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Annual TURN Festival: Transforming Urban Neighborhoods

Annual TURN Festival: Transforming Urban Neighborhoods

The TURN Festival, presented by the Paramount School of Excellence and Community Health Network, will take place from noon to 5 p.m. on September 28 at the Paramount School Farm on the Near East Side.

Red Tent Gathering for Teens and Tweens

Red Tent Gathering for Teens and Tweens

Red Tent Indy will host Honoring the Maiden: A Welcoming Ceremony, a women’s circle specifically for teens and tweens, from 1 to 3 p.m. on September 30 at the White Pine Wilderness Academy, in Indianapolis.

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The Re-Use Revolution

The Re-Use Revolution

Plastics Peril Drives New Strategies

Daily news footage and photos capture the damage plastic is doing to the planet’s oceans: turtles ensnared in plastic nets, whales with guts full of plastics and aerial views of the burgeoning island of floating detritus known as the Pacific Garbage Patch.

Beyond Sustainability

Beyond Sustainability

Regenerative Agriculture Takes Aim at Climate Change

Farmers are increasingly exploring inexpensive organic methods to return microbial diversity to the soil, which could help mitigate a warming planet by allowing soil to absorb more carbon.

Help For Home Gardeners

Help For Home Gardeners

Extension Agents at Your Service

Nationwide, local extension agents offer soil testing and instruction in organic methods, making rain barrels, choosing native plants and a host of low-cost and no-cost services.

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The Re-Use Revolution

The Re-Use Revolution

Daily news footage and photos capture the damage plastic is doing to the planet’s oceans: turtles ensnared in plastic nets, whales with guts full of plastics and aerial views of the burgeoning island of floating detritus known as the Pacific Garbage Patch.

Beyond Sustainability

Beyond Sustainability

Farmers are increasingly exploring inexpensive organic methods to return microbial diversity to the soil, which could help mitigate a warming planet by allowing soil to absorb more carbon.

Help For Home Gardeners

Help For Home Gardeners

Nationwide, local extension agents offer soil testing and instruction in organic methods, making rain barrels, choosing native plants and a host of low-cost and no-cost services.

Crops in the City

Crops in the City

Entrepreneurial innovators are tapping into new technologies and markets to grow fresh, healthy food within cities, turning so-called ‘mean streets’ into ‘green streets.’

Pre-Wired for the Future

Pre-Wired for the Future

Imagine, if you can, pedestrian- and transit-friendly cities with new homes pre-wired for electric vehicles and office buildings planned without parking spaces. It’s already happening.

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Green Living Briefs

Floating Solar

Floating Solar

Catching Some Rays on the Water

Bagging It

Bagging It

New York State Bans Plastic Bags

Eco-Camping

Eco-Camping

Keeping It Earth-Friendly

Sunny Solution

Sunny Solution

Wastewater Turned into Hydrogen Fuel

Eco-Friendly Outdoor Eating

Eco-Friendly Outdoor Eating

Save Resources, Reduce Food Waste and More

Wonder Weed

Wonder Weed

Hemp to the Rescue at Detox Sites