Oregon taxpayers are pleased with the $7.5 million that some Oregon school districts spent on Oregon foods since 2011 with just $600,000 in state incentive. Now lawmakers have nearly quadrupled the level of support over the next two years and expanded the incentive program to all schools.
Power plants waste a lot of energy-most of it as heat fleeing up their smokestacks. But what if the plants captured that wasted heat and put it to good use-producing more electricity, warming nearby buildings, or assisting industrial processes?
There is widespread consensus that real action must be taken now to decrease the impact we are having on our environment and combat climate change. To help guide the actions our community takes, SEEDS is launching a Climate Action Planning Survey.
When the Michigan Municipal League announced the winners of its “Let’s Save Michigan” poster contest, it’s not surprising that many, including four of the top six, included green economy images, like farm fields and wind towers.
What if Michigan farms supplied all of the fruits and vegetables that Michiganders eat during the growing season?
Calling everyone interested in local foods! Please direct your attention to Washington D.C. this week and next.