|Take action against climate change
Join us in sending this compelling Earth Day 2014 message to the Central New York community and local elected officials:
We all must act now to reduce our impacts on climate change.
Green Bag Lunch
Food will be topic of March 14 sustainability forum
GreeningUSA and the Syracuse Center of Excellence (SyracuseCoE) Center for Sustainable Community Solutions will hold their Food sustainability forum on Friday, March 14, 2014, 12-1:30 p.m. at the SyracuseCoE, Room 508, 727 East Washington St., downtown Syracuse. This Green Bag Lunch session will explore best practices of communities in the areas of food systems, nutrition and agriculture. The event is free and open to the public.
The free monthly Green Bag Lunch forums are designed to bring together green professionals interested in sharing their expertise to compile a comprehensive best practices manual on community sustainability for municipalities. Each monthly Green Bag Lunch topic mirrors a category in GreeningUSA's 12 Traits of Sustainable Communities Rating System.
March 14, 2014 | Green Bag Lunch | Free
- John Allen, Edible Gardening CNY
- Dick de Graff, Grindstone Farm
- Kathy Dischner, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Onondaga County
- Matt Volz, Greyrock Farm
|Nominations sought for annual Sustainability Awards Program
Deadline: March 3
Do you know any individuals or organizations who deserve to be recognized for their "green" achievements? Then we want to hear from you! GreeningUSA is accepting nominations (you may self-nominate) through March 3 for its annual Sustainability Awards Program. The "Sustaining Our Communities" Advocacy Award recognizes those who have made significant impacts on creating more sustainable communities within New York State during 2013. Up to five recipients—individuals, organizations or businesses—will be chosen for this award. Submit your nomination today!