Bay Area Seed Swap & Celebration 3/18/16: THE Event of the Year for Local Gardeners!

Bay Area Seed Swap & Celebration 3/18/16: THE Event of the Year for Local Gardeners!
Join us for a fun and festive Annual Seed Exchange hosted by the Bay Area Seed Interchange Library (BASIL). Come learn about seed libraries, seed law, swap home-grown garden seeds, share a potluck supper, enjoy live music with Mud Fence and the company of fantastic local gardeners and earth stewards. This event comes around every… Read more »

Naomi Klein’s Best-Selling Book Is Now a Film! Join us at Screening of “This Changes Everything,” 3/5/16

Naomi Klein's Best-Selling Book Is Now a Film! Join us at Screening of "This Changes Everything," 3/5/16
What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we’ll ever get to build a better world? Inspired by Naomi Klein’s international non-fiction bestseller, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change. Free film screening will be Saturday, March 5, at 10:30 AM at the Rialto Cinemas… Read more »

“Tiny: A Story About Living Small” Film Screening & Panel Discussion on Tiny Homes, 3/3/16

"Tiny: A Story About Living Small" Film Screening & Panel Discussion on Tiny Homes, 3/3/16
What are the benefits of living in a house with a footprint no larger than a parking space? What would it take to make the tiny home movement – well, big? Join us for a film and discussion on Thursday, March 3rd at Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall. A screening of “Tiny: A Story… Read more »

Celebrate International Year of Pulses and Save the Date: BASIL Annual Seed Swap Set for 3/18/16

Celebrate International Year of Pulses and Save the Date: BASIL Annual Seed Swap Set for 3/18/16
2016 is the international year of pulses, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. What’s a pulse? The dried seed of a plant in the legume family – so your favorite dried beans, dried peas, lentils, and chickpeas are all part of the pulse club. As legumes, pulses are not only… Read more »

Changemakers for Climate, 2/3/16

Changemakers for Climate, 2/3/16
Whether you’ve never attended a public meeting or you are already deep in the trenches, this monthly brief will get you up to speed on Bay Area climate campaigns and next steps for action. Issues include Crude by Rail, Bay Area Coal Exports, BAAQMD Refinery Rules, and Community Choice Energy. These targeted campaigns have impacts… Read more »