Learn About Deep Energy Retrofits, 6/28/13

Learn About Deep Energy Retrofits, 6/28/13

Our homes make up a large fraction of our energy needs (and bills) largely due to heating and air-conditioning. A Deep Energy Retrofit is a home makeover oriented toward energy efficiency, and can slash your energy bills by 50%-90%! The result? You save money, of course, but you also make your older home a more… Read more »

Goats and Backyard Roots at the Ecology Center, Thursday, 5/9/13

Goats and Backyard Roots at the Ecology Center, Thursday, 5/9/13

This coming Thursday evening, Lori Eames will be sharing photos and stories from her new “Backyard Roots” book. The book has beautiful snapshots of urban farms all along the West Coast, with many familiar Bay Area locals featured. Kitty Sharkey, whose urban farm is in East Oakland, will be bringing two of her Nigerian dwarf… 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… Read more », offers seasonal shopping lists and meal suggestions, detoxifying cleanses, and

Book Event with Raj Patel “Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice,” this Thursday, 11/8/12

Book Event with Raj Patel "Our Food, Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice," this Thursday, 11/8/12

Please join Raj Patel and Heather Day (CAGJ) for an evening celebrating our emerging new food systems! Our Food Our Right: Recipes for Food Justice… Read more » is a new publication of Community Alliance for Global Justice (CAGJ), a Seattle-based grassroots organization, with a foreword by Raj Patel (renowned author and food activist). Come to celebrate stories

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… Read more ». After learning about the impacts of plastic on the environment and human health, Terry began an experiment to eliminate as much