05.23.2011 | Change. Chicken. Curiosity. Clean Air.

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Join us this week as we check-​​in and chat change with Kat Superfisky in Brooklyn, John Harnois on his farm in Whitmore Lake, Emily Plews in Columbus, and Michelle Martinez in Detroit! Bam!

Lessons Learned

  • The Big Apple is Green, and Superfisky is basi­cally famous.
  • The brand spankin’ new Ann Arbor Wednesday Night Market opens June 1st (4:30–8:30PM) in Kerrytown and the West Side Farmers Market opens Thursday June 2nd (3-​​7PM!) in the parking lot of Zingerman’s Roadhouse!  Bo​th will have music and other deli­cious things. Mark your cal­en­dars to ‘shop on by’ and say hi to everyone’s favorite fowl farmer John Harnois of Harnois Farms and IHIH’s own green thumb Shannon Brines of Brines Farm!
  • Appreciative Inquiry is comin’s outta Case Western University in Cleveland. Neat.
  • Get your third I/​eye on, says Emily Plews. Curiosity and re-​​flect/​flexion make all kinds of new things possible. Try it, you’ll like it.
  • Particulates (including PM2.5) blow more than just your nose.  Get more info here and sign THIS PETITION in support of the EPA’s strong air-​​toxics standard.  Thank you Michelle and to the Sierra Club for working to keep the air we breath from con­tributing to our pre­ma­ture death(s).   Air. For your health!

05.16.2011 | A Conversation with Michelle Martinez of the Sierra Club

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The Sierra Club’s not just about birds anymore.

Join us, as we talk fish, hair, toxics, green jobs, energy, envi­ron­mental justice and more with Michelle Martinez, former UM School of Natural Resources and Environment M.S. student and current orga­nizer with the Sierra Club.

05.09.2011 | Earth Art with Beth Diamond

This week we talk Earth Art, Detroit’s Heidelberg Project, lim­i­nality, and jam to some stone cold grooves with Beth Diamond.

Beth was a “a land­scape theorist, designer and cultural insti­gator,” Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Michigan, and Lead Project Designer for the Heidelberg Project’s Cultural Village in the Black Bottom District of Detroit. Join us, visit Detroit, make some earth art, be provocative!