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The Sustainable Solano Blog is the hub for all the latest information about our many projects and programs, as well as a snapshot of grassroots community transformation in action. You can find recent news articles on Sustainable Solano here and read our blog archive here.

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Join Us in Creating Our First Resilient Neighborhood in Vallejo!

Our first pilot Resilient Neighborhoods team has been selected, the design process is underway, and we are excited to begin scheduling our educational installation days on Saturdays May 25 through June 22. Find out more about how this program is expanding the scale and scope of our work!

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Partner Insight: The Value of Local Food

By Sustainable Solano Courtesy of Terra Firma Farm We wanted to share with you some recent musings from our partners over at Terra Firma Farm in Winters on the recent closing of S.F.-based Munchery and why these startups are not the solution our food system needs. As...

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Eco Farm 2019: Looking at the Future of Farming

At the end of January we spent a few intense days at the Eco Farm Conference, which is becoming our annual tradition. Away from the complexity of daily routines and a web of Sustainable Solano activities, we were able to focus exclusively on the emerging local food...

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Upcoming Events

5:00 pm Benicia: Cultivate Community Foo... @ Avant Garden
Benicia: Cultivate Community Foo... @ Avant Garden
Jul 18 @ 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[...]
all-day Vacaville: Open Farm Days @ Multiple farms
Vacaville: Open Farm Days @ Multiple farms
Jul 27 all-day
Open Farm Day 2019 Will Be Open Farm DAYS! (2 Days!) We are excited to announce this year’s dates for the Open Farm Days! It’s going to take place over TWO days this year and[...]
2:00 pm Fairfield: Walk The Talk Tours: ... @ Shelter Solano
Fairfield: Walk The Talk Tours: ... @ Shelter Solano
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn practical ways of applying permaculture principles in your garden and community. Join us at Shelter Solano in Fairfield for educational and inspiring talks on various topics on sustainability including sustainable landscaping, water, soil building[...]
6:00 pm Vacaville: Visit Vacaville’s Far... @ Main Street
Vacaville: Visit Vacaville’s Far... @ Main Street
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Visit Vacaville will host its annual Farm to Table Dinner July 27 on Main Street in the city’s historic downtown. The summer Farm to Table Dinner will feature a five-course menu created exclusively from ingredients sourced[...]