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Lawn Conversion: It’s easier than you think!

By converting your lawn into a garden, you’ll save water and can create a beautiful habitat.  Plus, there are rebate programs available to…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Jul 2

Water-Wise Wednesdays at the Ruth Bancroft Garden

Are you interested in creating a beautiful and drought tolerant garden but don't know where to start? Check out "Water-Wise Wednesdays", th…

Started by Kimberly Lam

0 Jul 2

Water Saving Gadgets For Your Home

The reservoirs are full and we enjoyed heavy rains last winter. While the threat of drought isn’t currently as dire as it was before, clima…

Started by Alison Clary

0 Jun 27

You Stepped Up And Took Action: Resilience Challenge Report

The East Bay Community Resilience Challenge has gathered thousands of pledges since the April 15th kick-off. Contra Costa residents have st…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Jun 1

Creating Meals with Homemade Sauces & Condiments

Are you attending our upcoming workshop “Make It Don’t Buy It: DIY Condiments & Sauces”?  If so, you’ll learn how to make mayonnaise, m…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 May 31

Look Who's Taking Action: First Generation Farmers!

Did you know roughly half of US Farmland will be changing ownership due to retirement of a whole generation of farmers over the next two de…

Started by Kimberly Lam

0 May 30

Action of the Month: Get Saucy!

Can you imagine a BLT without mayonnaise or a hot dog without ketchup? Would salads be nearly as satisfying without that tangy vinaigrette?…

Started by Alison Clary

0 May 30

Go Green With Gray: The Beauty of Graywater

Have you ever thought about your water usage when doing laundry? Older agitator top-loading washing machines use over 40 gallons of water o…

Started by Alison Clary

0 May 1

Save Energy: Participate in Bike to Work Day on May 11!

Trying to figure out what Community Resilience Challenge pledge to make (and complete) to save energy?  The perfect opportunity is coming u…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Apr 30

Look Who's Taking Action: Niko's Eagle Scout Permaculture Project!

Life Scout Adds Permaculture to Pleasant Hill Middle School Garden By Nikolo Vo   When I was a student at the Conserve School in Wisconsin…

Started by Kimberly Lam

0 Apr 29


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