Today at the Farmers’ Market: Plastic-Free Crafting and Info Swap!

Today at the Farmers' Market: Plastic-Free Crafting and Info Swap!

Our Breaking the Chains of Plastic event series is continuing with a hands-on event at the Farmers’ Market today. Come down to Adeline and 63rd for new, creative tools for living plastic-free! This afternoon is devoted to both DIY and information sharing that you can use to replace the plastics in your life with healthier… 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 »

Climate Action and Adaptation Tour at the EcoHouse, Saturday, 3/30/13

Climate Action and Adaptation Tour at the EcoHouse, Saturday, 3/30/13

What are ten things you can do around your home to reduce your climate impact? Come tour our demonstration EcoHouse and draw inspiration to reduce your impact on climate change, and climate change’s impact on you. We’ll present ideas for do-it-yourself projects, including our toolshed built with 4 different natural building methods and topped with… 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

Making Holiday Gifts from Reuse Materials Workshop this Saturday, 12/1/12

Making Holiday Gifts from Reuse Materials Workshop this Saturday, 12/1/12

If you’re stumped for budget friendly gifts, come and pick up some new ideas at this Saturday’s workshop! Also serves as purposeful purging for abundant household items. Join JB, of DRAGA design, for a fun-filled, easy-going workshop where you can turn your piles of stuff into gifts and useful items you can use everyday. Learn… Read more »