Community Events Calendar
From amazing projects to upcoming events, we’ll do our best to share interesting news and events happening around St. Louis with you here:
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Other Interesting Things Happening in St. Louis:
St. Louis Greenhouse Society’s Annual Plant Sale. This year’s sale will be held in the greenhouse complex at South Technical High School on Saturday, May 5, from 9 AM – 3 PM, and Sunday, May 6, from 10 AM – 2 PM. The greenhouse is located behind the school at 12721 West Watson Rd. Shoppers will find over 12,000 locally grown plants including many unusual and hard-to-find varieties of perennials, annuals, herbs, tropicals, succulents, vegetables, water and bog, native plants, and pollinator attractors. Proceeds from the sale will be used to support local community efforts such as Gateway Greening’s garden programs, and scholarships awarded to students at South Technical High School. For additional information please visit www.greenhouseplantsociety.com or call 314-965-1367.
8th Annual Sustainable Backyard Tour: Call for Eco-conscious Hosts for the 8th Annual Sustainable Backyard Tour June 10th! Register at sustainablebackyard.org. Deadline to register is May 1st.
Our Farms, Our Future Conference comes to St. Louis! What’s your vision for the future of sustainable agriculture? Join our nation’s leading farmers, ranchers, researchers and educators in St. Louis on April 3-5, 2018 to explore a wide range of innovative, sustainable solutions to agriculture’s most pressing dilemmas. The Our Farms, Our Future Conference will address major food sustainability trends with presentations by a diverse group of farmers and ranchers using a wide range of systems to produce vegetables, grains, fruit, cattle, hogs, poultry and other livestock sustainably. Hosted by the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program and the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT/ATTRA), the conference will feature plenary sessions and workshops for grain, livestock and specialty crop producers, as well as material relevant to researchers, educators, agency leaders and nonprofit representatives. Eight farm tours will feature sustainable models of rural and urban agricultural production within the vibrant St. Louis food system. Register today to save your spot and receive early registration discounts. Early registration ends on February 22, 2018. For more information, visit http://ofof.sare.org.
Feedback the Bees Learn more about this one-year study of local bees being conducted by Saint Louis University with support from Missouri Department of Conservation in St. Louis’ 23rd Ward and Holly Hills neighborhoods. From findings to impact, this project is an interesting read from start to finish.
Recorded Workshop: Can we plant our way out of the pollinator crises? A collaborative research approach – by the Sustainability Science Lab.
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