Category: Green

Green, Growing, Playing

Gravel Tour and Annual Giving Gardens Family Ride July 7

For further information, contact Kate Wiley at katherine.wiley@richmond.edu and Imagine Grinnell at imaginegrinnell@iowatelecom.net, 641-236-5518 or follow the event on Facebook. On Saturday, July 7, Imagine Grinnell (IG) will combine its third annual Giving Gardens bike tour with a new offering—the first annual Grinnell Gravel Tour, a cycling option that is growing in popularity nationwide and […]

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I.G. Sets Priorities for 2018

This year, will you join Imagine Grinnell in making our community a better place for everyone, regardless of sex, age, race, ethnicity, and national origin, range of abilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, financial means, education, political perspective or religious belief? In 2017 Imagine Grinnell: Founded Marvin Gardens, a private park on Marvin Ave. near Arbor […]

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Monarch Waystations

Every year, the monarch population migrates from Canada to Mexico to winter.  Much of their natural habitat has decreased in North America. Monarch Waystations create natural habitats that allow monarchs to reproduce and sustain their migration. Without milkweeds, monarchs cannot reproduce future generations that will migration each fall. Alos, without nectar from flowers monarch butterflies […]

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3rd Annual Little Bear Creek Cleanup

Imagine Grinnell is looking for volunteers to participate in the Third Annual Little Bear Creek Cleanup. The cleanup will be on Saturday, April 11 from 9 AM-11 AM. Check-in will be located at the Summer Street Park pavilion. Click here to RSVP to volunteer.   Here’s what you need to know: Be prepared to get […]

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Renew Your Membership for 2015

We can’t Imagine Grinnell without you! Imagine Grinnell sincerely thanks you for your past support and all that you have allowed Imagine Grinnell to accomplish in our community. By supporting Imagine Grinnell, you ensure a future filled with accomplishments that keep our community green, playing, and growing. This year, Imagine Grinnell is taking on a […]

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Rain Barrels

Rain Barrels of Iowa offers complete rain harvesting solutions, from 55 to 2,500 gallons of water storage, plus all the accessories you could hope to find.  These rain barrels are available at Paul’s Ace Hardware in Grinnell or on the Rain Barrel of Iowa website.

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Sustainable Living Showcase

Imagine Grinnell will host its first Sustainable Living Showcase at the Grinnell Farmer’s Market on Thursday, May 14th from 3-6pm. The showcase will be an educational opportunity for people to learn about simple things they can do to live a more sustainable lifestyle in Grinnell. Vendors will share information about products and practices that minimize […]

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August Rain Barrels Sales End Friday, August 23, 2013

Imagine Grinnell is collaborating with the City of Grinnell and Upcycle Products to sell rain barrels again in August. The 55 gallon Upcycle rain barrels are made from re-cycled food grade barrels and are available in Black, Grey, Blue, or Terra-Cotta.  There are two other options: a 30 gallon Blue Barrel or a 54 gallon Oak Wooden Barrels with a Brass Spigot. […]

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Announcing Tree Inventory Services from Imagine Grinnell

Kathy Andersen, a recent Grinnell College graduate, is working for Imagine Grinnell this summer to establish tree mapping and tree inventory services. This program will both serve as a source of revenue for Imagine Grinnell and also will offer private companies, landholders, and municipalities in the region the tools to strategically manage the trees on their […]