bring tourPlanning is underway for the 10th anniversary of the annual BRING Home and Garden Tour. We are on the lookout for leading-edge new homes, remodels, gardens, and urban farms that demonstrate sustainability. We’re especially interested in projects with the following features, whether designed and built by professionals or the do-it-yourselfer:

  • Aging in place
  • Creative reuse of materials
  • Energy efficiency and renewable energy
  • Graywater reuse
  • Green roofs
  • Innovative storm water management
  • Nontoxic, sustainable materials and finishes
  • Solar – active (PVs), passive, and solar hot water
  • Sustainable landscaping, gardens, and Permaculture
  • Urban agriculture – chicken, bees, food production, etc.
  • Urban density – small homes, co-housing, and accessory dwelling units
  • Waste prevention, composting
  • Water efficiency – xeriscaping, rainwater harvesting, and low-flow fixtures

Check out these photos from last year’s tour to get ideas of what we’re looking for.

If you have suggestions for tour sites or would like more information, please contact the tour coordinator at BRINGHGtour@gmail.com. Please include an address, description of the site, and any photos you might have. Submissions are due by March 31.

 

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