Tyler Snortum-Phelps
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Sheltering Your Garden from the Summer Sun and Wind

The hot, windy days of our East Bay summers have many gardeners taking steps to lessen sun and heat damage to vegetables. Temperatures above 95 degrees Fahrenheit stop many warm-season vegetables…Continue

Started Jun 5

Dine & Dance Under The Redwoods - A Great Success!

Dear Friends, Thank you very much for joining us at “Dine & Dance Under The Redwoods” to in celebration of Sustainable Contra Costa’s 10th anniversary. I feel so much gratitude for everyone’s…Continue

Started Jun 4

Office Assistant - EcoMulch PAID

EcoMulch in Martinez has an opening for an office assistant.Description and requirements:-Seeking a person with a great memory and…Continue

Started May 29

Bring Life Back To Your Soil

Cool Fact: did you know that one mere teaspoon of healthy alive soil contains around a billion bacteria, several yards of fungal tubes, several thousand protozoa and a few dozen nematodes? This soil…Continue

Started May 2

 

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Gardening In Containers - CANCELLED at Environmental Center

June 23, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
THIS WORKSHOP IS CANCELLED. Stay tuned for news of future dates.You can still have a beautiful garden, with plenty of fruits, veggies, and flowers on your patio, deck, or other small space. Learn all the tips and tricks for successful growing in containers and other confined areas. Certified Nursery Professional and container expert Shawna Anderson will bring examples to show and put a container together with her trademark "Thrillers, Fillers, and Spillers®".$20 workshop fee. …See More
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Best Irrigation Methods For Our Climate at Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center

June 21, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
We've had another dry winter, and water conservation is crucial, but irrigation choices can be overwhelming. Samanntha demystifies various methods of irrigation that can save a great deal of water, including PVC, drip, wicking or self watering, olla pots, and gravity feed from barrels. You'll have opportunities for hands-on exploration of the equipment, and get answers to all your questions.$25 fee.…See More
Jun 14
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10th Annual Leadership in Sustainability Awards Gala at Pleasant Hill Community Center

September 20, 2018 from 6pm to 9pm
Save the date! On September 20th, our community will come together for the 10th Annual Leadership in Sustainability Awards Gala to celebrate and honor those who demonstrate outstanding commitment and leadership in making Contra Costa communities healthy, beautiful, clean, and resilient.We will enjoy delicious food and beverages from our local, sustainable partners at the beautiful Pleasant Hill Community Center.Mark your calendars now and stay tuned for more details on this inspiring event.See More
Jun 11
Tyler Snortum-Phelps posted a discussion

Sheltering Your Garden from the Summer Sun and Wind

The hot, windy days of our East Bay summers have many gardeners taking steps to lessen sun and heat damage to vegetables. Temperatures above 95 degrees Fahrenheit stop many warm-season vegetables from growing. Winds wick moisture from both plants and soil. Seedlings and transplants are particularly vulnerable. Here are several steps you can take to protect your plants.When planning your garden, make sure to choose vegetables appropriate to the season. Common warm-season vegetables…See More
Jun 5
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Recycling Summer Camp - FREE at Mt. Diablo Recycling

June 12, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
School may be out for the summer, but it’s the perfect time to learn about recycling and respecting the environment at Mt. Diablo Resource Recovery (MDRR) sixth annual free Summer Camp. MDRR is offering once camp session that will each include a tour of their 90,000-square-foot recycling facility and recycling trucks, recycling games and an interactive activity about the 5 R’s (Reduce-Reuse-Recycle-Respect-Recover). The camp will be on Tuesday, June 12th from 10 am to 12 noon, at the Mt. Diablo…See More
Jun 4
Tyler Snortum-Phelps posted a discussion

Dine & Dance Under The Redwoods - A Great Success!

Dear Friends, Thank you very much for joining us at “Dine & Dance Under The Redwoods” to in celebration of Sustainable Contra Costa’s 10th anniversary. I feel so much gratitude for everyone’s participation in this fun and beautiful party honoring our commitment to creating a more sustainable world. It is our support of each other that keeps us all going and keeps spreading that connectivity throughout our communities. …See More
Jun 4
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May 30
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Office Assistant - EcoMulch PAID

EcoMulch in Martinez has an opening for an office assistant.Description and requirements:-Seeking a person with a great memory and great organizational skills-Mac user a must-We have a office cat, so no cat allergies-Local person preferred-The job is mostly secretarial, emails, easy tasks, but our office is complex and it gets crazy fast, so we need someone that can switch gears easily. -We are very flexible when it come to sick…See More
May 30
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Office Assistant - EcoMulch PAID

EcoMulch in Martinez has an opening for an office assistant.Description and requirements:-Seeking a person with a great memory and great organizational skills-Mac user a must-We have a office cat, so no cat allergies-Local person preferred-The job is mostly secretarial, emails, easy tasks, but our office is complex and it gets crazy fast, so we need someone that can switch gears easily. -We are very flexible when it come to sick…See More
May 29
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Let It Rot: Home Composting The Easy Way at Environmental Center

July 28, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
What has super powers, makes your garden grow and glow, is super easy, saves you money … and can be done at your convenience?  COMPOST!  You’ll get your “rot” on at this fun workshop and learn the 6 reasons compost can help not just your garden, but the entire planet. See for yourself how simple it can be.We’ll also touch on worm composting as a means of turning kitchen scraps into a compost of exceptional quality. Get all your questions answered and take home great information and materials.$5…See More
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Let It Rot: Home Composting The Easy Way at Environmental Center

July 28, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
What has super powers, makes your garden grow and glow, is super easy, saves you money … and can be done at your convenience?  COMPOST!  You’ll get your “rot” on at this fun workshop and learn the 6 reasons compost can help not just your garden, but the entire planet. See for yourself how simple it can be.We’ll also touch on worm composting as a means of turning kitchen scraps into a compost of exceptional quality. Get all your questions answered and take home great information and materials.$5…See More
May 22
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Introduction To Aquaponics at Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center

July 19, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
Are you curious about aquaponics? Learn about this home-scaled method of growing fish and plants in one integrated system. Samanntha will introduce aquaponics through Power Point presentation and a discussion of common questions. Components from a variety of systems will be on hand for a greater understanding of the equipment. We will cover fish choices, which plants do best, and system size requirements for small scale food production.$25 fee. …See More
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Healthful Home Fermentation: Kombucha And More at Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center

September 13, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
Why pay big bucks for kombucha when you can make it yourself? Learn all about kombucha (a fermented tea beverage) and why fermented foods are so good for you! This class will cover how to make kombucha safely at home with a focus on the double fermentation process. Sample various kombucha flavors and take home a SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast) along with some starter to create your own brew at home!$25 fee.…See More
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Job Opening - Regional Manager with Rising Sun Energy

Rising Sun is hiring for a full-time Regional Manager with our California Youth Energy Services program. This position plays a key leadership role on the Youth Programs team, supervising a Regional Outreach Manager and overseeing program implementation and success in Oakland, Richmond, Santa Rosa, and Marin County. 

 

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Posted on February 23, 2016 at 11:27pm

Job Opening: Green Team Assistant

We have an opportunity to work for a non-profit implementing a district wide recycling program in Martinez Unified Schools.  We are looking for a person interested in working with elementary school children and at-risk high school students to run a Recycling Education initiative program.  The job was designed for college-age students who are looking for part time work and are also interested in careers in sustainable education.  

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Posted on December 18, 2015 at 10:54am

SCOCO awarding $500 in Seeds of Change Contest

Sustainable Contra Costa announces the Seeds of Change Innovation Contest. This contest will showcase great ideas, fund innovative projects and recognize creative thinkers in our community.
 
We're looking for creative projects and innovative ideas that have the potential for broad use and wide impact.…
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Posted on July 23, 2015 at 5:17pm

Give Back, For Goodness Sake!

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 11:49am

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