- HANDS-On Urban Farming Learning Project! (open entry 7am-4pm)
Sorry for the short notice... but I think it's worth it! Join us to help some fellow Green-Drinkers install their urban farm! Many learning projects to choose from. (check out the picture) Perhaps you have a similar project you'd like to do in your own yard?! Come learn while serving with the expert help on hand to teach and guide you along the way. Available Learning Projects onsite Custom in-ground pond and falls Plant fruit Trees Install automated watering systems Build a Raised-bed garden Create elegant and useful paths for water harvesting Amend the native soil for vegetables Plant blackberries Install a flagstone path learn how to create elegant and productive growing mounds For More Info and RSVP at http://www.meetup.com/Arizona-Agriscapers/events/57921812/
- GREEN DRINKS PHOENIX!
Yes, we are MERGING with Green Drinks Phoenix! Here's the new site and info on the March Event: http://www.thegreenchamber.org/index.php/component/gcalendar/event/azU0czZkbjUzb3B1amxja3ZkcmpkajA0a3NfMjAxMjAzMDdUMDAzMDAwWiBncmVlbmNoYW1iZXJuZXdzQG0/1?start=1331073000&end=1331080200
- Sustainable, GREEN Landscaping Meetup.
Please join us for a Merger-Meetup with the Arizona Agriscapers, Urban Farmers, and Survival Phoenix! It's time we all really started getting together! Full, interactive Class on Sustainable Landscaping Design and install in Elegantly Edible ways... Refreshments provided. THIS GROUP WILL BE CLOSING - Please join Arizona Agriscapers and Sustainability Phoenix HERE (http://www.meetup.com/Arizona-Agriscapers/) or Check out GREEN DRINKS PHOENIX HERE (http://www.thegreenchamber.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=50&Itemid=30) Then, be sure and remove yourself from this group so it can be closed.
- Phoenix Green Chamber of Commerce and EFAZ.org 10th Year Anniversary!
Oct 4th Tuesday is the PGCC monthly Green Drinks...it will be held at F1 race factory... and on the 13th of Oct is EFAZ.org's 10th anniversary which will be at the Hackett House in Tempe. Please share this event with your friends and see if your company would like to partner with EFAZ to make your workplace more sustainable. Also check out www.GreenSpanTheGlobe.com as we are building a community to teach kids to build DIY Solar Panels and window farms...and I'm starting a Solar Fashion line as well
- KICK-OFF PARTY for the GreenStock Concert & Expo
I invite you to attend a KICK-OFF PARTY for the GreenStock Concert & Expo. This party will be a green B2B networking event held on November 18th, from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the beautiful LEED Certified ALoft Tempe Hotel. This event is FREE and open to the public. Come network and enjoy the Happy Hour Specials and FREE Appetizers. This kick-off will mark the official launch of the April 1-3, 2011 GREEN concert festival The many bands who are performing will be announced soon. To attend the kick-off party, please RSVP by calling (480)[masked] or contact [masked] Hope to see you on November 18th! Thursday, Nov. 18th 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm ALoft Tempe (main lobby) 951 East Playa Del Norte Drive Tempe, AZ 85281 (480)[masked]
- Morning Edu-Mixer on Urban Farming with iAgriscape.com
Have you seen them? There are people in Phoenix that are taking sustainability to the next level with their Urban Farms... Rain-Water Harvesting Grey-water Recycling Solar Irrigation Systems Backyard Orchards Roof-top Gardens Aquaculture (using back-yard fish ponds to produce whopping-good fruits and vegetables) Join us Saturday Morning to meet a few of the Worlds' Best Agriscapers and Urban Farmers. (Heck, if you can grow like they can in the desert, you can grow ANYWHERE right?) Find out how you can turn your resource-sucking money-pit, you call your yard, into your very own, Garden of Eden. Join the Fresh Local Food Movement! Mix with the real movers and shakers here in Phoenix in the realm of producing Locally-Grown Produce See you there!! RSVP to get in free (otherwise it's $10 at the door) Find out more at www.iAgriscape.com (http://www.iagriscape.com)
- BIG combined meetup with GreenDrinks Phoenix!
180 average attendance. Join the Party! orange line[masked] @ five-thirty pm 7051 East 5th Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 $10 RSVP Required by May 3: (click here) (https://www.blacktie-arizona.com/rsvp/rsvp.cfm?eventcode=%277H*2%27%247Z%20P%20%20%0A) *$5 Additional at the Door Getting There 1. Light rail :) 2. Bike it 3. Bus it 4. Parking information - Limited street parking available.
- Early-Bird Eco-vent on Agriscaping...Eating Local, Growing Local...
We're Joining forces with Local AGRISCAPERS one more time to enjoy some more fresh salsa, breads, and meet-up on the subject of turning our Landscapes from consumptive to Productive... If you are interested in joining us for the next evening social mixer please email [masked] to find out more. As for THIS event... Join us Saturday, May 1st at Harper's Nursery to Green up your life and learn more about innovative new techniques and designs to convert your old-school landscape into a more sustainable, eco-friendly, and elegant Agriscape this Summer On May 1st Our Agriscaping Friends will cover... * How to Keep Growing In the Hottest Months of the Year! * What to grow Elegantly and Edibley * Conserving Water Without Killing Your Plants * Creating Cool Micro-Climates Big Enough for You to Enjoy The cost is $10.00 per person if you pay at the door or $7 if you RSVP online through meet-up. Price includes FRESH, locally baked breads, Salsa, lemonade, a NEW Arizona planting Guide, recipes, professional design suggestions, a SUMMER PACK of tips and tricks to help maximize production and take advantage of all the summer PERKS while AVOIDING the PITFALLS as well as a complete introduction to elegant edible Agriscaping in Arizona. Space is limited so register early. Date & Time: Saturday, MAY 1st 9am to 11:00 p.m. Location: Harper's Nursery in Mesa (See MAP) Registration and payment taken online or at the door.
- Another Edu-mixer with iAgriscape.com
Elegant Edible LANDSCAPING Are you ready for SPRING PLANTING?! Are you ready to save BIG on your grocery bill and lead your family to a more healthy life? Join the Harper's Nursery and Green Drinks East-Valley March 27th to Green up your life and learn more about innovative new techniques and designs to convert your old-school landscape into a more sustainable, eco-friendly, and elegant Agriscape. * Learn from local experts how to avoid the typical disappointments of gardening. * See innovative NEW ways to grow edibles in the desert southwest * Learn how to keep your garden maintenance and water usage to a minimum. * Enjoy sampling delicious recipes from local chefs made from produce you can grow too! The cost is $10.00 per person if you pay at the door or $7 if you RSVP online HERE (https://dynamitecoaching.infusionsoft.com/cart/store.jsp?view=4&i=p9&navicat=3&navisubcat=9&naviprod=9) Price includes an NEW Arizona planting Guide, recipes, professional design suggestions, and a complete introduction to elegant edible Agriscaping in Arizona. Space is limited so register early. Date & Time: Saturday, March 27th 10:30 to 12:00 p.m. Location: Harper's Nursery in Mesa Cost: $10.00 per person. ($7 if you RSVP online) HERE (https://dynamitecoaching.infusionsoft.com/cart/store.jsp?view=4&i=p9&navicat=3&navisubcat=9&naviprod=9) Registration/Questions: Registration and payment taken online or at the door.
- Spring Sustainability Event:& Edu-Mixer
Join us to Ring in the SPRING!!! Special SUSTAINABLE Gardening event... Green-Drinks-EastValley, and Green-Drinks Gilbert have teamed up with the Power Ranch Green Club to bring you an exclusive introduction to THE solution to urban sustainable agriculture. They call it “Agriscaping” which is a blend of advanced agriculture and modern landscaping. Join us Friday night 7:30 – 8:30 at the Power Ranch Barn in Gilbert to: • Learn how to convert your yard elegantly from consumer to a producer • See innovative NEW ways to grow edibles in the desert Southwest • Learn how to keep your spring garden maintenance and water usage to a minimum • ENJOY sampling delicious recipes from locally-grown produce you can grow at your own property. COST: $10 at the door, or register online for just $7 HERE (https://dynamitecoaching.infusionsoft.com/saleform/niwhnat) Price Also Includes: NEW Spring Planting Calendar for Arizona Fresh Garden Recipes And so much more… YUM! There will also be a few surprises from: Harper's Nursery: The best in locally-grown, drought-tolerant edibles iAgriscape.com: THE solution to sustainable agriculture. Lobo Landscaping: Yard conversion pros LandFX Design Group: The only Certified Sustainable Landscape designer in Arizona Mind4Money: Bringing you a better more integrated way to think about sustainability Bread Smith: Local, fresh, preservative-free, whole-grain breads.