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Planting Native for a Healthier Lawn and a Happier Family

Brighton Memorial Library and ColorBrightonGreen present:

Pollinator Presentation: Planting Native for a Healthier Lawn and a Happier Family Wednesday, April 21, 7-8pm online.

Join Tom Snyder, Director of Programming and Conservation Action of the Seneca Park Zoo as he explains the benefits of planting native on your property and around your town. Learn how native […]

Renewable Electricity with CCA What’s Next

With 100% renewable electricity now is our opportunity to expand our lifestyle to include low carbon transportation and high-efficient home heating and cooling. The technology is available, achievable, and affordable. Curious about electric vehicles? Is the ancient basement furnace reaching end of life? Considering Geothermal or an air-sourced heat-pump? It is time to think about […]

Buckland Park New Trail Tree Planting

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ColorBrightonGreen has donated trees as part of the Buckland Park upgrade. Several community members including George Smith planted trees along the new trail.

The new trail is open! The Parks Dept has completed chipping and rolling, and the orange cones and “town personnel only” signs have been removed. We saw and spoke to a few […]

Collecting Home-Sewn Masks at the Brighton Farmer’s Market

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ColorBrightonGreen will be collecting home-sewn masks each Sunday from 9-1 at the Brighton Farmer’s Market. A dropoff box will be located on the main market information table. Cloth masks last longer and are washable. This keeps masks out of the waste stream and minimizes the likelihood they would be discarded randomly as litter. From the […]

Carbon Friendly Food Gardening

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This is a guest post from Patty Love at www.barefootpermaculture.com This is from a presentation given via zoom meeting

Have you been working on reducing your carbon footprint? Have you thought about where your food comes from? Do you know that one of the most carbon-friendly activities is growing your own food? According to Project […]

Ask An Expert About Green Investing

Ward Graham has 30+ years of self-managed stock market investing using “modern portfolio theory” and manages multiple accounts for family and friends. Ward will be at the ColorBrightonGreen Table at the Brighton Farmers’ Market on Sunday, February 16, 2020 from 1 to 4 PM. The Brighton Farmers’ Market is held at the Brookside Community Center, […]

Green Investing Presentation

On Monday, March 9, 2020 a Green Investing Presentation will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at the Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester. Financial Planners Megan A. Rinaudo, CFP and Steven Pietricola, CIMA, CSRIC will give an introduction to responsible investing which allows investors to align their interests with their values including […]

Ask An Expert About Carbon-Friendly Food Gardening

On Sunday, March 15, 2020, Patty Love, founder and owner of Barefoot Ecological Design and Rochester Permaculture Center, will be at the ColorBrightonGreen table at the Brighton Farmers’ Market to answer your carbon-friendly food gardening questions. The Brighton Farmers’ Market is held at the Brookside Community Center, 220 Idlewood Road in Brighton from 1 to […]

Carbon-Friendly Food Gardening Workshop

On Monday, April 13, 2020, Patty Love will be speaking about Carbon-friendly food gardening at the Brighton Memorial Library starting at 6:30 PM. Have you been working on reducing your carbon footprint? Have you thought about where your food comes from? Do you know that one of the most carbon-friendly activities is growing your own […]

Ask An Expert: Electric Vehicles

Have you been thinking of buying an electric vehicle? All-electric vehicles together with plug-in hybrids all fit into this category. Want to learn more? Click the link to take a look at a pdf file of the latest Electric Vehicle Guide and/or attend our Ask An Expert event at the Brighton Farmers’ Market on Sunday, […]