Main Library Hosts Series on Living in Harmony with the Environment

PRESS RELEASE – June 25, 2012

Main Library Hosts Series on Living in Harmony with the Environment

The Main Library’s Information & Reference Department is hosting a series of programs in partnership with area organizations that emphasize education, preservation, and community building to help our environment.

Partners include: the Central Ohio River Valley Local Foods Initiative, a grassroots effort to educate our community about the value of locally and sustainable grown food while connecting them with local growers/farmers and markets; Imago Earth Center, an ecological organization that works to create ways people can live in harmony with the environment; and Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage, a community of people fostering a sustainable urban neighborhood that promotes social and economic well-being while contributing to preserving our planet

Recycling and You – Wednesday, July 11, 7:00 p.m., Main Library

The process of taking care of our planet begins with you. Learn the benefits of recycling to help protect our environment and conserve natural resources for many generations to come.

Eat Local – Saturday, July 21, 1:00 p.m., Main Library

Why eat processed foods when you can enjoy fresh, locally grown food that helps the economy in your own area? Indulge in the value of eating locally and sustainable grown food in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.

What is an Ecovillage? – Wednesday, August 8, 7:00 p.m., Main Library

Find out how one lives in a sustainable urban neighborhood, which promotes preserving the planet through social, economic, and healthy lifestyles and demonstrates urban revitalization using these principles.

For more information call 513.369.6900. The Main Library is located at 800 Vine Street (at the corner of 8th & Vine streets in downtown Cincinnati).

CONTACT: phyllis.hegner@cincinnatilibrary.org

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