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 »

Creating Rain Gardens Ecology Center Store Event, Thursday, 5/3/12

Creating Rain Gardens Ecology Center Store Event, Thursday, 5/3/12
Learn how to collect rain to reuse in your front or backyard. Water conservation experts Cleo Woelfle-Erskine and Apryl Uncapher will talk about their new book, Creating Rain Gardens, covering everything from rain barrels to simple living roofs, permeable patios, and other low-tech affordable ways to save water in the garden. The authors walk… Read more »