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Archive for May, 2011

We are thrilled to have All Good Bakers as our very first business member of the CCI!

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 All Good Bakers works hard to make their bread and baked goods from scratch, using locally sourced and organic ingredients where possible – and now their food scraps will be turned into compost at the Radix Center!

After running a community supported bakery, their store at 160 A Quail St. is open:

Fridays 11-6
Saturdays 11-4
Sundays 10-2 (light brunch)      
                                                             
& they also have a booth at the Delmar Farmer’s Market.
   
You can also find them on the web at http://allgoodbakers.weebly.com  or facebook –http://www.facebook.com/AllGoodBakers

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We won the All Over Albany Sunmark Startup Grant!!!!

Thanks so much to everyone who voted for us!

We received the most votes – with 26% of the total!

We will use the $1500 from the Sunmark Federal Credit Union to build our aquaculture system in our greenhouse.

 (Click here for a description of the system.)

We would like to thank:

Mary Darcy and Greg Dahlmann from All Over Albany,

Janet Tanguay from the Albany/Colonie Chamber of Commerce,

and the judges,

Lissa D’Aquanni of the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region,

Lorraine Murphy of Bettie’s Cakes &

Blake Hanan of Mealeo.com

Thanks so much for this great opportunity!  We can’t wait to get to work!

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The construction on the greenhouse is nearly complete- but we need help raising funds for the sustainable systems that will live inside and be teaching tools!  This includes the aquaculture system (click here for a description), dirt, plants, rabbit cages, chickens and ducks, mushroom spawn, and more.

The Radix Center is participating in the Freihofer’s Community Walk on June 4th, 2011.  Funds raised will be used for teaching tool supplies.

For more on the walk and participating click here.

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We applied for a Sunmark Startup grant from All Over Albany – and 2 finalists will be chosen by votes.  Please help us!

We would use the $ to buy supplies to build our aquaculture system for the new greenhouse.
Here is the page to click to vote-
Our project is listed under “The” Radix Ecological Sustainability Center
Thanks!!!

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We installed 2 new packages of bees last week –

Full page here:  https://radixcenter.org/radix-center/installing-new-package-bees

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The framing is nearly finished, and we hope to get the glazing up in a few weeks!

We’ll be scheduling some volunteer days soon – check back if you’re able to help!

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