Local Green Events - Columbus, Ohio

I am always reading something, learning and sharing.  Here are some local events of interest:
Composting Workshop:  Turn Yard Waste into Black Gold!
Wednesday, Februrary 24, 2010 @ 7-8 p.m.
Genoa Township, 5111 S. Old 3C Highway
Friends of Alum Creek and Tributaries (FACT) will present a composting workshop.
Cost is $10 per person for FACT members and $15 per person for others.
For more inforamtion, call 614.231.9134 or email compost @freindsofalumcreek.org

Participants* will receive a Presto “GeoBin” composter bin (1-cubic yard capacity) and a composting reference guide.  These items are valued over $40.00 and are provided to registered participants as part of discounted workshop fee, thanks to the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) General Grant.

Thursday, March 18, 2010 @ 7-9 p.m.
Old Worthington Library, 820 High Street, Worthington
Franklin County Master Gardener Joanne Dole will share her secrets for growing your own food through container, victory and community gardens.

An expert on sustainable gardening, Joanne will also explain how and why growing green makes sense for you and our environment.

Presented in partnership with the Healthy Worthington Coalition as part of their Being Green=Being Healthy series.

Environmental Lobby Day 2010 is your chance to "green up" the Ohio Statehouse.
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Lawmaker Meetings & Activities - YWCA & Ohio Statehouse

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Cocktails & Conversation Reception  - Hyatt on Capitol Square

Join the Ohio Environmental Council's environmental-conservation network to bring environmental concerns and priorities directly to state lawmakers and officials from environmental and regulatory agencies. The OEC will arrange appointments for you with lawmakers as well as give you tips and information to make your meetings as productive as possible.

The day includes lunch at the Statehouse Atrium with lawmakers and staff, and an evening "Cocktails & Conversation" reception from 4-6 pm to network and share the day’s experiences.

  • Non-refundable fee includes continental breakfast, lunch, evening reception, and materials. 
  • $25 each for OEC members (free for OEC Legacy Club and President’s Club members)
  • $30 each for non-members (includes 1-year OEC membership)
For group discounts, please call (614) 487-7506 to register.

Register by March 31! Details available here. 

Eating Green
Tuesday, May 4, 2010 @ 7 p.m.
Old Worthington Library, 820 High Street, Worthington

Representatives from Local Matters, a central Ohio non-profits group, will share their expertise and discuss how our food choices not only affect our own health, but also that of the planet.  Presented in partnership with the Healthy Worthington Coalition as part of their Being Green = Being Healthy series.

Green on the Green
Saturday, May 22, 2010 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Worthington Green, Worthington 

Big Green Head is bringing Green on the Green to Worthington to educate and implement green ideas within our Community.  More info . . . stay tuned.

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