September 2016

Edible Ecosystem – Made Local Magazine

Public food forests build community, improve food security, and increase access to healthy foods. It’s mid-July and, despite months without rain, the berries, herbs, flowers, and fruit trees at the public food forest surrounding [...]

June 2016

Laundry to Landscape – A How To

Check out the article featuring Daily Acts in Permaculture North America's first issue. Read Now. Consider subscribing to this awesome publication!

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

City Hall sows sustainable gardens

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 [...]

January 2016

Ripples of Community Resilience: Small Acts, Big Change

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 [...]

January 2015

Take Heart, Take Action – Edible Marin Winter 2014

Written by Katy Mamen Katy Mamen is a sustainable food and agriculture consultant based in west Sonoma County. She was previously director of programs at Ag Innovations Network and coordinated the US Local Food Program for [...]

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