at Native Seeds/SEARCH Retail Store, 3061 N Campbell Ave, Tucson AZ Can't get enough kombucha, kimchi, or sauerkraut? Join us for a special evening with fermentation revivalist Sandor Katz, author of the bestselling Wild Fermentation. Sandor will answer your questions and share tips from his latest...
  • Special Food Day Screening of Genetic Roulette - Oct 24
    at The Loft Cinema, 3233 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson AZ Special Food-Oriented Presentation for Food Day, a day to celebrate healthy, sustainable food production: Movie Screening at 7 p.m. of the new groundbreaking definitive documentary on the health risks of genetically modified foods, Genetic Roulette:...
  • Genetic Roulette - Free Movie Showing - Oct 11
    Free, at the Crossroads Theater, 4811 E Grant Road, Tucson AZ A FREE movie screening  of the new groundbreaking definitive documentary on the health risks of genetically modified foods, Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives, followed by a Q & A by Melissa Diane Smith, GMO Free Project of Tucson...
  • Fall 2012 One Day Workshops - Sonoran Permaculture Guild
    Fall 2012 One Day Workshops - Sonoran Permaculture Guild For full class descriptions, registration information, and FAQs for these workshops, please go to http://www.sonoranpermaculture.org/courses-and-workshops/ Designing a Home Greywater System – September 22nd, 2012 This one-day class provides...
  • No Coal in Tucson - Please help leaflet TEP - Aug 9
    Wednesday 7pm - TUCAN meeting (every second Wednesday) at the Quaker Meetinghouse, 931 N 5th Ave, Tucson AZ Thursday 11:30am - press conference and leafletting outside the TEP Headquarters, 88 E Broadway, Tucson AZ Please help leaflet TEP - No Coal in Tucson Dear Tucsonan Concerned About Health and...
  • What do we do about climate change?
    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 are now to adequate...
  • Menu for the Future - Discussion Course - Thursdays July 12 thru Aug 16
    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...
  • Occupy Arcology - ecological city design lecture & discussion - June 26
    Free, at Historic Y conference room, 738 North 5th Ave (at University) OCCUPY ARCOLOGY LECTURE - June 26 Come be a part of a lecture and lively discussion on Occupy Arcology. In this part of the lecture series, hosted by Occupy Tucson's Doctress Neutopia, we will focus on the question of ecology...
  • GMO-Free “Meet & Eat” - June 21
    at Khalsa Montessori School, 3701 River Road, Tucson Start the Summer GMO-Free “Meet & Eat” www.gmofreeprojectoftucson.org A little bit meet up, a little bit happy hour, a little bit of learning new information, and a little bit of new and old volunteers getting to know each other and discussing...
  • Menu for the Future discussion course - Thursdays starting May 3
    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...
  • Melissa Diane Smith - GMO Free Project of Tucson - Native Seeds/SEARCH Salon - May 21
    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,...
  • What Are We Planning For? - A New Advocacy Initiative
    What Are We Planning For? A Sustainable Tucson Issues Paper                                                  March 2012 Since Imagine Greater Tucson’s initiating phase began more than three years ago, Sustainable Tucson has been engaged with the IGT...