Mark Westwind
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It's a Question of Lifestyle
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Question: Why is it that we (and often the media) generally think of Trader Joe's as somewhat just south of Whole Foods in terms of being a "cool place to shop"? What's it take to get TJ's to stop…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terrylynn Fisher Jun 25, 2010.

SCOCO Sustainability Center
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The first edition to the evolving SCOCO Sustainability Center:I'm creating "The Kate and Elmer Olsen Library of Sustainability" at the SCOCO office. I am contributing my collection of gardening and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Westwind May 18, 2010.

Urban Gardening Conference
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I would like to invite anyone and everyone involved in Contra Costa's urban agriculture scene in all of its many facets including:Community GardeningSchool GardeningHorticultural TherapyUrban…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cynthia Ruzzi May 26, 2010.

Recycled Sculpture Contest
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I can see SCOCO hosting a huge recycled sculpture contest each year as another fun fundraising activity. Main Street WC, City Park in WC, Todos Santos Plaza in Concord ... somewhere open and showy.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terrylynn Fisher Jun 25, 2010.

 

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Mark Westwind replied to Sarah's discussion Beginning a Community Garden in the group Growing Together -- Contra Costa Urban Farm and Garden Network
"Hi Sarah! Sorry for the delayed response. I can help you with this project. I've set up lots of community gardens around the county including a two-acre garden in downtown Antioch (unfortunately, the landowner sold the property after the garden…"
Jul 13
Mark Westwind is now friends with wendy kimball, Rachel McMullin, Cynthia Bradshaw and 2 more
Nov 12, 2013
Sheila Hill is attending Mark Westwind's event
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Growing Together - A Gathering of Urban Gardeners, Educators, Organizers and Activists in Contra Costa at Walnut Creek Public Library

August 10, 2013 from 10am to 2:30pm
Sustainable Contra Costa (SCOCO) is hosting the first-ever Gather of Urban Gardeners, Educators, Organizers and Activists on Saturday, August 10th from 10 am to 2:30 pm at the Walnut Creek Public Library.  The Gathering is designed as a forum for presenting their projects, sharing perspectives, ideas and resources, discussing opportunities and challenges, and building community.  This event is a part of SCOCO's "Growing Together" initiative - a collaborative project to encourage and support…See More
Aug 6, 2013
patrice hanlon is attending Mark Westwind's event
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Growing Together - A Gathering of Urban Gardeners, Educators, Organizers and Activists in Contra Costa at Walnut Creek Public Library

August 10, 2013 from 10am to 2:30pm
Sustainable Contra Costa (SCOCO) is hosting the first-ever Gather of Urban Gardeners, Educators, Organizers and Activists on Saturday, August 10th from 10 am to 2:30 pm at the Walnut Creek Public Library.  The Gathering is designed as a forum for presenting their projects, sharing perspectives, ideas and resources, discussing opportunities and challenges, and building community.  This event is a part of SCOCO's "Growing Together" initiative - a collaborative project to encourage and support…See More
Aug 4, 2013
Nicki Fratus might attend Mark Westwind's event
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Growing Together - A Gathering of Urban Gardeners, Educators, Organizers and Activists in Contra Costa at Walnut Creek Public Library

August 10, 2013 from 10am to 2:30pm
Sustainable Contra Costa (SCOCO) is hosting the first-ever Gather of Urban Gardeners, Educators, Organizers and Activists on Saturday, August 10th from 10 am to 2:30 pm at the Walnut Creek Public Library.  The Gathering is designed as a forum for presenting their projects, sharing perspectives, ideas and resources, discussing opportunities and challenges, and building community.  This event is a part of SCOCO's "Growing Together" initiative - a collaborative project to encourage and support…See More
Aug 3, 2013
Mark Westwind commented on Cynthia Ruzzi's group Growing Together -- Contra Costa Urban Farm and Garden Network
"The first-ever Growing Together Gathering is coming up on Saturday, August 10th. The day will include presentations (10!) by representatives of community gardening, school gardening and adaptive gardening projects and organizations in Contra Costa…"
Jul 30, 2013
Mark Westwind updated an event
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Growing Together - A Gathering of Urban Gardeners, Educators, Organizers and Activists in Contra Costa at Walnut Creek Public Library

August 10, 2013 from 10am to 2:30pm
Sustainable Contra Costa (SCOCO) is hosting the first-ever Gather of Urban Gardeners, Educators, Organizers and Activists on Saturday, August 10th from 10 am to 2:30 pm at the Walnut Creek Public Library.  The Gathering is designed as a forum for presenting their projects, sharing perspectives, ideas and resources, discussing opportunities and challenges, and building community.  This event is a part of SCOCO's "Growing Together" initiative - a collaborative project to encourage and support…See More
Jul 30, 2013
Mark Westwind posted an event

7th Annual Digital Safari Innovation Fair at Centre Concord

January 19, 2012 from 5pm to 9:30pm
Student companies from the Digital Safari Academy at Mt. Diablo High School will be showcasing their imaginative cleantech "products" and demonstrating their Silicon Valley executive skills in a fun, engaging and interactive technology expo, investor fair and business plan competition. Be a virtual "angel investor" - every adult guest will get $50,000 in virtual dollars to invest. Invest in the winning company and you may win a prize! Support our next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs!See More
Jan 18, 2012
Anne Baker left a comment for Mark Westwind
"awesome new website!"
Jun 26, 2010
Terrylynn Fisher replied to Mark Westwind's discussion Recycled Sculpture Contest
"I think it'd be a perfect fit for the GreenFEST event(s) since you plan more than one next year. Why not. We could add a small scale one this year if you can get the word out SOON...What's the criteria and the prize? Let's brainstorm…"
Jun 25, 2010
Terrylynn Fisher replied to Mark Westwind's discussion It's a Question of Lifestyle
"It is a mystery because the employees and the "image" they want to portray is really GREEN...whats up with that? Maybe we should ask. I know the assistant manager of the Oak Grove store was at GreenFEST last year and she's a doll. She…"
Jun 25, 2010
Mark Westwind replied to Anne Baker's discussion Recycled Fashion Show
"OK, I spoke with Jim and Kathy Ocean over the weekend re: the fashion show. Their opinion is that "Trashy Fashion Show" is the best title - they feel that it would help them market both the fashion show and the Oktoberfest event.…"
Jun 14, 2010
patrice hanlon replied to Mark Westwind's discussion It's a Question of Lifestyle
"i can feed a family of three adults for a week on great fresh fruit and veggies from our local farmers market for$40-why not shop there and buy directly instead of paying the price for fancy whole foods market?"
Jun 11, 2010
Mark Westwind replied to Anne Baker's discussion Recycled Fashion Show
"Excellent draft. I'll review and comment a bit later in the day."
Jun 7, 2010
Anne Baker replied to Mark Westwind's discussion It's a Question of Lifestyle
"I hear ya on the TJ's/WF thing Mark! Seems like it comes down to the pocketbook. I definitely prefer fresh, organic, minimum or no packaging but it seems to come at a price. $30 today I spent at Whole Foods for a modest/moderate amount of fruit…"
Jun 6, 2010
Mark Westwind replied to Mark Westwind's discussion Recycled Sculpture Contest
"Anne Baker has agreed to take this on along with the Trashy Fashion Show at the Oktoberfest in Concord. We're proposing to pitch this as the Recycled Art and Fashion Show (or something like that). Our meeting with RC went very well -…"
Jun 3, 2010

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At 11:11pm on June 26, 2010, Anne Baker said…
awesome new website!
 
 
 

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