Reducing Toxics in the Home Environment: Lead

The last week in October (25th-31st, 2020) is National Lead Poisoning Prevention week! During this time, there's a great deal of focus on reducing the threat of lead hazards in our environment. As you may know, lead is a naturally occurring chemical element that exists at low levels in a variety of earth materials. It is also a potent neurotoxin with negative impacts on a variety of systems within the body: in fact, there is no level of lead that…

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Permaculture Design: Ecological Solutions to Planetary Problems

For the purposes of sorting out the issues our world currently faces and quelling the fires which threaten to consume us there is one system of ethics that seems particularly well suited. This system, developed from the synthesis of indigenous wisdom about Earth systems and modern best practices in the management of human populations is called Permaculture. Coined by Bill Mollison, the term permaculture is a combination of the words permanent and agriculture (or culture). However, it is an approach…

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Another Night Out w/ The Black Environmental Collective

Another Night Out w/ The Black Environmental Collective  Have fun and networking with folks with interests in environmental, food, climate, and health issues. This is an invitation for you to join us for a follow-up event to our now legendary Night Out event at Arnold's Tea in November. We're doing it again.  Only bigger and better. We're keeping the same band, Artistree, and moving it to a larger venue that will also accommodate other rooms for networking conversations. Click here to…

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