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  Clean Energy Open House and Native Plant Garden Tour on Saturday, May 14 in Takoma Park


Clean Energy Open House and Native Plant Garden Tour on Saturday, May 14 in Takoma Park

SOURCE: Chesapeake Climate Action Network

Here's a chance to test drive a tofu-powered lawn mower.
The public is invited to come see solar panels and electric, biodiesel, and hybrid cars during a Clean Energy Open House and Native Plant Garden Tour on Sat., May 14 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in Takoma Park, Md. While munching solar-baked cookies, participants can learn how to landscape with native plants, and can tour the state's only "95-percent renewable energy household." Wind power certificates and energy-saving light bulbs will be for sale. There will also be a chance to test drive a tofu-powered lawn mower.

Sponsored by the Chesapeake Climate Action Network and Chesapeake Native Nursery, the event, at 7125 Willow Ave., is free.

DIRECTIONS: From the DC Beltway: Exit at New Hampshire Ave heading south. Take a right on Piney Branch and a left on Carroll Ave. Follow Carroll till you're almost in downtown Takoma Park and take a right on Tulip Ave. Take your next left onto Willow Ave. The event is at the third house on the left. Park at the corner of Willow Ave. and Carroll Ave., four houses down from the expo. For more information call 301-270-3722.

For information about the Chesapeake Climate Action Network, email, visit, or call 301-891-6724.

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This story was published on April 26, 2005.

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