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August 2016

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May 2016

Ashevillage’s Community Resilience Challenge tests residents’ skills, resources

Posted on May 13, 2016 by Able Allen at Mountain Xpress “Be prepared” goes the Scouting movement’s mantra. And being able to face any challenge is often a goal of institutions. But the question is always: How? How can we be best prepared for whatever may come? The Boy Scout carries his pocketknife. Emergency services [...]

May is Community Resilience Challenge month!

If you haven’t signed up yet… what are you waiting for!?! Consider this your engraved invitation, dear daily actor! The Challenge is your chance to tell others about your impact, “challenge” yourself to commit to doing something you’re not already doing, and join hundreds of others in our community making the commitment to “be the [...]

Beware! Falling Food, Fecundity, Inspiration Galore!

Happy May inspired daily actors, Great gads of garden pesto! Can you believe we are already four months into the year? That means it’s time for our big month of action for the Community Resilience Challenge? So register today and share the call to action! Last Wednesday, I sat in the garden for my morning practice [...]

March 2016

Community Philanthropy Awards: Clear Blue Commercial, Petaluma

BY GARY QUACKENBUSH, SPECIAL TO THE BUSINESS JOURNAL In the words of David Rayall, Sonoma County Water Agency coordinator for environmental services, Clear Blue is a leader in community philanthropy by demonstrating that a commercial business has the ability and accepts the responsibility to give back to the community and help sustain our planet. The company [...]

Volunteers install drought-friendly landscaping at Petaluma fire station

HANNAH BEAUSANG, ARGUS-COURIER STAFF Despite a deluge of weekend storms, about 40 volunteers braved the rain to plant a community garden in front of Petaluma Fire Department Station No. 3 on South McDowell Boulevard, transforming the patchy lawn into a drought tolerant landscape complete with edible plants. For the project led by Petaluma nonprofit Daily Acts, [...]

Petalumans share a plentiful bounty at 8th and Bee Homestead

ARIANA REGUZZONI, FOR THE ARGUS-COURIER At first glance, the yard on the corner of 8th and B streets looks like any other neatly kept, early spring garden in the cozy west Petaluma neighborhood. Clean gray river stones frame newly budding fruit trees, mature kale and chard plants pump out their nutritious offerings and a flowering quince [...]

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