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Sustainability Important Dates

Upcoming Events

18

Feb

Holland Sustainability Committee 5:00-7:00

20

Feb

CULINARY CONVERSATIONS WITH EVE TUROW PAUL: GENERATION YUM

21

Feb

Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution

23

Feb

Annual International Food Fair at Hope College

02

Mar

Holland Farmers Market's new Indoor Winter Market

05

Mar

Living Sustainably Along the Lakeshore - The Affordable Community

12

Mar

Ottawa Conservation District Annual Meeting-BIRDS OF A FEATHER CONSERVE TOGETHER

16

Mar

Holland Farmers Market's new Indoor Winter Market

18

Mar

Holland Sustainability Committee 5:00-7:00

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Living Sustainably Along the Lakeshore

Join us for free educational events that aim to educate and empower Holland area residents to live more sustainably.

The series is brought to you by the following sponsor organizations, with additional endorsing partners that assist with individual events relevant to their respective missions:

  • City of Holland
  • Herrick District Library
  • Hope College
  • GreenMichigan.org
  • League of Women Voters
  • Meijer Campus of Grand Valley State University
  • West Michigan Environmental Action Council
Quality of Life: The Affordable Community – Tuesday, March 5, 2019

You may have seen a lot about affordable housing in the news lately.  But what does “affordable” mean? How do housing options affect you and your community? Join local experts from Housing Next, GVSU, Good Samaritan Ministries and Community Action House to learn about the different angles of affordable housing and where we hope to go from here.

6:30–8 p.m.

Hazel B. Hayes Auditorium, Herrick District Library 
300 S. River Avenue
Holland, MI 49423

Economics of Sustainability – Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Living Sustainably Along the Lakeshore and Good for Michigan will host a panel of local business owners who will discuss why and how they have implemented environmentally and socially responsible business practices, while ultimately prioritizing the growth of their bottom line. Community members and business owners alike will have time to ask questions and learn how supporting a values-driven business can be a great way to support a sustainable economy. 

6:30–8 p.m.

Hazel B. Hayes Auditorium, Herrick District Library 
300 S. River Avenue
Holland, MI 49423

Green Commute Week: Transportation Expo – Tuesday, May 14, 2019

This event is hosted in conjunction with the Macatawa Area Coordinating Council’s 2019 Green Commute Week and will feature a green car show and booths hosted by area bike shops, MAX Bus and groups offering tips on how to green commute safely. Join Velo City Cycling as they kick off their 3rd Annual Bike Holland Ride from Holland Energy Park to Windmill Island. Be sure to bring your bikes, helmets and questions!

6–7:30 p.m.  **please note the special time**

Holland Energy Park
1 Energy Way
Holland, MI 49423

Past Events and Recordings

Spring 2019
  • Environment: Rainy Days — Causes, Problems and Solutions
Fall 2018
Spring 2018
Fall 2017
Spring 2017
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Fall 2015