Posts Tagged ‘sustainability’

SMU Prof, Local Agencies to Fight South Dallas’ Food Desert With New Seedling Farm

Posted by Jewels Clark

A Southern Methodist University professor and collection of community partners are stepping up to combat South Dallas’ food insecurity issues with a new seedling farm at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center’s Freedom Garden.

The farm, which will celebrate …

Dallas Urban Farms Will Grow Fresh Produce for Chef Bruno Davaillon’s New Restaurant

Posted by Mallory Houser

Chef Bruno Davaillon will soon make a long-awaited comeback to the Dallas restaurant scene and with it he’ll team with local urban farmers to grow fresh ingredients onsite via hydroponics. 

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Chef Bruno Davaillon was previously executive chef at Rosewood Mansion

Kimberly-Clark, WWF Working to Raise Awareness About Sustainable Forestry

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

There is a good reason why you might soon be seeing the World Wildlife Fund panda logo on your Viva paper towels package, your Cottonelle toilet paper wrap, or your Kleenex tissue box.

That logo is the result of a …

Dallas Nonprofit Takes First Place at Earth Day Texas Pitch

Posted by Julia Batlle

Editor’s note: updated to include winners in academic, veteran, and civic divisions of EarthxPitch. 

A nonprofit based in Dallas and Nicaragua took first place at the Earth Day Texas EarthxPitch event this weekend in Fair Park.

The Nicaragua Initiative for

BRIT Opens Applications for Sustainable Winegrowing Competition

Posted by Julia Falcon
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The 2018 BRIT Wine Award. [Photo Courtesy BRIT]

The Botanical Research Institute of Texas’ International Award of Excellence in Sustainable Winegrowing competition is back for its eighth year, and the Fort Worth-based institute is ready to begin accepting applications.

The …

Photo Gallery: Earth Day Texas

Posted by Dallas Innovates

Visitors to Earth Day Texas activities last week at Fair Park took in exhibits, discussions, films, and cutting-edge technology to help preserve the Earth.

Earth Day Texas is the largest Earth Day celebration in the world, and its strategy is …

Nature-based Preschool on Wheels Rides into Dallas

Posted by Julia Batlle

A new preschool in Dallas is following a nature-based curriculum that teaches students about sustainability and the ecosystem in a colorfully refurbished school bus. 

Seed Preschool, which launched last week, is the brainchild of Jennifer Stuart, a certified Texas …

UTA, BRIT Joining Forces to Further Plant Research

Posted by Heather Noel

Officials from the University of Texas at Arlington and Fort Worth-based Botanical Research Institute of Texas signed an agreement Monday to collaborate on botanical research. 

The partnership will give UTA faculty and graduate students access to BRIT’s state-of-the-art research facilities, …

Allen ISD STEAM Center Project Expands Plan

Posted by Heather Noel

Allen ISD students will have even more space to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math in the district’s new facility than originally planned.

On Monday, the district’s board of trustees voted to permit the purchase of almost 10 acres …

Gallery: First Look Into Interior Concepts of 1808 Development

Posted by Heather Noel

The architectural and design firm, Gensler, has released interior concept renderings offering an initial look into what the development at 1808 S. Good Latimer Expressway could look like. 

The property is planned to house a coworking space as well as …