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[19 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Back to the Basics: Go green with this easy-to-plan, affordable getaway

We’ve all heard the old adage, “Take time to stop and smell the roses.” Well, it’s never been easier to embrace nature than with a trip to Alpharetta, Georgia. Nearby Alpharetta Outfitters recently opened their doors to eager customers seeking the best quality gear and supplies for adventures of all shapes and sizes: from fly-fishing to rock-climbing, hiking to camping. And, the equally-accessible Chattahoochee Nature Center only just underwent a multi-million dollar renovation, providing endless potential for outdoor adventure. Plus, there are more than 13 trails within a 20-mile radius …

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[17 Apr 2009 | One Comment | ]
Alpharetta Hosts Water Conservation Event

The Second Annual Alpharetta Water Conservation Festival will be held on Saturday, May 2 at Rock Mill Park, located at 3100 Kimball Bridge Road.  The event will run from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM.
The event features a schedule of informative and fun workshops, including:
10:00          Farmer D. of Mother Nature Network, will give a fun and informative workshop on organic gardening and sustainable urban gardening
11:30          Louse Estabrook, UGA Cooperative Extension Agent will entertain you with her presentation on landscaping in a thirsty environment (Xeriscaping)
11:45          Stay for the test to receive Certification …

Earth Day »

[11 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
ArtFest, Farmer’s Market & Children Going Green in Alpharetta

Artists from throughout the U.S. are getting creative for the Alpharetta Arts Streetfest. This colorful festival will take place 10 am to 6 pm Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19, 2009 on Milton Avenue in the Alpharetta Historic District. Admission and parking are free to the public.
Festival-lovers and arts enthusiasts can look forward to two days of strolling through outdoor galleries filled with fine paintings, mixed media, photography, pottery and jewelry as well as textile, glass, wood, metal and paper art. The 104 artists to be featured in the 5th Alpharetta …

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[28 Mar 2009 | No Comment | ]
Alpharetta Encourages everyone to turn lights off

The City of Alpharetta is encouraging all residents and businesses to help raise awareness of the need to conserve energy by turning off the lights in their homes and businesses for one hour on March 28 from 8:30 until 9:30 PM.  Alpharetta is joining more than 930 cities in 80 countries to promote Earth Hour, a global campaign to raise environmental awareness.
Earth Hour is a global campaign coordinated by the World Wildlife Fund that began in Sydney, Australia in 2007, when 2 million people switched off their lights.  Worldwide participation …