• Sustainable Communities

    Sustainable Communities

  • Clean Water

    Clean Water

  • Local Food Makes $ense

    Local Food Makes $ense

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    My River Starts Here

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    Midlands Green Congregation Intiative

  • Sustainable Schools

    Sustainable Schools

What happens if the bees disappear?

What happens if the bees disappear?

“Farming feeds the world, and we must remember that pollinators are a critical link in our food systems.”   — Paul Growald, Co-Founder, Pollinator partnership Pollinator numbers are declining rapidly. The US Government is so concerned about the threat to our food supply the President issued instructions to several agencies to make this a priority. Take a […]

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Caring for Creation Seminar: Sunday, November 2nd from 3-4:30pm

Caring for Creation Seminar: Sunday, November 2nd from 3-4:30pm

The Midlands’ Green Congregations invite you to learn about the actions member churches are taking to save energy, reduce waste and other ways they are reducing their impact on the environment!   Judy Timmons will speak about the toxic chemicals in cleaning solutions and the alternatives that are available.  After visiting the display tables and […]

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Volunteers Needed: Pollinators Exhibit at the SC State Fair Oct 8-19th

Volunteers Needed: Pollinators Exhibit at the SC State Fair Oct 8-19th

Volunteers Needed! Sustainable Midlands will have a habitat garden, handouts and a butterfly craft project to promote healthy habitats for pollinators this year at the South Carolina State Fair! Help us educate and enchant the children of South Carolina about their environment! Our food production depends on pollinators, yet we are eliminating needed host and […]

Tour de Coops Columbia!  October 11th 1-5PM

Tour de Coops Columbia! October 11th 1-5PM

Celebrate Urban Backyard Chickens ! A tour of chicken homes for chicken lovers.  Check out our map of Urban Backyard Coops, then start anywhere. Visit one, or visit them all!  Join us for an after tour party beginning at 5PM at Hay Hill Garden Market on Bluff Road. We will serve  light refreshments and have […]

Sustainable Midlands Stakeholders Meeting

Calling all Community Leaders! Sustainable Midlands will be hosting a Stakeholders Meeting this Tuesday, September 9th at 5:30pm in the Granby Room of 701 Whaley. We’ll be discussing the possibility of a new quarry off Bluff Road, updating everyone on the Rocky Branch Greenway and also addressing several other important issues pertaining to the S. Assembly […]

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Sustainable Midlands Names New Executive Director

Sustainable Midlands Names New Executive Director

  Columbia, SC (August 20, 2014) – Stephen Stokes, of Columbia, SC, has been named Executive Director of Sustainable Midlands. Susie Heyward, Chair of Sustainable Midlands, announced today that Stephen Stokes has been appointed executive director of the organization. “With a background in media communications, education and grant administration, Stephen brings valuable skills that will […]

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Call for Vendors: December 1, 2014 the 6th Sustainable Holiday Celebration!

Sustainable Midlands will present the 6th Annual Sustainable Holiday Celebration on Monday, December 1, 2014  in the Grand Hall at 701 Whaley. The market will feature many of the artisans and craftspeople that make our Midlands community wonderful and unique and our traditional sampling of great local food.  Kick off your holiday season with a […]