Simply Living is a Co-Sponsor! Join us in Bexley! This September, we’re exploring the most impactful actions we can take to be more sustainable. Inspired by Project Drawdown and sponsored by the Bexley Community Foundation, Capital University, and Simply Living, we’re excited to learn alongside you and take action towards […]
Simply Living wins Comfest grant for People’s Solar Project
Simply Living is thrilled to announce that the Comfest grants committee awarded the People’s Solar Project funds this year! The People’s Solar Project is a project to create a demonstration community solar and microgrid project that will generate 5 MW of solar energy to power 80 homes, five churches and […]
Columbus Free Press Salon
Watch the Columbus Free Press Salon event video featuring updates on Public Banking, Local Business Directory and Columbus Climate Action Plan.
Old Meets New with Solar Sheep
Innovative collaboration between solar farms and traditional grazing is developing and it works.
Issue 1 on the Ballot in Columbus!
Columbus Issue 1. The Sierra Club’s local Ready for 100 Campaign was responsible for getting this issue on the ballot. It would allow community aggregation for purchasing electric service. That is, Columbus residents would be able to purchase their electricity from a green, renewable source, with the City being able […]
Sustainable Hero – Christy Walters
Interview with Christy Walters of ReuseRevolution
TALKING TRASH: A Primer on Central Ohio’s Waste Stream
Improving the way we manage our resources is more important now than ever. Together, we can create solutions by strengthening and building a vibrant and resilient circular economy for current and future generations.
Panel Discussion on the Story of Plastic
Our panel discussion/Q&A was held on Sunday July 12, 2020 at 2 pm and was streamed live on Simply Living’s Facebook page and on our new YouTube channel. We asked our panel: What can we do about the plastic problem? The panel included: > Elissa Yoder, Conservation Program Manager for the Ohio Sierra […]
Comfest Goes Virtual
Jenny’s One Story and Song
Jenny Morgan, singer and songwriter performs her song called “Simply Living.”
3-27-2020 Weekly Community Update
Welcome to the weekly Community Update featuring local news and VIRTUAL events of interest. The Local Skinny The latest cancellation just in: The 2020 Simply Living Sustainable Living and Garden Tour is being POSTPONED until 2021. This was a difficult decision for the Committee but there were too many unknowns […]
3-20-2020 Community Update
The Local Skinny SAD, but no more Simply Living movies or meetups or exhibits through April! Ah, but be grateful, all those who are able to pause deeply and live simply! Reflect with compassion for the many in our community who are suffering loss of income and the myriad challenges of […]
3-13-2020 Community Update
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3-06-2020 Community Update
The Local Skinny Save the Date: Simply Living’s 2020 Sustainable Living and Garden Tour Saturday, July 18 from 10am – 3 pm 7 Columbus Tour Sites + Bonus site on Sunday afternoon, July 19 in Galloway Kevin Eigel, owner of Ecohouse Solar, is opening his home and farm for the tour! […]
2-21-2020 Community Update
See the latest updates in this Week’s Community Update! Simply Living is hosting GREEN LIFE 101, an event presented by students at OSU’s Global Leadership Initiative on Sunday, March 1st from 3:30 – 5:30 pm at the COhatch in Upper Arlington. Come learn about common recycling misconceptions and the importance of […]
Buy Nothing Day Meets #GivingTuesday
On this Giving Tuesday donate for good in central Ohio, help establish our new Expand Community Outreach Fund.
Aligning the Spirit of Living with Money
Randall Loop, long time Simply Living supporter and previous board member has used the 9 Steps of Your Money or Your Life (YMOYL) to create a sustainable living since 2004. He has facilitated the course since 2006 and has literally assisted hundreds to create the same for themselves. Watch this […]