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Sustainable Solano at the Solano County Fair!
Sustainable Solano at the Solano County Fair! @ Solano County Fairgrounds
Aug 2 – Aug 6 all-day
Sustainable Solano at the Solano County Fair! @ Solano County Fairgrounds
Meet the team behind the Solano sustainable movement at this year’s Solano County Fair! Interested in sustainable landscaping? Sustainable communities? Local food systems? Have a burning vision of how we can co-create something for the[...]
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Fairfield Tomato Festival 11:00 am
Fairfield Tomato Festival @ Texas Street,
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm
Fairfield Tomato Festival @ Texas Street,
Sustainable Solano will be at the Fairfield Tomato Festival!   If you have a question about sustainable landscaping, greywater systems, are interested in soil health or just want to know more about what we do, stop[...]
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Community Share Plot Workday 9:00 am
Community Share Plot Workday @ Avant Garden
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
BCG maintains a Benicia Community Share Plot where we grow food for donation to the community members in need. It’s cared for by volunteers and you are welcome to join in at any of our workdays. Chris[...]
Permaculture Designer David Shaw Talk at Fairfield Library 10:30 am
Permaculture Designer David Shaw Talk at Fairfield Library @ Fairfield Civic Center Library
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Permaculture Designer David Shaw Talk at Fairfield Library @ Fairfield Civic Center Library
David demonstrating pruning techniques at one of our 2017 Walk in a Food Forest Tour and Talks. Join Sustainable Solano in welcoming back permaculture expert David Shaw for an inspirational, educational, practical and down-to-earth talk[...]
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Sustainable Solano Volunteer Speaker Training 6:00 pm
Sustainable Solano Volunteer Speaker Training @ Dunnel Nature Parks and Education Center
Aug 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Calling all people interested in sustainability and permaculture! We are in need of volunteers to educate the public on our programs and projects, help with workshops and get the word out about Fairfield’s Sustainable Backyard[...]
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Mini-Orchard Workdays 5:30 pm
Mini-Orchard Workdays @ Community Orchard, Heritage Presbyterian Church
Aug 29 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Sustainable Solano established a hillside community orchard in Benicia in 2014 that serves as an educational lab for the entire community on ecological small-scale orchard planting and management. The public is welcome to lend a hand at[...]
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Sustainable Landscape Class with Kathleen Huffman 6:00 pm
Sustainable Landscape Class with Kathleen Huffman @ Dunnel Nature Parks and Education Center
Aug 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fairfield-based permaculture designer and landscaper, Kathleen Huffman, will teach about sustainable landscaping: beautiful, productive, life-supporting ecosystems featuring trees and a variety of perennials fed by “secondary” water (greywater and rainwater). We’ll discuss edible landscaping, examine[...]
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