Entries of interest tagged with: Mock Turtle Marionette Theatre

Food Recovery and Respect

On September 24, the LV Food Policy Council had its launch with an inaugural meeting in Allentown.  The organizational structure was presented and committees were set up to address food security and thriving food systems, as well as the structure … more

Climate & Sustainability in Schools

Climate & Sustainability in Schools is a new initiative to promote and facilitate exploration of climate & sustainability topics in our schools. The goal is for these topics to be integrated across the curriculum, for all ages. Initially, we are … more

Synthetic Turf Update – More reasons for concern!

Since we first raised concerns last winter, new reports have confirmed the presence of multiple carcinogens in crumb rubber infill — and that annual costs for artificial turf are much higher than for natural turf. Carcinogens — A June 2015 Yale … more

Synthetic Turf Update

September 2015: Links to new findings and reports on synthetic turf: Grass not cheaper on the artificial side | Clay Center Dispatch (8 September 2014) Also see: University of Missouri: Synthetic turfgrass costs far exceed natural grass playing fields Yale … more

Iran Agreement

From Faramarz Farbod*, I have provided a summary of a 8/12 Conference Call about the Iran Agreement organized by the United for Peace and Justice organization on the Iran Agreement meant to aid activists engaged in ensuring that the Congress … more

Peter’s blog

Thoughts and observations by Peter Crownfield, one of the founding members of the Alliance.

Peter Crownfield: ‘Time for Regeneration!’

I think the author of this essay has done a good job of setting out some of the many reasons why we need to promote regenerative organic agriculture and eliminate the destructive practices and products of the industrialized food system—including disruption … more

Martin Boksenbaum: ‘Bonding with the Land’

“Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land”, said Aldo Leopold in his classic A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation from Round River (1966: 189). But land is not just the land. At least not according … more

Synthetic Turf Overview

In the last few years, considerable evidence has emerged that indicates that synthetic turf (also known as artificial turf) creates serious health concerns. In 2013, the EPA even took the unusual step of withdrawing their safety assurances and called for … more

Sustainability Doings: July 27, 2015 – “Bottoms Up”

Participatory Budgeting Starts at Home The Alliance has come into some unexpected funds recently. We’ve gotten an anonymous contribution of $10,000. Holy cow! Another $1,300, so far, has come from the estate of Janet Goloub and considerably more is expected. … more