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This past fall, we took our first cohort of apprentices with the Urban Roots Apprenticeship to a composting workshop led by the Baltimore Compost Collective, a small youth empowerment and composting nonprofit located inside the Filbert Street Community Garden in Curtis Bay. Over the past few months, it has been a pleasure getting to know […]

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“Americans are politically divided over climate change, but there‚Äôs broader consensus around some of the solutions.” This new year, we are excited to continue learning more about climate change and its effect on our everyday lives, and it turns out that Americans are more united than we think when it comes to our environment. As […]

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As more cities and countries look into ways to reduce their waste through plastic bag or styrofoam bans, one country in East Africa sticks out as an example of what effect these policies could have on reducing the amount of trash ending up on streets and in waterways. Rwanda banned plastic bags in 2008, and […]

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Today marks The Climate Reality Project’s “24 Hours of Reality” movement. Over the course of 24 hours, they are broadcasting interviews, performances, studies, and conversations about how we can tackle the effects and causes of climate change on a global scale. You can watch the recording here. We plant trees to mitigate the effects of […]

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“We’ve set this chain in motion, but the truly cataclysmic changes can be prevented if we act now.” As we wrap up our planting season for the 2018 year, we cannot ignore the research that so clearly emphasizes the importance and urgency of our work to grow Baltimore’s tree canopy. Simply put, the more carbon […]

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