Green and Lean Discussion Series Kick Off 

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A monthly Green and Lean Discussion Series kicks off  at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 22 at St. John’s Episcopal Church on Main Street.

Sponsored by the church, ROOTs and the Sierra Club, the discussion series will focus on sustainable and frugal methods for living well. The topic of the first meeting is “Solar Power Made Simple.” Daryl DeJoy of Penobscot Solar Design will lead the discussion, which will focus on generating electricity using solar panels.

Organizers say the purpose of the series is to provide information about reducing consumption, increasing understanding of energy-saving technology and saving money. For more information, contact Erika Shriner at 244-3536.

Nicole Ouellette

Nicole Ouellette

When Nicole isn't giving advice she's completely unqualified to give, she runs an Internet marketing company in Bar Harbor, where she lives with her husband Derrick and their short dog Gidget. She loves young adult novels, cooking and talking French to anyone who'll talk back. [email protected]