“Never doubt a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
Join us again at Woods Boss Brewing for Green Drinks Denver July 18th, and head over to Groundwork Denver afterwards for a tour with the Denver chapter of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society. (RSVP for that event, and see the complete schedule here: https://www.meetup.com/Metro-Denver-CRES/events/262800778/)
Green Drinks is an event where professionals in various fields impacting or impacted by environmental and sustainability issues can get together and talk about some of the great work they are doing as well as opportunities to reduce our environmental impacts.
During the CRES/Groundwork tour we will learn about hydroponic cultivation and its environmental advantages. We will discuss food systems and the challenges with the current structure of production and distribution. Finally, we will learn how supporting local farmers can impact the environment in a positive way.
FULL EVENING SCHEDULE:
5:00pm @ WOODS BOSS BREWING (2210 California St):
Join Green Drinks Denver at Woods Boss Brewing Woods Boss Brewing for casual beers + networking. Open to anyone interested in sustainability and make green, cross-industry connections.Learn more, and join: facebook.com/GreenDrinksDenver
6:30pm @ ARIA COHOUSING COMMUNITY (2835 West Parkside Place):
Head over to Aria CoHousing Community’s meeting room. Look for parking at Federal and 52nd, near the Starbucks. Follow signs at CRES volunteers to the Aria meeting room. Network with CRES members, and enjoy salads made with Groundwork Greenhouse lettuce and snack from our friends at Mercury Cafe. At 7:00pm – Denver chapter of CRES will make member and community announcements. Open to all. (Membership info here: www.cres-energy.org). At 7:15pm – James from Groundwork Denver will present on their operations and the greenhouse.
7:30pm @ GROUNDWORK GREENHOUSE (5270 Federal Blvd):
We’ll follow Groundwork staff over to the greenhouse and get a tour from Emily, with Q&A afterwards. Tour will likely end around 8 or 8:15pm.