Enriching Lives By Inspiring Positive Action


Hey Santa Rosa – Are you Ready to Grow with Grey??

Daily Acts is excited to be partnering with the City of Santa Rosa on an amazing new program to help more folks Grow with Grey! If you are a City of Santa Rosa water customer and have attended one of their greywater workshops then you are eligible for a free on-site evaluation (conducted by us, Daily Acts)!

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Daily Acts Featured in ‘Sonoma Gives’!

Check out our very own Trathen Heckman on the recent cover of the Press Democrat’s ‘Sonoma Gives’!

We get stuff done!

We love keeping track of our impact.
Here are just a few of the “stats” we have been keeping over the years.

People Educated and Engaged
Programs Run
ft2 of Lawn Gone!
Resilience Actions Registered (locally, regionally, and nationally)

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SRJC - Petaluma Campus

SRJC - Petaluma Campus


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Latest Musings

Together We are a Force of Nature

April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Together We are a Force of Nature

Happy April Daily Actors! As I walk out the door and bury my face in a fragrant bouquet of jasmine flowers…that has nearly taken over [...]

Shining Your Light in Stormy Times

February 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Shining Your Light in Stormy Times

It’s time to rise and shine Daily Actors! YOWZA. I don’t know that I have words for the last month. New year, new political reality, [...]

Daily Acts Featured in Press Democrat’s ‘Sonoma Gives’

January 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Daily Acts Featured in Press Democrat’s ‘Sonoma Gives’

Check out our very own Trathen on the cover of the 'Sonoma Gives' supplement in the Press Democrat! Grassroots organizing seeds growth of Petaluma nonprofit [...]

Take Heart, Take Part, Take Action

November 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Take Heart, Take Part, Take Action

Dear Daily Actor, In this big post-election moment, so full of shock, grief, and fear, it’s important to first take a breath and to take [...]

Monthly Garden Days

Join us for our monthly volunteer days to give our model sites some love! Our water-wise demonstration gardens and food forests in Petaluma, Sebastopol, Windsor, and Cotati can only do their job of inspiring change when they are well maintained. These intimate programs offer the chance to get to know neighbors and staff more closely, learn the hidden secrets of each garden, and soak up the seasons. We’ll get our hands in the soil with easy garden maintenance like weeding, mulching, dead heading and planting. We’ll also present a plant of the month to satisfy your educational yearnings! We hope you will come grow the community around these special gardens, a few hours at a time.


  • Cavanagh Community Food Forest (Corner of 8th and G St.)
    2nd Thursdays from 10am-12pm.
    Email liz@dailyacts.org for more info.


  • Pocket Park Food Forest (Intersection of LaSalle & Loretto)
    3rd Fridays from 2pm – 4pm.
    Email dustin@dailyacts.org for more info


  • City Hall and Library Landscape (7140 Bodega Ave.)
    3rd Wednesdays from 10am-12pm.
    Email kellen@dailyacts.org for more info.

What Your Friends and Neighbors Are Saying …

Daily Acts is the organization I have dreamed of, resonating with my most deeply held values. I love being part of this community, and knowing that the time and money I donate is having such an incredible impact.
Jacqui M.
This course (PDC) changed my life, it demonstrated care for people, care for the earth and returning the surplus, and introduced me to life-time friends.
Fai D.
This has been nothing short of a life-changer, something that has already had a big impact on my perspective. Big ripples to come!
Gregor N.
Excellent course, I loved the diversity of instructors and course material presented. I’m incorporating many of the concepts into my business practices, especially the ethics and principles. In particular, making the least change for greatest effect.
John W.
I wish I had taken this course before I was vice-mayor. Other government officials would certainly benefit from these tools, which can be applied to crafting solutions to the toughest challenges, by taking an integrated approach to doing more with less. 
Tiffany R.
It’s really great to see Daily Acts contributing to their community, and also bringing its members together in way they weren’t before. Way to go!
Daily Acts spreads kindness, community, wood chips, and “green” education with beneficial effects. Another “sheet mulch convert.” Thank you, Daily Acts!
Carla D.
Thank you so much for your work in the community. Your food forest vision and clarity in your organization inspired me in a profound way.
Deanne C.
Trathen and his team have a true passion for the work and it really showed. We were able to visit several homes in the area and began to get idea’s.
Pam Cross, Board Member
I think it’s amazing what you are doing in this county. Because of dedicated citizens like you, we can take care of what we have and whom we have here with us, without intervention and loss of control or local will. That is why I support you.
Bonnie C.
I have re-imagined my landscape due to the Daily Acts presentations. I have removed my lawns, dug swale, and hope to have a food forest. I am inspired now to implement rain tanks and even more swales in my landscape.
Marlene C.

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For us to take on the work that so crucially needs to be done like transforming city lawns to food forests and increasing our community resilience, we need your support.

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