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Green is Here for Good!

April 18, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Our region is growing an abundance of local, sustainable, striving-to-be-equitable enterprises. From local food systems to our native plant landscaping movement, from energy policy to green jobs: much to be proud of, to support and enjoy! Prepare to be nourished by this report, and discussion that will surely complement it, with presenter “Green Jean” Ponzi of the EarthWays Center at Missouri Botanical Garden.



April 18, 2021
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Jean Ponzi
Jean Ponzi serves as Green Resources Manager at the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis. A 25-year veteran of the Garden’s EarthWays Center team, “Green Jean” currently applies her sustainability expertise as manager of the St. Louis Green Business Challenge, operator of the Garden’s Green Resources Info Service, and on the leadership team for the regional initiative BiodiverseCity St. Louis. Her enviro-interview show Earthworms has logged nearly 32 years of conversations through KDHX St. Louis Independent Media, as Jean’s volunteer community service. She is in demand as a speaker, writer and media spokesperson, offering local to national audiences both practical options and ecological inspiration.


Deborah Sharn and Steve Schenkel