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Sustainability Summit is April 16

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If you are interested in living greener, April 16 is your day. That’s the date of the free DCCCD Sustainability Summit.

If you like learning something new about green living, you won’t want to miss these sessions:

  • “There’s a Slab of Beef in My Lotion?!?”
  • “Sustainable Design: A Womanual for Designers and Change Agents”
  • “Be an Urban Farmer”
  • “The State of Texas Water”
  • and more than a dozen other sessions
Keynote speaker is Toby Hemenway. He’s author of “Gaia’s Garden: A Guide to Home-Scale Permaculture”. He’ll explain how permaculture, a new design approach, can help us meet our basic human needs in a sustainable way.
The movie Arise will be screened. It presents the story of 13 women in five countries who have initiated environmental projects in their communities, towns and villages.
In addition, exhibitors will be on hand to share their exciting green products and services.
Register Now!
North Lake College and DCCCD are sponsoring the summit. It will be at North Lake, 5001 N. MacArthur Blvd. in Irving, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The summit is free, and lunch is provided. Registration is quick and easy.
The Native Americans in the northeastern United States, the Iroquois, originated the notion of looking seven generations ahead to decide whether decisions today will benefit future generations. At the DCCCD Sustainability Summit, you'll learn ways to live sustainably that can last beyond seven generations.