Straus Family Creamery Sheet Mulching

2019-07-31T15:46:55-07:00

On Saturday, July 27th 2019, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma and Straus Family Creamery to host a 14,500 square foot landscape transformation for Straus’ Headquarter in Petaluma. The day went from 9am – 3pm, and with the help of 78 volunteers we were able to move 45 cubic yards of compost, [...]

Laundry to Landscape Graywater Installation

2019-06-26T16:33:45-07:00

On Saturday, June 8th 2019, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma for a hands-on graywater installation workshop for Petaluma residents, Chris and Debbie Fox. The workshop began with Daily Acts’ Coordinators, Liz and Chris, who led a presentation that gave an overview of what graywater is, code requirements, details of a laundry-to-landscape system, [...]

Petaluma 2019 Resilient Homes Tour

2019-05-16T10:34:41-07:00

On Saturday, May 4th 2019 from 10am to 1pm, Daily Acts partnered with the City of Petaluma and the Sonoma-Marin Saving Water Partnership’s Eco Friendly Garden Tour to host an educational and inspirational guided tour of Resilient Homes throughout Petaluma. The tour began at Betty Pagett’s Cottage Garden, which included raised beds, fruit trees, and [...]

Petaluma Fire Station #2 Landscape Transformation

2019-04-19T12:48:35-07:00

Daily Acts partnered with Fire Station #2 and the City of Petaluma, on March 16th 2019 for a community workday to weed, plant and install drip irrigation in this new pollinator friendly landscape. Daily Acts staff worked with a group of 30+ volunteers of all ages to weed existing raised beds, plant 101 plants and [...]

Cavanagh Food Forest Rain Tank Repair

2019-04-19T12:49:18-07:00

On Saturday, February 9th Daily Acts hosted a community workday at the Cavanagh Recreation Center that was focused on repairing and leveling a platform for the existing rain tanks. A good turnout of community volunteers and Sonoma State students allowed for additional garden maintenance to be part of this workday as well. The day began [...]

Rain Barrel Installation at Cherry Valley Elementary

2019-04-19T12:49:28-07:00

Daily Acts was delighted when Cherry Valley Elementary reached out to collaborate on a rainwater harvesting talk and installation. The two-part series on Rainwater Harvesting began with a presentation on Thursday, February 21st, 2019 from 6:00-7:30pm. This talk set the context for the installation the following Saturday by giving an overview of our watershed [...]

SRJC Petaluma Campus: B-Corps Workday

2019-04-19T12:51:36-07:00

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

2019-04-19T12:51:46-07:00

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 [...]

Petaluma Library (Phase 1)

2019-04-19T12:52:40-07:00

Daily Acts partnered with Petaluma Regional Library and the City of Petaluma, on October 28th, 2017 to create a rain garden and sheet mulched landscape in phase one. Daily Acts worked with a group of 50+ volunteers and transformed the preexisting lawn, roughly 8,000 square feet, which will save approximately 200,000 gallons of water annually. Daily [...]

QWEL Petaluma Graywater Installers Training

2017-08-22T13:37:35-07:00

On September 2nd, 2016, the City of Santa Rosa and Daily Acts partnered, in order to install two Laundry-to-Landscape graywater systems in one day with volunteering participants. As part of the Qualified Water-Efficient Landscaper (QWEL) Graywater Specialty Program, Daily Acts was able to aid landscape professionals gain their certification through this event. By educating professionals [...]