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Pressure Canning Vegetables & Homemade Soups at Contra Costa Farm Bureau

March 12, 2020 from 1pm to 4pm
Do you have a pressure canner but have never used it or are nervous about using it? Would you like to liven up your meals during winter’s dreary days?UC Master Food Preservers can help.Learn how and why you should pressure can your vegetables and soups. Learn how to adjust the recipe of your favorite soups so you can pressure can them. Multiple styles of pressure canners will be shown and discussed to give you a strong understanding of what’s available. Canning scraps to help reduce food waste…See More
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Gardening in a Changing Climate Series at Rodgers Ranch Urban Farm

February 22, 2020 at 9:30am to March 21, 2020 at 12pm
In this five-week series, you will learn how to create, cultivate and enjoy a home garden through the lens of a changing climate. With more extreme temperatures, UV rays, and unpredictable water on the way, set up your garden for success by learning about soil management, choosing the right plants, and making other productive decisions. Regardless of the size of your garden, you'll learn how to be more self-sufficient, conserve water and energy, and build community with your fellow gardeners.…See More
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Replace Your Lawn With A Water-Smart Garden: Best Practices For Installation And Maintenance at Pittsburg Library Community Room

March 14, 2020 from 10am to 12pm
Learn to convert your thirsty lawn to a beautiful water-smart garden! This hands-on workshop will visit the beautiful Pittsburg Living Green Garden and share the low-cost, SIMPLE method of lawn conversion, without digging up your old lawn! Garden designer Kelly Marshall will teach you how to create a site analysis of your space, choose plants to create a picturesque drought-tolerant garden, and guide you through the step-by-step process of lawn conversion. Additionally, you will learn…See More
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Basic Design Principles - Small Spaces at The Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery

February 1, 2020 from 10am to 11am
Have a small front, side or back garden and don’t know what to do? Cricket Riley, Landscape Design Consultant from RBG Nursery, will go over how to create that perfect ‘jewel box’ of a space as well as cover plant suggestions from our Nursery that create big impact in small spaces.See More
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Gardening in a Changing Climate at Rodgers Ranch Urban Farm

February 22, 2020 at 9:30am to March 21, 2020 at 12pm
In this five-week series, you will learn how to create, cultivate and enjoy a home garden through the lens of a changing climate. With more extreme temperatures, UV rays, and unpredictable water on the way, set up your garden for success by learning about soil management, choosing the right plants, and making other productive decisions. Regardless of the size of your garden, you'll learn how to be more self-sufficient, conserve water and energy, and build community with your fellow gardeners.…See More
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Let It Rot: Home Composting The Easy Way at Environmental Center

February 8, 2020 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…See More
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Welcome to the Sustainable Contra Costa Network

Step Up To The Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge!

Step up to the Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge and join us in taking action that honors the well-being of humanity and the planet. Measure your own footprint and commit to learning and using sustainable living skills that help you save money, build community, and preserve the planet.

NEW! Take part in the Winter Challenge! Complete as many actions as possible to earn points for a chance to win prizes and be recognized for your efforts. The Challenge started September 23, 2019 and goes until March 19, 2020! Compete as an individual or as part of team!  The first 100 individuals to reach 5,000 points will receive a Tread Lightly Toolkit, which includes a reusable bamboo utensil set, a reusable stainless steel straw, and more! 

Visit CleanerContraCosta.org to set up your profile, calculate your carbon footprint, find local resources, and track your individual and community’s progress.

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