Our pollinator demonstration food forest at Suisun Wildlife Center is now complete! Thank you for the support and energy of Suisun City Vice Mayor, Lori Wilson, the Travis Airman Leadership School’s Globemaster Class, Suisun Wildlife Center staff and our local community for making this vision a reality! For a short reflection of this project and journey, click here.
Our Sustainable Backyard program will be expanding to Vacaville this fall! We launch with a talk by permaculture expert, Lydia Neilsen, on August 11 on designing landscapes to absorb water and support vegetation to contribute to the restoration of the global water cycle and climate stability. (Register here)
The open application period for Vacaville homeowners to become “food forest keepers” will be August 11th through September 21st. Applications will be available for download on our homepage in early August. Follow us on Facebook for updates on this expansion!
Want to see what a food forest looks like? Click here.
We are a grassroots, county-wide movement uniting people and their initiatives aiming to serve the future of Solano county, to promote ecologically sustainable, economically and socially just communities, a world that works for everyone. Sustainable Solano has grown out of 17 years of dedicated voluntary community work by Benicia Community Gardens — our own initiative to inspire and educate people about how to locally grow, regionally source, cook and enjoy healthy food.
As we are entering a new stage, we are looking for like-minded people across the county. It’s the beginning of a larger conversation at our community. What do you want to see in our future? What sustains you? What concerns you? Are you already doing something in your town? Are you inspired to act and join a larger movement? Would you like to learn more?
We want to hear from you: info@SustainableSolano.org