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CROP SWAP & COMMUNITY EVENT at Center Ave. Community Garden

October 25, 2017 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Hello Everyone,This is a reminder that the October Crop Swap is this Wednesday, October 25th 2017Center Ave. Community Garden333 Center AveMartinez / PachecoSet up is at 6:30pm Trading starts at 6:45pmBring your extra bounty and trade for something else. We will be trading veggies, fruit, ideas, nuts, home canned goods, community, plants, seeds, home baked goods, recipes, honey, eggs, among other things. No money changes hands. This is a Fair Share Event. Hope to see you…See More
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Rory Richmond is now a member of Sustainable Contra Costa Network
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The Future of Food: Keys to a Local Sustainable Food System at Heritage Presbyterian Church

October 25, 2017 from 7pm to 8:30pm
Find out why food sustainability matters and what you can do to help preserve and strengthen your local food system.Responsible land and water use, food cultivation and food distribution are essential to creating a sustainable food future. UC Davis Deputy Director of the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP) Gail Feenstra and Associate Dean for the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, David Campbell, will lead us in a discussion of the progression of our…See More
Wednesday
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Rainwater Collection Workshop: A Second Chance With New Date!

There are so many reasons to harvest rainwater. The obvious one is that water is more precious than ever, especially in California during drought, and rain is a freebie! The trick is to learn how to harness and store rain so you can use it as needed. Rainwater catchment systems are the answer! They can be simple or complex and…See More
Wednesday
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Rainwater Collection Workshop at DVC Horticulture Department, Classroom H101

November 5, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
FREE WATER! Learn how to capture the rain that falls on your roof for use in irrigating your landscape, seedling starts, mushroom cultivation, and emergency water storage. In this workshop, you'll learn about many types of rain collection, from 55 gallon barrels to 5,000 gallon storage tanks. In the hands-on section, students will participate in the construction of a home rain barrel system.…See More
Wednesday
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Rainwater Collection Workshop at DVC Horticulture Department, Classroom H101

November 5, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
FREE WATER! Learn how to capture the rain that falls on your roof for use in irrigating your landscape, seedling starts, mushroom cultivation, and emergency water storage. In this workshop, you'll learn about many types of rain collection, from 55 gallon barrels to 5,000 gallon storage tanks. In the hands-on section, students will participate in the construction of a home rain barrel system.…See More
Wednesday
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Sustainable Enterprise Conference at Pleasant Hill Community Center

November 1, 2017 from 9am to 4:30pm
The Sustainable Enterprise Conference is a day-long learning and networking conference dedicated to helping Contra Costa businesses, academic, government and non-profit organizations transition to economic, environmental, and social sustainability. Sustainability is no longer simply a topic of conversation or political debate, it’s an imperative … and the path to Sustainability offers tremendous opportunities for creativity and innovation.The Sustainable Enterprise Conference is Contra Costa’s…See More
Oct 16
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Markham Arboretum - Autumn Natives Extravaganza Sale at Markham Arboretum and Nature Park

October 21, 2017 from 9am to 1pm
Scads of beautiful California nativesFree talk by Kelly Marshall on top natives for gardens in our area 10am-11am…and as usual, many other beautiful and drought-tolerant plants from Mediterranean climates around the world.See More
Oct 13
 

Welcome to the Sustainable Contra Costa Network

Don't miss the Sustainable Enterprise Conference!
On November 1st, 2017 join us for the 2nd Annual Sustainable Enterprise Conference. This event is Contra Costa County’s annual gathering of business owners, entrepreneurs, civic leaders, educators and activists who care about Sustainability and are dedicated to creating a vibrant and truly sustainable economy. Speakers and panelists address critical issues, showcase successful business models, and present opportunities for creating a vibrant and truly sustainable economy.

All the details and registration are here


Rainwater Harvesting Workshop on October 15th! 

FREE WATER! Learn how to capture the rain that falls on your roof for use in irrigating your landscape, seedling starts, mushroom cultivation, and emergency water storage.

Click here to register

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MCE Internships on the Public Affairs Team

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MCE Internships on the Public Affairs Team

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