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Vallejo: Next Economy: Designing the Regenerative Economy 6:00 pm
Vallejo: Next Economy: Designing the Regenerative Economy @ Green Hive Spaces
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Vallejo: Next Economy: Designing the Regenerative Economy @ Green Hive Spaces
Join us to discuss the design principles and strategies needed for vocation and regenerative enterprise design. We’ll discuss how we could redesign the economy for security, prosperity and a stable climate with transformation based on[...]
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Vallejo: Cultivate Community Food Co-op Happy Hour 5:00 pm
Vallejo: Cultivate Community Food Co-op Happy Hour @ Mare Island Brewing Co. (Ferry Building Tap Room)
May 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join owners and other locals to mix and mingle and learn more about Cultivate Community Food Co-op.  Ferry riders, have your loved ones meet you for a drink after your commute.
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Benicia: Spring Native Plant Sale 9:00 am
Benicia: Spring Native Plant Sale @ Heritage Presbyterian Church
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Come find native perennials, shrubs, groundcovers and trees for a drought-tolerant, wildlife-friendly and attractive garden. Many of the plants growing at the chapter’s native plant nursery in Vallejo (the source of the plants for this[...]
Fairfield: Apartment Complex Vegetable Garden Installation 10:00 am
Fairfield: Apartment Complex Vegetable Garden Installation @ Register for Location
May 4 @ 10:00 am
Join us for the installation of a vegetable garden at an apartment complex! This project will serve as a source of fresh produce, a hub of information and a place for building relationships. Join us[...]
Suisun & Fairfield Demonstration Food Forest Garden Tour 10:00 am
Suisun & Fairfield Demonstration Food Forest Garden Tour @ Suisun Wildlife Center
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join us for this annual tour of three demonstration food forest gardens in Suisun and Fairfield. Pick up an itinerary from 10-11 am at Suisun Wildlife Center (home to a demonstration pollinator garden) for a[...]
Suisun: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs, Pesticide Free 10:01 am
Suisun: Good Bugs, Bad Bugs, Pesticide Free @ Suisun Wildlife Center
May 4 @ 10:01 am – 11:01 am
As we try to attract beneficial insects to our gardens, we also keep an eye out for those that may harm our plants, but how to manage the garden without damaging the ecosystem? Join local[...]
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Benicia: Drought Tolerant Plants for Solano Workshop 6:30 pm
Benicia: Drought Tolerant Plants for Solano Workshop @ Benicia Library
May 6 @ 6:30 pm
Save time and money by planting water-wise plants. Learn how from Solano County Master Gardeners in this workshop.
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Rio Vista Sustainable Landscape Class 6:00 pm
Rio Vista Sustainable Landscape Class @ Rio Vista Library
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sustainable landscape designer Lauren Bennett will teach about sustainable landscaping: beautiful, productive, life supporting ecosystems featuring trees and a variety of perennials fed by “secondary” water (greywater and rainwater). Learn about current turf replacement rebates[...]
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Benicia: Pollinators In Your Garden Seminar 6:30 pm
Benicia: Pollinators In Your Garden Seminar @ Benicia Library
May 13 @ 6:30 pm
Pollinators, including bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, all are important for our survival. Many crops are dependent on pollination and so is one-third of our food supply. How can we garden to create habitat and enjoy[...]
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Benicia: Cultivate Community Food Co-op Monthly Potluck 5:00 pm
Benicia: Cultivate Community Food Co-op Monthly Potluck @ Avant Garden
May 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Monthly potlucks at Benicia Community Gardens’ Avant Garden Third Thursday of the month The public is invited to learn more about what a co-op is, how it works and how they can get involved at[...]
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Benicia: Avant Garden Community Work Day 9:00 am
Benicia: Avant Garden Community Work Day @ Avant Garden
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for a garden work day in Avant Garden! The day begins at 9 am and will conclude at around noon. It is not required that you have a box at the garden, everyone[...]
Fairfield Demonstration Food Forest Installation Workshop (Day 1) 10:00 am
Fairfield Demonstration Food Forest Installation Workshop (Day 1) @ Register for Location
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sustainable Solano’s Sustainable Backyard Program introduces the concept and practice of permaculture to Solano County. Permaculture is a sustainable design system stressing the harmonious interrelationship of humans, plants, animals and the Earth. The core of[...]
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Concord: Sustainable Enterprise Conference Contra Costa 9:00 am
Concord: Sustainable Enterprise Conference Contra Costa @ Cal State East Bay's Concord Campus
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
The Sustainable Enterprise Conference is Contra Costa’s annual gathering of business owners, entrepreneurs, civic leaders, educators and activists who are dedicated to the principles of Sustainability and One Planet Living. Speakers and panelists address critical issues, showcase[...]
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Vallejo: Resilient Neighborhoods Launch Event! 9:00 am
Vallejo: Resilient Neighborhoods Launch Event! @ Register for Location
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us for the Launch of Vallejo’s Resilient Neighborhoods project! For the first time, we will be working with a team of four homeowners to begin transforming their street into an environmentally and socially resilient[...]
Fairfield Demonstration Food Forest Installation Workshop (Day 2) 10:00 am
Fairfield Demonstration Food Forest Installation Workshop (Day 2) @ Register for Location
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sustainable Solano’s Sustainable Backyard Program introduces the concept and practice of permaculture to Solano County. Permaculture is a sustainable design system stressing the harmonious interrelationship of humans, plants, animals and the Earth. The core of[...]
Fairfield: Walk the Talk Tours: L.I.B.T.Y.F.I.! An Intro to Permaculture Design 2:00 pm
Fairfield: Walk the Talk Tours: L.I.B.T.Y.F.I.! An Intro to Permaculture Design @ Shelter Solano
May 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn practical ways of applying permaculture principles in your garden and community. Join us every fourth Saturday of the month at Shelter Solano in Fairfield for educational and inspiring talks on various topics on sustainability[...]
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