With Craig Jung – www.StLouisGreen.com

Healthy Planet Green Living Editor



Looking to turn your organic waste into a rich soil amendment with the help of a tumbling composter? Roll into the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, located at 3763 Forest Park Ave, to learn how to make this tool and get answers to your composting questions. If you would like to take one home, pre-made or special-order composters will be available for sale. The free composting demonstration is being held on July 6th from 6-7. RSVP to restore@habitatstl.org


Preserving the Harvest will be held on Thursday July 7 from 7-9pm at the Kemper Center at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Deliver the healthful wealth of your garden to your family’s table all year long! Leasburt, Missouri Master Gardener, teacher and veteran preserver, Laura Friz, will demonstrate basics and share expert tips covering canning, drying, and freezing all types of fresh produce – and she’ll whip up a batch of microwave pickles!



Are you a – Nonprofit leader, board members, donor, project manager of nonprofit construction projects looking to learn more about renewable energy? There is a great event being held at Schlafly Bottleworks in Maplewood on July 26th from 4-6. Higher Education Institutions have shown leadership on renewable energy, across the nation; but the structuring of the available incentives can make it a challenge to make renewables projects feasible. Items that will be discussed are a number of strategies that can be employed that make it possible to achieve affordability (even zero cost!) for Higher Education to invest in renewable energy. http://microgrid-energy.com/partial-content-areas/events/


The St. Louis Cardinals need your help with their 4 a Greener Game program. Come down to Busch Stadium and help collect recycling between innings and see the game for free. Great for groups large and small, business community outreach, or individuals who want to help out and catch a game. Be sure to sign up to reserve your spot.



Love those Bugs!! The 4th Annual Bug Hunt is being held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, 15193 Olive Blvd., Chesterfield, Mo . Learn behaviors of insects in their habitat by transforming yourself into an insect through games and activities. Step outside and see if you can beat our own native insects by capturing them with one of our entomologists. For children ages 2 to 13 with their families.



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