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Wrapping up the 2015 Community Resilience Challenge

Did you pledge to grow food, save water, conserve energy, reduce your waste, or build community during the month of May? June has arrived,…

Started by Ellen Greco

0 Jun 1, 2015

“Buy less, waste less, live more…”-Bea Johnson

By now you may have heard of Bea Johnson, the author of the bestselling book Zero Waste Home.  She and her family of four have been living…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 May 28, 2015

Sign Up for a No-Cost Green House Call Today!

For this year's Community Resilience Challenge, there are many different ways you can commit to conserving energy. If you've already read K…

Started by Ellen Greco

0 May 4, 2015

Make the Transition to Organic Gardening

Kick the chemicals out of your backyard shed and go organic! Making the switch to organic gardening is one of the many pledges you can make…

Started by Ellen Greco

0 May 1, 2015

Reduce Waste: Participate in a Litter Cleanup Event

Does it make you cringe to see a piece of trash tumbling down the street or floating in a creek?   Do you wish there was something you coul…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 May 1, 2015

Conserve Energy: Complete a Home Energy Audit

If you’re considering taking action to reduce your energy use, a great starting point is with a home energy audit.  Though a professional w…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Apr 30, 2015

Save Water: Sheet Mulch to Lose Your Lawn

About half of total average California household water usage is used for landscaping and other outdoor uses. You can drastically cut down…

Started by Kimberly Lam

0 Apr 30, 2015

Build Community: Shop Local

Did you also know that for every $1 spent at a local business, 45 cents are reinvested locally,  whereas for every $1 spent at a corporate…

Started by Kimberly Lam

0 Apr 30, 2015

The Story Behind Earth Day

April is here, and Earth Day is just around the corner! Kids will be working on fun gardening projects in school, and our favorite local v…

Started by Ellen Greco

2 Apr 13, 2015
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Look Who’s Taking Action: Local Schools Celebrating Earth Day

While many local schools have clubs or programs that celebrate the earth year-round, we wanted to highlight some of the thoughtful and exci…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Apr 3, 2015

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