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Kansas City faith leaders respond to Pope’s encyclical

By Katie Pohlman

Local faith communities are studying Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’ encyclical on the world’s environmental problems and are considering what actions their congregations can take.

“The Earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth,” the Pope wrote in his encyclical. “In many parts of the planet, […]

July 29th, 2015|Climate Change|0 Comments

The Sundry sets the stage for sustainable food

By Katie Pohlman

Tucked away in the Crossroads sits The Sundry, a market and kitchen bringing local, sustainable food to the urban core, while working to lower its impact on the environment.

The 1930’s red brick building blends in with the neighborhood. Only a small, hanging wooden sign signifies what business is inside.

But once in The […]

July 15th, 2015|Business, Energy, Local and Organic Food, Zero Waste|0 Comments

Chipotle spotlights sustainability at Cultivate Festival

By Katie Pohlman

Chipotle’s Cultivate Festival is coming to Kansas City on Saturday, July 18 for a day of music, food and sustainability education in Penn Valley Park.

The annual festival, which is in its fifth year in other cities, will feature chef demonstrations, live music and sustainability exhibits. There is no entrance fee, and food […]

July 15th, 2015|Event, Local and Organic Food, Sustainability|0 Comments

View the natives at Missouri Prairie Days

By Katie Pohlman

Bison, prairie flowers and birds, oh my! Those are some of the native flora and fauna that participants could see during Prairie Days, a two-day event that includes nature walks, conservation talks and optional camping opportunities in northwest Missouri.

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is partnering with The Nature Conservancy and other […]

June 24th, 2015|Conservation, Event, Nature, Wildlife|0 Comments

Boulevardia’s Greenville promotes sustainable living

By Katie Pohlman

Celebrate Father’s Day weekend sipping beer and learning about sustainability efforts at Boulevardia’s Greenville.

While the festival is best known for beer, food, music and more beer, the Boulevardia Sustainability Committee is increasing its focus on reducing the festival’s footprint and educating attendees about how they can help reduce their individual ones. Festivalgoers […]

June 17th, 2015|Event, Get involved, Sustainability, Volunteer|2 Comments