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Recent news and updates about the Gateway Green Alliance.

22nd Annual Great Green PESTO FEAST

on Tue, 08/14/2012 - 8:51pm

WHAT:   22nd Annual Great Green PESTO FEAST

WHEN:   6:00-8:00pm (dinner), Sunday, September 9, 2012

WHERE:  Black Bear Bakery, 2639 Cherokee (Historic Vandora Theater Bldg) St. Louis MO 63118

COST:   $15  advance purchase by Sept 4.  Call  314-727-8554

       $20        at the door

THEME:  “Looking  to ‘Occupy Monsanto — GMO-Free Midwest’”

One of the best vegetarian dinners in St. Louis!

A smorgasbord of gourmet pesto, including vegan.

Tomato sauce will be available for non-pesto-eaters.

09/09/2012 - 6:00pm

Black & Green Wed, July 4 - Independence from the Financial Tyranny of the 1%

on Thu, 06/21/2012 - 5:00pm

Celebrate a Green July 4!  Come at 7:00 pm (or before), Wednesday, July 4, 2012 to Legacy Books and Café, 5249 Delmar (near Union) 63108.  Join the Greens for a panel discussion on “Independence from the Financial Tyranny of the 1%.” Speakers will include:

·                      Fred Raines, Occupy St. Louis

·                      Amari Sneferu, Universal African People’s Organization

·                      Mimi Signor, Missourians for Single Payer

·                      Brian Kaller, Irish Greens

07/04/2012 - 7:00pm

Coyote Jim Joins Picket Line Whole Foods Rejects Dialog on GMO Safety

on Sat, 06/16/2012 - 5:14pm

by Don Fitz

Drivers passing by the Brentwood (MO)  Whole Foods Market (WFM) on June 9 spied a 14 foot tall coyote puppet.  Next to the puppet was a sign reading “Coyote Jim Says” followed by “GMOs Contaminate Food” and “Whole Foods Sells GMOs.”

Black & Green Wed, June 6, 2012 — Sustainable Living

on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 3:32pm

Black & Green Wed, June 6, 2012 — Sustainable Living

Black & Green Wednesday FORUM: Sustainable Living

WHEN: 7 pm, Wednesday June 6, 2012

WHERE: Legacy Books and Café, 5249 Delmar (near Union)

*         Sharita Davis, Wellness Tempo

*         Bonnie Boime, St. Louis Animal Rights Team

*         Tom Braford, Culver Way Ecovillage

*         Bobbie Sykes, Midtown Mamas

*         Barbara Chicherio, Gateway Green Alliance [moderator]

06/06/2012 - 7:00pm

Green Time TV - Do Psychotropic Drugs Damage the Environment and Users?

on Wed, 04/25/2012 - 9:07am

by Don Fitz

Medical treatment is not environmentally neutral.  So, when treatment is unnecessary, the result is damage with no benefit.  The sickness industry is responsible for mining and processing the raw material that goes into equipment and buildings that provide diagnoses, treatments and hospitalizations.  Some of these do not help us or even leave us in worse shape than we were before.  Construction and parking lots for insurance and other medical-related buildings contribute to storm water runoff and overproduction of cement, one of the worst causes of CO2 emissions.

05/05/2012 - 12:00pm

Green Time TV: Health Care in Cuba: Lower Cost and Environmental Protection

on Mon, 04/02/2012 - 10:52am

by Don Fitz

Can poor countries get quality health care without the expense and  environmental damage of a US health care model?  It is impossible for them to afford the massive buildings and parking lots that characterize US insurance companies and sickness institutions. But Cuba, has a life expectancy equal to the US at a fraction of the cost.

Green Time TV - Contemplating Green Technologies

on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 2:57pm

How could a $20 light bulb cost less than a $1.48 one?  Ideas for green living are popping up everywhere.  Right now, light bulbs are a glowing issue.  We all know that fluorescent bulbs are far more efficient than the incandescent ones that are being phases out.  But no sooner than we get used to one new light bulb than LEDs take over.