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, [...]

Volunteers install drought-friendly landscaping at Petaluma fire station2016-09-02T11:54:44-07:00

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 [...]

Petalumans share a plentiful bounty at 8th and Bee Homestead2016-12-06T17:48:05-07:00

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 organization Daily Acts, the City of Sebastopol and the Sebastopol based company Permaculture Artisans, the municipality gardens are growing and [...]

City Hall sows sustainable gardens2016-09-02T11:56:06-07:00

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 show how seemingly small acts like catching rain and growing food forests are turning green visions into action, with the [...]

Ripples of Community Resilience: Small Acts, Big Change2016-12-06T17:48:05-07:00

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 the International Society for Ecology and Culture The Uplifting Secret Ingredient Behind Daily Acts’ Success On the surface, the Petaluma-based [...]

Take Heart, Take Action – Edible Marin Winter 20142016-12-06T17:48:08-07:00
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