Changing Farming, One Lentil at a Time: “Lentil Underground” Book Event & Seed Swap, 5/23/15

Changing Farming, One Lentil at a Time: "Lentil Underground" Book Event & Seed Swap, 5/23/15
Lentil Underground by Berkeley author Liz Carlisle is the true story of a group of Montana farmers who launch a farm-to-table movement, developing lentil farming as a strategy to restore depleted soils while creating a market for an unlikely cash crop. By collectively sharing their skills, experiences, and resources, this diverse group of farmers venture… Read more »

The Gardener’s Guide to Common-Sense Pest Control, 8/8/13

The Gardener's Guide to Common-Sense Pest Control, 8/8/13
Join us on Thursday, August 8th, from 7 pm – 9 pm, at the Ecology Center to hear about solutions for managing garden pests. Recently revised, “The Gardener’s Guide to Common-Sense Pest Control” is an update of the popular book, originally published in 1995, for 21st century gardeners. This guide offers alternatives to pesticides, using… Read more »

Double Author Event: Real Food Fermentation, Real Food All Year, Thursday, 2/28/13

Double Author Event: Real Food Fermentation, Real Food All Year, Thursday, 2/28/13
Join us for a double book talk, fermentation demo and tasting with authors Alex Lewin and Nishanga Bliss. Alex’s book, Real Food Fermentation, will teach you how to ferment dairy into yogurt, kefir, creme fraiche, and butter. Nishanga’s book, Real Food All Year, offers seasonal shopping lists and meal suggestions, detoxifying cleanses, and… Read more »

Author Event: The Vegetable Gardener’s Guide to Permaculture, Thursday, 2/7/13

Author Event: The Vegetable Gardener's Guide to Permaculture, Thursday, 2/7/13
Join us for an evening with Permaculture teacher Christopher Shein and a discussion of his new book, The Vegetable Gardener’s Guide to Permaculture: Creating an Edible Ecosystem. Learn how to live in harmony with both nature and neighbors to produce and share an abundant food supply with minimal effort. Shein highlights everything you need… Read more »

Plastic-Free with Beth Terry, This Thursday, 6/28/12

Plastic-Free with Beth Terry, This Thursday, 6/28/12
In the final event of our Zero Waste series, this Thursday evening local author Beth Terry will discuss her new book, Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too. After learning about the impacts of plastic on the environment and human health, Terry began an experiment to eliminate as much… Read more »