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Kerry Rivers posted a discussion

Outdoor Gear – Just Rent It!

Backpack, tent, sleeping bag, bear-safe canister, food, water… If you are planning a backpacking or camping trip, these are probably some of the things on your mind.  A lot goes into planning an outdoor adventure, and it can be a bit daunting to look at the price tags for gear, especially if you’ve never been…See More
Maureen Decombe and Melissa Diane Accolla are now friends
Kimberly Lam posted a discussion

Flying this Summer? Try Carbon Offsetting!

Do your summer plans include flying somewhere? Air travel emits as much carbon as 136 million cars a year. That's a lot of greenhouse gases!Carbon offsetting is becoming increasingly popular as a way to counterbalance your pollution. The basic idea is that you figure out your personal contribution level to global warming from…See More
Tyler Snortum-Phelps updated an event

Soil Sampling, Risk Mapping, And Exposure Management For The Urban Grower at Point Richmond Community Center

June 11, 2016 from 10am to 11:30am
In historically industrialized uban areas, the potential for residential yard soils contamination is often high. Many urban residents want to grow their own food for health, economic, and community-building benefits, but are concerned due to nearby environmental issues or sources of contamination in their communities.This workshop—a followup to last year’s “Improving Your Soil Quality (for the Urban Grower)”—will provide processes to assess urban soils and manage risk. Participants will…See More
Tyler Snortum-Phelps posted an event

Center Avenue Community Garden Crop Swap at Center Ave. Community Garden

May 25, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
Please join us for our May Crop Swap. We will be trading plants, nuts, fruit, veggies, ideas, recipes, seeds, home canned goods, honey, eggs, among other things.  As always you do not need anything to get something and no money ever changes hands.  Please note that we have a new time: We will be setting up at 6:45 and trading at 7:00.See More
Michael Lay might attend Janet Fazio's event

Edible Gardening at The Gardens at Heather Farm

June 11, 2016 from 10am to 12pm
Now you can have a beautiful garden…and eat it, too! Gardening and horticulture expert, Bob Hornback will show you how to produce your own organically-grown veggies, fruits and herbs in plantings that are attractive enough for the front yard. In addition to reacquainting you with tried-and-true favorites, he’ll show you what’s new and unusual in the world of edible plants. And you’ll learn everything you need to know about designing, installing, maintaining and harvesting an edible landscape.See More
Michael Lay replied to Michael Lay's discussion Urban Food Forests in the group Growing Together -- Contra Costa Urban Farm and Garden Network
"Kevin, that would be awesome! I have attended several of your forage classes in Pleasant Hill and have read all your books. You're one of my superheroes. Always impressed and encouraged by what you've done and continue to do. I'm…"
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Michael Lay and Kevin Feinstein are now friends
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