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Community Bioremediation: Healing Our Soils Together

  • The Glitter Box Theater 460 Melwood Avenue Pittsburgh, PA, 15213 United States (map)

What is Bioremediation? It’s the use of living organisms to safely break down, bind or remove harmful substances from soil, water, and manmade structures to restore optimum health conditions to animals, plants, people and communities. Klehm will introduce the four tools of Community Bioremediation – bacteria, plants, fungi, and community organizing and show ‘on the ground’ examples and speak about the challenges of supporting the health of our soils.

About Nance Klehm:

Klehm is a long time activist and organizer on land and public space issues and her work has been featured in many books, radio, and print. She is the director of Social Ecologies ( which works internationally on wastestream revisioning and reallocation, soil contamination and fertility, and agroecological practices.

Nance cultivates and forages medicinals and edibles, keeps bees, chickens and quail, maintains a fruit and nut orchard, grows for a regional seed bank and stewards Pachamanka - 50 acres of prairie and woodlands in the Driftless Region of the Great Lakes. (


Doors open at 2pm. 
Tickets available at the door

Coinciding with this workshop, Weedeater, a documentary on Nance Klehm will screen the following day at the Braddock Carnegie Library.

Monday January 23, 6 pm
Braddock Carnegie Library
419 Library St, Braddock, PA 15104

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Earlier Event: January 21
Aurora Providence
Later Event: January 23
Braddock Carnegie Library