A delegation of farmers, professors, and governmental leaders from Jordan and the West Bank, Palestine visited Radix in September organized by the International Center of the Capital Region. We shared our methods of intensive agriculture, including aquaponics, mushroom cultivation, and intensive microgreens, and learned from their agricultural expertise growing in arid climates. Check out their … Continue reading Connecting with Palestine and Jordan
Building upon neighborhood relationships, we launched a great program with the second grade classrooms at nearby Giffen Elementary School, supported by the Charles L. Touhey Foundation, Inc.! The program began in February of 2017, and consisted of sustainability education undergraduate students from RPI working with four different second-grade classes at Giffen. Visits lasted from roughly 10AM … Continue reading Giffen Elementary Program Spring 2017
The Radix Center is hiring a person to collect compost from members of our Community Compost Initiative in the City of Albany. A vehicle is needed. Must be able to lift 50 pound plastic bins. Pickups are on Wednesdays and currently take around 2-3 hours. We are actively seeking to expand and … Continue reading Hiring Compost Collector!
On Tuesday, June 6th our beloved goat Bean died of rabies. We have been working closely with the Albany County Health Department to identify anyone who may have been exposed and to provide accurate and timely information. If you came into contact with Bean (a black adult goat without horns) from May 23 to June 6th … Continue reading Rabies Update
South End Earth Day 2017 Saturday, April 22nd, 10AM - 4PM Vacant lots cleanup, build new gardens and renew the old! Music and Zumba! Kids Activities! Bikes! Baby animals! Free Food! Meet at the Radix Center 10 AM on Saturday, April 22nd. 153 Grand Street, Albany, NY (on the corner of Warren St. and Grand … Continue reading South End Earth Day!