Planning Ahead: Montgomery County Greenfest

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2nd Annual Montgomery County GreenFest

Saturday, April 30th
11am-4pm
Takoma Park Community Center
7500 Maple Avenue Takoma Park, MD

The Montgomery County GreenFest is coming to Takoma Park! Join your friends and neighbors in celebrating the people and environment of Montgomery County with a fun-filled day of entertainment, community and learning.

Enjoy the live music. Learn how to green your home and neighborhood. Explore the exhibitors and vendor booths. Listen to a nationally recognized speaker. Grab a snack at a food truck. GreenFest has activities for all ages and cultures and everyone can be a part of making Montgomery County a greener community!

For the latest info and updates on the schedule, visit montgomerycountygreenfest.org

The Montgomery County GreenFest is brought to you by Montgomery County Government, Montgomery Parks, the City of Takoma Park, WSSC, Silver Spring Green, Poolesville Green, Green Wheaton, Bethesda Green, the University of Maryland Extension, City of Rockville, City of Gaithersburg, Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College.

A secret weapon to fight climate change: dirt

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Michael Pollan and Debbie Barker make the case for storing carbon in soil.

See the rest of this article here

Montgomery County, MD passes bill to restrict pesticide use

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On October 6, the Montgomery County Council voted to restrict pesticide use on county-owned and private lawns. Gracefully Green, LLC, was a supporter of this legislation.

Read the Washington Post news report here

Also see Councilman Marc Elrich’s statement here

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