Author Archives: Annette Olson

GNDC Tours the Anacostia River by Boat – Spots Open – July 22nd and Aug 12th!

Pick a Date!: Tour 1: Friday, July 22nd at 2-4 PM for 18 people    Tour 2: Friday, August 12th at 2-4 PM for 18 people We are organizing two boat tours this summer of the impactful, beautiful Anacostia River, conducted by Anacostia Riverkeepers, for any interested resident.  We tried for two boat tours last year for this river that […]
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Our first Tool Library How-to-Use-the-Tools Workshop! Saturday 10 AM – 12 PM

So there’s not much to add to this photo, except that here are some of the tools we will show people how to use: table saw, miter saws and circular saws, and sawzall sanders, powerdrills, and impacters weedwhackers, posthole diggers, and scufflehoes soil test kits and compost bucket designs pressure washers (!) solar oven (!) […]
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Vegan Tasting Party! April 30th, during Petworth Porchfest, 2 – 6 pm!

Co-sponsored by Green Neighbors DC, co-hosted by Annette and Max, both GNDC members, we have an unusual event for you.  Ever wondered what cashew cheese tastes like?  How do vegan cheeses and ‘meats’ compare?  How about, then, a Vegan Tasting Party and Potluck in the backyard? While a band plays on the front porch for […]
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Vegan Tasting Party! April 30th, during Petworth Porchfest, 2 – 6 pm!

Co-sponsored by Green Neighbors DC, co-hosted by Annette and Max, both GNDC members, we have an unusual event for you.  Ever wondered what cashew cheese tastes like?  How do vegan cheeses and ‘meats’ compare?  How about, then, a Vegan Tasting Party and Potluck in the backyard? While a band plays on the front porch for […]
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Join GNDC at the Climate Rally at the White House, 12:45 pm, April 23rd!

You’ll be able to spot us with our GNDC shirts on!

“Green neighbors” have their own HAPPY HOUR!!

Green Neighbors DC is getting together for their quarterly happy hour tomorrow at St. Vincent’s Wine Garden. Sorry for the late notice, but we’ve been busy setting up DC’s Tool Share for the season, and now we can relax and mingle with fellow folks who are green inside and out – or who want to […]
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The Tool Library’s Open House! This Saturday, 10-3 pm, 1390 Taylor ST NW

GNDC’s been refurbishing DC’s tool library (not quite finished, but close), adding some great tools through donations, and getting ready for a productive spring through winter!  Come check it out this Saturday: See the garden, construction, camping, and house tools that can be checked out for free, one week at a time. See three solar […]
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We Reopen the DC Tool Library Tomorrow!

We’ve refurbished the tool library, and have taken in many tool donations and more to come

Next up – GNDC Planning Meeting this Sunday, 6 pm

Hi all, We’ll review the success of our Polar Bear Plunge, discuss the reopening of the “DPR-GNDC” tool library, t-shirt issues, and what’s coming up next in terms of talks, Farmer Market booths, and a proposal by Mario for an activity or two. Email greenneighborsdc@gmail.com for the zoom meeting link, and we hope to see […]
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We plunged! Our feet froze!

Boy, was that water cold. Despite being a sunny day, the 2022 Polar Bear Plunge lived up to its name. But we did it and had fun hanging out, listening to the Chesapeake Climate Action Network’s lineup of speakers, drinking hot chocolate, and then running into cold water (as much as one can run, dunk, […]
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