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Due to the health restrictions at the market this season, the EcoFair is not happening this year. If your non-profit or student group would like to do a webinar hosted by Color Brighton Green, let us know.

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, […]

Managing Food Waste in New York: A NYSP2I Hosted Event

What: New York is taking food waste off the menu. Why? • It’s expensive: Food waste costs businesses nearly $2 billion in lost profits. • It’s unnecessary: One-third of all food produced globally never gets eaten. • It’s a missed opportunity: Organic waste is a valuable resource that could fuel a more sustainable, circular economy. […]

Interfaith Climate Summit

What: The new Rochester Area Interfaith Climate Action presents its first annual Interfaith Climate Summit. Share in interfaith prayers for Creation. Learn ways your faith community can protect Creation through workshops on food/recycling, facilities, gardens/landscaping, education/motivation, advocacy, and more. Experience the intergenerational Carbon Footprint Game. When: Sunday, May 19, 2019, Registration at 1:30 pm; program […]

Fundraiser: Trees For Brighton

Help ColorBrightonGreen plant trees in Brighton! In 2018, ColorBrightonGreen, with the help of the Town of Brighton, Clean Sweep volunteers and members of the French Road Elementary school community, planted 12 trees at French Road Elementary and 7 trees at Buckland Park. Our goal is to plant 20 more trees this year. By purchasing trees […]

About Empty Pharmaceutical Bottles

We want to provide you with information about why you cannot put them in your curbside recycle bin and what happens to them when you take them to the Monroe County Ecopark. Here is the story: Let’s begin with why pill bottles are not acceptable in curbside recycling in Monroe County: With current collection methods […]