Good morning!! This week on “Earth Revolution”;
John McFadden, Director of the Tennessee Environmental Council, talks about the incredibly important work of the council in preserving and protecting our natural resources through a series of programs involving education, advocacy, hands-on restoration work, and the development of state legislative policy goals through the two day “Summit for a Sustainable TN” coming up on Nov. 13th and 14th in Lebanon, TN.
(See registration info. below in “events”). John’s passionate commitment to conservation and his personal charisma are contagious!
Pete Vash, Managing engineer and systems designer for Lightwave Solar Electric, talks about his role in this groundbreaking company, and offers a wealth of information on photovoltaic energy and design, market trends, cost, and the current state of business and residential incentives for solar here in TN.
Showtimes: Tuesdays @ 7pm, Thursdays @ 10am, Saturdays @ 10pm and Sundays @ 2pm on CATV / Comcast 19, Davidson County
Short clips of shows available on youtube HERE (these will be added by tonight).
Wed, Nov. 4th
“Green Drinks” at Blackstone Brewery, 7pm
Sun., Nov. 8th, 4-7pm
TAP (Tennessee Alliance for Progress) House Party
Home of Mark Burnett and Ann Olsen / 617 Harpeth Trace Drive / Nashville, TN 37221
Food, Wine, Conversation, Speakers, Music
Tickets: $50. Two for $90. / Limited space. Register now!
You can register online at TAP’s new website at www.taptn.org or by sending a check to TAP, PO Box 60338, Nashville, TN 37206.
WED. – NOV. 11TH
Learning Green and Living Green
7 PM@ Little Hamilton Collective, 1318 Little Hamilton St, 37203
Join ‘Local Green Revolution’ for a discussion on learning green at Gaia University, and growing green with year-round gardening and wild edibles. Representatives from Gaia University and Cindy Moonrose, a local homesteader, gardener and wild food enthusiast will present.
Come hear about learning green through Gaia University ’s unique programs and areas of study. Gaia, located at the Farm in Summertown, TN, offers majors such as “Green Business”, “Integrative EcoSocial Design”, and “Re-Localization”. With a mission aimed at building leaders for local and global sustainability, justice and peace, Gaia is a unique opportunity for students interested in sustainability and the environment. Also hear Cindy Moonrose discuss growing green by using year-round gardening techniques. Cindy will also detail wild edibles and identify many local, wild plants that can be eaten at home.Please RSVP to Kate Kiefling at firstname.lastname@example.org or Shavaun Evans at Shavaun.email@example.com – Sponsored by the Nashville Peace and Justice Center ’s ‘Local Green Revolution’
THURS, NOV. 12th
“Coal Country” Viewing and Discussion
7pm @ Sue and Gary’s / 4806 Michigan Ave., Nashville 37209
We will gather at 7pm. Folks are encouraged to bring a snack or beverage to share. The film, which deals with the devastation of mountain-top removal coal mining in the Appalachias, will begin at 7:30 and run approx. 40 minutes. Discussion will follow. Please RSVP at www.sierraclub.org/coalcountry
Click “find an event” and enter our zip code. We can comfortably accommodate about 30 people. Hope to see you there!
Fri. and Sat., Nov. 13th and 14th
Summit for a Sustainable TN / Ward Agricultural / Center, Lebanon, TN
The 3rd Annual Summit for a Sustainable Tennessee brings together citizens, conservation groups, environmental policy experts, elected officials and representatives of private business and industry to forge new partnerships and innovative solutions to the most pressing conservation issues in Tennessee.
Register, schedule & info.: www.sustainabletn.org