Archive for the 'Nonprofit' Category


Climate Smart Southwest: Ready or Hot? – National climate change conference in Tucson – Sep 20-21

posted July 23, 2013

[ Friday, September 20, 2013; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Saturday, September 21, 2013; 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. ] 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 Responsibility and 35 other local and national organizations. The following guest [...]

read more »   1 comment »

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

Bisbee Organic Garden Tour – May 26

posted May 20, 2013

[ Sunday, May 26, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Free, starting at Ecoasis, 54 Brewery Avenue, Bisbee Arizona

 
Join Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture (BASA) and Ecoasis on the first annual Bisbee Organic Garden Tour on Sunday, May 26 from 10am to 2pm.

This year’s tour will showcase four successful vegetable gardens along Brewery Gulch in the heart of Old Bisbee.  Come out to view artistic, inventive [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »   1 comment »

 
 

Watershed Management Workshop at Avalon EcoVillage – May 25

posted May 8, 2013

[ Saturday, May 25, 2013; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] at Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage in Tumacácori, AZ

 
A Food Forest Enhancement Project within an EcoVillage
Learn Stormwater Management Techniques
Prevent Erosion • Reduce Runoff • Conserve Water

Guest Speakers David Seibert (Conservation Director of Borderlands Habitat Restoration Initiative-BHRI, Seibert Ecological Restoration, LLC) and Caleb Weaver (BHRI-Ecologist, Environmental Educator, and Sustainable Landscape Designer) will share their expertise in [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

Cooking the Books: The True Climate Impact of Keystone XL

posted April 17, 2013

Click to view/download a pdf of the full report
Cooking the Books: The True Climate Impact of Keystone XL
April 16, 2013
A new report out today from environmental groups shows that the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline would, if approved, be responsible for at least 181 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) each year, comparable [...]

read more »  

 
 

A Fierce Green Fire – A Film and Panel on Green Activism – April 19

posted April 15, 2013

[ Friday, April 19, 2013; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] 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 Canyon Trust

Paul Green – Executive Director of the Tucson [...]

read more »  

 
 

Sustainable Tucson Community Fundraising Appeal

posted April 15, 2013

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. As we increasingly bring in cutting-edge speakers from other cities and regions, Sustainable Tucson [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

Sonoran Permaculture Guild – Spring Semester Workshops

posted April 12, 2013

[ Sunday, April 7, 2013; Saturday, April 13, 2013; Saturday, April 20, 2013; Saturday, May 18, 2013; ] 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 20th and 21st

• How to Raise Chickens the Natural Way – Saturday, May 18th

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 – [...]

read more »   1 comment »

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

The 4th Annual Water Festival – Tucson Arts Brigade – Earth Day – April 21

posted February 14, 2013

[ Sunday, April 21, 2013; 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] 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.

The Water Festival brings community together through creative and diverse activities for learning, networking, and [...]

read more »   1 comment »

 
 

Edgar Cahn, TimeBanks USA – How President Obama Can Beat The Odds And Make Good On His Commitments

posted January 23, 2013

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 the bleakest poverty knows that she has [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »   2 comments »

 
 

Sonoran Permaculture Guild – 18th Annual Permaculture Design Course – 5 weekends starting Feb 9

posted January 18, 2013

[ Saturday, February 9, 2013; ] 5 weekends starting Feb 9 in Tucson AZ

Sonoran Permaculture Guild
18th Annual Permaculture Design Course

This Permaculture certification course covers all aspects of sustainable design with a Southwest dry lands flavor, including a balance of hands on experience, classroom time, and design practicum. Dynamic exercises encourage pattern recognition, noticing the links between plants and animals, climate, and [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

Watershed Management Group – Short Courses – Jan Feb March

posted January 8, 2013

[ Friday, January 18, 2013; Thursday, January 31, 2013; Friday, March 15, 2013; ] Tucson AZ

 

Watershed Management Group’s Watershed Technical Trainings (WTT) are hands-on design and implementation trainings to build the knowledge and skills of property-owners and practitioners alike.

As a non-profit organization, WMG’s goal is to offer green job trainings based in collaboration not competition; build applied skills of professionals; and teach universal principles and systems instead of product [...]

read more »  

 
 

WMG Water Harvesting Certification Program – Feb & April

posted January 8, 2013

[ Friday, February 22, 2013; Friday, April 5, 2013; ] Feb 22 – March 2 in Phoenix, and April 5-13 in Tucson AZ

 
Water Harvesting Certification Program

The Watershed Management Group’s Water Harvesting Certification program is a hands-on training course that provides certification in water harvesting system design and implementation.

WMG’s goal is to transfer water harvesting knowledge to those who will utilize these practices in their professions [...]

read more »  

 
 

Stop TUSD closing eco-schools before Dec 20th ! – Public meetings Dec 8 & 10

posted December 8, 2012

[ Saturday, December 8, 2012; 10:00 am; Monday, December 10, 2012; 6:00 pm; ] at Catalina Magnet High School Auditorium, 3645 East Pima St (at Dodge Blvd)

 
Dear climate activists,

As you probably know, many Tucson schools are slated for possible closure, especially on the west and southwest sides of town. Some of these schools have shown great leadership in preparing our students for the real future: teaching ecology, climate science, [...]

read more »   1 comment »

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

Food Policy links & resources on the internet

posted November 18, 2012

Food Policy links & resources on the internet (ST Food working group, November 2012)
National Websites:
http://www.foodsecurity.org/FPC/council.html * (List of Food Policy Councils in North America)
http://www.foodfirst.org/sites/www.foodfirst.org/files/pdf/PB_19_Cutting_Through_the_Red_Tape.pdf (Food First/Institute for Food and Development policy brief)
http://www.socialenterprise.net/assets/files/REDI_Summary_May_2011.pdf (4 food initiatives case studies)
-  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »   1 comment »

 
 

Stop Keystone XL tar sands pipeline – 350.org & TUCAN – Nov 18 & 19

posted November 17, 2012

[ Sunday, November 18, 2012; 1:00 pm; Monday, November 19, 2012; 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm. ] Sunday 1 pm MST (3 pm EST) – online live stream from Washington DC

Monday 12 noon at TEP corporate headquarters, 88 E Broadway Blvd, downtown Tucson AZ

Action Alert - SUNDAY online – MONDAY in downtown Tucson

Nov 18 Sunday 1 pm MST, live online from Washington DC

350.org is gathering outside the White House and they ask everyone [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

Eco-Health Relationship Browser – EPA Sustainable and Healthy Communities

posted October 23, 2012

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.
The Eco-Health Relationship Browser illustrates the linkages between human health and ecosystem services—benefits supplied by nature. [...]

read more »  

 
 

270 minutes of silence – Presidential debates avoiding Climate change – 350.org

posted October 23, 2012

Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2012 22:32:25 +0000
From: Jamie Henn – 350.org <organizers(at)350.org>
Subject: 270 minutes of silence.
Dear Friends,
Not one word.
After 270 minutes of Presidential and Vice Presidential debates, no one has mentioned climate change or global warming. If the candidates don’t speak up tonight, this will be the first time since 1988 that climate change hasn’t been [...]

read more »   1 comment »

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

Storm Water Harvesting – WMG Green Living Co-op Workshops – Oct 11,13,14,21,27

posted October 15, 2012

[ Thursday, October 11, 2012; 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. Saturday, October 13, 2012; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Sunday, October 14, 2012; 7:00 am to 12:00 pm. Sunday, October 21, 2012; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Saturday, October 27, 2012; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Click these links for more details:

Thursday October 11, 7am – 12pm
Saturday October 13, 8am – 1pm
Sunday, October 14, 7am – 12pm

Sunday, October 21, 8am – 1pm

Saturday, October 27, 8am – 1pm

 

Watershed Management Group – Residential Green Infrastructure Workshops

Join Watershed Management Group’s Tucson Green-living Co-op for a series of workshops this October that are [...]

read more »   1 comment »

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

Genetic Roulette – Free Movie Showing – Oct 11

posted October 4, 2012

[ Thursday, October 11, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] 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 Director of Education.

Please register for [...]

read more »  

 
 

Second Annual Home-scape Tour – Watershed Management Group – Oct 20

posted September 17, 2012

[ Saturday, October 20, 2012; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Tucson, AZ

 
Second Annual Watershed Management Group Home-scape Tour
Saturday, October 20

Did the new City of Tucson rainwater-harvesting rebate rouse your interest in capturing the rain that falls on your own property?

Curious about implementing other backyard sustainability practices such as chicken coops, food production, greywater, composting systems, and even solar-heated outside showers?

Not really sure where to start [...]

read more »  

 
 

Fall 2012 One Day Workshops – Sonoran Permaculture Guild

posted September 4, 2012

[ Saturday, October 6, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Saturday, October 13, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Tuesday, October 16, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Saturday, October 20, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Sunday, October 21, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Saturday, November 3, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Saturday, November 10, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sunday, November 18, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] 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 a basic understanding of residential greywater system design, function, application, and applicable building codes. Participants will work with an aerial photo [...]

read more »  

 
 

Designing a Home Greywater System – Sonoran Permaculture Guild – Sep 22

posted September 4, 2012

[ Saturday, September 22, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] in Tucson AZ
 

Designing a Home Greywater System
Leona Davis, Sonoran Permaculture Guild

This one-day class provides a basic understanding of residential greywater system design, function, application, and applicable building codes.

Participants will work with an aerial photo of their own residence (provided by the instructor) to identify and evaluate the potential of their own greywater sources and design [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

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 [...]

read more »  

 
 

Support Energy Efficiency Workshop – June 27

posted June 18, 2012

[ Wednesday, June 27, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] at Historic Y conference room, 738 N 5th Ave in Tucson

 
TEP Customers — Help TEP Move Beyond Coal to Clean Energy!
Join us at a free workshop!

You can help move Tucson Electric Power from coal to clean energy! Come to this informative workshop and find out more.

Support Energy Efficiency Workshop
Wednesday, June 27, 6-8 p.m.
Historic [...]

read more »  

 
 

Tucson Climate Activists Network – 2nd Wednesdays

posted June 10, 2012

[ Wednesday, June 13, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, July 11, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, August 8, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, September 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, October 10, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, November 14, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Wednesday, December 12, 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]  

Every second Wednesday 7-9pm at the Quaker Meetinghouse, 931 N. 5th Ave, Tucson AZ

 
TUCAN (Tucson Climate Activists Network)
TUCAN meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7-9 pm at the Quaker Meetinghouse on 5th Ave, to connect the work of local Climate Change activists.

Contact: Jim Driscoll, Jimdriscoll(at)NIPSPeerSupport.org

read more »  

 
 

Bisbee Solar Cookoff – June 2

posted May 25, 2012

[ Saturday, June 2, 2012; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Free, at Bisbee Farmers Market (in Vista Park in the Warren District)

 
Bisbee Solar Cookoff
June 2, 2012 – 10am to 1pm
Join Baja Arizona Sustainable Agriculture and the Bisbee Farmers Market for their annual Solar Cookoff.  Activities will include solar cooking demonstrations as well as solar ovens and accessories for sale.

At 11am, join local experts for [...]

read more »  

 
 

Community Water Coalition – Open House – May 23

posted May 20, 2012

[ Wednesday, May 23, 2012; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] at Ward 6 Council Office Community Room, 3202 East 1st Street (near Speedway and Country Club)
Community Water Coalition – Open House
Please join the us for a fun and informative meeting of professionals and passionate advocates for a sustainable water future in Southern Arizona! Come find out how you or your organization can get involved. [...]

read more »