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Shawn McFarland and Steve Stelzer, The Repair Cafe

March 13, 2018

April 7 is the day, TXRX on Roberts is the place.  Bring your broken stuff to the Repair Cafe, and let us take a look and fix it for you.  Repair it, don’t throw it away, is always a good way to do things, and this new effort adds another opportunity to the mix.  The first event fixed everything from weed eaters to mowers to toasters to cell phones.  Check out Transition Houston for all the details.

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Rebecca Verm, Gabi Graves and Blackwood Land

February 20, 2018

Blackwood is a farm, an educational center for all sorts of things, 33 acres of ecosystems working together–and it’s a quiet, serene part of our world.  Rebecca and Gabi come on to tell us of the changes over the years  as the farm matures to host more of a perennial agriculture,  the ecology develops–and they tell of all the new programs happening this spring that will teach about these changes.

 

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Jim Blackburn and the Bayou City Initiative

January 30, 2018

Flooding, Houston: two words that go together, and the Bayou City Initiative has been formed to add a new dimension to the discussion.  Organizations and leaders from all over the Houston area are involved with the common goals of transparency and equity.  A first priority is a good flooding bond issue proposal, the time for voting “them” money to fix something and decisions made behind closed doors is over, oh, maybe not.  It’s only going to work if we stayed involved.

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