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Dec 26 2014 (All day) - Jan 9 2015 (All day)

Christmas Tree Drop off Area
Christmas Tree Drop off Area December 26th – January 9thPlease drop off your Christmas Tree here at the Campbell County Environmental Education Center.Like last year there will be a designated area next to the gravel parking lot. It will be roped off with yellow rope.

Repeats every month on the first Friday until Wed Dec 30 2015 except Fri Jan 02 2015. Also includes Fri Jan 09 2015.
Jan 2 2015 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Water Action Team Mtg.
  January 2nd Mtg moved to January 9th   The meeting on January 9 is important. During this meeting we will discuss and decide what programs we will pursue and what policies we will actively support in 2015. We all agree that we don't want to look back on 2015 and realize all we did...

Repeats every month on the first Monday until Wed Dec 30 2015 .
Jan 5 2015 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Local Food Action Team Mtg.
Get involved with the team that works toward increasing our production and consumption of foods grown locally! See future Agendas and past Meeting Notes in Resource Section below. Meeting is at Civic Garden Center, 2715 Reading Road, Cincinnati. 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Jan 6 2015 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

MAGIC & MISTLETOE GIVE-AWAYS AT KROHN
Cincinnati Parks  Tuesday, January 6, 2015The End of Show plant sale is Tuesday morning, January 6. The sale begins at 8:30 a.m. for Friends of Krohn. The public sale begins at 10 a.m. Friends of Krohn memberships will be available at 8:30 a.m. MAGIC & MISTLETOE:Delightful botanical...

Repeats every month until Sat Oct 31 2015 .
Jan 7 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Learning About Local Foods at the Northside Farmers Market
Kids and adults alike have opportunities to learn about healthy eating at the Northside Farmers Market (NFM) in 2015.  As part of its growing farm-to-table initiatives, the market now offers monthly youth cooking classes in partnership with the Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center.  Baker...

Jan 9 2015 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Water Action Team Mtg.
  January 2nd Mtg moved to January 9th   The meeting on January 9 is important. During this meeting we will discuss and decide what programs we will pursue and what policies we will actively support in 2015. We all agree that we don't want to look back on 2015 and realize all we did...

Jan 10 2015 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Hamilton County Holiday Tree Drop-off
Don't forget! Our yard trimmings drop-off sites will be open on Saturday, January 3 and Saturday, January 10 to accept Christmas trees and other holiday greenery for composting. The regular yard trimmings drop-off season will resume March 28. Locations Sponsored by Hamilotn County  East:...

Jan 11 2015 - 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Reclaiming Local Communities Through Community-Owned Grocery Stores
Reclaiming Local CommunitiesThrough Community-Owned Grocery StoresPart 2: Apple Street MarketSunday January 11,2015 2-5pm4145 Apple Street in NorthsideJoin fellow Cincinnatians in a discussion on the impacts of supporting local food and grocers. Learn how you can support the development of Apple...

Repeats every month on the second Tuesday until Wed Sep 09 2015 .
Jan 13 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Action Team Mtg: Land
The land team works to increase the amount of preserved greenspace in our region!

Repeats every month on the 14 of January on the second Thursday until Wed Mar 11 2015 .
Jan 14 2015 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Young Chef's Kitchen at the Northside Farmers Market
Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center partners with the Northside Farmers Market to offer the popular "Young Chef's Kitchen."  Kids learn to cook with local products right at the market, meet farmers, and take home recipes. "Young Chef's Kitchen" is offered the 2nd...

Jan 14 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Clifton Market Happy Hour
  Clifton Market has raised over $700K towards their $1 Million fundraising goal and has almost 900 members. The Clifton Market’s vision is to be one of the most sustainable, environmentally friendly community grocery stores in our Region. They are an active member of the Green Umbrella...

Repeats every month on the third Thursday until Wed Dec 30 2015 except Thu Feb 19 2015, Thu Apr 16 2015, Thu Jun 18 2015, Thu Aug 20 2015, Thu Oct 15 2015.
Jan 15 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Transportation Action Team Mtg
MissionThe Transportation team engages transportation planners, public transit systems, bicycle advocates, public health experts, electric car makers, and civic organizations to promote the use of public transit, make our region more bike friendly and encourage alternative modes of transportation...

Jan 15 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Flourish Design Maker's Meetup
Flourish Design is hosting a monthly Maker's Meetup to connect designers with local craftsman to fulfill LEED design projects.  Join us on Thursday, January 15th at Rhinegeist Brewery to meet with Cincinnati's talented artisans.

Repeats every month on the third Friday until Thu Dec 31 2015 .
Jan 16 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Waste Reduction Action Team Mtg.
This action team works to reduce waste disposed in the residential/commercial sector by 33% as we transition to “zero waste” in the region. The Waste Reduction team brings together recycling directors, solid waste management coordinators, corporate sustainability managers, waste haulers...

Jan 17 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Green And Fine Home Building in Over-The-Rhine-Gaitan Residence Tour
Paul Gaitan has created a wonderful brand new Cincinnati row house in one of the most desirable locations near Washington Park. Come join us for this first of eight tours scheduled for 2015. The Gaitan Residence is on track to be a LEED Silver home. The home is located in the Cincinnati...

Jan 17 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hike-Bike Rock and Roast
Back by popular demand is the “Rock and Roast” to benefit the Williamsburg-Batavia Hike/Bike Trail Project. THe last “Rock and Roast” in 2013 was a huge success with over $8,000.00 raised thanks to the generosity of some wonderful donors and by the support of all those who...

Jan 21 2015 - 11:40am - 1:40pm

Northern Kentucky Urban Community Forest Council Mtg.
Northern Kentucky Urban Community Forest Council hosts their January Mtg. This meeting will be a great place to get to learn more about the achievements of the council and provide opportunites to get involved this year.   

Jan 21 2015 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

A Farmers Forum on Cover Crops
Come and join Hamilton County Solid Waste District for a meeting to discuss the use of cover crops and new methods of seeding. This meeting will include: An update of the Hamilton County SWCD research project Mike Hall from Crawford SWCD exalting the success of the use of a converted High Boy...

Jan 21 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Repeats every month on the fourth Thursday until Mon Jun 01 2015 .
Jan 22 2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Energy Conservation Action Team and Renewable Energy Action Team Mtg.
Join Green Umbrella Energy Conservation Action Tream and Renewable Energy Action Team for their first joint meeting in 2015. The meeting is being held at a new time and location in response to the need for more space. The two Action Teams are considering merging, but will begin with combined...

Jan 22 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Jan 24 2015 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Wholesale Success: A Workshop on Post-Harvest Handling, Marketing, and On-Farm Food Safety
Calling all local producers! Have you been curious about what it takes to sell to local grocery stores, schools, and restaurants? Are you interested in selling through Our Harvest's local food hub? Are you a local grower who wants to make sure you're following food safety best practices on...

Jan 24 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Native Plant Propagation Workshop
January 24th, Saturday, 8:00-10:30, or 11:30-2:00, or 2:30-5:00Cincinnati State Room 108C, 3520 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH This Pioneer Landscapes workshop offers the essentials needed for people to be able to grow their own native plants from seed, costing themselves just 25 cents in...

Jan 25 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Public Seminar: Recycling 2.0
PUBLIC SEMINAR: RECYCLING 2.0 A great many of us want to recycle to benefit the environment but are unsure what can be recycled and how. For answers to these questions, the public is invited to a seminar on the latest information about recycling. Jenny Lohmann, Education Outreach Director of the...

Jan 26 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Regional Trails Alliance Quarterly Meeting
The Reginal Trails Alliance has their next RTA Quarterly Meeting on Monday, January 26. Don't miss this important meeting to help keep the momemtum going! 

Jan 28 2015 - 6:00am - 8:30am

Basic Organic Vegetable Gardening
Cost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)Instructor: Dave Koester, Campbell County Extension AgentThis course will provide a great introduction to growing vegetables without the use of synthetic pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers. Topics will include what to plant when, seasonal considerations for...

Jan 28 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Jan 29 2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Upper Mill Creek Watershed Charrette
Make the Mill Creek great again! The Council is updating the Mill Creek Watershed Strategic Plan and is seeking your input. Join the discussion and have your voice heard on topics related to the future of our urban stream. We will be discussing issues regarding the Upper Mill Creek including flood...

Jan 30 2015 - 7:30am - 5:00pm

The Dollars and Sense of EAB
The Dollars and Sense of EABFriday, January 30, 2015Thomas D Clark Center for Kentucky History100 W Broadway, Frankfort, KY You are cordially invited to join us for a full day of up to the minute EAB information, including an overview of where we are today and the most current treatment advances....

Jan 31 2015 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Jan 31 2015 - 12:00pm - 11:50pm

MadTree Winter Bonanza 2
One of our newest GU members, MadTree Brewery, is turning two! Join Madtree for their annual Winter Bonanza to celebrate the year with warming craft beer. The proceeds from this event benefit several local charities, and Madtree has most graciously included the Green Umbrella this year. Come enjoy...

Jan 31 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Great Parks Dinner Series - Alaskan Adventure
The new Great Parks Dinner Series kicks off January 31 with "Alaskan Adventure." Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner as explorer Joe White takes you on a backcountry experience full of wild weather, animal encounters and all the raw beauty that Alaska has to offer. Brought to you by partner...
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