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BRING
Home and Garden Tour
Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015
10 AM - 4 PM
11. Afterparty in an Upcycled Garden: Beergarden 1. Materials Reuse: Sustainable Remodel with an Artistic Flair2. Outdoor Living: Multi-feature Urban Garden3. Certifiably Efficient: Secondary Dwelling Unit4. Saving energy and reducing impact: Urban Remodel and Garden5. A Little Bit of Everything: Residential Density, Urban Garden, and Sustainabl6. Community Hub: The School Garden Project and friends at Adams Elementary7. Permaculture Expert: Front Yard Food Forest8. Community-centered agriculture: Cooperative urban micro-farm9. Fungi for the People: Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Propagation10. A Unique Community: Affordable Tiny Homes and Housing Justice11. Afterparty in an Upcycled Garden: Beergarden

Save the date 
Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015!

The seventh annual BRING Home and Garden Tour explores the latest in sustainable home design and gardening and celebrates the ingenuity that defines our community. Co-hosted by the City of Eugene and EWEB, the tour involves hundreds of volunteers, green builders, designers, businesses, and experts of all kinds.

“Evolution in Action” is the theme of the 2015 BRING Home and Garden Tour. This self-guided tour of 10 homes and gardens create ideas and inspiration for low-impact living.
  • Green building
  • Creative reuse
  • Energy/water efficiency 
  • Urban agriculture
  • Tiny homes
  • Outdoor living


Sites:
 

TICKET SALES OPEN AUGUST 2015
$9 advance/$12 day of tour

Tour Tickets


IMPORTANT: After completing your purchase, print out your PayPal receipt and take it to any one of the 10 sites to pick up your tickets and tour guide.

PLEASE, NO EARLY VISITORS. 


Tickets also available at:

  • Down to Earth
    2498 Willamette St., Eugene
    or 532 Olive St., Eugene 

  • Lane Forest Products
    2111 Prairie Rd., Eugene
    820 N. 42nd St., Springfield
    or 3409 Franklin Blvd., Glenwood

  • BRING
    4446 Franklin Blvd., Glenwood


Volunteer and get in free

Co-hosts:

City of Eugene      Eugene Water & Electric Board

Sponsor:

REXIUS


Media Sponsor:

Eugene Weekly


Afterparty sponsor:

Mt. Rose Herbs 


Ticket sponsor:

Lane Forest Products


Map sponsor:



Tour Day Mini-Workshops 

Be sure to make extra time in your Tour day schedule to spend at Sites 2 and 3 in the Laurel Hill Valley neighborhood. Tour co-hosts the City of Eugene and the Eugene Water and Electric Board will be onsite at these locations to share information about home disaster preparedness and energy efficiency. Workshops will be held multiple times at each site; see below for details.

Site 2: Map Your Neighborhood: Building and Strengthening Disaster Readiness among Neighbors 

15 minute, information-packed presentations about:

  • The nine steps to take immediately following a disaster
  • How to develop a neighborhood skills, equipment inventory, and vulnerability assessment
  • How to identify neighbors who may need extra help
  • How to put together a 72-hour emergency kit

Sessions held at 12 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Site 3: Energy Efficiency Technologies for any Home: Owner-builder Sven Gatchev and EWEB energy experts

20-minute, interactive workshops about:

  • Lessons learned in building a compact, infill home using a science-based, house-as-a-system approach
  • How technologies such as ductless heat pumps, LED lighting, and enhanced air sealing and insulation can be applied to any remodel or new construction project
  • What’s new on the market–heat pump hot water heaters offer serious savings

Sessions held at 11 a.m., 12 p.m., and 1 p.m. EWEB staff will be on-site to answer your questions between workshops until 2 p.m.


Shop      Recycle      Learn      Tour
BRING Recycling
4446 Franklin Boulevard
Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 746-3023
Directions
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Summer Hours:
Mon.–Sat. 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sun. 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Receiving: Open till 4 p.m. daily

BRING is open during road construction


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