The Green Chamber of the South hosted its second annual Sustainability Interactive. With over 100 in attendance, the group heard from speakers and sustainability leaders in Metro Atlanta alike about what the leading corporations and universities are doing to promote sustainability in their respective organizations. To read in order start from the bottom and read up.
The Weston A. Price Foundation hosted the annual international conference Wise Traditions in Atlanta this year. Focusing on medical, alternative health and organic farming, the conference brought an international audience to downtown Atlanta with over 1,500 participants. Notable speeches included Dr. Joseph Mercola and Sally Fallon, President of the Weston A. Price Foundation. To read all the tweets in order in which they are plenty click here to read from the bottom up.
Atlanta leaders and Georgia Solar Utilities hosted a forum conducted by the Human Impact Institute where 100 people gathered for an evening of networking, celebration, conversation, debate and artistic expression. Georgia Public Service Commissioner Bubba McDonald was honored for his public service.
Southeast Green attended the the new partnership with Captain Planet Foundation with support of Georgia Organics for 40 Atlanta Public Schools to get school gardens. The exciting program will give children across the City of Atlanta the opportunity to learn, plant and play in school gardens. Most of the coverage was done with SEMobile. Thlinks to those are along the side of the Tweet Diary. To read in order start on the bottom and read up.
Sustainable Atlanta launched it's EcoDistrict program at a luncheon with keynote speaker Tim Smith. A group of 175+ gathered to learn how EcoDistricts change community and neighborhoods in a grassroots development strategy. A panel of Atlanta leaders followed the organic luncheon. The Panel included Doug Hooker, Kevin Green, Charles Whatley and Tim Smith and was moderated by Executive Director of Sustainable Atlanta, Suzanne Burnes.
GIPL (Georgia Interfaith Power & Light) invited supporters and board members to take the three hour (Yes, just like the 3 hour tour on Gilligan's Island.) Atlanta Beltline tour on a beautiful Saturday. Amazingly, Southeast Green had not taken the tour before. Wow! What a great tour and so exciting to see how the Beltline is going to change how Atlantans moves around the city. It is highly recommended that if you get the chance that you take the tour. There are multiple options to do the tour so pick your favorite way and then just do it! To read in order start at the bottom.