Ecolibrium3

First Solar Garden in Duluth’s Lincoln Park Sustainably Powering Neighborhood

Non-profit Ecolibrium 3 made the unveiling Saturday on Michigan Street right along I-35.

DULUTH, Minn.- The Lincoln Park Neighborhood’s only solar garden is now officially in operation. Non-profit Ecolibrium 3 made the unveiling Saturday on Michigan Street right along I-35. The sustainable energy garden is powering the Duluth Veterans Place, which is a transitional housing project by the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MAC-V). Duluth Veterans Place planned to have solar panels themselves,…

UMD Engineering Students Helping Make Esmond Building More Sustainable

Engineering students submitting recommendations to developer to redevelop the building to be more energy efficient.

DULUTH, Minn.- The redevelopment of the Esmond Building, also known as the former Seaway Hotel in Lincoln Park is getting some help from young college engineering students. Ecolibrium 3, the non-profit focused on improving sustainability in Lincoln Park, partnered with UMD’s Swenson College of Engineering. Students will look at the Esmond and develop recommendations to present to the developer to…

AmeriCorps Presents at City Hall

Volunteers Introduce Themselves, Talk Future Projects

DULUTH, Minn.-┬áThe Northland’s AmeriCorps VISTA program introduced itself to the public today during a special presentation at City Hall. Local politicians and leaders met with Americorps VISTA members to learn all about what they do. If you didn’t know, VISTA–which stands for Volunteers In Service To America–is a one year commitment young people take at non-profit organizations or local government…

Ecolibrium3 Distributes Portable Gardens For Homegrown Vegetables

The gardens are made from used grain bags from Bent Paddle and filled with compost from the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District

DULUTH, Minn. – Ecolibrium3 in Duluth is providing low income families with a way to grow fresh vegetables in their own home. The organization plans to distribute 170 portable gardens in the Lincoln Park neighborhood to help increase food access for people in need. The project is called “Stone Soup Portable Gardens. Staff tell us this a portion of the…

New Housing Option for AmeriCorps Members

The home will be located at 2114 W 3rd Street

DULUTH, Minn. – AmeriCorps members spend hours volunteering and a lot of time helping others. Now it’s their turn to be rewarded. Several community partners are rallying behind AmeriCorps to provide housing for some of their members. AmeriCoprs members often face challenges when it comes to housing. Some of them make less than $12,000 a year. “The project is going…