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CITY OF GOSHEN WORKING WITH MACOG TO DESIGNATE NEW TROLLEY ROUTES

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The City of Goshen is working with the Michiana Area Council of Governments to expand public transit service within the community—and is inviting all Goshen residents to take a survey to help gather community input. MACOG will conduct a Goshen Transit Expansion Study to identify and study potential... more

SEPTEMBER BRUSH PICKUP

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The last brush pickup of the year will begin September 28, 2020. During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Please have your brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that first day in the morning at 7 a.m. Brush... more

INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER

Friday, September 18, 2020

Monitoring and Reporting Requirements not met for: Goshen Water Utility Out water system recently failed to collect the required source/well water samples for E. Coli following a total coliform-positive routine distribution system sample collected on August 17, 2020. Although this is not an emergency,... more

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LAST brush pickup

Monday, September 28, 2020

During scheduled brush collections, the Street Department will make only one pass through the city to pick up brush. Please have your brush by the front curb, but not in the street, by that Monday morning at 7:00 am. Brush will not be picked up in alleys and the piles should be trash free. Crews cannot access the piles if blocked by vehicles.

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, September 28, 2020, 2:00pm

To access a live streaming of this meeting, go to: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83445903169

Shade Tree Board

Monday, September 28, 2020, 7:00pm

Impact Your World Videos

Impact Your World Videos

WEBINAR - COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE

Topic: Community Supported Agriculture in Goshen, Indiana

Date: Live, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 12 pm EST

We will be talking to Ben Hartman, author of "The Lean Farm" as well as local farmer and businessman. He will discuss  Community Supported Agriculture, explain how it works and why it is important to local food systems.

Register in advance for this webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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WEBINAR - COMMUNITY GARDENS

Topic: Connecting with the local Seed to Feed Program AND garden plots available for families in the City of Goshen and the City of Elkhart

Date: Live, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 12 pm EST

We will be talking to Chelsea Ritter, organizer of the local Seed to Feed Program along with Sara Stalter from Goshen Health and Paul Steury to learn how community gardens are playing an important part in providing fresh produce to people locally. 

We will also be talking to the Goshen Parks Department Superintendent, Tanya Heyde, and the City of Elkhart Environmental Center Director Jamison Czarnecki to learn what community garden plots and resources are available for family gardening in Goshen and Elkhart.

Register in advance for this webinar: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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RECORDED VIDEO - FOOD SUSTAINABILITY

Topic: The Importance of Food Sustainability

Originally aired: May 5, 2020

We will discuss food sustainability with Brad Alstrom, General Manager of Maple City Market. Brad will talk about food production and distribution systems and the economics of sustainable food. Brad will answer questions such as what makes food systems sustainable, and why is sustainable food important in our world today?

Recording coming soon<>

 

 

 

 

 

 RECORDED VIDEO - DEVELOPING HEALTHY GARDEN SOIL

Topic: Developing Healthy Garden Soil

Originally aired: April 28, 2020

Join us as we talk with Annette Webb about the importance of developing healthy soils in your garden. Annette is a Master Gardener and local small business owner. She will talk about the different components of healthy, living soil. She will also discuss amenities that can improve soil health and increase garden yields. Sponsored by the Environmental Resilience Department for the City of Goshen.

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RECORDED VIDEO - VERMICOMPOSTING

Topic: The Art of Vermicomposting

Originally aired: April 21, 2020

Listen as we talk with AJ Delgadillo about the world of worm farming or vermicomposting. Learn how to transform food scraps and yard waste into worm castings. They are the dark rich end product that builds soil fertility by feeding the soil and the microbial community that sustains your vegetable and flower gardens. AJ will discuss the ins and outs of year round worm farming and the benefits of using worm castings over chemical fertilizer. He will also explain how worm farming builds a local cycle for food waste, gardening, and food sovereignty in this time of food system uncertainty. Vermicomposting, like all composting, is an important sustainable practice that multiplies life and beauty, while reducing landfill waste that decays into toxic byproducts. This resilience strategy is so great because it's simple, does visible (and delicious) good, and is related to a number of other resilience strategies! This podcast is sponsored by the Department of Environmental Resilience, City of Goshen. Click here to view the webcast


 

RECORDED VIDEO - GOSHEN'S COMMUNITY ORCHARD PROJECT

Topic: Planning the Community Orchard for the City of Goshen

Originally Aired: April 7, 2020

The City of Goshen talks with Patrick Coonan about his work creating Goshen’s Community Orchard. Patrick will explain the vision for the project and discuss how a public orchard provides opportunities to foster sustainable food practices in our community. Learn how you can participate in this amazing project that truly reflects the Good of Goshen. Hosted by the City of Goshen’s Environmental Resilience Department.

Recording can be found here:

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