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  • Urban Agriculture in Wheaton? by Ed Murtagh

    Posted by Elizabeth / on 03/16/2012 / 0 Comments


    This blog first appeared in the Wheaton Patch and was written by Ed Murtagh.


    GreenWheaton’s February program meeting and Brookside Garden’s Green Matters Symposium both had great presentations and discussions that focused on food.

    There was far more information than I can provide in this blog. I will, therefore, touch upon a few of the points discussed and the concept of urban agriculture, something relevant to Wheaton.

    What are the issues driving this search for alternative food products? Food security is becoming a serious problem and a major reason why alternative forms of agriculture are being embraced. ..

  • "Bag It: Is your life too Plastic?" movie

    Posted by Elizabeth / on 01/11/2012 / 0 Comments

    Greetings GreenWheatonites,

    If you missed the showing of "Bag it:  Is your life too Plastic" at Brookside Gardens this past Monday, you have another chance to see it on Feb 4th at the Washington Ethical Society on 16th St (near the Silver Spring border.)

    Come see the award-winning film, Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic, on Saturday, Feb 4 at 7:30 PM, at the Washington Ethical Society (7750 16th St., NW, in DC). What started as a documentary about plastic bags evolved into a wholesale investigation into plastics and their effect on our waterways, oceans, and even our bodies.  We ..

  • Future of GreenWheaton

    Posted by Elizabeth / on 07/27/2010 / 0 Comments



    Would anyone like to comment on the future of GreenWheaton?

    Have we made a difference over the last year? (We had our first official meeting in June 2009.)

    Have you been following our posts on this groupsite?

    Do you get emails with reminders of the monthly meetings with the posted Agenda?

    Have you forgotten your GreenWheaton groupsite password too many times and never go on it anymore?  (If so, email me at join the GreenWheaton google group to receive info.)


    Should we fold in December 2010 as previously planned?

    Would you like to be Chairperson in ..


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