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What Would Love Do?

What Would Love Do?

Program Manager Nicole Newell shares her insights from participating in a Heart Based Leadership workshop.

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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

Mar
30
Mon
2:00 pm POSTPONED: Bounty of the County ... @ Solano County Fairgrounds
POSTPONED: Bounty of the County ... @ Solano County Fairgrounds
Mar 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
THIS MEETING HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE This will be the first planning meeting for farmers; food, beer and wine producers; independent restaurants; and vendors interested in participating in the Bounty of the County[...]
Apr
2
Thu
all-day Solano County Water Awareness Vi...
Solano County Water Awareness Vi...
Apr 2 all-day
Solano County Water Awareness Video Contest
The Solano County Water Agency has launched its 2020 video contest, open to middle and high school students in the county. This year’s challenge is to create “H2O Tunes” videos featuring water efficiency tips put[...]
Apr
4
Sat
10:00 am CANCELED: Dixon: Demonstration F... @ Register for Location
CANCELED: Dixon: Demonstration F... @ Register for Location
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
CANCELED: Dixon: Demonstration Food Forest Garden Workshop: Understory and Drip @ Register for Location
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED This public, hands-on installation workshop series will create “Pollinators Paradise,” a demonstration food forest garden in Dixon, creating an opportunity to learn about rainwater capture and how to plant and[...]
11:00 am CANCELED: Fairfield: Farm-to-Tab... @ The Lazy Barn
CANCELED: Fairfield: Farm-to-Tab... @ The Lazy Barn
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED Spring is in the air … .and asparagus is in the ground. But not for long! Join Sustainable Solano’s Local Food Program Manager and chef Stephanie Oelsligle Jordan for a[...]