SRJC Petaluma Campus: B-Corps Workday

2018-06-08T14:48:52+00:00

On Friday April 20th, 65 volunteers from Navitas Organics, Guayaki, and World Centric joined forces at the Santa Rosa Junior College to complete a garden re-vitalization for the Community Resilience Challenge, and for team building time! Volunteers helped to weed, sheet mulch, paint signs and install a variety of habitat providing, pollinator attracting and edible [...]

McDowell Elementary School: Lawns-to-Habitat

2018-06-08T14:26:07+00:00

Over the course of two weeks, Daily Acts partnered with corps members from Conservation Corps North Bay (CCNB) to sheet mulch, plant, and install irrigation at a 3,815sq ft. space at McDowell Elementary School.  With the school mascot being a monarch butterfly, pollinator attracting and habitat providing plants were emphasized at this site. Students were [...]

Youth Transform Lawn into a Native Garden in One Day!

2018-03-23T16:40:57+00:00

San Lorenzo Earth Team partnered with the City of Hayward, Keep Hayward Clean and Green Task Force, Daily Acts, Occidental Arts & Ecology Center and more for their 2016-2017 service learning project. This project represents a multi-stakeholder collaboration, in order to create a 'Garden in a Day' during the Community Resilience Challenge. [...]

Crossroads Garden Installation Series

2018-06-29T14:33:57+00:00

In the Summer and Winter of 2017, Daily Acts partnered with Crossroads Community Day School and the City of Petaluma to create a pollinator habitat and rain garden on the Crossroads school campus, located at 700 Bantam Way. Crossroads is an alternative junior high for disadvantaged students who need more support than a traditional school [...]

SOMO Village Food Forest

2017-07-17T15:34:49+00:00

In partnership with SOMO Village, Daily Acts teamed up with Credo High students between May 15th-19th, during their service-learning week to transform over 20,000 sq. ft of under-utilized lawn space into an edible, sheet mulched landscape. Additionally, local food and farm project called Farmster, donated grafted apple trees to the cause, which provide environment and [...]

Charles Street Village

2018-03-30T11:54:06+00:00

On Earth Day, April 22nd, Daily Acts partnered with Charles Street Village, a Burbank Housing affordable housing senior residency, to support their efforts to grow food on site by converting a 650 square foot lawn into a water-wise edible habitat garden. Promoted as a Community Resilience Challenge event, it also embodied the intended spirit [...]

Fire Station Lawn-to-Garden Transformation

2016-12-06T17:48:09+00:00

On Saturday, March 12th,2016 Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma to host an educational and inspirational volunteer event to sheet mulch the lawn at Petaluma Fire Station #3 and plant a new water-wise demonstration landscape in its place. This site is now growing a multitude of drought-tolerant, multi-functional plants while beautifying the neighborhood [...]

Tahola Lane Water-Wise Demonstration Garden

2015-12-17T04:26:04+00:00

In May 2014, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma to host a Community Resilience Challenge event with the students of Loma Vista Immersion Academy. The challenge was to take an abandoned well lot adjacent to the school and transform it into a water-wise demonstration garden through the process of sheet mulching and the [...]

Nancy and Jim Hage

2018-03-30T11:51:47+00:00

In 2014, Jim and Nancy Hage attended their first Ripple The World breakfast (Daily Acts' annual fundraising extravaganza). They were inspired by fellow Daily Actor Judy Mazzeo and her story of how the simple act of transforming a front yard could have profound impacts both at the personal and neighborhood level. Nancy committed there and [...]