Green happenings: Charlottesville environmental news and events

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Each week, C-VILLE’s Green Scene page takes a look at local environmental news. The section’s bulletin board has information on local green events and keeps you up to date on statewide happenings. Got an event or a tip you’d like to see here and in the paper? Write us at 

Fun with farmers: The Virginia Independent Consumers & Farmers Association is hosting Farm Food Voices, an event to bring farmers, consumers, and vendors together to gain a better understanding of the local food movement. It will be at Monticello High School on Thursday, August
8, beginning at 3pm. Come ready for guest speakers, door prizes, and more. Donations of $25 will
be appreciated.

Cocktail hour: Join your fellow environmentalists and Transition Charlottesville members for Green Drinks, a monthly, organic, self-organization gathering of people who think, eat, sleep, and live green. This month’s meet-up is on Thursday, August 8, at 6pm at Brookville Restaurant. 

Big rollers: Ladies, strap on your helmet and come enjoy an easy paced ride through town for Community Bikes’ weekly Women’s Bike Night. The group will meet at Community Bikes on Avon Street at 5:30 on Tuesday, August 13, before cruising around town through several neighborhoods. The ride will end at The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, for food and discussion on navigating the city using our senses for the new MapLab project.