5 04, 2018

Joy Haven Farm Tour

By |2018-04-05T17:51:04+00:00April 5th, 2018|0 Comments

From the organizers: Joy Haven Farm is a Certified Naturally Grown family farm located in Shorter, Alabama.  With a ½ acre intensive vegetable production system consisting of in-field and hoop house grown crops, Sheila Dicks provides up to 30 families fresh produce over two sessions, Spring/Summer and Fall, through their Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Overage is sold to local restaurants and at the Montgomery [...]

23 09, 2016

Blount County Solar Homes Tour

By |2016-09-23T16:18:33+00:00September 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Blount County Solar Homes Tour

The 24th annual Solar Home Tour will be Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th in the Blount County community of Royal.  This tour is part of the National Solar Home Tour sponsored by ASES, American Solar Energy Society, and is the largest grassroots solar event in the world. The Blount County tour includes visiting [...]

10 02, 2016

POWER-UP Energy Forum

By |2016-02-10T21:03:21+00:00February 10th, 2016|Comments Off on POWER-UP Energy Forum

Solar power, other renewable energy sources, and energy efficiency will be the topics of expert speakers at the Alabama Environmental Council's fourth POWER-UP Energy Forum to be held Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016 at Birmingham-Southern College.  Agenda as follows: 8:30-9:00 Registration 9:00-3:30 Forum 3:00-4:30 Networking 4:30-6:00 Social More information at ……………….. This event is not hosted [...]

29 07, 2015

24th Annual National Solar Home Tour

By |2015-07-29T20:05:48+00:00July 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Blount County in Alabama is the state’s Solar Home Capital. There are, at minimum, 11 solar homes in the county and that number is growing. See 5 of these solar homes (a standard home retrofitted for solar, an underground home, a straw bale home, a dodeca-yurt home, and a clerestory home), a variety of garden [...]

6 02, 2015

POWER-UP Energy Forum

By |2015-02-06T19:48:48+00:00February 6th, 2015|Comments Off on POWER-UP Energy Forum

Hosted by the Alabama Environmental Council: Registration is now open for Alabama Environmental Council’s third POWER-UP forum in partnership with Southern Environmental Center and Birmingham Southern College Urban Environmental Studies Program.  You can register online here. What to expect: Keynote speakers on renewables and efficiency who have moved the industry forward in their states; panels [...]

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