Minnesota EcoMoms-Chapter of the EcoMom Alliance

EcoMoms Bancroft Green Festival Booth, Solar Power Tour, & Nature Hike and Compost Party!

You are invited to 3 EcoMom events in May

Bancroft Green Festival (May 17, 10:00-2:00)

Solar Rooftop Tour, (May 17,11:00-12:00)

EcoMom Nature Hike and Compost Party (May 24, 9:00-11:30)

Saturday, May 17EcoMom TM Minnesota Chapter booth at the Bancroft Green Festival from 10:00-2:00. Stop by and volunteer for a while. EcoKids encouraged. Available at the EcoMoms booth: Bento Laptop Lunch Kits, Fabkins cloth napkins for a zero waste lunch! Pesticide Free lawn signs and Take the EcoMom Challenge hand outs.

SATURDAY, MAY 17Solar Power Tour. Climb up a ladder to the rooftop of the Linden Hills Solar Ray’s Community Project. Coffee first at Dunn Bros at 10:00 with other EcoMoms or just come to the tour from 11:00-1200.

SATURDAY, MAY 24Compost Party! Backyard compost and organic vegetable/herb gardening, rain barrel, tree plantings, kitchen and vermiculture (worm bin) composting for your organic garden. EcoMom Open House and products display. Bring a friend who may be new to the conversation. See twisty light bulbs, compost, and alternative earth-friendly cleaning, lawn, gardening and beauty products.

9:15 We leave for short, nearby nature hike of the interior of Bredesen Park or just come at 10:30 for the Compost Party 10:30-11:30.

Up Next…Wednesday, June 11 at 7:00pm. Book discussion of the Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv and the topic of “nature deficit disorder.” At an EcoMoms house.

Up next, next march with the EcoMoms, EcoFamilies, EcoKids, EcoGrandparents and EcoAunties in the Edina 4th of July parade.

RSVP and details: juliemcjones@gmail.com


Solar Energy Tour:Your Invited to a EcoMom Gathering
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Saturday, May 17, 2008. 11:00-12:00 solar energy tour of the Linden Hills Coop Solar Ray’s Community Project. We will get up on the roof and learn all about solar energy and how the project was developed and reached completion. I want solar panels on my roof, school, or business.

10:00 Dunn Brothers Coffee for Renewable Energy education. geothermal, wind and solar on homes, schools, and businesses. Meet other EcoMoms and get connected to this wonderful network of Moms who are making a difference for their children, families, schools, global markets, neighborhoods, and the planet.

Shop for natural, organic, Fair Trade products at the LH Coop and Natural Homestore. Join a CSA and get a weekly summer salad crop share and feed your family the best the slow food movement has to offer. Shop Birch clothing store for Fair Trade woman’s clothing.

Fun Day! Bring an Ecofriend, Ecokids, EcoDad’s too

Your Invited to an Eco Moms Conversation-Kiss Me I’m Green!
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EcoMoms Conversation-Monday, March 17th at 7:15-8:30PM-Linden Hills Coop (lower level) RSVP required. Space is limited to the first 18 EcoMoms.Moms control over 80% of the products, produce and materials that come through their thresholds.
Kiss Me, I Recycle!
Being Green isn’t just about being Irish any more. In fact, Irish or not, you can show your Green by recycling more on St. Patrick’s Day and every day! Did you know that recycling just one aluminum can is the equivalent of saving 6 ounces of gasoline? This St. Patrick’s Day, show your Green and recycle your cans and bottles! EcoMoms have a tremendous amount of power and influence. Now, for the education, advocacy and activism.
Let’s get greening. Our homes, our kid’s schools, neighborhoods and lives. An opportunity to hear about the zero-waste class room project and other “greenifications” that are being developed by teachers, parents and students in schools and homes. People are writing grants with school administrators and composting their kitchen scraps with red wiggler worms.Families are driving less and buying bikes. They are boycotting certain companies and buying eco-friendly toys, clothes and products. Families and schools are reducing, reusing, and recycling their stuff. Kids are bringing zero-waste lunches to school and becoming acutely aware of their excess.
Come and get a free Kiss Me I’m Green button!Up Next…Saturday, May 17, from 11 a.m. to noon. Solar Power Project tour of the Linden Hills coop solar project.