Workshop: Making Holiday Gifts from Reuse Materials, 12/7/13

Workshop: Making Holiday Gifts from Reuse Materials, 12/7/13

Each year around the holidays, we put together workshops and events to help gift-givers source sustainable, local or re-used gifts. Our workshop this Saturday hits the mark to show you how to make affordable, adorable, re-used gifts, and enjoy an afternoon of making. Space is limited, so click here for details and to sign up… Read more »

Plastic-Free Living Workshop with Beth Terry, 6/8/13

Plastic-Free Living Workshop with Beth Terry, 6/8/13

You’ve heard the news, read the stories, and detected a difference. Now you’d like to find even more ways to get plastic out of your life. It’s easier (and more fun) than you may think! In this workshop, author and community activist Beth Terry will lay out pathways for replacing plastic with less harmful materials.… Read more »

Workshop: Edible and Medicinal Weeds of the Bay Area, Tomorrow, 2/17/13

Workshop: Edible and Medicinal Weeds of the Bay Area, Tomorrow, 2/17/13

Non-native invasive plant species are the bane to many gardeners and landscapers, but not to those who know how to use them. Many so called “weeds” are actually quite useful as wild foods or medicines. Because they thrive on disturbed soils, these plants can be found in great abundance in and around the cities of… Read more »

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 »

Come Learn About Berkeley’s Climate Action Plan at City Council Meeting this Tuesday, 11/13/12

Come Learn About Berkeley's Climate Action Plan at City Council Meeting this Tuesday, 11/13/12

There’s nothing timid about Berkeley’s Climate Action Plan. Widely considered to be among the boldest and best Climate Action Plans in the US, Berkeley’s CAP aims for an ambitious 33% reduction below 2000 levels in citywide greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and an 80% reduction by 2050. Though we are making great progress, the road… Read more »