Kerry Rivers
  • Benicia, CA
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All About Egg Labels
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When you go to the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tyler Snortum-Phelps Jan 3.

10 Gift Alternatives for the Holidays
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It’s officially…Continue

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Tina King Neuhausel Dec 6, 2017.

Climate Change & Fire Risk

Last month we…Continue

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Started Oct 31, 2017

Action of the Month: Say No to Plastic Straws

Did you know that 500…Continue

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Started Sep 30, 2017

 

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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
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
Tina King Neuhausel replied to Kerry Rivers's discussion 10 Gift Alternatives for the Holidays
"Thank you for the great ideas Kerry! I'm planning to try making homemade body butter. "
Dec 6, 2017
Alison Clary replied to Kerry Rivers's discussion 10 Gift Alternatives for the Holidays
" I've been stumped on gift ideas and there are some great ones here! Thank you."
Dec 5, 2017
Kerry Rivers posted a discussion

10 Gift Alternatives for the Holidays

It’s officially December, which means shopping season is ramping up. Why not forego the mall this year, and consider alternatives to the typical holiday gifts? Check out the list below for some ideas: Campground Reservation - Enjoy the great outdoors!Reusable Lunch Kit – Some kit ideas: Stainless steel or glass…See More
Dec 3, 2017
Kerry Rivers posted a discussion

Climate Change & Fire Risk

Last month we witnessed the devastating impacts of fire that was fueled by years of drought and a recent welcomed (but dangerous) rainy season.  It seems counter-intuitive that we’d see an increased fire danger after a rainy 2016-2017, but there’s a reason for it. First, the dead and dry vegetation from the drought…See More
Oct 31, 2017
Kerry Rivers posted a discussion

Action of the Month: Say No to Plastic Straws

Did you know that 500 million plastic straws are used and discarded in the US every single day? That’s enough to wrap around the entire circumference of the earth 2.5 times, and is a lot of waste that can easily roll, drift, or blow into the environment (on land and in our oceans) and harm wildlife.A couple of years ago, a…See More
Sep 30, 2017

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Avoiding the Microbead: DIY Face Scrubs and Washes

Have you heard about microbeads?  They are tiny beads made of plastic that can be found in some face washes and even some toothpastes. Unfortunately, microbeads are small enough that they can pass through water treatment plants and end up in our waterways, where they easily absorb pollutants.  Marine organisms may mistake microbeads for food, which…

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Posted on February 26, 2015 at 9:30pm

Look Who's Taking Action: Urban Tilth

It is pretty cool to be able to go out to your garden and pick fresh vegetables to include in your lunch or dinner.  However, not everyone has the ability to grow their own food, and some areas may lack fresh produce in their grocery stores.  To improve access to fresh vegetables in more communities,…

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Posted on January 29, 2015 at 7:34pm

Sharing Rides—Getaround, Spinlister, Zipcar

If you have a car or bike (or need one) and you are ready to embrace the “sharing economy”, there are various sites that make it easy to do so.  Zipcar and Getaround are avenues for car sharing, while Spinlister is a sharing platform for bikes, snowboards,  and skis.   If you are looking to share peer-to-peer, then explore Getaround and Spinlister.  Zipcar…

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Posted on January 2, 2015 at 8:00pm

Fun Outdoor Activities in Contra Costa County

Looking for fun, local outdoor activities this winter?  There are many opportunities in Contra Costa County to get outdoors and enjoy what our beautiful cities have to offer.  Whether it’s a race, kayaking trip, or a community cleanup event, it will feel great to get out there and do something!  Check out the list…

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Posted on November 26, 2014 at 5:30pm

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