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Regional Gleaning Resources

CropMobster Community Exchange, www.cropmobster.com, links communities and individuals in-need with local farmers, producers and food purveyors who need a hand or have excess food to sell or donate. Based in Sebastopol and currently focused on four Bay Area Counties - Sonoma, Marin, Alameda and San Francisco, listings include Deals, Donations, [...]

By | August 12th, 2014|0 Comments

Got Extra Produce? Sonoma and Marin County Gleaners

Farm To Pantry. FTP gleans wherever there is healthy, fresh produce to be harvested in Sonoma County.  You may also drop produce off in Healdsburg, Forestville, Sebastopol and Santa Rosa. Click here for details. How does it work? Volunteers receive an email from us when there is an opportunity in [...]

By | August 11th, 2014|0 Comments

Event: Waste Less Food Meet-Up, 5/14/14

Forty Percent of US Food Wasted! $165 Billion Annually; $2,275 Per Family. A 15% reduction in losses in the food supply could feed 25 million Americans annually. - NRDC 2012. Join us for the next Zero Waste Sonoma County (ZWSC) Waste Less Food  Meet-up,  Wednesday, May 14, 6-8pm at the [...]

By | May 6th, 2014|0 Comments

Event: Waste Less Food Meet-Up

The first 2014 Zero Waste Sonoma County (ZWSC) meet-up will be held tomorrow eve, Wednesday, February 12 from 5:30-8:15pm at the Share Exchange in downtown Santa Rosa. All are welcome to attend but must register in advance. Sponsored by LITE Initiatives and the Share Exchange, the initial topic is Wasting [...]

By | February 11th, 2014|0 Comments

Class: Food From the Garden Year Round

Sponsored by Santa Rosa Parks, Recreation and Community Services August 24, 2013 - 9:00am - 12:00pm 2060 W. College Ave. Finley Community Center Fall & winter vegetables can give you the most production for the longest period with the least amount of effort! Learn about crop selection, timing,soil preparation, cover crops, crop [...]

By | August 21st, 2013|0 Comments

Volunteers Needed For This Weekend’s Gravenstein Apple Fair

The Gravenstein Apple Fair is the main fundraiser for Sonoma County Farm Trails, a non-profit organization created to support sustainable agricultural diversity in Sonoma County. Held at Ragle Park in Sebastopol, we still need a few more volunteers for four hour shifts on Saturday and Sunday. Volunteers receive admission for both days, a [...]

By | August 5th, 2013|0 Comments

Forty Percent Of US Food Goes Uneaten

In “Wasted: How America Is Losing Up to 40 Percent of Its Food from Farm to Fork to Landfill”, the Natural Resources Defense Council reports that 40% of US food goes uneaten at a cost of $165 billion per year, not to mention that the land, water, chemicals and energy we [...]

By | July 16th, 2013|0 Comments

Eco-Classes: Food Preservation and Gray Water

Upcoming Sebastopol Hardware Classes Food Preservation, Wednesday, July 10, 6pm Join expert Wendy Krupnick as she shows how to freeze, can, dry and pickle the bounty of your garden or the farmer's market. This is a great class with a lot of good info for beginners or experienced cooks. All [...]

By | July 9th, 2013|0 Comments

Class: Summer in the Edible Garden

Understanding the keys to summer garden planting and care will lead to successful harvests and happy gardeners! With good systems in place, you can keep gardening fun while enriching your understanding of the garden ecosystem. This 3-hour class will include strategies for planting, soil fertility, irrigation,  pest, disease and weed [...]

By | April 14th, 2013|1 Comment

Laguna Environmental Center Open House

Saturday, July 14th 10am-3pm AND Thursday, July 19th 4-8pm Stone Farm, 900 Sanford Road (at the corner of Occidental Rd.) Santa Rosa CA 95401 Learn about the natural and cultural history of the Laguna de Santa Rosa and historic Stone Farm by taking a self-guided nature walk or a guide-led [...]

By | July 6th, 2012|0 Comments