Category Archives: health
Just as a reminder, there will be a community gardening meeting from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Durant Center (1605 Cameron St) tonight. Here is a great link on starting a community gardening. I would attend, but I am … Continue reading
Unfortunately Bike DC 2009 will not pass through Alexandria, it terminates in our next door neighbor, Arlington. Notwithstanding this oversight, it’s still something that Alexandrians may like. How many of you have lived in the shadow of our glorious capital, … Continue reading
Here is a link to more information about ACPS’ efforts to integrate gardening and eco-city principles into their daily lives. It’s exciting to see so many people get into gardening. I have several plants growing this year, from cilantro, to … Continue reading
Here are more ideas on you can adopt to reduce you and your family’s environmental footprint. At Home: Take a three-minute shower three times per week. Extra credit – Turn-off the water while you soap-up (you’ll be more comfortable than … Continue reading
As the City works towards the goal of being a sustainable city, it is important to hear what citizens think about the many initiatives that are being considered. Your anonymous responses will be compiled into a report by Virginia Tech … Continue reading
On October 25, Spokes Inc. partnered with the Alexandria Police Department provided free tune-ups and “safety tune” to citizens in Founder’s Park (at the intersection of N. Union and Queen Street on the Waterfront) to promote bicycle safety. Although Steve … Continue reading
LEED encourages businesses to install bike racks to promote alternative modes of transportation. What unique incentives can companies offer to promote the use of mass transit or alternatives to driving?