Cultural Reskilling Symposium

A Celebration of Cultural Diversity, Folklore and Tradition Skills are a key part of sustainability yet we have let go many practices our grandparent and their grandparents used daily. This Saturday, 1/19 from 10am – 7pm a wide variety of practical skills will be showcased at the Arlene Francis Center, [...]

By | January 15th, 2013|0 Comments

Is Your Life Too Plastic? Bag It Movie Review and Much More

The film  Bag It changed my life and watching it will change yours. It takes the plastic issue to another level - even for those of us who have studied it in depth. A well made and funny documentary, it starts with personal bag use it and evolves into a [...]

By | July 12th, 2012|0 Comments

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

Event: Laguna Fest 2012

Laguna Fest 2012 Saturday, July 14th – 11am to 11pm Presented by Laguna Farm and Sonoma County Herb Exchange Laguna Farm, 1764 Cooper Rd., Sebastopol, Directions from 116/Cotati or Santa Rosa Reskilling & Homesteading Classes, Demos & Workshops Fiber Arts, Clothing Swap, Upcycling, Dying with Nature, Felting, Knitting, Sewing Tracking & Aquatics, [...]

By | June 18th, 2012|0 Comments

Spring at OAEC – Plant Sale and Events

Spring Biodiversity Plant Sale and Tours Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, 9 am-5pm, Tours: Saturday - 2pm, Sunday - 10am and 2pm Hundreds of open-pollinated, heirloom and rare varieties - all California Certified Organic - many started from our own seed collection. All have been trialed, tasted, and savored for years [...]

By | April 5th, 2012|0 Comments

Car-Free Day Celebration, April 1, 2012

Driving less can be fun if you take a few minutes to plan ahead! LITE Initiatives, Community Bikes, Transition Sebastopol and the Sebastopol Farm Market invite you to the Sebastopol Car-Free Day Celebration, Sunday, April 1, 2012, 10am – 1pm,  Sebastopol Farm Market in the Town Plaza. Free! On April Fool’s [...]

By | March 26th, 2012|1 Comment

Real Meals Delivered!

Need quality meals delivered to your door? My neighbor Louise is somewhat limited in her mobility and no longer likes to cook. For years she has tried numerous meal delivery services. Ruthy’s Real Meals is her favorite by a long shot. She says the food is delicious, well prepared and [...]

By | March 9th, 2012|0 Comments

Got Seeds? Want Seeds?

The West County Community Seed Exchange is a grassroots community seed bank that supports Sonoma County gardeners with free, locally grown, open-pollinated, pesticide and GMO-free seeds. All gardeners with or with out seeds to share are welcome. We hope that many gardeners will commit to grow out and donate back [...]

By | March 8th, 2012|1 Comment

Class: Grow Your Own – Vegetables, Fruit and Herbs

March 17, 2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm Food security starts at home! Whether you are just starting or have planted before and want better results, this class will provide the information needed to have a successful gardening season. The class will cover the basics of organic gardening including site selection, soil fertility, [...]

By | March 8th, 2012|0 Comments

Nominations Please! Sonoma County Environmental Awards 2012

The Sonoma County Conservation Council (SCCC): 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. Last year 15 nominations [...]

By | January 30th, 2012|0 Comments