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The Historic Green Village May 7, 2014

Posted by nrhatch in Food & Drink, Sustainable Living.
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A few weeks ago, we attended the preview of a WEDU (PBS) Special on the Historic Green Village.

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The Village, located on Pine Avenue on Anna Maria Island, boasts Platinum LEED Certification and Net Zero Energy Usage.

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They obtained that stellar status with solar panels, LED lighting, geothermal water cooled air/heat, bladders under the parking lot to collect rainwater for flushing toilets and watering the landscaping, etc.

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Before airing the documentary, the Relish Cafe served guests a buffet of good eats and green treats.

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Including sweetened and unsweetened tea and spiked and unspiked Arnold Palmers.

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I did smile at the irony of using plastic cups to serve one of the nibbles.

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This presentation was a bit greener . . . and just as red.

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Aah . . . that’s better!

To learn more:  Anna Maria Historic Green Village ~ new Documentary (Bradenton Herald) * AMI Historic Green Village (VIMEO)