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Tour Registration Open: Cuba — Organic Evolution and Revolution (May 9-19)

March 14, 2014 - March 31, 2014
This tour provides a general overview of Cuba’s agroecological transition and the institutions and resources put into place to make this dramatic shift possible. We will see firsthand what happens when national policy prioritizes organic farming. The transformation of Cuban… Read more » Find out more »
$1750

Tour Registration Open: Mexico — Celebrating Guelaguetza and Food Sovereignty in Oaxaca (July 18-26)

March 14, 2014 - April 30, 2014
On this tour, we will explore the cultural and historical context of Oaxaca’s food traditions, while also hearing firsthand from peasants and activists working to preserve, defend and strengthen Mexican food systems in the face of numerous threats to rural… Read more » Find out more »
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Zero Waste Week

March 15, 2014 - March 19, 2014
Zero Waste Week 2014: Climate Change Expedition, Saturday, March 15 Zero Waste Youth Convergence, Sunday, March 16 Sorters Tour, Techies Tour and Green Drinks, Monday, March 17 Recycling Update, Tuesday, March 18, Freight & Salvage Intro to Zero Waste Training,… Read more » Find out more »
Ongoing
$15 general $10 seniors (ages 65+) and students, with current ID $6 youth, ages 9–17 Free for children 8 and under and for OMCA Members.

Bay Motion: Capturing San Francisco Bay on Film

November 9, 2013 @ 11:00 am - June 29, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Oakland Museum of California,
1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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This unique exhibition of film and video from Prelinger Archives—a collection of over 60,000 “ephemeral” (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films—explores how the San Francisco Bay and the surrounding region was captured by amateur, professional and industrial camera people. Bay… Read more » Find out more »
$200

Bay-Friendly Training and Qualification for Designing Landscapes – North Bay

March 5, 2014 @ 8:30 am - March 19, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
Jamieson Canyon Water Treatment Plant,
American Canyon, CA United States
This 24-hour Design Training program is taught by leading experts in stormwater management, soil health, irrigation, plant selection, and more. The Design Training program has two tracks: single-family residential design and civic/commercial/multifamily design. The training program focuses on practical, effective… Read more » Find out more »
Free with Garden Admission. Adults $10; Seniors (65+), Students $8; Juniors (13 - 17) $5; Children (5 - 12) $2 Children (under 5), UCBG Members, current UCB and LBNL staff, faculty and UC students Free. First Thursday of each month Free.

UC Botanical Garden Fiber and Dye Exhibit

March 6, 2014 @ 10:00 am - March 23, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
University of California Botanical Garden,
200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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The biodiversity of plant-based fibers and dyes is vast! The University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley invites you to learn more about the world of natural fibers and dyes. From traditional uses to inspired future innovation in eco-fashion and… Read more » Find out more »

Edible Art Show

March 9, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - June 25, 2014 @ 4:00 pm
Women’s Cancer Resource Center,
5741 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609 United States
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Featuring the work of a dozen artists who have had their art in the local publication, Edible East Bay. Art by: Shari DeBoer, Iris Gottlieb, Cristian Guerrero, Helen Krayenhoff, Alan Leon, J.R. Nelson, Dawline Oni-Eseleh, Margo Rivera-Weiss, Margo Rivera-Weiss –… Read more » Find out more »
$200

Bay-Friendly Training and Qualification for Maintaining Landscapes – Contra Costa

March 11, 2014 @ 8:00 am - March 25, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
Booker T. Anderson Community Center,
960 South 47th Street, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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This three-session, 24-hour training program is taught by leading experts in stormwater management, soil health, irrigation, plant care, integrated pest management, and more. To become Bay-Friendly Qualified, program participants must attend all three classes, totaling 24 hours, and pass an… Read more » Find out more »
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Class: From Tree to Sea: A Bay Area Environmental Cross Section

March 15, 2014 @ 10:00 am - May 17, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
Merritt College Self-Reliant House,
12500 Campus Drive, Oakland, CA 94619 United States
Introduction to the outdoor environment of the San Francisco Bay watershed and nearby sites: Field study of ecosystems of the bay, hills, forest lands, creeks and wetlands; and explorations of sustainable cultural, ecotourism, and economic uses of the Bay environment.… Read more » Find out more »
10:00 am
$85, $75 Members

Pine Needle Basketry–SOLD OUT

March 16, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of California Botanical Garden,
200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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Judith Thomas, master weaver and Waldorf handwork teacher will instruct students how to source materials and craft a pine needle basket. Learn how to work with pine needles to create a small coiled basket, using a needle and waxed linen… Read more » Find out more »
$68 for a Super Box, $77 for a Deep Super Box (includes instruction and materials to make box and 10 frames).

Bee 201 Hands-on: Build Your Own Hive

March 16, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sticky Art Lab,
1682 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Have you wanted to learn how to build the hive boxes to save money and have the satisfaction of doing it yourself? Each student will assemble a box, assemble wood frames, and install beeswax foundation in the frames. This class… Read more » Find out more »
11:00 am

Search for Twain’s Frog and the Beautiful Serpent

March 16, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mori Point Entrance Gate,
Bradford Way and Mori Point Road, Pacifica, CA 94044 United States
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Join Brent Plater of the Wild Equity Institute to search for two of the most imperiled vertebrate species on the San Francisco peninsula: the California Red-legged Frog and the San Francisco Garter Snake. This will be a leisurely walk to… Read more » Find out more »
1:00 pm
$20

Care and Pruning of Citrus with Molly Goulet Bolt–SOLD OUT

March 16, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Pollinate Farm and Garden,
2727 Fruitvale Avenue, Oakland, CA 94601 United States
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When life gives you lemons, care for them! Lemons abound in the East Bay, but they still require special attention. Learn how to prune, fertilize and diagnose your backyard citrus in this hands-on workshop. In addition to pruning essentials, we… Read more » Find out more »
2:00 pm
$40 plus $15 materials fee.

Cheesemaking: Camembert and Fromage Blanc

March 16, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sticky Art Lab,
1682 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703 United States
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Ever wondered about how Camembert was made? Come to this class and learn how to make probably one of the most famous French cheeses in your kitchen along with Fromage Blanc. We will have a cheese tasting, provide lots of… Read more » Find out more »
3:00 pm
$53.74

Hops and Herbs: Organic Gardening for Home Brewers

March 16, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location in Oakland,
Oakland, CA United States
In this class we’ll focus on how to grow, harvest, dry and store hops as well as other herbs that can be used in homebrewing. We’ll cover the basics of growing brewing herbs in containers or in the ground. We’ll… Read more » Find out more »
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