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The World Without Us – Discussion
July 15, 2012, 10:32 am
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The World Without Us – Discussion

Ever wondered what the world would be like without people?  Join the discussion at Atomic Books Reading Club July selection :
ALAN WEISMAN’S THE WORLD WITHOUT US.

The World Without Us – Discussion
Wednesday, July 25.
7:30PM. Atomic Books.
Hampden, Baltimore.

This year the Atomic Books reading club has selected the theme of APOCALYPTIC READING. On the last Wednesday of each month, they get together to discuss a different book.

For news and updates, join the Atomic Books Facebook group.



Who wants To Be An Urban Farmer? -Workshop
April 22, 2012, 4:31 pm
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Who wants To Be An Urban Farmer? -Workshop

2nd Annual “Who Wants to be an Urban Farmer?”
Saturday April 28th, 2012, 8:30-12:30pm
Real Food Farm – 2801 St. Lo Drive
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Suggested donation is a sliding scale of $5-15.

Baltimore Green Week & Real Food Farm presents:

The second “Who Wants to be an Urban Farmer” is a morning of workshops that provide the opportunity to learn specific production techniques utilized at urban farms in Baltimore, Maryland. Each workshop will present a different specialized tool to growing food for production in Baltimore City. The workshops will be focused on urban farming and production, and presented in a scope and scale able to be transferred to backyards and open urban green space. The best recipients of the workshops will be new urban farmers, and home and community gardeners looking to improve their operations with efficiency, diversification, and output.

 Topics will include:

  • urban chickens
  • scaling up with appropriate tools
  • installing irrigation for less labor
  • season extension
  • plus more!

To learn more and register, CLICK HERE.



Rally Of Support For Offshore Wind

Rally For Offshore Wind!

Circle Of Support For Offshore Wind
Monday, April 2nd, 2012, 7PM
Lawyer’s Mall, 100 State Circle, Annapolis

Speakers will include business leaders, fatith leaders public health advocates, legislators and more.

Please come join hundreds of Marylanders on Monday night April 2nd, 2012 as we form a “Circle of Support” around the Maryland State House in Annapolis to encourage lawmakers to embrace offshore wind power.

$5 BUS TO ANNAPOLIS FROM BALTIMORE, 5:45pm

We’re going to make it super easy for you to get to Annapolis by chartering buses from Baltimore, Montgomery County and Prince George’s County. One 56-seat bus will be chartered from each area. Plus, riders get a free “Wind Works” t-shirt and healthy snacks for the trip! After completing this registration page, click on the link to reserve your seat! Suggested fare of $5 dollars per passenger requested.

For more information, visit Chesapeake Climate Action Network or contact Tanvi Gadhia, Baltimore Clean Energy Organizer, MDLCV, tgadhia@mdlcv.org, 410.419.5664 or

https://www.facebook.com/MarylandersforOffshoreWindPower



Baltimore Food Truck Rally at the Maryland SPCA
March 21, 2012, 5:24 pm
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Baltimore Food Truck Rally at the Maryland SPCA

On Friday, March 23, the Maryland SPCA is hosting a Baltimore Food Truck Rally at the from 5-8 p.m. Purchase delicious food from some of Baltimore’s best food trucks! Onboard are Souper Freak, The Gypsy Queen Cafe, GrrChe – Gourmet Grilled Cheese, Iced Gems Creations, Kooper’s Chowhound Burger Wagon and South Carolina BBQ & Catering. Beer and wine also will be available for purchase. See adoptable Maryland SPCA dogs and take a tour of the adoption center. Listen to music and win prizes from CBS Radio. A portion of the proceeds benefits the animals at the Maryland SPCA.

Admission is free. Parking is not available at the Maryland SPCA (3300 Falls Road), where the food trucks will be located. But, there is parking nearby in Hampden, including a parking lot at the Academy for College and Career Exploration (1300 W. 36th Street). No pets permitted except MD SPCA adoptable dogs due to the nature of the event. For more information, contact Tami Gosheff at tgosheff@mdspca.org.



Support Young Environmental Leaders In Baltimore
February 29, 2012, 4:07 pm
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Support Young Baltimore Green Leaders

From the Baltimore Community Foundation:

The City Schools Sustainability Challenge–which puts Baltimore public school students in the lead in implementing environmental action projects at their schools–is the featured project on GiveCorps.com.

Your donation to the Sustainability Challenge will help us reach our goal of funding projects in 50 schools in 2012. Better yet, Constellation Energy will be matching all donations dollar-for-dollar, so your gift will be doubled!

From school-wide recycling programs, to rain gardens, outdoor classrooms, and composting and energy conservation projects, Baltimore students are leading the way in making their schools greener.



Green Monday At American Brewery with Marty Schwartz, of Vehicles for Change
February 27, 2012, 10:29 pm
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Green Monday At American Brewery with Marty Schwartz, of Vehicles for Change

Join CSBA and Social Enterprise Alliance, Maryland Chapter for an evening of networking and learn about Vehicles for Change and it’s Freedom Wheels Program. Enjoy beer/wine and light fair in the beautiful American Brewery Building.

Monday, March 5, 2012, 5:30–8 PM
Humanim at the American Brewery
1701 N. Gay Street, MAP IT

The social enterprise success of Vehicles for Change and it’s Freedom Wheels program are rapidly becoming a national model for increasing access to opportunity for working families. What is less well known are the contributions Vehicles for Change makes to the local economy, and the positive environmental effects of its vehicle rehabilitation process. Speaker: Marty Schwartz, CEO of Vehicles for Change.

Register online by COB Friday, March 2, 2012: $20 member / $30 non-member ($30 member / $40 non-member at the door)

To register, CLICK HERE.