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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

Jan
25
Sat
9:30 am Benicia: Demonstration Food Fore... @ A Benicia home
Benicia: Demonstration Food Fore... @ A Benicia home
Jan 25 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
This public, hands-on installation workshop series will create a demonstration food forest garden in Benicia, creating an opportunity to learn about rainwater capture, simple greywater systems that reuse household water and how to plant and[...]
Jan
26
Sun
11:00 am Vallejo: Year-Round Garden Plann... @ Grow a Pear Nursery
Vallejo: Year-Round Garden Plann... @ Grow a Pear Nursery
Jan 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn what, how and when to start planting for a well-timed and productive year-round garden here in the Bay Area using organic methods. We will talk about propagation, companion planting, cover crops, perennials, and choosing[...]
Jan
29
Wed
6:00 pm Slow Food Solano Annual Meeting @ RSVP for location
Slow Food Solano Annual Meeting @ RSVP for location
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm
Public invited to Slow Food Solano Annual Meeting Slow Food Solano will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, January 29 at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend the meeting and learn about the[...]
Feb
1
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all-day Solano County Water Awareness Vi...
Solano County Water Awareness Vi...
Feb 1 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[...]