From Roof to Rain Barrel to Yard: Class with Kim Titus from Urban Farmer Store this Saturday, 2/21/15

From Roof to Rain Barrel to Yard: Class with Kim Titus from Urban Farmer Store this Saturday, 2/21/15
The current drought is caused by warmer temperatures due to climate change, but in 2015 so far, California has had average precipitation. The warming weather means more of it falls as rain, leading to diminishing snow pack to carry us through our dry summers. These type of conditions make capturing and making the most of… Read more »

Holiday Crafting: Homemade Gift Wrap, 12/7/14

Holiday Crafting: Homemade Gift Wrap, 12/7/14
This Sunday, we’re hosting a holiday crafting event. Come by the Ecology Center between 1pm-4pm and choose from three tables of activities! Learn to make small origami paper boxes out of repurposed maps; create your own customized potato print wrapping paper using natural Glob paints; and learn to wrap gifts in beautiful, reusable, salvaged cloth… Read more »

Rinya & Indian Canyon Children’s Book Party, 12/6/14

Rinya & Indian Canyon Children's Book Party, 12/6/14
The Ecology Center and sitio tiempo press are pleased to present a program this Saturday, from 2-4pm, for children and parents to explore local Ohlone and Chumash culture, language, and stories! John Poole wrote Rinya while he was teaching full-time as a science teacher at Malcolm X Elementary School. This courageous story of a boy… Read more »

Come Out to our Building Holiday Party, 12/5/14

Come Out to our Building Holiday Party, 12/5/14
Join us this Friday, December 5th, 2014 for our annual building holiday party. This year’s holiday party will include open houses at the Ecology Center, Sierra Club, Golden Gate Audubon, SEEDS, and the League of Women Voters. You can look forward to a night of delicious food & treats, music, a free raffle, updates on… Read more »

Compost Happens: Compost 101 at the EcoHouse, 11/2/14

Compost Happens: Compost 101 at the EcoHouse, 11/2/14
Do you know how hardworking compost is? It builds up the things we want – healthy soils that retain water, sequester carbon, and grow nutrient-dense plants – and reduces the things we don’t, like food waste, synthetic fertilizers, and greenhouse gas emissions. The best way to get up close with compost is to try it… Read more »