Mark your calendars for Sustainability-Palooza!, on Saturday, Feb. 28, at the YMCA, 201 Spencer Plains Road in Westbrook, from 1 to 3 p.m.
This free event will showcase representatives from local companies, farms, groups, clubs and agencies. Attendees will learn about local farming and gardening, transportation choices, energy conservation, raising backyard livestock, reuse and recycling, solar energy, nutrition and cost-effective sustainability practices.
Sponsored by the Shoreline Basic Needs Task Force, this showcase of local resources seeks to help shoreline residents increase self-sufficiency through sustainable efforts.
The Shoreline Basic Needs Task Force is a collaboration of community groups and concerned people, working to affect change that increases self-sufficiency among vulnerable individuals and families in need along the Connecticut Shoreline.