Youth Transform Lawn into a Native Garden in One Day!


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. [...]

SOMO Village Food Forest


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 [...]

Fire Station Lawn-to-Garden Transformation


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


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 [...]

Murray and Lori Rockowitz


Murray and Lori Rockowitz are neighbors of the Heckmans. From across the street, they saw the transformation of Trathen’s yard into the bio-diverse, food-producing oasis that it is today.The experience was contagious.  For a decade, the Rockowitz front yard was an ivy patch centered by an old apple tree. Murray collected cardboard, had compost delivered [...]