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Event: Holiday GiftAway and Clothing Swap, 11/24

A Great Way To Get Rid Of Unwanted Goods And Get Gifts! LITE Initiatives, in cooperation with Sebastopol Grange #306 and Transition Sebastopol presents the 2nd annual Holiday GiftAway and Clothing Swap this Sunday, November 24, from 1-3pm at the Sebastopol Grange, 6000 Sebastopol Rd.,  one half mile east of Morris [...]

By | November 19th, 2013|0 Comments

Sierra Nevada Brewing Receives First Zero Waste Platinum Certification

U.S. ZERO WASTE BUSINESS COUNCIL PRESENTS SIERRA NEVADA BREWING COMPANY WITH FIRST ZERO WASTE PLATINUM CERTIFICATION The U.S. Zero Waste Business Council (USZWBC) announced today that it’s awarding Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. with the platinum zero waste certification plaque for its achievement in successfully diverting 99.8 percent of its waste [...]

By | November 17th, 2013|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

Bike Extravaganza, Saturday, July 13th, 10am-5pm

An All Day Event Of All Things Bicycle! West Santa Rosa. Meet professional racers;  Talk to bike builders;  See vintage bikes, race bikes, mountain bikes, electric assist bikes, recumbent bikes, art bikes... All ages welcome. Free to all. Community Bikes presents all aspects of bikes from racing bikes to art bikes [...]

By | July 9th, 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

Event: Bambi vs the Bulldozer Forum, May 15, Free

"Bambi vs the Bulldozer" Forum on May 15 to benefit forest conversion lawsuit. At 7p.m. on Wednesday May 15, 2013 the Sierra Club Redwood Chapter and Sonoma Group are partnering with the Unitarian-Universalist Advocates for Social Justice, Sonoma County Water Coalition, and Forests Unlimited to host a public forum on [...]

By | May 7th, 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

Nominations Please! Sonoma County Environmental Awards 2013

Here is a chance to pay homage to the Sonoma County environmentalists and environmental programs whose work you most respect. Being nominated is an honor as well as an opportunity for a specific group or issue to receive broader attention. Nominations may be submitted via the SCCC website (www.envirocentersoco.org/awards). Click [...]

By | January 23rd, 2013|0 Comments