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4 Tips for Prepping Your Apartment (and Wallet) for a Scorching Summer

Grab your portable fans and sunscreen. 2016 is on track to incinerate your idea of a typical summer. Because of  warming waters  in the Pacific, we can all expect higher-than-normal temperatures and a coinciding increase in cooling costs. For ...

Discussion - David Adams - Jul 28 2016 - 11:55am - 5 comments - 0 attachments

Do You Support Water Conservation? Then Support These 8 Brands

The average American family of four will use  146,000 gallons  of water this year. Unfortunately, according to the  Environmental Protection Agency , Americans can waste more than 1  trillion  gallons of water annually through common ...

Discussion - David Schwartz - Mar 21 2016 - 5:54pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

The Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Gift Basket Trip

This weekend I will be visiting a number of northern relatives. I wanted to make them gift baskets containing local southern food specialties. I went to a store that advertised that they carried local food and always reminded you to being your ...

Discussion - Wendy S. Delmater - Mar 25 2015 - 11:22pm - 4 comments - 0 attachments

From the trenches of Eco Farm Conference 2015

Long-time member suziegruber has graciously offered to provide a live blog and daily accounting of her experience and the knowledge she gleans from the many great presentations and workshops being offered at this year's EcoFarm ...

Discussion - jasonw - Jan 25 2015 - 11:37pm - 3 comments - 0 attachments

Weekend Along The Farm Trails - Free Event

Good Food. Good Farmers. Good Fun. On Saturday and Sunday, September 27th and 28th, Sonoma County farmers will open their gates and barn doors to offer a behind-the-scenes peek at life on the farm. Most of the stops are FREE. All you need is ...

Event - suziegruber - Sep 24 2014 - 4:10pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Village Building Convergence

The Village Building Convergence is an annual collaboration and cross pollination of neighbors, groups and civic partnerships to transform our town through village life patterns and educational placemaking projects. This culminates in a 10-day fall ...

Event - suziegruber - Sep 10 2014 - 3:59pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

We Need Volunteers for the Gravenstein Apple Fair

Now in its 41st year the Gravenstein Apple Fair will be held at Ragle Ranch in Sebastopol on August 9th & 10th.  This old time country fair celebrates the Gravenstein apple harvest as well as local agriculture and artisans.  In addition to amazing ...

Discussion - suziegruber - Jun 21 2014 - 3:09pm - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Wavy Gravy Birthday Benefit - Sebastopol Grange

Come celebrate this benefit on Wavy's 78th birthday! Eat popcorn and watch with Wavy the exceptional documentary 'Saint Misbehavin' with Q&A and birthday cake to follow. Plan to have lots of fun. Price (sliding scale) $10 ...

Discussion - suziegruber - May 7 2014 - 7:13pm - 2 comments - 0 attachments