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Field Report: The Green Project

It seems as though spring has brought a hustle and bustle type of energy to the Green Project.  There are more customers than ever coming and going in the warehouse … Continue reading

April 25, 2011

Field Report: The Green Project

February has been an eventful month for the Green Project as a whole.  Our selective salvage program is booming and we barely have space to display the inventory that we … Continue reading

March 14, 2011

Field Report: The Green Project

When the senior VISTAs warned me of the 3rd and 4th month blues during the year long term of service I thought that they were exaggerating or trying to scare … Continue reading

February 14, 2011

Field Report: The Green Project

Another month has passed here at the Green Project and our new environmental education programming is in full swing. Our kids’ craft activity at the Downtown Development District’s Reindeer Romp … Continue reading

January 6, 2011

Field Report: The Green Project

I have been at the Green Project for a little over a month now and I am getting busier by the day.  As the Environmental Education Coordinator I have been … Continue reading

December 15, 2010

Field Report: The Green Project

The position of volunteer coordinator has recently been added to my responsibilities at The Green Project. For the past month and a half, I have been attempting to cement a … Continue reading

July 26, 2010

Field Report: The Green Project

ReFest, the kick-off for The ReUse District, was an overwhelming success. The ReUse District is a collaboration between nonprofits, businesses, and artists in the 7th Ward, Bywater, Marigny, St. Claude, … Continue reading

July 1, 2010

Field Report: The Green Project

This past week I took my first ever self-proclaimed vacation. Of course I have had vacations in the past, but they had always been dictated by  my school schedule or … Continue reading

April 15, 2010

Field Report: The Green Project

I had been warned far, far in advance that once Mardi Gras season arrives (because it is its own season), the city grinds to a halt. And I have learned … Continue reading

February 25, 2010

Field Report: The Green Project

Lately, I have been pouring much of my time and energy into creating The ReUse District in the 7th Ward, Bywater, Marigny, St. Claude, and St. Roch neighborhoods. This a … Continue reading

January 20, 2010

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