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"The Curious Garden" Demonstration Food Forest Installation (Greywater System) at Benicia, CA (Address available through Eventbrite)

February 13, 2016 from 9am to 4pm
“Laundry to Landscape” Greywater System Hands-on class on how to install a simple laundry-to-landscape system for your house. You will learn how to install a simple three-way valve in your laundry room, connect the pipe from your washing machine to your landscape, and how to prepare your landscape to receive the greywater.We are able to offer this workshop for free, but we appreciate your donation to BCG to help us continue our work in the community. The suggested donation for this workshop is…See More
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vickijeansf@gmail.com is now a member of Sustainable Contra Costa Network
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John Valenzuela “Discovering Fantastic at Heritage Presbyterian Church

February 6, 2016 from 10am to 11am
You can grow wonderful fruit in spite of our recent drought and warm winters. Speaker Series Presenter, John Valenzuela, will share simple and effective growing strategies and techniques, with water wisdom and microclimate magic. He will also discuss fantastic fruit species and varieties adapted to our ever changing climate. There will be fruits to sample. Please bring some of your own home grown and foraged fruit to share!See More
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Rain Barrels: Installing A Home Rainwater Catchment System at Private home in Walnut Creek

February 27, 2016 from 10am to 1pm
Save hundreds of gallons of water by capturing the rain that falls on your own roof! In this hands-on workshop participants will learn while doing, as a rain barrel system is installed in a Walnut Creek backyard. You'll get all the info about sizing your system, parts, different types of set-ups, and much more.Sliding scale $35 - 100Refreshments will be served.Click here to register.See More
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Grow More Food In Harmony With Nature! Sustainable Living Permaculture Series at Rodgers Ranch Urban Farm

January 30, 2016 at 10am to March 19, 2016 at 12pm
Superstar gardener Marian Woodard presents a very special opportunity to learn the most effective, most natural, deeply earth-centered gardening practices in this 8- week series. No matter what size your yard is, you'll learn to be more self-sufficient, conserve water and energy, and build community with your fellow gardeners. Students will work on shaping and re-designing their own growing spaces throughout the class. You will see your yard in a whole new light!You can sign up for individual…See More
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Michael Lay is now a member of Sustainable Contra Costa Network
Monday
Kimberly Lam posted a discussion

Action of the Month: Get Your Fruit Trees in Shape

Action of the Month: Get Your Fruit Trees in ShapeNow is the time to take care of your existing fruit trees and plant new ones, for a bountiful summer harvest.When you grow your own fruit, you know exactly what chemicals are (or are not!) being applied, you are adding diversity and habitat to your garden, and can enjoy fresh fruit that has not traveled hundreds of miles.There are a number of resources that can help with your fruit tree endeavors::Read…See More
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Leadership in Sustainability & Green Building Award Winners!

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Job Opening: Green Team Assistant

Posted by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on December 18, 2015 at 10:54am

Small Business Saturday

Posted by Laurie Prindle on November 28, 2015 at 6:23pm

Tips on how to Declutter Your Home for Charity!

Posted by Kiera Rain on September 15, 2015 at 12:27pm

Martinez Water Expo August 1st

Posted by Martha & Peter Dragovich on July 20, 2015 at 7:46am

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