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  • Upcoming Events | Natural Dye Workshop with Rebecca Burgess | Ecology Center
    HOTLINE HELP DESK ECOHOUSE CLASSES EVENTS FACT SHEETS LINKS ECODIRECTORY LIBRARY SEED LIBRARY FARMERS MARKET FINDER Community Event Natural Dye Workshop with Rebecca Burgess Wednesday May 04 2016 6 30 pm 8 00 pm Patagonia San Francisco 770 North Point St San Francisco CA 94109 Event Navigation East Bay Gives Support our Environmental Youth Leaders Tipping Point for Planet Earth Join Rebecca Burgess for a natural dye workshop and conversation about a commitment to cooperate with the natural limitations inherent to our place on Earth Working at the intersection of regenerative agriculture and fiber systems Rebecca is the Executive Director of Fibershed a nonprofit in West Marin that aims to develop more climate beneficial agriculture This event is free Visit Event Website Cost Free Event Phone 415 771 2050 Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation East Bay Gives Support our Environmental Youth Leaders Tipping Point for Planet Earth All Events Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy and just future for the East Bay California and beyond Donate Subscribe Thanks for signing up Stay in the loop with our events news and alerts The Ecology Center will never sell or share your contact information Email Address

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  • Upcoming Events | Tipping Point for Planet Earth | Ecology Center
    Principal Investigator and Professor Department of Integrative Biology UC Berkeley Co author Tipping Point for Planet Earth How Close Are We to the Edge Elizabeth Hadly Professor Department of Biology Stanford University Co authors Tipping Point for Planet Earth How Close Are We to the Edge Lisa Krieger Science and Medicine Reporter San Jose Mercury News Moderator Planet Earth is headed for a tipping point Midway through this century there will be more than 9 billion people on the planet Already we are using most of the arable land that exists and overfishing the oceans Water too is becoming scarce in many places And the services that humans depend upon clean drinking water steady energy supplies and protection from disease are under threat Barnosky and Hadley believe that the grand challenge of the 21st century is to change the endgame from one that looks like a train wreck to one to a brighter future They offer their solutions to our most pressing problems See more at http www commonwealthclub org events 2016 05 04 anthony barnosky and elizabeth hadly tipping point planet earth sthash xDcrCFdg dpuf Visit Event Website Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation

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  • Upcoming Events | Meeting the Changemakers: You and Me | Ecology Center
    Earth CUESA East Bay Urban Edge Farm Tour Join us and Friends of Five Creeks for an evening of short documentaries that highlight how individuals have made an incredible difference in their communities From Ron Finley planting an artistic urban organic garden in South Central LA s food desert to a few women mobilizing hundreds to protect the mission blue butterfly by saving San Bruno Mountain to a Volunteer Firefighter saving a pair of shoes in a house fire In addition Friends of Five Creeks will share their 20 year history right here in Berkeley Albany and El Cerrito as they restored one creek after another Discover what it took to build their group of Weed Warriors adopt a half dozen parks produce a speaker series on local environmental issues and positive solutions and build an environmental coalition of organizations to protect the bay This event is co sponsored by Transition Berkeley the Social Justice Committee and Friends of Five Creeks Visit Event Website Cost Suggested Donation 5 20 No one turned away for lack of funds Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation Tipping Point for Planet Earth CUESA East Bay Urban Edge Farm Tour

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  • Upcoming Events | CUESA: East Bay Urban Edge Farm Tour | Ecology Center
    06 2016 9 30 am San Francisco Ferry Building 1 Ferry Building San Francisco CA 94111 Event Navigation Meeting the Changemakers You and Me Annual Edible Schoolyard Plant Sale Join us for a field trip to a collaborative farm in the East Bay Meet the sustainable agriculture advocates behind SAGE Sustainable Agriculture Education and two beginning farmers working the land at the Sunol AgPark Bluma Farm and Namu Farm We ll have the opportunity to see for ourselves how collaborative farming seed trials no till cultivation and slow flowers work and we ll enjoy a delicious picnic lunch provided by Namu Gaji at the historic water temple Sunol AgPark is located just 30 miles south of Oakland on prime farmland owned by the SF Public Utilities Commission In 2006 SAGE which is run by Sibella Kraus the founder of CUESA and the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market entered into an historic partnership with the SFPUC to create a thriving urban edge farm home to eight small scale organic farming enterprises that produce delicious fresh food for diverse Bay Area communities First we ll meet with Roger Kubalek one of the farmer educators at Sunol AgPark to learn more about the dynamic programs that SAGE runs at the farm We ll have the chance to contribute to the health of the farm with a some light work Since we re pretty sure you ll be inspired to do a little farming yourself after this visit Roger will have organic plant starts available for sale tomatoes basil and peppers Visit Event Website Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation Meeting the Changemakers You and Me Annual Edible Schoolyard Plant Sale All Events Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy and just future for the East Bay California and beyond Donate

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  • Upcoming Events | Annual Edible Schoolyard Plant Sale | Ecology Center
    SHEETS LINKS ECODIRECTORY LIBRARY SEED LIBRARY FARMERS MARKET FINDER Community Event Annual Edible Schoolyard Plant Sale Saturday May 07 2016 9 00 am 3 00 pm The Edible Schoolyard Martin Luther King Jr Middle School 1781 Rose Street Berkeley CA 94703 Event Navigation CUESA East Bay Urban Edge Farm Tour Lawn to Garden Party Join us for a festive day in the garden to celebrate 20 years of the Edible Schoolyard Take part in this annual community celebration and enjoy delicious locally made food spirited music student guided tours exciting raffle prizes and of course plants Get your garden off to a strong start with tomatoes vegetables fruit trees and berries herbs perennials annual flowers and more Plenty of gardening advice for novices and experts alike Stop by for an an hour or the whole day Visit Event Website Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation CUESA East Bay Urban Edge Farm Tour Lawn to Garden Party All Events Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy and just future for the East Bay California and beyond Donate Subscribe Thanks for signing up Stay in the loop with our events news and alerts The Ecology Center will never

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  • Upcoming Events | Lawn to Garden Party | Ecology Center
    SEED LIBRARY FARMERS MARKET FINDER Community Event Lawn to Garden Party Saturday May 07 2016 9 30 am 1 00 pm Location in Albany CA Event Navigation Annual Edible Schoolyard Plant Sale City Chickens 101 Not like any other lawn parties these give you an opportunity to help convert a lawn into a garden using sheet mulch all in one day StopWaste staff Bay Friendly Qualified Landscape Professionals and sheet mulch educators are all on hand to provide guidance You get to see the entire process and use what you learn to convert your own lawn Every participant will receive a 40 discount coupon for sheet mulch materials and be eligible for additional assistance from StopWaste including a one hour FREE design consult There will also be a drawing for garden gifts at the end of the party Register to receive address Visit Event Website Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation Annual Edible Schoolyard Plant Sale City Chickens 101 All Events Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy and just future for the East Bay California and beyond Donate Subscribe Thanks for signing up Stay in the loop with our events news and alerts The Ecology

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  • Upcoming Events | City Chickens 101 | Ecology Center
    City Chickens 101 with Allison Lindquist Discover how easy it is to raise chickens in your own backyard Chickens not only make entertaining and fun companions they come with the added benefit of great tasting eggs and a constant supply of fertilizer Topics will include breed selection feeding coop requirements daily care common issues and caring for chicks Pollinate will also have a variety of popular chick breeds available You ll receive 10 off chicks feed and poultry supplies 1 rebate per family Instructor Bio Allison Lindquist is President CEO of the East Bay SPCA She has spent over eighteen years in the field of animal welfare Prior to joining the East Bay SPCA in 2006 Allison served as Assistant Director for ten years with the Oakland Zoo Her work experience also includes ten years as manager in the securities financial field in both Boston and SF and two years as a Peace Corps volunteer in Kenya She holds a BA in Zoology from Ohio Wesleyan University Allison s pack at home includes rescued Great Danes Chihuahuas and a pit bull four alpacas and way too many very spoiled chickens Visit Event Website Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information

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  • Upcoming Events | Raised Bed and Container Gardening: Edibles | Ecology Center
    LINKS ECODIRECTORY LIBRARY SEED LIBRARY FARMERS MARKET FINDER Community Event Raised Bed and Container Gardening Edibles Saturday May 07 2016 10 00 am 1 00 pm Location in East Oakland CA Event Navigation City Chickens 101 The Secrets of Soil Growing edible plants in containers has many advantages for the urban gardener Whether you have limited space poor soil or problems with gophers and other pests container gardening may be a alternative solution to planting directly in the ground In this class we will explore different types of planting containers including ones you can make yourself growing vertically soils and amendments what types of plants to grow including annual and perennial fruits and vegetables and caring for container plants Seeds or starts will be available for you to take home and try in your own garden Visit Event Website Cost 35 70 sliding scale Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation City Chickens 101 The Secrets of Soil All Events Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy and just future for the East Bay California and beyond Donate Subscribe Thanks for signing up Stay in the loop with our events news and alerts The Ecology Center will

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