Saturday, April 10 from 10 am to 12 noonTOUR OF URBAN GARDEN AND PLANS FOR NEIGHBORHOOD COMMUNITY SOLAR FIRST “SOLARHOOD” IN COLUMBUS4166 Maize Rd, Columbus OH 43224 MEET ART YOHO AND VISIONARY TEAM OF GARDENERS AND SOLARHOOD PLANNERS Visit on site to learn and network about this emerging model for […]
Be the Change: Weekly Community Update March 26, 2021
Conversation in the Woods: Guided Nature Walk with Cindy LaneseSunday, March 28 at 2 pmMeet in a wooded area in Riverlea (near the Olentangy River) Ready to get outside? It’s not too late to register and join Cindy Lanese (pictured above) for a very special walk in the woods. Each Guided […]
Be the Change Weekly Community Update 2-26-2021
Two on Tues March 2 2 pm and 7 pm Join our Town Hall TUESDAY MARCH 2 @ 2 PM GO BOLD. The Coalition for Public Banking in Ohio invites you to BECOME AN ALLY and advocate for a game changing solution… Meet our Ohio Team. We’re part of the […]
Be the Change Weekly Community Update 2-19-2021
ONE SEAT LEFT! Del shares his secrets for making plant based food delicious. You will prepare an entrée, a side dish, and a dessert. Limited to 8 individuals. Register and more info here. SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28 (2-4 PM) Reconnect with nature during a guided walk in the woods with Cindy […]
Columbus Coffee Roasters – Love Local, Live Local!
by Kyle Garvey As part of Simply Living’s ongoing series on the benefits of buying goods and services from locally owned businesses, I wanted to showcase a few of Columbus’s independent coffee roasters. There’s nothing like sipping on a great-tasting mug of hot coffee while realizing it supports local Columbus […]
Be the Change: Weekly Community Calendar+ 2-5-2021
The city of Columbus recently released a draft Climate Action Plan, but the goals do not go far enough. Climate science says we must cut carbon emissions in half by 2030 if we want hope for a livable planet, but the Columbus draft Climate Action Plan seeks to cut emissions […]
Be the Change Community Update Calendar 1-29-2021
Action Alert: Tell Columbus to match the climate plan to the climate science Last month, the city of Columbus released a draft Climate Action Plan. While we applaud the city for counting its carbon emissions and devising strategies in five areas to lower emissions, the goals do not go far […]
Be the Change Community Update Calendar 1-22-2021
ARE YOU LISTENING? Tell us your favorite programs on our local community radio stations! Select up to three programs and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Simply Living will summarize the results and post them here and on social media. Tell your friends about programs they won’t find anywhere else in Columbus. More […]
The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman
The Hill We Climbby Amanda Gorman Watch her deliver the inaugural poem on January 20, 2021 When day comes, we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we carry. A sea we must wade. We braved the belly of the beast. We’ve learned that […]
Be the Change Weekly Community Update 1-15-2021
Did you know? Simply Living’s Be The Change Calendar of Events is now updated daily. Visit SimplyLiving.org and upcoming events will be displayed on the home page, with links to the full Calendar descriptions. Click HERE to see all Community events. See below for events coming up this week. Find […]
Be the Change Weekly Community Update 1-1-2021
Take a Class and Support Simply Living NOTE: You may now register for each class on Eventbrite. Updates will be available on Facebook. Archetypal Astrology 101 Sun Jan 17th 2:00pm – 3:30pm 2021 Join Chuck Lynd for a very basic but also fun introduction to the symbols that underlie the signs of the […]
Be the Change Weekly Community Update 11-27-2020
NOW through December 5th The Auction is FREE – Invite your friends!Start your holiday shopping mindfully and enjoyably by bidding on a wide variety of new and gently used items and services that make our Simply Living auction unique! Where else could you find? … a worm composter, an original nature […]
Columbus Bakeries – Love Local, Live Local!
As part of Simply Living’s ongoing series on the benefits of buying goods and services from locally owned businesses, I wanted to showcase a few of Columbus’s independent bakeries. In fact, a baker’s dozen!
Columbus Bookstores – Love Local, Live Local!
A showcase of our central Ohio bookstores that keep your dollars in the local economy. Part of our ongoing blog series.
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 […]
Comfest Goes Virtual
6-26-2020 Weekly Community Update
Watch The Story of Plastic with us virtually. Comfest is going vitual with videos and live discussions, join us for Modern Money theory and the progressive agenda and more.
Can We Protect Our Community from Fracking Waste?
Get informed about this important issue that affects everyone in central Ohio.
5-1-2020 Weekly Community Update
SIMPLY LIVING NEWSLETTER COMING SOON!Look for it in your Inbox this weekend. Print copies will be mailed next weeK.Michael Malley wrote the lead article titled MINDFULNESS, MOURNING, EARTH CARE, AND THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. We’re all dealing with the pandemic and sheltering in place, Mac Crawford continued that new reality in his article, TRANSITION IN A […]
Trillions for COVID-19: then Green New Deal?
Blog post by Chuck Lynd I recently wrote a letter to the Dispatch that was not published. It said in part (the bold italics are added here for emphasis): The 2+ trillion dollar spending bill puts an end to the myth that Congress has to “pay for” money it appropriates […]