Tag Archives: Sustainability

Kitchen Remodel & the Local Economy

Every big remodeling project undertaken by a novice has to have a mistake or two (or more). The biggest mistake I made would not have occurred if I had followed my own rule to “shop local.”

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How Thinking of Sustainability Affected our Kitchen Remodel Project

We really USE our house. We host neighborhood soup nights, community meetings, discussion groups, game nights … all with a side of food and drink. We can tomatoes and pickles, sprout seeds, brew beer and wine, bake bread and culture … Continue reading

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First Saturday Longfellow Sustainability Group

For the past year, the Longfellow Sustainability Group has met on the first Saturday of the month, usually at Peace Coffee. At our first meetings, we decided to do monthly mini-challenges on topics the group itself decided to explore — … Continue reading

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2012 Sustainable Film Series

The Minneapolis College of Art & Design and reDesign are sponsoring a series of sustainability movies this spring. Free and open to the public. Be the Change Explores the motivations for, and the challenges and rewards of, trying to live … Continue reading

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Longfellow Sustainability Group – I’m Loving the Support

The Longfellow Sustainability Group meets on the first Saturday of every month at 10:30 am at Peace Coffee on Minnehaha and 33rd. We get to meet new neighbors almost every month. We discuss our experience with the prior month’s mini … Continue reading

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Seminar on Sustainability and the Natural Step Framework

The local group, Alliance for Sustainability, is giving a 2-part presentation on the natural steps framework. It looks like a great presentation. Mon Jan 24 and Tues Jan 25 6 – 9:30 pm, Valley Community Presbyterian Church 3100 Lilac Dr, … Continue reading

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Two Potentially Interesting Talks This Week

Tuesday January 18, Bryant Lake Bowl, 7:00 pm (6:00 doors open) CafĂ© Scientifique is a happy hour exchange of ideas about science, environment, and popular culture. Topic: Households and Urban Pollution. The University’s Twin Cities Household Ecosystem Project involves a … Continue reading

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