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Digging In: Garden Know-How with Local Expert Carol Herwig, April 9th, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Petworth, DC.

Just in time for your spring planting, come learn gardening techniques from master gardener and arborist Carol Herwig. Carol will share her insight about ecologically beneficial plants and how to create the garden you want. Monday, April 9, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Third floor of the Murrell Building, above Slim’s Diner, 4200 9th Street […]
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Another Arctic Plunge!

For the fifth year running, Green Neighbors is participating in the Chesapeake Climate Action Network Polar Bear Plunge at National Harbor in January.  January 27th to be precise, when it really, really gets cold. We are jumping into the freezing waters of National Harbor to raise money to help CCAN continue its fabulous work. If […]
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They need us

The last two months have been horrendous tragedies for many folks.   Our friends at Climate Justice have put together a list of potential assistance networks you can donate to help out.  Also, see our previous post about helping Hurricane Harvey victims – especially those who suffer from environmental injustice. —————— With recent news of Mexico […]
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Green Neighbors will be at Celebrate Petworth, tomorrow!

Come to Celebrate Petworth this Saturday! Enjoy live music including jazz, rock and acapella, kids’ performances, a dog show, lots of local vendors, non-profits and delicious food trucks. Learn about the history of Petworth, play in a basketball tournament, and participate in a fun run!  And experience Petworthpalooza, a local music stage!” Be sure to […]
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Green Neighbors at Petworth Community Market Sat!

We had a great evening last night planning our booth for the Petworth Community Market.   Please come visit us this Saturday. 4100 9th Street, 9 am – 1 pm. https://www.facebook.com/petworthcommunitymarket/    

Week of Action – actually Two (whoa – even more stuff is happening)

Major marches are coming up, and there will be more than a week of action here in DC, not only centered around the March for Science on April 22, the People’s Climate March (PCM) on April 29, and a May Day march for immigrant and worker rights on May 1. There will be loads of panel discussions, performances, teach-ins, […]
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Our Green Neighbors’ NY Resolutions – in mid-February

So I kindof failed my resolution to write this article in January, but of course there was the excitement of January to get past: First, there was New Year’s and the gathering of some of our members’ resolutions. Then, there was the inauguration to get through. After that, the great experience that was the Women’s […]
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Upcoming green-related events – MORE ADDED!

Green events in January 2017 We would like to note that though Green Neighbors is a non-partisan group, we are including information about protests of Trump’s inauguration because of his denial of climate change, the appointment of six key members of his cabinet who are climate-deniers or strong anti-environmentalists, and the multiple threats that this […]
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Lead in Our Drinking Water

Green Neighbors organized a community meeting in September of 2016 regarding the lead in DC’s drinking water.   Presenters included Claudia Barragan, Chair of the Environmental Justice Committee, DC Chapter of the Sierra Club, and Paul Schwartz, Campaign for Lead Free Water.  It was fascinating, and somewhat scary meeting.  Although we don’t have the minutes up […]
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Sustainable Seafood

With minimal effort, you can make smart choices regarding the seafood you purchase or consume.  Smart seafood choices affect your health, the environment, the economy, and future generations.  When purchasing seafood at a market, look for eco-labels or ask the vendor for sustainable and safe options.  At a restaurant, if a menu does not specify […]
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