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  • Upcoming Events | Homemade Natural Body Care Products | Ecology Center
    Community Event Homemade Natural Body Care Products Sunday July 10 2016 1 00 pm 4 00 pm SoulFlower Farm El Sobrante CA 94803 Event Navigation Urban Beekeeping Part II Managing a Healthy Beehive Annual Soil Not Oil Conference n this class we will let our creative juices flow as we explore the world of home made natural bath and body care We will make from scratch a luscious herbal body cream an exfoliating scrub a wonderfully minty tooth powder and the best natural deodorant you ever tried You will walk away with a bounty of treats a handful of tried and true recipes and some basic knowledge of aromatherapy Young women age 10 and up are welcome Mother daughter discount 90 What To Bring a basket to transport your homemade goodies as well as a notebook and pencil Visit Event Website Event Email soulflowerfarm gmail com Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation Urban Beekeeping Part II Managing a Healthy Beehive Annual Soil Not Oil Conference 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

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  • Upcoming Events | Annual Soil Not Oil Conference | Ecology Center
    you may know inspired in the book Soil Not Oil Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis by Dr Vandana Shiva in 2015 we organized the first Soil Not Oil International Conference that was a very successful event with over 100 speakers and more than 1 000 attendees The Problem Soil ution Deforestation erosion and industrial agriculture cause the decay of soils and in consequence the release of carbon and other GHGs into the atmosphere While the fight to stop fossil fuel extraction and consumption is essential it is only half of the equation required if we are serious about mitigating climate change Non sustainable management of soils through industrial agriculture causes over 30 of planetary carbon emissions with 1 3 of the total global warming effects of industrialized nations attributed to an unsustainable food production system Scientists such Vandana Shiva Rattan Lal Richard Heinberg Miguel Altieri among others teach us that we can mitigate climate change by returning carbon back into the soils The impact of the 2015 Soil Not Oil Conference was tremendous as we now see that dozens of participating organizations are including in their speech the issue of soil as a main problem and potential solution Soils have entered in the international conversation about climate change from Richmond California to the COP 21 in Paris France but the implementation of soil utions must come from the bottom up What can you expect During the 2016 Soil Not Oil Conference we will host presentations by grassroots organizers farmers and renowned scientists There will be plenaries and workshops during the two day conference as well as a gala and a multicultural celebration Join us Get the facts and the tools to fix the broken ecosystems We are expecting a larger gathering because this year we are partnering

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  • Upcoming Events | Youth Empowered Action Camp | Ecology Center
    Saturday August 13 2016 5 00 pm Venture Retreat Center 201 Eden W Rd Pescadero CA 94060 Event Navigation Annual Soil Not Oil Conference Fermenting the Summer Harvest YEA CAMP IS A SUMMER CAMP FOR SOCIAL CHANGE YEA Camp was founded on the belief that kids are naturally idealistic and compassionate and instinctively want to make the world a better place Are you 12 17 and want to make our world a better place Join us this summer The price for this life changing week is all inclusive including comfortable cabin lodging at one of our beautiful venues nutritious mostly organic vegan food 3 meals a day 2 healthy snacks and dessert prepared by incredible chefs all activities and workshops highly experienced adult staff supervision and teaching at a phenomenal camper to staff ratio of less than 3 1 and inclusion in our post camp follow up community to support campers long after the summer is over Visit Event Website Cost 1400 Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation Annual Soil Not Oil Conference Fermenting the Summer Harvest All Events Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy and just future for the East Bay California and beyond

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  • Upcoming Events | Fermenting the Summer Harvest | Ecology Center
    LINKS ECODIRECTORY LIBRARY SEED LIBRARY FARMERS MARKET FINDER Community Event Fermenting the Summer Harvest Sunday August 21 2016 1 00 pm 3 00 pm Event Navigation Youth Empowered Action Camp Naturally Sweet Food in Jars Book Tour and Preserving Demo Come learn the basics of making fermented kraut We will create different recipes using all kinds of seasonal vegis including all the summer produce bursting from the garden Discussion will include medicinal benefits of our ingredients as well as fermenting ideas for winter wellness We will also talk about the process of making naturally carbonated fruit sodas Go home with the ability to successfully make your own vegetable ferments plus samples of all we make in class Bring a basket or milk crate to carry home all your kraut Visit Event Website Event Email soulflowerfarm gmail com Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation Youth Empowered Action Camp Naturally Sweet Food in Jars Book Tour and Preserving Demo 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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  • Upcoming Events | Naturally Sweet Food in Jars: Book Tour and Preserving Demo | Ecology Center
    to safely and deliciously can using honey maple coconut sugar and other natural sweeteners with the author of Naturally Sweet Food in Jars and blogger at Food in Jars Marisa McClellan Shell show you how to make a batch of Strawberry Cocoa Jam sweetened with coconut sugar and set with Pomona s Pectin She ll also demonstrate how to use the boiling water bath method for safe shelf stable preservation Marisa has taught canning and preserving for more than a decade and loves to share her knowledge and experience with new and experienced canners alike Instructor Marisa McClellan is a food blogger canning teacher and cookbook author based in Center City Philadelphia She has been teaching for nearly a decade and is an internationally recognized expert in the field of home canning and preserving Marisa has written for Fine Cooking Parents Magazine Vegetarian Times USA Today the Food Network Serious Eats The Kitchn Saveur Edible Philly The Sweethome and more She is the author of Food in Jars Preserving by the Pint and Naturally Sweet Food in Jars Find more of her jams pickles and preserves all cooked up in her 80 square foot kitchen at foodinjars com Visit Event

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  • Upcoming Events | Urban Beekeeping: Part III Honey Extraction | Ecology Center
    and Preserving Demo Fall Pest Prevention This is the final and sweetest workshop in our three part Urban Beekeeping series with Paul Koski of the San Francisco Beekeeper Association It s time to extract honey from your healthy and productive hives If all goes well an urban honeybee colony should produce about 30 40 lbs of excess honey by the fall of each year This workshop will discuss the factors that affect honey production honey extraction and timing how to assess how much honey a colony will need for winter This workshop will also present the varied methods of honey harvesting and discuss the pros and cons of each Depending on the amount of honey produced in the GFE hives and how it is stored in the honeycomb we will demonstrate several honey harvesting methods including cutting the honeycomb into chunks crushing and straining and uncapping and extracting the honey frames Come join us it is going to bee sweet This is the third and final workshop in a three part Urban Beekeeping series Attend the first two classes in this series Visit Event Website Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation Naturally Sweet Food in

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  • Upcoming Events | Fall Pest Prevention | Ecology Center
    CHOICE Sustainable Living STORE HOTLINE HELP DESK ECOHOUSE CLASSES EVENTS FACT SHEETS LINKS ECODIRECTORY LIBRARY SEED LIBRARY FARMERS MARKET FINDER Community Event Fall Pest Prevention Saturday October 01 2016 2 00 pm 4 00 pm Common Ground Grow Biointensive Garden 687 Arastradero Road Palo Alto CA 94306 Event Navigation Urban Beekeeping Part III Honey Extraction Integral Permaculture Advanced Skills for Personal and Planetary Healing Fall is the perfect time to set your garden up for success in the spring Come learn about what you can do now to help prevent pests and disease in the coming months Participants will also learn how to keep ants rodents and other pests out of the home Register online at http bit ly 1m0bR0i Visit Event Website Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation Urban Beekeeping Part III Honey Extraction Integral Permaculture Advanced Skills for Personal and Planetary Healing 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 First Name Last Name

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  • Upcoming Events | Integral Permaculture: Advanced Skills for Personal and Planetary Healing | Ecology Center
    ACTION EVENTS CLIMATE CHANGE RESOURCES ECOHOUSE YOUTH YOUTH ENVIRONMENTAL ACADEMY FARM FRESH CHOICE Sustainable Living STORE HOTLINE HELP DESK ECOHOUSE CLASSES EVENTS FACT SHEETS LINKS ECODIRECTORY LIBRARY SEED LIBRARY FARMERS MARKET FINDER Community Event Integral Permaculture Advanced Skills for Personal and Planetary Healing Thursday October 27 2016 8 00 am 5 00 pm Regenerative Design Institute Bolinas CA Event Navigation Fall Pest Prevention Embark on a yearlong 3 days per month mentoring journey with us to develop skills and practices to create healthy routines and patterns in your life Design a livelihood that speaks to your values Learn new skills to deepen your relationship with yourself your community and the Earth We look forward to seeing you in the garden Visit Event Website Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information Google Calendar Event Navigation Fall Pest Prevention 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 First Name Last Name Get Email Updates By submitting this form you are granting Ecology Center

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