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Green Spotlight

Are you interested in Natural/Green Burial in the Keweenaw? Take the survey!

To assess if it is feasible to expand burial options on the Keweenaw Peninsula, the Keweenaw Green Burial Association would like to understand our community’s interest and commitment to natural/green burials. They would greatly appreciate your time and participation in this survey. Link to survey >

Featured Resource

2014 U.P. Food & Farm Directory - Available in print and online

Marquette Food Co-op's 6th edition of the U.P. Food & Farm Directory for 2014 is now available. Designed to highlight sustainable Upper Peninsula farms that sell their products and services directly to the general public. It is a “producer-only” directory which means that the farms included must grow, raise, or gather their own products.  Search the directory >

Upcoming Events

MSUE UP Smart Gardening Conference

Date: Saturday, October 10
Time: 9am-4pm
Place: Carnegie Museum in Houghton
Cost: $40-60

What is Smart Gardening to the home gardener? Topics of smart soils, smart plants, smart lawns, and smart vegetables will be highlighted. For more information and registration>

Green Lecture Series: Energy Efficiency in Your Home—What can you do?

Date: Thurs, October 15
Time: 7-8:30
Place: MTU, G002 Forestry Building
Cost: Free

Presented by Yvonne Lewis, energy auditor/contractor with CLEAResult, Lansing.

Houghton Energy Efficiency Team (HEET)—Energy Show

Date: October 17
Time: 11am-4pm
Place: Dee Stadium in Houghton

Energy solutions for homes and businesses, solar installers, appliance recycling sign up, local success stories, refrigerator and LED replacement sign up, Pedal-a-Watt Bike, solar oven s'mores and more...

North Farm 2015 Workshop Schedule (April–October)

The North Farm, in partnership with Michigan State University Extension, will offer a variety of topic-specific workshops and trainings focused on sustainable agriculture. These opportunities are open to the public and will be offered throughout the growing season at The North Farm and partnering farms. View workshop schedule >

Local Food Summit for Western Upper Peninsula

Date: Tues, November 3
Time: 6-8pm
Place: CLK School, Commons Room (Calumet)

This year, in place of a big regional food summit, there will be a relaxed, informal 2-hour meeting. Agenda items include:
  1. Identify needs, issues, opportunities, partners, projects for 2016.
  2. Brainstorm for a big summit in 2016 with a nationally known speaker and a variety of workshops.

For more info contact: info@upfoodexchange.com or call 906.225.0671 x711

Green Tip

Through SEMCO ENERGY Gas Company’s Efficiency UNITED Program, customers are eligible for rebates and benefits to help save for a strong Michigan. Learn about programs, products and rebates available to you as a SEMCO customer, in addition to finding valuable resources and information. Whether you need help finding a contractor or need a rebate application. Learn more>


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Weather Tight Home Energy Services LLC

Reducing Carbon Footprints One House at a Time.

H.E.R.S. Ratings (Certified)
Energy Star Verification
Energy Efficient Home Modeling and Consulting
Indoor Air Quality Consulting
Energy Mortgage Facilitation
Electric Energy Use Consulting
Blower Door Testing
Duct Pressure Testing
Infrared Thermal Imaging

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