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Eat & Drink Local, Book Reading & Walk this Week: 8/5 – 8/8

Eat & Drink Local, Book Reading & Walk this Week: 8/5 – 8/8

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Happy Tuesday!

Did you hear a local green tech company that created charcoal to to help our carbon footprint is in the running for a cool $25 mill from Richard Branson’s Virgin Earth Challenge?

On that note…

We were so psyched to check out No Lib’s 2nd Street Fest this weekend that we thought our week started Tuesday instead of Monday. Don’t fret, friends: It’s time to get our calendar of events straightened out this week.

  • Eat SUPER Local: On Wednesday, August 6th, Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant will have a “Philly Grown, Philly Raised” menu with exceptional produce from Weavers Way Farms at Saul Agricultural High School and Awbury Arboretum, located within 10 miles. Focused on locally raised ingredients and paired with Iron Hill’s (on-site  brewed) award-winning beers, the a la carte menu additions will be available for locavores from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Miss this Wednesday? The first Wednesday in September will be a repeat experiment. Iron Hill, 8400 Germantown Ave, Phila.
  • Angel of Losses Book Reading: Our environmental friend Michelle Feldman (of Keep Phila Beautiful)’s sister Stephanie is releasing a book and hosting a reading at the Barnes & Nobles in Rittenhouse Square. Be there Wednesday night from 7-10 to get her John Hancock and learn about the book. RSVP (not essential) on Facebook1805 Walnut St, PhiladelphiaPA 19103
  • Green Drinks returns this Wednesday, August 6th at various Philly locations. Celebrate South Philly Green Drinks’ 3 year anniversary or stop over in one of the other locations. 6-8 PM, various around Philly & South Jersey.
  • Walking Tour of Philly Parks: This Thursday, August 7th from 5:30-7:30, join Parks Alliance Board President, Bob Thomas, for an easy walking tour of many beautiful places and unknown parks in Rittenhouse and Fitler Square. Pumped from parks after? Join an optional dinner and talk about  the role of parks in the revitalization of our city’s neighborhoods. Registration: $20 per person, $15 w/ member discount, not including dinner. Register or contact Phila Parks Alliance for more info: 215-879-8159/
  • Women Bike PHL Coffee Club: Join women that bike on Weds morning from 8-9 AM to talk about biking in the city. Bicycle Coalition all-star Katie Monroe hosts the informal gathering where Philly’s women bicyclists can share tips, rant, support, celebrate, and, most importantly….CAFFEINATE together. RSVP on Facebook; Wednesday, August 6th, Ultimo Coffee, 2149 Catharine St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19146.
  • Get FREE Coffee at Saxbys Coffee every. August. Friday. courtesy of Visit Philly & Saxbys in 11 local locations. Deets.

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Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher
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