A diverse mix of local sustainability efforts will be highlighted at the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition’s next Quarterly Gathering on Tuesday, October 4, from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library. The gathering will feature brief presentations by three Coalition partners and one Coalition action team. The public is invited.
Presentations by April and Craig Hall Cutting of Wild Yeast Bakery, Benjamin Wolk of Zoetic Architecture, and Robert White of the Marys Peak Group of the Sierra Club will highlight what their organizations are doing to help create a sustainable community – environmentally, socially, and economically. There will also be a presentation by Kevin Grant of the Coalition’s Transportation Action Team, which has just completed two major projects.
The gathering will include an opportunity for networking and information sharing by attendees, as well as delicious local refreshments from First Alternative Co-op. The October gathering is sponsored by Coalition partner Owen Dell & Associates LLC, Landscape Architecture.
The Corvallis Sustainability Coalition is a network of 350 organizations and hundreds of volunteers. Partner organizations include businesses, non-profit organizations, faith communities, educational institutions and government entities. The mission of the group is to promote an ecologically, socially, and economically healthy city and county. The Coalition is working on a wide variety of projects in 12 topic areas to move toward goals outlined in Community Sustainability: A Framework for Action.
For more information, call 541-230-1237 or e-mail