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Let It Rot: Home Composting The Easy Way at Environmental Center

July 28, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
What has super powers, makes your garden grow and glow, is super easy, saves you money … and can be done at your convenience?  COMPOST!  You’ll get your “rot” on at this fun workshop and learn the 6 reasons compost can help not just your garden, but the entire planet. See for yourself how simple it can be.We’ll also touch on worm composting as a means of turning kitchen scraps into a compost of exceptional quality. Get all your questions answered and take home great information and materials.$5…See More
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Tina King Neuhausel commented on Jennifer Brennan's event May Crop Swap
"Center Ave Crop Swap is 5 years strong!  A true example of community action & connection.  Thanks Jennifer Brennan for making it happen and Paula Bee for the inspiration :) "
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May Crop Swap at Center Ave. Community Garden

May 23, 2018 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Hello Everyone,This is a reminder that the first Crop Swap of the season is this Wednesday, May 23rd 2018Center 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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May Crop Swap at Center Ave. Community Garden

May 23, 2018 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Hello Everyone,This is a reminder that the first Crop Swap of the season is this Wednesday, May 23rd 2018Center 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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Introduction To Aquaponics at Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center

July 19, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
Are you curious about aquaponics? Learn about this home-scaled method of growing fish and plants in one integrated system. Samanntha will introduce aquaponics through Power Point presentation and a discussion of common questions. Components from a variety of systems will be on hand for a greater understanding of the equipment. We will cover fish choices, which plants do best, and system size requirements for small scale food production.$25 fee. …See More
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Healthful Home Fermentation: Kombucha And More at Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center

September 13, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
Why pay big bucks for kombucha when you can make it yourself? Learn all about kombucha (a fermented tea beverage) and why fermented foods are so good for you! This class will cover how to make kombucha safely at home with a focus on the double fermentation process. Sample various kombucha flavors and take home a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) along with some starter to create your own brew at home!$25 fee.…See More
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Gardening In Containers and Small Spaces at Environmental Center

June 23, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
You can still have a beautiful garden, with plenty of fruits, veggies, and flowers on your patio, deck, or other small space. Learn all the tips and tricks for successful growing in containers and other confined areas. Certified Nursery Professional and container expert Shawna Anderson will bring examples to show and put a container together with her trademark "Thrillers, Fillers, and Spillers®".$20 workshop fee. …See More
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Welcome to the Sustainable Contra Costa Network

Get A Grip On Drip

Saturday, April 28 - 10 am to 12 pm

Drip irrigation is a fabulous way to save water, effort, and improve the health of your edible and ornamental landscaping. And yes, drip systems can be be really simple! Landscaper Seth Wright demystifies drip irrigation, so you can enjoy a hassle-free summer and save money on your water bills.

You'll learn to confidently install or upgrade your own drip irrigation system. We’ll discuss design considerations from manifold to emitter, and then you’ll get hands-on experience assembling a drip system using the most efficient techniques in a garden setting. No more tangles of spewing leaks or hiring someone to hand water when you’re out of town. Drip irrigation makes it all so easy.

A healthy lunch is included.

Register here

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