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Online Fall Native Plant Sale Begins
Online Fall Native Plant Sale Begins @ Online
Oct 3 all-day
The Willis Jepson Chapter of the California Native Plant Society is having its fall native plant sale online, with pickup locations in Benicia and Fairfield. On October 3 at 8 AM, check the website http://www.jepson.cnps.org[...]
Kids in the Garden at Avant Garden 10:00 am
Kids in the Garden at Avant Garden @ Avant Garden
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Plant a fall/winter garden and other fun activities! Kids in the Garden events are for kids ages 8-12 (kids under 8 may attend but must be accompanied by an adult over 18). Attendance is limited[...]
Permaculture 101: Patterns & Principles 11:00 am
Permaculture 101: Patterns & Principles @ Online/Zoom
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Join us October 3 for a live presentation on Permaculture! Are you looking for a solutions-based lens for understanding “now” and envisioning what comes next? Permaculture patterns and principles offer tools for making the invisible[...]
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Online Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) Training Begins
Online Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) Training Begins @ Online
Oct 5 all-day
Bay Area and Sacramento-based online Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) training begins. Find out more here. This training offers free or low-cost 20-hour certification workshops for QWEL Certification through various QWEL Professional Certifying Organizations. The[...]
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Online Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) Training Begins
Online Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) Training Begins @ Online
Oct 6 all-day
Bay Area and Sacramento-based online Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) training begins. Find out more here. This training offers free or low-cost 20-hour certification workshops for QWEL Certification through various QWEL Professional Certifying Organizations. The[...]
Bounty of the County Presentation 6 5:00 pm
Bounty of the County Presentation 6 @ Online/Zoom
Oct 6 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join the team from Virtue Juice Bar in Vacaville to see how they make organic cold-pressed juice packed with micronutrients, smoothies (and more!) using fresh organic produce from Lockewood Acres. Farmer Ben Lyons of Lockewood[...]
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Online Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) Training Begins
Online Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) Training Begins @ Online
Oct 7 all-day
Bay Area and Sacramento-based online Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) training begins. Find out more here. This training offers free or low-cost 20-hour certification workshops for QWEL Certification through various QWEL Professional Certifying Organizations. The[...]
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Santa Cruz Permaculture Design Course
Santa Cruz Permaculture Design Course @ Santa Cruz Permaculture
Oct 10 – Oct 11 all-day
October 2020 – March 2021 Permaculture is an ethically based whole-systems design approach that uses concepts, principles and methods derived from ecosystems, nature connected communities and other time-tested systems to create human settlements and institutions.[...]
Eat What You Grow Webinar 11:00 am
Eat What You Grow Webinar @ Online
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
There is nothing more satisfying than eating food from your own garden. Lori Caldwell, owner of CompostGal Consulting, will cover topics that include crop rotation, seeds vs. starts, soil fertility, and plant succession, transplanting seedlings,[...]
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Perennial Edible Gardening 4:00 pm
Perennial Edible Gardening @ Online/Zoom
Oct 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Perennials are the perfect foundation for your edible or permaculture gardens. Learn the many benefits of perennials and how to add them to your landscape. Join Lori Caldwell, sustainable gardening educator and owner of CompostGal[...]
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Urban Forest Community Planting Project 10:00 am
Urban Forest Community Planting Project @ Register for address
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join Sustainable Solano for an installation of an Urban Tree Forest! Learn the benefits of urban tree planting and join us in reducing greenhouse gases through this hands-on community project! We will be planting carbon-sequestering[...]
Vacaville Demonstration Food Forest Installation 10:00 am
Vacaville Demonstration Food Forest Installation @ Register for address
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us during this two-day project on October 17-18 to help install a demonstration food forest garden based on permaculture principles in Vacaville! We are inviting individuals and people who want to work within their family/household bubbles on[...]
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Vacaville Demonstration Food Forest Installation 10:00 am
Vacaville Demonstration Food Forest Installation @ Register for address
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us during this two-day project on October 17-18 to help install a demonstration food forest garden based on permaculture principles in Vacaville! We are inviting individuals and people who want to work within their family/household bubbles on[...]
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Visions of the Wild Film & Arts Festival
Visions of the Wild Film & Arts Festival @ Online
Oct 21 all-day
Visions of the Wild goes virtual In a world that’s gone topsy-turvy, the 7th Annual Visions of the Wild Film and Arts Festival is coming down to earth with a focus on the 38th parallel,[...]
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The Work That Reconnects: Courage for the Healing of Our World
The Work That Reconnects: Courage for the Healing of Our World @ Santa Cruz Permaculture
Oct 23 – Oct 25 all-day
Join Santa Cruz Permaculture for a transformational group process that builds motivation, connection, solidarity and vision, renewing the courage to act for the healing of our world. Through a series of creative and experiential exercises,[...]
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Benicia: Community Garden Individual Cleanup — Details in Description 9:00 am
Benicia: Community Garden Individual Cleanup — Details in Description @ Avant and Swenson gardens
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The group workdays have been canceled due to shelter-at-home and physical distancing rules. Gardeners are encouraged to independently visit the garden to help with common area upkeep on their own, practicing safe physical distancing. Avant[...]
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Vallejo’s Second Resilient Neighborhood Installation 10:00 am
Vallejo’s Second Resilient Neighborhood Installation @ Register for address
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us as we begin laying down the foundation of an edible garden: digging on contour swales, making berms, diverting the roof water and planting trees. Break ground with friends and neighbors and learn how[...]
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Taller de Cocina para el Dia de Los Muertos 5:00 pm
Taller de Cocina para el Dia de Los Muertos @ Online/Zoom
Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
¡Acompáñenos a celebrar el Día de Los Muertos con un taller de cocina virtual muy especial! Acerca de este evento ¡Acompáñenos a celebrar el Día de Los Muertos con un taller de cocina virtual muy[...]
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