Year: 2021

Join Us for the Sixth Annual City Nature Challenge!

Get Outside! As community science initiatives continue to grow in popularity, this year’s sixth annual City Nature Challenge is expanding to more than 400 cities across six continents. The global event calls on current and aspiring community scientists, nature and science fans, and people of all ages and education backgrounds to observe and submit pictures of wild plants, …

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Small Grants to Preserve and Enhance Sustainable Living

Our Mission To preserve and enhance sustainable living in Blacksburg and environs by promoting clean energy, smart growth and mobility, ecological integrity, social equity, and reduction of waste (especially carbon emissions, and pollution). Did you know Sustainable Blacksburg has started a small grant program!? To encourage others to assist in accomplishing this mission, Sustainable Blacksburg will be awarding up to three …

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Blacksburg Community Gardens

Author: Jenny Schwanke Live, Work, Eat, Grow is a non-profit organization based in the New River Valley of Virginia. We are a highly adaptive organization responding to the needs of the community by fostering food-based small business development, enhancing community vibrancy and increasing food security.  Our mission is to cultivate and nourish communities through the support …

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Citizens’ Climate Lobby: New River Valley Chapter

CCL is a nonprofit, nonpartisan grassroots advocacy group seeking bipartisan climate solutions.They are focused on direct, positive engagement with elected officials at the local, state, and federal levels. Learn More Visit their website: Check them out on Facebook: Contact them by email: Ingrid Mans ijmans55@gmail.com Alaina Coppa alainacoppa@gmail.com

Blacksburg Farmers Market

There are regular opportunities to volunteer with Blacksburg Farmers Market, either for regularmarket days (Wednesday and Saturdays) or special events (Mingle at the Market, etc.). Or join one of the Farmers Market Planning & Action Groups! Learn more Visit their website: https://blacksburgfarmersmarket.com/get-involved Check them out on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/blacksburgfarmersmarket/ Contact them by email: bbfarmersmarket@gmail.com

Blacksburg Community Gardens

growing food and community Along with providing space for community members to garden, we host gardening classes, potluck suppers and groups + individuals wanting to participate in growing food. Our aim is to provide a learning and service environment for anyone interested while promoting the growing of healthy food and dynamic community. The Gardens Hale …

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