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Help glean farm produce to feed hungry

After the Harvest needs volunteers to help glean fresh food from local farms to be donated to agencies that feed the hungry.

Gleaners are needed at area farms on July 7, 9, 16, 17, 21, 23 and 30 and throughout the harvesting season, which usually ends in November. After the Harvest is also looking for volunteers […]

Create musical instruments from trash

Learn how to build and play a musical instrument you repurpose from trash, and join others at an international virtual Make Music Day with Bash the Trash Environmental Arts.

Typically, Make Music Day features 5,000 events in 1,000 cities worldwide.  But this year due to COVID-19, all events are virtual.

So, gather your trash and learn how to […]

Find online native plant sales & curbside pickup

It’s time to plant natives, and despite spring sale event cancellations, you can still order your favorite native flowers, shrubs and trees online or by phone for curbside pickup.

To find a native plant nursery or sale anywhere in the U.S., visit the Plant Native Directory or  Choose Natives for options by city, county and state.

Here […]

Discover tips for native plant gardening

Tap into the gardening wisdom of local experts at these free virtual workshops on native plants.

Deep Roots is offering a free workshop series to help gardeners with everything from how to plant native seeds to selecting the best native plants to attract butterflies and birds.

Upcoming workshops include:

• Thursday, April 30: Recognizing and Removing Invasive Species

• Tuesday, May […]

Drive Electric Earth Day goes virtual

If you’ve been thinking about trading a gas guzzler in for an electric vehicle, you can learn all about them at the Drive Electric Earth Day live, virtual event today.

Join Plug In America, the Electric Auto Association and Sierra Club at 1 p.m. (CST), Wednesday, April 22 to learn about the advantages of electric vehicles […]