Holiday Workshop: DIY Festive Decor, 12/15/13

Holiday Workshop: DIY Festive Decor, 12/15/13
Our holiday line up of events continues this weekend with two offerings for craft enthusiasts! On Sunday, spend a relaxed, jolly afternoon with art instructor, urban farmer, and former museum specialist Ellen Evangeliste. We’ll be making wrapping paper, ornaments, and more with recycled and reused materials. Decorate your tree and wrap your presents with homemade… Read more »

Holiday Schedule and Events from the Ecology Center, 11/29 – 12/24/13

Holiday Schedule and Events from the Ecology Center, 11/29 - 12/24/13
Festivities are coming! We’re bringing a line up of craft workshops, celebrations, and special member events this December. Also with the holiday this week, our programs will run on a special schedule, with the Farmers’ Market, Recycling and Store closed to observe Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 28. We’re excited to share these events to celebrate… Read more »

Today at the Farmers’ Market: Plastic-Free Crafting and Info Swap!

Today at the Farmers' Market: Plastic-Free Crafting and Info Swap!
Our Breaking the Chains of Plastic event series is continuing with a hands-on event at the Farmers’ Market today. Come down to Adeline and 63rd for new, creative tools for living plastic-free! This afternoon is devoted to both DIY and information sharing that you can use to replace the plastics in your life with healthier… Read more »

Making Holiday Gifts from Reuse Materials Workshop this Saturday, 12/1/12

Making Holiday Gifts from Reuse Materials Workshop this Saturday, 12/1/12
If you’re stumped for budget friendly gifts, come and pick up some new ideas at this Saturday’s workshop! Also serves as purposeful purging for abundant household items. Join JB, of DRAGA design, for a fun-filled, easy-going workshop where you can turn your piles of stuff into gifts and useful items you can use everyday. Learn… Read more »

Inexpensive holiday gift ideas, brought to you by the Ecology Center

Inexpensive holiday gift ideas, brought to you by the Ecology Center
Dear EcoTeam, The economy has taken a toll on my finances and I expect a real hard time this year coming up with holiday gifts. I’m underemployed and struggling, but I still want to get people good gifts that are green. Do you have some inexpensive ideas for me because I’m a little despairing. —Flat Read more »