Tag Archives: Petworth

A Case for Supporting and Growing our Tool Library in Washington, DC

Note: GNDC is holding a Tour of the Tools Saturday, the 26th, of DPR’s Garden Tool Share, at 1380 Taylor ST NW, 10 – 2 pm. Taylor ST is being worked on, so parking on 14th St is best. In 2006, the Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI) in Nairobi, Kenya, began working with residents of the […]
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GNDC Hosts a Tour of Tools this Saturday! DC’s Shared Tool Library.

DC HAS A TOOL LIBRARY!  Did you know?!?  Neither did we until late last year.  We were trying to decide whether to start one, but this great one, also known as DPR’s Garden Tool Share already exists, with 139 types of tools, not all garden-related!  Weed-whackers, power washers, hedge trimmers, paper-shredders, composters, a table saw, […]
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GNDC at Petworth Community Market tomorrow — stop by!

GNDC will be at the Petworth Community Market tomorrow – having a table topped with tools!  Come by and chat and learn about DC’s relaunched tool library (we’re giving tours next Saturday, the 26th, 14th and Taylor). We’ll also have info about rain barrels and rain gardens, green roofs, lead in our water, DC environmental […]
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Did You Know – DC has a TOOL LIBRARY?!

Need to borrow a keyhole saw? How about a paper shredder? Hedge trimmers, shovels, soil-testing kits, a ladder, wheelbarrows, some ….

GNDC is working on a tool-share! Virtual Meeting 6 pm Sunday, Nov 22nd.

For those who keep track, our GNDC meeting is a week later than normal due to a conflict and so as to follow up on some research leads regarding our new priority – creating community resilience via building community resources – starting with tool libraries. Tool libraries are so you can check out tools you […]
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GNDC hosts a Petworth sidewalk cleanup, this Saturday, 9 am – 11:30 am!

Green Neighbors DC is calling all neighbors – or at least 20+ of us, for a New Hampshire and Illinois Avenues sidewalk cleanup, this Saturday, 9 am – 11:30 am. We just got permission from DC for this, we’ve arranged for trash bags and trash pickup, and the weather promises to be gorgeous that day. […]
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We’re hosting the Sherman Circle Social! April 28th, 4-5 pm.

Still on! The occasional rain ends at 3 pm. GNDC is looking forward to hosting the Sherman Circle Social.  We’ll have snacks and kids activities (sidewalk chalk, frisbees, and badminton (sortof)). And we’re brainstorming about eco-activities for the kids. Already, we know we’ll have some animal connect-the-dots, and worms in a compost bin. hmmm. The […]
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Green Neighbors DC meets Monday, January 14th, 6:30 – 8 pm, the Reading Room, DC

Hey all. Happy New Year! Green Neighbors DC has lots of events and actions planned for the spring of 2019 – and that’s just the spring. Come join in our planning meetings every third Monday, starting January 14th, 6:30 pm, in the Petworth Citizen’s Reading Room, 829 Upshur Street, NW. Also – heads up, in […]
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Green Neighbors DC (GNDC) Meeting, Nov. 12th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, the Reading Room in Petworth, DC.

Green Neighbors DC (GNDC) Monthly Meeting!  Nov. 12th, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, at the Reading Room in Petworth Citizen, 829 Upshur Street, Washington DC.   Come join us in brainstorming about a number of events for the fall/spring, and share what you’d like to see in terms of helping you and our neighborhoods go green.   […]
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Night of the Environmentalists – Veggie Potluck & Outdoor Movie, Saturday, June 16 at 6:30 PM – 10 PM

My friend Max and I are finally fulfilling our New Year’s resolution: to throw a vegan/vegetarian (more vegan) potluck at my place. I’ve been vegetarian now for 25 years, and Max has been a vegan for eight, so this potluck is to celebrate and share the great, great recipes we’ve been tasting. But there’s more. […]
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