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Tucson Talks Transit – with Jarrett Walker – July 11

posted July 5, 2014

[ Friday, July 11, 2014; 5:00 pm; ] at Tucson Electric Power Company, 88 East Broadway, Downtown Tucson AZ (two blocks south of Ronstadt Transit Center)

Tucson Talks Transit – with Jarrett Walker
Friday, July 11, 2014
5:00 p.m. Sign-in and Reception
6:00 p.m. FREE Public Presentation

Jarrett Walker, the preeminent transit planner and transit thinker, will visit Tucson for a town hall the evening of Friday, July [...]

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ST September Mtg: Working Together Toward a Sustainable Community Part IV – Sept 9th

posted August 22, 2013

[ Monday, September 9, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 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 Officials” series provides Tucson community members the opportunity to meet with local public officials [...]

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Sustainable Tucson July Film Night!

posted July 3, 2013

[ Monday, July 8, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Monday, July 8th, 5:30 – 8:00, Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda St)

Sustainable Tucson will show a variety of films at our July general meeting. Included among the short and medium length topics are greening the desert, climate change in the arctic, how the people of [...]

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ST June Meeting – Working Together Toward a Sustainable Community – Part III – June 10

posted June 2, 2013

[ Monday, June 10, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda St)
Working Together Toward a Sustainable Community
Part III

Last spring Sustainable Tucson hosted two “Conversations with our Public Officials.” Tucson community members had the opportunity to meet with City public officials to discuss a wide range of sustainability issues. The [...]

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March Against Monsanto worldwide – and in Tucson at Reid Park – May 25

posted May 21, 2013

[ Sunday, May 19, 2013; 1:30 pm; Saturday, May 25, 2013; 11:30 am; ] 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 Road Tucson, AZ. [...]

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Bisbee Solar Cook-Off and Festival – June 1

posted May 20, 2013

[ Saturday, June 1, 2013; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Free, at the Bisbee Farmers Market in Vista Park, Warren District, Bisbee Arizona

 
Bisbee Solar Cook-Off and Festival

Join Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture and the Bisbee Farmers Market for the 11th Annual Solar Cook-Off & Festival on Saturday, June 1 from 9am to 1pm.

Activities will include solar cooking demonstrations as well as solar ovens and accessories for [...]

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Building Sustainable Cities – New York Times Conference April 25

posted May 8, 2013

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 worldwide urban population over the next 40 years will increase by 3.1 billion people. Where will [...]

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Awakening the Dreamer workshops – Circle Tree Ranch – June 10, Sep 9, Dec 9

posted May 8, 2013

[ Monday, June 10, 2013; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Monday, September 9, 2013; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Monday, December 9, 2013; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]  
Free (RSVP) at Circle Tree Ranch, 10500 E Tanque Verde Road, Tucson AZ 85749

 

 

Awakening the Dreamer – Changing the Dream
“Cultural Wisdom: The Indigenous Worldview as a Model for Social and Environmental Justice”

The Awakening the Dreamer – Changing the Dream Symposium is a profound inquiry into a bold vision: to bring forth an environmentally sustainable spiritually [...]

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Local Food Summit at U of A – Gary Nabhan & Jeff Silvertooth – May 14

posted May 8, 2013

[ Tuesday, May 14, 2013; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] at Student Union Memorial Center, South Ballroom, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ

 
Local Food Summit
with Gary Nabhan and Jeff Silvertooth

At this working summit, participants will develop action plans for how University of Arizona entities and partners can support socially equitable, economically viable, and environmentally sound local food systems. To break out of our disciplinary silos, this [...]

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Pima County Food Alliance – April Meeting – April 29

posted April 24, 2013

[ Monday, April 29, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 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 experts [...]

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100% Renewable Energy – Earth Day Weekend Rally – April 20

posted April 17, 2013

[ Saturday, April 20, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] 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 of coal and push ahead with a full [...]

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How Can Arizona Survive the Coming Dust Bowl? – Climate presentation at Milagro – May 4

posted April 17, 2013

[ Saturday, May 4, 2013; 5:00 pm; ] at Milagro Cohousing, 3057 N Gaia Place, Tucson, AZ
Come early for a tour of Milagro at 4 pm.

How Can Arizona Survive the Coming Dust Bowl?

Presentation by renowned climate scientist Dr. Steve Ghan, a Fellow of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and Editor-in-Chief of the Atmospheres Section of the Journal of Geophysical Research.

Refreshment will be available [...]

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Tucson Time Traders – Tucson’s Local Timebank

posted April 14, 2013

[ Saturday, January 26, 2013; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Monday, February 11, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Saturday, March 30, 2013; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Sunday, April 21, 2013; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. Sunday, May 19, 2013; 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Friday, June 28, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Sunday, July 28, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Please see timetraders.metasofa.org for more information on our Timebank orientation meetings and other events.

We’re also at Sustainable Tucson Monthly Meetings to give information about timebanking and Tucson Time Traders, and help you sign up online.

 

TUCSON TIME TRADERS
Helping Build Community 1 Hour at a Time

Tucson Time Traders is our local Timebank for the Tucson region.  Check [...]

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ST May Meeting – Food Resilience in the Time of Global Climate Change – May 13

posted April 14, 2013

[ Monday, May 13, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 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 the May Sustainable Tucson [...]

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Ask for Transportation Alternatives! – ADOT hearing in Tucson – Apr 12

posted April 11, 2013

[ Friday, April 12, 2013; 9:00 am; ] at Pascua Yaqui Justice Center – Albert V Garcia Auditorium, 7777 S Camino Huivism, Building C, Tucson AZ

ADOT hearing in Tucson – Fri, Apr 12th, 9 AM
Ask for Transportation Alternatives!

Come to a public hearing and speak in support of transportation options.

There will be a hearing in Tucson this Friday, April 12th at 9:00 am on [...]

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Community Vision for the Ronstadt Transit Center – Tucson Bus Riders Union – April 2

posted March 25, 2013

[ Tuesday, April 2, 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] at the Rialto Theatre, 318 East Congress Street, Tucson AZ

 
Community Vision for the Ronstadt Transit Center

Music, food, information, and the opportunity to give YOUR input.

As downtown development proceeds, what will become of the Ronstadt Center? The City of Tucson has begun a public process aimed at “seeking a qualified development team to plan, design, [...]

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Rethinking Money in Tucson – meetings with Bernard Lietaer & Jacqui Dunne – March 25 & 26

posted March 22, 2013

[ Monday, March 25, 2013; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Tuesday, March 26, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Monday – Santa Rita Room, Student Union, University of Arizona, Tucson AZ
Tuesday – City of Tucson Public Works Building, 201 N. Stone Avenue, Meeting Room C in the basement

 
Both events are Free. Monday’s will also be webcast (ask for address). Please RSVP for Tuesday.

Rethinking Money: A Wildcat Currency?

Date: Monday, March 25, 5:00 – [...]

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Hungry for Change: Food, Ethics, & Sustainability – starting March 27

posted March 15, 2013

[ Wednesday, March 27, 2013; ] 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 the course are to explore the interconnected nature of food systems & our relationship [...]

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ST April Meeting – Power to the People: Should TEP be municipalized? – April 8

posted March 15, 2013

[ Monday, April 8, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 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 – Dan Millis (Sierra Club)

The science is clear. We need to slow the [...]

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Cholla and Nopal Harvesting Workshop – April 18

posted March 14, 2013

[ Thursday, April 18, 2013; 8:00 am to 11:00 am. ] 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 Sonoran desert. Cholla buds are a [...]

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Citizens Climate Lobby monthly conference call & planning meeting – (usually) first Saturdays

posted February 28, 2013

[ Saturday, March 2, 2013; 10:45 am to 1:00 pm. Saturday, April 6, 2013; 9:45 am to 12:00 pm. Saturday, May 4, 2013; 9:45 am to 12:00 pm. Saturday, June 1, 2013; 9:45 am to 12:00 pm. Saturday, July 13, 2013; 9:45 am to 12:00 pm. Saturday, August 3, 2013; 9:45 am to 12:00 pm. ] at 255 W University Blvd, Tucson AZ

Groups meet at 9:45am PT / 12:45pm ET, the international conference call starts at 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET. The conference call is about an hour long, and the groups meet for another hour after that to plan actions.

 

Citizens Climate Lobby – Monthly Conference Call
www.citizensclimatelobby.org

 

Saturday, July [...]

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ST March Meeting – Climate Change Activism – March 11

posted February 14, 2013

[ Monday, March 11, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 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)
Climate Change Activism – Messaging and Solutions
with guest speaker Julie Robinson, Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University

In our future there will be no more important issue to the health of humans [...]

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ST February Meeting – Tucson’s Economy – Feb 11

posted January 22, 2013

[ Monday, February 11, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 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)
Local Economy • Financial and Monetary Innovation
Please join us for Sustainable Tucson’s February Meeting where we’ll hear leaders and experts from Tucson and Phoenix, and engage everyone in discussion on the subject of [...]

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TUCAN – Tucson Climate Action Network – (usually) 2nd Wednesdays

posted January 9, 2013

[ Wednesday, January 9, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, February 13, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, March 13, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, April 10, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, May 8, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, June 12, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, July 17, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, August 14, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] at Pima Friends Meeting House, 931 N 5th Ave, Tucson AZ

Also see: monthly conference call with Citizens Climate Lobby, and the March 2013 Sustainable Tucson meeting on Climate Change Activism

 
March 16 thru 23 is the Stop Tar Sands Profiteers Week of Action – details at www.tarsandsblockade.org/actionweek

 
Jan 7, 2013

Dear friends of a sustainable future,

Happy 2013! [...]

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Sustainable Tucson joins Tucson Timebank

posted January 9, 2013

Sustainable Tucson joins Tucson Timebank
Sustainable Tucson is a co-sponsor of our local timebank Tucson Time Traders, and Sustainable Tucson is also a member of Tucson Time Traders.
If you volunteer for Sustainable Tucson in the working groups, monthly meetings, or in other ways, you can get hours of credit in the timebank from Sustainable Tucson for [...]

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ST January 2013 Meeting – Jan 14

posted January 8, 2013

[ Monday, January 14, 2013; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 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 on Monday, January 14 as [...]

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Chasing Ice – special film opening at The Loft – Dec 14

posted December 11, 2012

[ Friday, December 14, 2012; 7:30 pm; ] at The Loft, 3233 E Speedway, Tucson AZ
Tucson Climate Action Networking starting at 7pm

Chasing Ice

Co-presented by the University of Arizona’s Institute of the Environment, featuring a special introduction by the Institute of the Environment on opening night, Friday, December 14th at 7:30 pm

Tucson Climate Action Network will be tabling before and after the screening as [...]

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Water Resources Research Center – Brown Bag Seminars – Nov 29, Dec 6 & 11

posted November 25, 2012

[ Thursday, November 29, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. Thursday, December 6, 2012; Tuesday, December 11, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] at Sol Resnick Conference Room, Water Resources Research Center, 350 N Campbell Ave, Tucson AZ

See below for details on December 6

 

Water Resources Research Center – Brown Bag Seminars

Thursday, November 29

Time: 12:00 – 1:30 pm

Speakers: Sharon Megdal, Director, Water Resources Research Center, Specialist and Professor, Department of Soil, Water and Environmental Science, The University of [...]

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The World According to Monsanto Screening

posted November 24, 2012

[ Friday, November 30, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] 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” and a discussion led by Bill McDorman & Belle Starr of Native Seeds/SEARCH and [...]

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Collaborative Redesign of the Sonoran Desert Foodshed – Localizing Our Food Supply – Gary Nabhan and Michael Brownlee – December 10

posted November 18, 2012

[ Monday, December 10, 2012; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Free and open to the public at Pima Community College downtown, Amethyst Room, 1255 N Stone Ave, Tucson AZ (also see campus map for lots of free parking)
Collaborative Redesign of
the Sonoran Desert Foodshed
and Localizing Our Food Supply
with Gary Nabhan and Michael Brownlee
Please note special time and location
for this month’s Sustainable Tucson meeting,
Monday, December 10, from [...]

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More Than a Food Fight – Monsanto’s War Against Food Security, the Environment, Local Farmers, Local Economies, and Democracy – film clips & discussion – Nov 30

posted November 10, 2012

[ Friday, November 30, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] 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 with Bill McDorman & Belle Starr of Native Seeds Search
and Mascha Miedaner, Founder of [...]

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Natural Beekeeping – NS/S free salon – Oct 15

posted October 15, 2012

[ Monday, October 15, 2012; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] at Native Seeds/SEARCH Retail Store, 3061 N Campbell Ave, Tucson AZ
(note new time 5 to 7 pm)

Natural Beekeeping with Jaime de Zubeldia from ReZoNation Farm

Why is beekeeping so popular? What do we need to know about beekeeping specific to our region? Local beekeeper Jaime will share natural beekeeping methods and provide an understanding [...]

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Seeds of Freedom – Tucson Film Premiere – Oct 16

posted October 15, 2012

[ Tuesday, October 16, 2012; 7:00 pm; ] 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 the practice.

A discussion led by [...]

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Fermentation Talk and Workshop with Sandor Katz – NS/S – Oct 22

posted October 15, 2012

[ Monday, October 22, 2012; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] 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 book The Art of Fermentation, which offers the most [...]

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Special Food Day Screening of Genetic Roulette – Oct 24

posted October 4, 2012

[ Wednesday, October 24, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] 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: The Gamble of Our Lives, followed by a panel discussion of [...]

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How Do We Grow Our Food? – Native Seeds/SEARCH Free Monthly Salon – Sep 17

posted September 12, 2012

[ Monday, September 17, 2012; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] at Native Seeds/SEARCH Retail Store, 3061 N Campbell Ave, Tucson (please note new time)

 
How Do We Grow Our Food?

A panel discussion with growers from River Road Gardens, High Energy Farm, Sleeping Frog and the NS/S Conservation Farm.

No till, cover crops, Effective Microorganisms, biodynamic and good ole elbow grease are some of the many strategies employed [...]

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Gardening for Wildlife and Sustainability – NS/S Green Bag Lunch – Sep 25

posted September 12, 2012

[ Tuesday, September 25, 2012; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] at Native Seeds/SEARCH Retail Store, 3061 N Campbell Ave, Tucson

 
Gardening for Wildlife and Sustainability
with Kendall Kroesen

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Noon – 1 pm

As the summer swelter recedes, we are excited to bring back your favorite mid-day brainfood break! Join us for the return of our Green Bag Lunch series with an afternoon nosh featuring Kendall Kroesen [...]

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Harvest Festival – NS/S Conservation Farm – Sep 15 (changed from Sep 22)

posted September 10, 2012

[ Saturday, September 15, 2012; 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] at NS/S Conservation Farm
(note: changed from Sep 22 to Sep 15 !)

 
Reap, Chomp, and Stomp
This Saturday, September 15, 2012 ▪ 3pm to dark
FARM TOURS ▪ CROP HARVESTING ▪ BEAN STOMPING ▪
POTLUCK DINNER ▪ MUSIC ▪ FRIENDS ▪ FUN!
Please bring:  Appropriate clothing incl. hat, water, a dish, silverware,
and a yummy locally grown organic dish to share
See [...]

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Crucial ACC Election for Climate Activists – TUCAN Workshop Sep 8

posted September 5, 2012

[ Saturday, September 8, 2012; 1:00 pm; ] at Miller Golf Links Public Library, 9640 E Golf Links Rd, Tucson (see below about carpooling)

Crucial ACC Election for Climate Activists

Workshop on September 8 Saturday 1 p.m., free t-shirt

Dear Climate Activist,

In the 2012, three of five seats at the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) are up for election. This election will decide the future of [...]

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ST September Meeting – Sept 10 – Sustainability of Urban Mobility and Urban Form continued – Broadway Boulevard Project

posted August 28, 2012

[ Monday, September 10, 2012; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone, Downtown (free lower level parking off Alameda St)
Broadway Boulevard Project:
Sustainable Urban Mobility and Form?

As a follow up to Sustainable Tucson’s July meeting, The Sustainability of Urban Mobility and Urban Form, the September 10th meeting will be convening a public conversation furthering the discussion, using the Broadway [...]

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Who Owns Our Food? – Native Seeds/SEARCH free monthly salon – Aug 20

posted August 16, 2012

[ Monday, August 20, 2012; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Free at NS/S Retail Store, 3061 N. Campbell Ave.

 
“Who Owns Our Food?” with Bill McDorman

Aug. 20th, 5-7 pm (Note new time)

Ten companies own and control 75% of the worlds seeds. How does this affect local food security and the health of our region? More importantly what does this have to do with the nationwide [...]

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No Coal in Tucson – Please help leaflet TEP – Aug 9

posted August 5, 2012

[ Wednesday, August 8, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Thursday, August 9, 2012; 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] 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 Climate,

Tucson Electic (TEP) has refused to stop stockpiling its [...]

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Tucson Time Traders – 2012 aug

posted August 5, 2012

[ Thursday, October 11, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Saturday, October 20, 2012; 12:01 pm to 2:00 pm. Saturday, November 3, 2012; 12:01 pm to 2:00 pm. Thursday, November 8, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Sunday, November 18, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Saturday, December 1, 2012; 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Thursday, December 13, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Saturday, December 22, 2012; 12:01 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Community Picnic/Potluck & Orientation Meetings

at Tucson Ward 3 Office, 1510 E Grant Road (southeast corner of Grant & Vine)
2nd Thursdays, 6 to 8 pm – Aug 9 – Sep 13 – Oct 11 – Nov 8 – Nov 18 (sunday 6:30-8:30pm) – Dec 13

at Himmel Park Library, 1035 N Treat Avenue (1 block south of [...]

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

posted July 29, 2012

[ Sunday, August 12, 2012; 2:00 pm; ] 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

[ Sunday, August 12, 2012; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Monday, August 13, 2012; 4:45 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 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.

• Resource depletion including non-renewable [...]

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

posted July 2, 2012

[ Thursday, July 12, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Thursday, July 19, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Thursday, July 26, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Thursday, August 2, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Thursday, August 9, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Thursday, August 16, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] 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 goals of the course [...]

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Sustainable Tucson July Meeting – Urban Mobility and Urban Form – July 9

posted June 27, 2012

[ Monday, July 9, 2012; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] at Joel D. Valdez Main Downtown Library, 101 N. Stone, (free lower level parking off Alameda St)

The Sustainability of
Urban Mobility and Urban Form

The July ST General Meeting will feature panel presentations and conversation by special Tucson speakers who are addressing in their work “Sustainable mobility and urban form.” This is a very timely topic on [...]

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Rainwater Harvesting – Native Seeds/SEARCH free monthly salon – July 16

posted June 23, 2012

[ Monday, July 16, 2012; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Free, at Native Seeds/SEARCH Retail Store, 3061 N. Campbell Ave. (just south of Ft. Lowell)

Rainwater Harvesting
Leona Davis, Education and Advocacy Coordinator
Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

Harvest those wonderful monsoon rains. Learn about the benefits of rainwater harvesting both in the soil and in storage tanks. Gain an understanding of the cost, system sizing, and materials [...]

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Occupy Arcology – ecological city design lecture & discussion – June 26

posted June 20, 2012

[ Tuesday, June 26, 2012; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. ] 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 and economy within the [...]

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GMO-Free “Meet & Eat” – June 21

posted June 18, 2012

[ Thursday, June 21, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] 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 exciting things that are coming up.

We had numerous people [...]

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