Learn how Adragone Aeroponics family farm in Chester County is reshaping regenerative agriculture to conserve land and water with aeroponics while integrating it with regenerative waste recovery for a more sustainable future. Home grown solutions that can work around the world. You can learn more about home scale biodigesters from Jody Spangler and Janice Kelsey … Continue reading "Regenerative Vertical Farming Practices"
We thought it had to be Solar versus Plants, but put them in a field together in the right conditions and you just might get Jack's Solar Garden. Byron Kominek showed how these two can play together in the growing field of Agrivoltaics. Byron Kominek, Director of the Colorado Agrivoltaic Learning Center, talked about the growing … Continue reading "Jack’s Solar Garden"
As we endanger the planet with our pressing civilization, we are also learning by leaps and bounds how that planet works. Biochar has been part of indigenous practices for millennia and now we are learning in detail how important it is to the health of trees. Kelby Fite is an expert in biochar and its … Continue reading "Using Biochar in Landscape and Shade Tree Management"
Some of the most polluting industries in the world are aviation and maritime. In our global society with our desire to travel to and acquire from everywhere, we are dependent upon powerful and fuel-hungry ships and airplanes. Taming their fossil fuel demand is a daunting task. Thankfully, The Port of Seattle is becoming a beacon … Continue reading "Clean Fuel for Airports and Seaports, the Next Frontier in Sustainability"
Our local colleges have been hard at work coming up with ways to reduce their carbon footprints and the results have been significant. They share their accomplishments in the presentation below. Our featured panelists and presenters include the following: Delicia Nahman, Director of Sustainability, Lafayette CollegeDelicia will share Lafayette’s two recent constructed LEED-Gold certified green … Continue reading "Open Mic Night – Colleges Share Their Accomplishments in Sustainability"
Heating has been one of our biggest consumers of energy and one of the most dependent upon fossil fuels. What if we could use the vast heat reserves of our earth to help us heat our homes directly? What if we could scale that heating up to heat an entire campus or a business district? … Continue reading "Digging Deeply into Geothermal for a More Renewable Future"
This event was recorded: Below is a copy of the presentation slides for download. EVs are coming! Are we ready? While we search for that cool, affordable electric vehicle, how are we going to keep it charged at home, at work, shopping and also for those road trips? Join us to learn what charging infrastructure … Continue reading "Electric Vehicle Infrastructure: Bringing that Charging Station to a Corner Near You"
Offshore wind is critical to our Renewable Energy future. Finally that future is blowing our way. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has just has just awarded Atlantic Shores the contract to build 1.5GW of clean energy off the coast of New Jersey. Learn first hand about developing the first large scale offshore wind … Continue reading "Offshore Wind Blowing Our Way"
Learn how nature photographer and "citizen scientist" Karen Campbell and her engineer-turned landscape designer husband used native plants to transform their 4-acre backyard in Southeastern Pennsylvania into a haven for pollinators. Karen will share what she learned in her transformation and show wonderful photos of amazing wildlife that has appeared in her yard. Come take … Continue reading "MAREA » Re-naturalizing a Residence in Southeastern PA with Native Plants, Transforming it into a Pollinator Haven"
Philadelphia entrepreneur, environmentalist and social justice activist, Micah Gold-Markel, took the buzz about Solar Green Jobs seriously with the real deal: Solar-for-all through training and employing those with disadvantaged backgrounds to make it all work. In 2008, when Micah Gold-Markel heard Van Jones toss the bait about Green Collar Jobs for disadvantaged city dwellers, he … Continue reading "MAREA » Transformational Solar, Making Solar Work for Everybody"