St. Columba’s is planning a series of five FREE “Living Green” workshops on Wednesdays evenings during Lent. The goal is to provide concrete and practical options to live a more Earth-friendly life. Join us March 13 – April 10, 7-8:15 pm, in the Great Hall. The workshop series will cover the following topics with a host of interesting speakers:
The Son and the Sun, a religious perspective from David Griswold, followed by an overview of solar options, with breakout groups for DC and Montgomery County residents.
Green Homes, a survey of ideas for greening our homes, such as energy audits, community solar and zero waste.
Green Community, ways we can improve our community, such as green Banking, green investing and low-impact transportation options.
Green World, what can we do in the larger world, featuring our Honduras project and Solar Sister, an NGO bringing clean energy technologies to East Africa.
Green Gardens, looking at bird- and bee-friendly plants, composting, rain barrels, rain gardens, pests and pesticides, insect-friendly plants and perennials.