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Sustainability Section :: Page 3
Ellen Dawson-Witt is hosting a discussion course “Hungry for Change: Food, Ethics and Sustainability,” at her tiny house in Yellow Springs on Tuesdays.
A field of solar panels won’t soon sprout on the Glass Farm as planned, though a local solar farm is still possible.
Village Council members at their April 2 meeting heard a review of the recent Economic Sustainability Plan by several members of the Village Economic Sustainability Commission.
New Liberty Farms, best known locally for their chickens, will host a series of food and farming workshops this winter, beginning with a session on goats this Saturday.
Local food has many meanings, but to Bob Jurick, having access to food locally is a social justice issue. People should be able to walk or drive a couple of blocks and buy fresh, healthy food at a reasonable cost.
To clear weeds at the Antioch College farm, the college has turned to four-legged help.
When Ellen Dawson-Witt wanted to live a more sustainable life, she didn’t take half-measures — she downsized to a house the size of a shed. Now she’s offering a sustainability course out of her tiny house starting Tuesday, Oct. 1.
Bees and bee keeping practices are the topic of several events in the village this week.
For five years local resident Roi Qualls has talked quietly about the anticipated need for a larger space in the village for his business, e-Health Data Solutions, to grow into. And recently, the company’s three owners, only one of whom lives in Yellow Springs, gave notice that they will not renew their lease at MillWorks when it expires at the end of August,
Discussions on the environmental consequences of the Village’s electricity sources have heated up of late, especially since its municipal power provider AMP first asked the Village to purchase power from a new natural gas plant last month.