Sustainable Nashville Live: September Recap

Check out all the amazing interviews we had throughout the month of September and don’t forget to subscribe to our Youtube Channel!

Episode 14: Jennifer Smith, City Horticulturist at Metropolitan Nashville Department of Public Works

Jennifer is a leading voice in the fight for Nashville’s native ash trees which could disappear as soon as 2026 due to the impact from the invasive Emerald Ash Borer.

Episode 15: Renee Barker, Vice President of Tennessee Women in Green (TWIG)

TWIG is a nonprofit that works to empower, inspire, and connect sustainability-minded women in Middle Tennessee. The organization provides the opportunity to network with other sustainability-minded women and learn about sustainable businesses, organizations, and initiatives in the Nashville community through monthly meetings, scholarships, and other events.

Episode 16: Amy Crownover, Executive Director of Greenways for Nashville

Greenways for Nashville is a non-profit organization raising awareness of and private support for Nashville’s greenway initiative.

Episode 17: Jeffrey Orkin, Owner of Greener Roots Farm

Green Roots Farm is Nashville’s first commercial-scale hydroponic vertical farm. When not growing lettuce indoors, Jeffrey enjoys growing just about everything outdoors.

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