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Bioneers Experience Both Personal and Profound

Bioneers Experience Both Personal and Profound

Attending Bioneers was an intense experience, yet a very interesting one. The conference offered a space to learn from each other — from seeing art inspired by the environmental movements we are a part of to connecting with like-minded individuals from all over the country and the world.

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On Garden Parties

On Garden Parties

Food Forest Keeper Nam writes about the friendships made in the garden and how, “The belief that through earth care, human care, and fair share, we can sustain and fill each other up.”

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Garden Tools: A Resource for Building Community

Garden Tools: A Resource for Building Community

When there are ways we can support organizations with goals that complement ours toward building a just, equitable and sustainable environment, we are happy for the opportunity to do so. One such opportunity arose this summer.

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Growing Change Through Community

Growing Change Through Community

The transformation of Bogota, Colombia, offers insights on how opportunities for creating connection can generate new possibilities for local cities.

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Upcoming Events

Feb
22
Sat
3:00 pm Vacaville: Winter Fruit Tree Car... @ Register for Location
Vacaville: Winter Fruit Tree Car... @ Register for Location
Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
This workshop will teach the basics of winter fruit tree care and pruning at a one-year-old food forest garden in Vacaville. Join us at Shalom Demonstration Food Forest garden in Vacaville where Kristina Fink from[...]
Feb
29
Sat
all-day Central Solano: Listening Circle... @ Central Solano County cities
Central Solano: Listening Circle... @ Central Solano County cities
Feb 29 all-day
Listening Circles Sessions in Central Solano County start this month. Learn more about the Listening Circles program here. Listening Circles Mission: The Listening Circles Project aims to increase the understanding of environmental issues that affect[...]
9:00 am Benicia: Benicia Community Garde...
Benicia: Benicia Community Garde...
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Benicia Community Gardens will hold its annual meeting and breakfast from 9-11 am Feb. 29. All Benicia Community Gardeners are invited to attend. We will review last year’s financials, talk about challenges and opportunities for[...]
10:00 am Vallejo: Create Free Plants – Pl... @ Grow a Pear Nursery
Vallejo: Create Free Plants – Pl... @ Grow a Pear Nursery
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Learn how to make new plants for free by propagating plants. We will talk about seeds, cuttings, layering, and division. Learn about different growing media and supplies that you’ll need to be successful at propagation.[...]