Diversity in the Outdoors Speaker Series with Natural Area Preservation

Join us for the launch of our Diversity in the Outdoors speaker series, in partnership with Natural Area Preservation. This month's speakers will be Victor Chen, leader of the Washtenaw Audubon BIPOC birding hikes and Brandan Freeman, founder of the Ann Arbor Shades of the Outdoors group.

This event is in partnership with the Natural Area Preservation.

 

A2ZERO Sustainability Forum | Get to Know HERD: the Home Energy Rating Disclosure Ordinance

Please join us for an evening of exploration and discussion around Ann Arbor’s Home Energy Rating Disclosure (HERD) ordinance, which will officially take effect on March 12th, 2024. HERD requires single-family homes in Ann Arbor receive a Home Energy Score (HES) prior to being listed for sale. In this second session of the 2024 Sustainability Series, hear from staff of Ann Arbor’s Office of Sustainability and Innovations about why the ordinance was passed, what a Home Energy Score is, how residents can sign up for a Home Energy Score assessment, and more. 

Recipe Share | Rock the Crockpot on AADL.TV

Each week, AADL staff members share recipes in a specific category – from “Unusual Veggies” to “Favorite Cookies” - whether tried and true or tried and failed. The recipes that are discussed in this episode are attached to this event page. Please join the conversation in the comments section! What are your favorite recipes from this week’s category?

Author Event | Hafsah Faizal: A Tempest of Tea

Author Hafsah Faizal will read from and discuss her latest book, A Tempest of Tea.

On the streets of White Roaring, Arthie Casimir is a criminal mastermind and collector of secrets. Her prestigious tearoom transforms into an illegal bloodhouse by dark, catering to the vampires feared by society. But when her establishment is threatened, Arthie is forced to strike an unlikely deal with an alluring adversary to save it—and she can’t do the job alone.

Recipe Share | Adventures in Bread Baking on AADL.TV

Each week, AADL staff members share recipes in a specific category – from “Unusual Veggies” to “Favorite Cookies” - whether tried and true or tried and failed. The recipes that are discussed in this episode are attached to this event page. Please join the conversation in the comments section! What are your favorite recipes from this week’s category?

Culinary Historians | The History of Bread in Medieval Europe

In his Summation of All Theology (published in the 1260s), Thomas Aquinas stated categorically that God was not present in sacred breads made from any grains other than wheat. Aquinas further advised that the wheaten host should be made as small, flat, white discs without any leavening, completely unlike the bread people ate at home. Yet a thousand years earlier Christians had celebrated Jesus’s Last Supper using whatever breads they had at hand.