Transition Howard County is part of the international Transition movement that is focused on building better communities. We look at all aspects of local sustainability and resilience. Click on the links in the navigation bar on the left to learn more about what we are doing in those areas and how you can be part of the solution. Learn more about Transition Howard County, including easy ways to live more sustainably, and check out the Infographic on Transition.
On October 17 eat great Italian food and support Transition Howard County at the same time by dining at Tino's Italian Bistro. 10% of all proceeds on this day will be donated to Transition Howard County. This includes dine in, carry-out and delivery. Get your family and friends together for good food and a good cause!
Come to Grandfather's Garden Center on October 23 from 10am to 4pm to buy native plants. Native perennials help slow the flow of stormwater, support pollinators, and reward you with easy-maintenance flowerbeds and ground cover for years to come. Fall is a great time to plant and this native plant sale will benefit Transition Howard County! Volunteers will be on hand all day to answer questions about native plants. Grandfather's Garden Center is located at 5320 Phelps Luck Drive in Columbia.
On November 12 join us at Howard Community College for Healthy and Sustainable Communities for Howard County: You Can Help. This free public forum will focus on Health and Healthy Lifestyle; Community Planning; Environmental Protection; and Sustainable Communities. Click here for more information.
2016 Solar and Green Home Tour
The Howard County tour was held in conjunction with the 26th Annual Metropolitan Washington DC tour on October 1-2. It's a great opportunity to learn more about how people in the area are living more sustainably. Many thanks to all of the people who opened their homes and buildings to the public. If you are interested in having your home on the tour next year, please contact email@example.com.
People Who Eat!
On September 17 we visited the Green Farmacy in Fulton to learn about medicinal plants from international expert and author, Dr. Jim. Duke. On August 20 we visited the owners of Real Food Real Close in Ellicott City to see their 9000 square foot vegetable and flower garden.