Greenhouse, aquaponics, mircrolivestock, composting: here's a chance to check out the Radix Center in Albany

garden beds inside Radix Center greenhouse

Next up for the LocalxDesign series: a tour of the Radix Center in Albany's South End October 17. Blurbage:

The Radix Ecological Sustainability Center is a non profit organization located in the South End of Albany and operates a demonstration site of sustainable tools and technologies including a solar greenhouse, aquaponics, beehives, microlivestock, rainwater collection, renewable energy and composting. Their goal is to promote greater ecological literacy among area residents, demonstrating how it's possible to have greater local access and control over essential resources such as food and waste while simultaneously working for greater social justice and equity.

Following the tour, the group will head over to the City Beer Hall for a happy hour.

The tour meets up Wednesday, October 17 at 5:30 pm at the Radix Center (153 Grand Street). It's free and open to the public, though registration is requested.

LocalxDesign?
LocalXDesign is a monthly series of events focused on design projects in this area. Previous events this year have included tours of downtown Albany murals, the Empire State Plaza, The Church artists/events space in Troy, and a bike tour of Albany's Corning Riverfront Park.

Its founders are Barbara Nazarewicz, a landscape architect, and Liz Podowski King, a landscape designer.

Earlier: Follow up: Radix Center

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It was brought to our attention that there is a Phish concert taking place at the Times Union this Wednesday and we anticipate the City Beer Hall to be packed with the concertgoers. For that reason, we are moving our happy hour after the The Radix Center tour to the Hill Street Cafe. See you tomorrow!

-Local by Design

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