Sinkin EcoCentro Offers Free Summer Info Sessions


The William R. Sinkin EcoCentro building on the San Antonio College campus is little more than a year old, and already it has proven itself to be a popular destination for community eco-education. During August, EcoCentro is hosting free community classes on a number of green-focused topics.

Here are the free classes available this month:

Tree Care – Saturday, Aug. 8, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Learn all you need to know to keep your trees healthy and looking their best.

Why Organic? – Wednesday Aug. 12, 6:30-8 p.m. Justin Duncan, sustainable agricultural specialist at the National Center for Appropriate Technology, shares the benefits of organic food, soil and pest control.

All About GMOs – Saturday, Aug. 15, 3-5 p.m. Presented by the Weston A. Price Foundation, learn about GMOs from food evangelist Diane Baines.

Fall Gardening – Saturday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Learn from Anna Vogel, certified master gardener, how to prepare your fall garden while conserving water.

The Sinkin EcoCentro building is located at 1802 N. Main on the San Antonio College campus. Learn more at

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