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Birding Basics Workshop at Congaree National Park

Birding Basics Workshop at Congaree National Park Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 8:30 am to 11:30 am  The Old-Growth Bottomland Forest Research and Education Center at Congaree National Park is hosting two birding programs in February. The programs are aimed at engaging visitors – including beginners– in observing and identifying winter birds at the park. […]

The Sustainable Holiday Celebration: Monday, Dec 2nd

The Sustainable Holiday Celebration: Monday, Dec 2nd

Sustainable Midlands invites the Midlands to Buy, Eat, Experience Local this holiday season and to support our work to find solutions that balance the needs of the community, the environment and the economy. Join Sustainable Midlands on Monday evening, December 2nd for a party at 701 Whaley!    A community holiday party like no other! […]

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Jack O’Lanterns, May They Rest In Peace!

Jack O’Lanterns, May They Rest In Peace!

It’s Halloween and your pumpkin’s job will soon be done! A message from your pumpkin: “Don’t throw me in the trash or leave me in the street! Please bury me in the ground, or perhaps the compost mound or late one night, we will meet! “ Extend the Halloween fun for one more day and […]

Rocky Branch Bash Oct 20th

Rocky Branch Bash Oct 20th

Free festival for everyone who lives, learns, works and plays in the Rocky Branch Basin! Join us for music, food and fun in MLK Park from noon till 6PM! Bike tune ups, geocaching, nature walk, RUBBER DUCK RACE! Buy your rubber ducks at the following locations: ConStan Carwash, Rosewood Market, Gardener’s Outpost, KD’s Treehouse, HalfMoon Outfitters, The Gourmet Shop, Revente, Sid and […]

Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival

Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival

Local tomatoes are almost ripe and that means the Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival is almost here! The festival will highlight locally grown food–the people who grow it, the restaurants who place it on their menus, the markets that sell it, and the people who eat it. New this year is our Columbia Tasty Tomato Feast! […]

Saturday, February 16th: Tasty Tomato “Plant-A-Seed” Event! 9AM -1PM

Saturday, February 16th: Tasty Tomato “Plant-A-Seed” Event! 9AM -1PM

Gardeners, start your tomatoes! The Tasty Tomato Contest “Plant-a-Seed” Event & the “Faces of Local Food” Photo Booth will be at the Soda City Farmer’s Market  (1500 block of Main Street in Columbia) on Saturday, February 16th from 9am to 1pm. Visit our Sustainable Midlands Booth where you can start your winning tomato plant and  add your […]

Thank you for a successful 2012 Sustainable Holiday Celebration!

A special thank you to  to our sponsors, vendors and volunteers! Want more from our fabulous vendors? Find links to the SHC vendors HERE! Please patronize and thank our sponsors and food partners!   Nelson Mullins with Gail & Steve Morrison, WP Guimarin with Susie & Carroll Heyward, 701 Whaley, WXRY 99.3, Whole Foods Market Columbia, […]