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May 2016

Beware! Falling Food, Fecundity, Inspiration Galore!

2016-12-06T17:48:05+00:00

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

2016-12-06T17:48:05+00:00

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

2016-09-02T11:54:44+00:00

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

2016-12-06T17:48:05+00:00

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 [...]

City Hall sows sustainable gardens

2016-09-02T11:56:06+00:00

An effort to connect people and preserve the gardens of Sebastopol City Hall and the Sebastopol Regional Library has created a colorful and educational tool for the community. Through the combined efforts of Petaluma based organization Daily Acts, the City of Sebastopol and the Sebastopol based company Permaculture Artisans, the municipality gardens are growing and [...]

Practicing Weed Therapy in Garden and Life

2016-12-06T17:48:05+00:00

Good day amazing daily actors! With nature’s verdant emergence spring blossoms are popping and there’s a spirit of newness in the air. Our schedule is also popping with a wide and tasty array of events and activities, so join us to get inspired, get skilled and get connected! Lessons from the garden on transforming annoyance [...]

February 2016

3 Simple Goals For Happier Lives and a Better World

2016-12-06T17:48:05+00:00

I absolutely love this time of year. Reflecting and giving gratitude for the highlights and fueled by a new year and season’s emergence, recommitting to be the change, living each moment more richly while making my best contribution to the healthy, just, resilient world being born. From the Daily Acts lens this involves setting goals [...]

January 2016

Ripples of Community Resilience: Small Acts, Big Change

2016-12-06T17:48:05+00:00

In neighborhoods across the country, citizens are building community resilience – one shovelful and one backyard at a time. Visionary citizen restorationists Trathen Heckman of Daily Acts and Jessie Lerner of Sustain Dane show how seemingly small acts like catching rain and growing food forests are turning green visions into action, with the [...]

December 2015

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