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Jan 7
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Community Service - Garden Work Party at PHIG at Pleasant Hill Instructional Garden at PH Education Center

January 7, 2018 at 9am to January 28, 2018 at 9am
Join fellow gardeners to compost, mulch, weed, and prune at PHIG on these beautiful winter days: Sundays, 1/7, 1/14, and 1/28, from 9-12 pm. See what's blooming in the garden, who's visiting the garden, and learn something new this New Year! Email phigarden@gmail.com to confirm your reservation and for more info. Wear gloves, bring drinking water, and dress in layers. Voicemail: 925-482-6670. See More
Jan 6
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Bounty From Your Garden: Fruit Trees 101 at Stoneman Elementary School

January 27, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
Fresh fruit off your tree is so much better than what you find in stores! The best time to plant fruit trees and berries is in January and February, when nurseries have the best selection of bare root plants. Learn how to choose, prep, plant, prune, and maintain your fruit trees. Special attention will be given to keeping them small through first and subsequent pruning (dwarfing rootstock doesn't keep them small). We will also touch on berries and go over differences in planting blackberries,…See More
Jan 3
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Getting More From Less (De-Cluttering Your Life) at Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center

February 15, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
Sometimes, the more you have, the more you have to lose, as those affected by the wildfires discovered last year. Denise Koroslev will help us focus on what really matters by finding balance in the home and eliminating unnecessary items to help maintain a clutter-free lifestyle. Organizing and de-cluttering can offer more freedom from excess housecleaning, more space in your home, and more time to spend with family and friends. Experts from Republic Services will provide sustainable tips on…See More
Jan 3
Tyler Snortum-Phelps replied to Kerry Rivers's discussion All About Egg Labels
"And don't forget, the very BEST eggs are those from your own backyard! In March, you can learn everything you need to know to set up your own small flock. Registration and information is HERE."
Jan 3
Tyler Snortum-Phelps posted discussions
Jan 3
Kerry Rivers posted a discussion

All About Egg Labels

When you go to the grocery store, there are a variety of eggs to choose from: cage-free, free-range, pasture-raised, organic, Certified Humane, non-GMO, etc. What exactly do each of those labels mean? Cage-Free: The chickens laying eggs “cage-free” are un-caged and free to walk and nest. They may not have outdoor…See More
Jan 2
Tyler Snortum-Phelps posted events
Jan 2
 

Welcome to the Sustainable Contra Costa Network

The Sustainable Enterprise Conference 2017
Thanks to all those who attended the 2nd Annual Sustainable Enterprise Conference on November 1st, 2017. This annual event is Contra Costa County’s 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 inspired us with presentations on a variety of opportunities for creating a vibrant and truly sustainable economy.

See photos from the event here


Bounty From Your Garden: Fruit Trees 101

Thursday, January 18 - 10 am to 12 pm

Fresh fruit off your tree is so much better than what you find in stores! Learn how to choose, prep, plant, prune, and maintain your fruit trees.

Information and registration here

Blog Posts

MCE Internships on the Public Affairs Team

Posted by Carol Dorsett on October 3, 2017 at 11:17am

MCE Internships on the Public Affairs Team

Posted by Carol Dorsett on October 3, 2017 at 11:17am

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Posted by Staci Givens on August 28, 2017 at 12:02pm

July Raffle from Walnut Creek Saves!

Posted by Staci Givens on July 10, 2017 at 9:21am

Our New Shopping Guides are Here!

Posted by Staci Givens on July 6, 2017 at 7:21pm

Forum

All About Egg Labels 1 Reply

Started by Kerry Rivers in SCOCO Insights Newsletter. Last reply by Tyler Snortum-Phelps Jan 3.

Look Who's Taking Action: Bike East Bay

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps in SCOCO Insights Newsletter Jan 3.

Grow More Food Permaculture Series

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps in SCOCO Insights Newsletter Jan 3.

Prune Like A Pro!

Started by Alison Clary in SCOCO Insights Newsletter Dec 26, 2017.

10 Gift Alternatives for the Holidays 2 Replies

Started by Kerry Rivers in SCOCO Insights Newsletter. Last reply by Tina King Neuhausel Dec 6, 2017.

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